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Festival Preview: Threshold 2015 – Weekend

Threshold V 27th – 29th March 2015 You may have noticed we’ve already covered a preview on each individual day of this year’s Threshold Festival, Threshold V (it’s its 5th year don’t you know?). But we felt it wasn’t quite right not to give you even more info as this festival isn’t just put on … Continue reading


Live Review: Morrissey- Cardiff

Morrissey Cardiff Motorpoint Arena,  18th March 2015 Words: James Gallagher With a rush and a pull, droves of people descended upon Cardiff but on closer inspection, it would seem that a fair proportion knew little about and had less affection for the man they came to see. A well known car insurance company based in … Continue reading

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Just Listen: The Maccabees – Marks To Prove It

The Maccabees Listen to Marks To Prove It here: The Maccabees return with brand new track Marks To Prove It. This sees them move along with a slightly heavier and rockier vibe than their previous offerings but they haven’t lost themselves along with it. It’s a smasher of a track. Marks To Prove it is … Continue reading

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Just Watch: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Watch the video for Multi-Love here: Unknown Mortal Orchestra have released their new video for Multi-Love. The track is  the title track  from the band’s forthcoming album, due for release on May 26th.   MULTI-LOVE TRACKLISTING 1. Multi-Love 2. Like Acid Rain 3. Ur Life One Night 4. Can’t Keep Checking My … Continue reading

Live Review: Fyfe – London

Fyfe Electrowekz London, March 26th 2015 Words: Nick Jacques Tonight sees the fresh-faced 25 year old artist Paul Dixon finally rise up and have the potential to take his talents to the next level. Having used a different pseudonym in the past and dropped from a major record label after a lack of opportunity, Dixon … Continue reading


Just Listen: Jagaara – In The Dark

Jagaara Listen to In The Dark here:   Jagaara release new single In The Dark. It starts quietly cinematic, full of space. With sincerely sorrowful lyrics and harmonies that send shivers down my spine. The track grows into something fuller towards the end, giving it more and more energy before quietly fading out leaving me … Continue reading

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Album Review: Modest Mouse – Stranger To Ourselves

Stranger To Ourselves Released 3rd March 2015 Words: Ben F Gallagher It could be that Modest Mouse are among the very few bands flying under the banner of ‘Cult band’ status that can remain safe within the hallowed category of not having crossed over to the ‘hipster alt mainstream’. Even with their Epic new album, … Continue reading


Just Listen: Maybug – Mountain Taken

Maybug Listen to Mountain Taken here: Maybug returns with a little teaser in Mountain Taken. A taste of what we may perhaps come to expect from his forthcoming debut EP Pollen Odyssey, which, is due out this Summer. Here in Mountain Taken, Maybug spins a sweet sour tale with the most delicate of guitar picking … Continue reading

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Just Listen: Bear’s Den – Stay With Me (Cover)/Coffee (Cover)

Bear’s Den Listen to Stay With Me (Sam Smith Cover) here: Listen to Coffee (Sylvan Esso cover) here: Bear’s Den are all set to release their next single Agape, taken from their debut album, Islands. From the single comes the striking re-work of Sam Smith’s Stay With Me. In addition they have also just made … Continue reading

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Album Review: Hattie Briggs – Red & Gold

Red & Gold Released April 6th Words: Julia Grantham The stunning debut from folk singer-songwriter Hattie Briggs has quite an apt title for such a colourful and rich album. Hattie’s voice is very soulful and although everything that a female folk artist usually encapsulates; still manages to be fresh and irresistible at the same time. … Continue reading

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Just Listen: Jungle Doctors – Settle

Jungle Doctors Listen to Settle here: Jungle Doctors return with their new track Settle and it’s certainly not one you can settle down to. It’s much more likely to get you off your backside and dance. This is a little upbeat, a little shoegazy in parts too and wholeheartedly indie pop. Why settle for anything … Continue reading


Just Listen: Tula – River

Tula Listen to River here: Tula are yet another one of our  Soundloud Stumbles as we like to call them. The movement within the track River really takes you on a journey. There’s such lovely changes in textures, tones and pace making a track that slowly bubbles along then boils over before it’s taken off … Continue reading

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Just Listen: Winters Island – Ares

Winters Island Listen to Ares here: Winters Island managed to perfectly execute the blend of a full on commercial Dance track with that of a full on indie pop track. There are times where I’m thinking The Wombats and then I’m thinking Calvin Harris – neither the kind you’d put together aside from a remix … Continue reading

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Just Listen: The Dunwells – Lucky Ones

The Dunwells Listen to Lucky Ones here: The Dunwells are releasing their lead track Lucky Ones, from their EP of the same name, due for release on May 25th. It has a pretty catchy melody and is driven by pop laden yet passionate lyrics with a positive message about hope and luck. Here’s hoping it’s … Continue reading

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Just Listen: Little May – Hide

Little May Listen to Hide here: Watch the video for Hide here: One of the things I love most about Australian band Little May is the insanely fragile timbre of the vocals that still carry with them so much conviction, angst and often disdain. Hide manages to bring this fabulous combination to the forefront yet … Continue reading

Just Watch: Spectral Chorus – Old House

Spectral Chorus Watch the video for Old House here: Spectral Chorus have released a video for their track Old House. You can expect guitar’s that shimmer, vocals that command and an overall dark sound that can haunt even the smallest corners of your mind. Old House is the first track to be taken from the … Continue reading

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