Dork Radio
Now playing:
In the mag...
Featuring Muna, The Murder Capital, Shura, Ezra Furman, Spector and loads more.
Order a copy
September 2019
Album Review

The Twilight Sad - IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME

Lung-busting and anthemic choruses.
Label: Rock Action Records
Released: 18th January 2019
Rating: ★★★
The Twilight Sad - IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME
Published: 10:10 am, January 15, 2019Words: Dillon Eastoe.

After over a year crisscrossing the globe as opening act for The Cure, Scottish outfit The Twilight Sad hunkered down in a studio to lay down their fifth album. The influence and tutelage of Robert Smith hover over 'IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME', from its chiming guitars and prominent basslines. 

For a band that’s been plugging along somewhat under the radar for ten years, the offer to tour the world under Smith’s wing must have been too good to turn down, and taken them places they’d never dreamt of. The task now is to move out of the shadow of The Cure’s monolithic presence. 

And core duo Andy MacFarlane and James Graham largely achieve that, with some lung-busting and anthemic choruses that their mentor would surely have shied away from. After years of graft, The Twilight Sad are standing tall with a record that affirms that they truly deserve to be here.

Give all this a try

The new issue of Dork is out now, featuring MUNA!
New issue!

The new issue of Dork is out now, featuring MUNA!

There's also The Murder Capital, Shura, Ezra Furman, Friendly Fires and loads more.
Feelin' hypersonic: Sam Fender
Cover feature

Feelin' hypersonic: Sam Fender

Sam Fender is a man on a mission. Already beating current ‘biggest noise on the block’ Lewis Capaldi to a Brit Award, as his debut album nears its much-anticipated arrival, the sky really is the limit for an artist not short of stuff to say.
Check out a live version of a new Sleater-Kinney track, 'Broken'
Watch

Check out a live version of a new Sleater-Kinney track, 'Broken'

It's taken from their forthcoming album 'The Center Won't Hold', which is set for release tomorrow (Friday, 16th August).
There'll be more music from Haim this year, 'FYI'
Haim time

There'll be more music from Haim this year, 'FYI'

Speaking to Matt Wilkinson on Beats 1, the trio revealed that will "definitely" be more from them before the year is out.
Like this? Subscribe to Dork and get every issue delivered direct to your door anywhere on the planet.
CONTACT PRIVACY ADVERTISE

© 2018 The Bunker Publishing