On the strength of this month's album releases, you might just need to remember to leave the house now and then, possibly even without earphones.
You'd have to have undergone an optimism bypass operation not to get excited about March's releases. Get stuck in.
February's releases include some Bristolian favourites. These would be the ideal Valentine's gift for your ears. IDLES said it: "Love yourself."
Want some releases that will give you a genuine sense of 'release' in January? Why not kick off 2019 with a spot of Maggie Rogers or Sharon Van Etten?
So here it is, Merry Countdowns; everybody’s having fun. It's that time again - for team Bristol in Stereo to contemplate their Albums of the Year.
November's Releases of the Month ought to give you plenty to get you through the darker evenings.
Marie Davidson? Adrienne Lenker? Kurt Vile? MØ? More new music by Chaouche? October's releases are by no means a trick and very much a treat.
September's releases are likely to make autumn days brighter, with new ones from Villagers, Waxahatchee, Beak>, Teleman and Christine and the Queens.
The best of August's album releases, including the exciting new IDLES album, Bad Sounds providing accomplished noises and more Mitski magnificence.
Check out some of the best new releases this month including our Lotic, Bodega, Orchards and more.