New Music – Jamws ‘Catalina’

  Here we are again, YACK! Magazine with another debutant. This time around we have the first release from South London based alt-pop artist Jamws. Recorded at Resident Studios in West London and mixed by Jamie Ward (Maybeshewill, Dark Dark Horse). Jamws debut release ‘Catalina’ is a solid mix of lo-fi instrumentation with spaced-out pianos…

Track Of The Day: Tim Atlas ‘Sidestep’

  We’ve started a new feature here at YACK! – Track Of The Day – Highlighting our favourite releases from the week. We were going to start this next week but Tim Atlas came along and made it impossible for us not to make ‘Sidestep’ our first ever Track Of The Day. Tim Atlas appears…

New Music – Magdalena Bay ‘The Girls’

  Magdalena Bay is a pop duo comprised of 22-year-old Mica Tenenbaum and 23-year-old Matthew Lewin. The duo began writing together in high school and started making pop as Magdalena Bay in 2016. Taking inspiration from retro pop songwriting and contemporary production– the result has been a collection of upbeat and synth-driven singles. After a…

New Music – Kiran Leonard ‘Unreflective Life’

  Kiran Leonard is new name to us here at YACK!, and we’re pretty glad we got the email to be frank. Having recently announced details of a brand new album ‘Western Culture’, Kiran Leonard has just shared the new video for  “Unreflective Life”. Leonard is a 22 year old musician from Saddleworth, Greater Manchester.…

New Music – Calm ‘Vivid’

  Consisting of four early twenty-somethings, CALM is an alternative band based in South London. Originating from all corners of the UK, the four-piece combine elements of anthemic nineties Britpop with slick grooves. A promising debut from a band we simply can’t wait to hear more from.     “VIVID” is a coming of age…

New Music – Softer Still ‘Turtle Bay’

  Well, this is a saucy little track. Surrey based indie dream-pop band Softer Still released ‘Turtle Bay’ last month the first single to come from their forthcoming debut album ‘Nuances’. Already being compared to the likes of  Wild Nothing and DIIV by the big boys NME and CLASH, the four piece now come through with an…