Album Review: The Ninth Wave – Infancy

The Ninth Wave – Infancy Words by Gary Lambert Infancy is now fully formed, rejoice!. To bring you up to speed, the first half of this album was released back in May as “Infancy Part 1”, and now it is available in the complete format. I’ve been baffled by the concept of releasing an album … Continue reading

Just Listen: Saltwater Sun – Mouthbreather

Saltwater Sun – Mouthbreather Words by Gary Lambert I have an admission. I fell in love with Mouthbreather from the moment I saw the title in an email. Thankfully that immediate hit of sneering retribution is not undeserved as Saltwater Sun provide us with another example of their collective ability to interweave the pop vocal … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Off The Record 2019

Off The Record Various venues, Manchester, 15 November 2019 Words by Gary Lambert “Hi! I’m Gary Lambert. I write, take photographs and represent for Popped Music, and take photographs for myself under Glam Gig Pics. Take a business card and shake my hand” Welcome to the latest instalment of Off The Record. The finest networking … Continue reading

Just Listen: Talkboy – Hollow Spheres

Talkboy – Hollow Spheres Words: Nick Bewes Hollow Spheres is the third track that I’ve reviewed this year by Leeds band Talkboy and each track, Someone Else For You in February and Wasting Time in April, have shown what a great band they are by offering something different each time. Unlike the previous tracks, Hollow … Continue reading

Popped Round-Up October 2019

Popped Round-Up October 2019 Words: Daniel Burton  !Editor’s Pick! Otherkin – Would You Die For Me? This is Otherkin’s third EP but unfortunately is to be their final release as the band have decided to call it a day. I’ve been lucky to witness an amazing journey for Otherkin, starting from seeing them supporting a … Continue reading

Album Review: King Nun – Mass

King Nun – Mass Words by Gary Lambert King Nun have been one of my favourite live acts on the circuit recently, so when the opportunity to review their debut album came up my hand was first in the air. Now I know I won’t be the only person looking forward to this record on … Continue reading

Album Review: Henry’s Funeral Shoes – Smartphone Rabbit Hole

Henry’s Funeral Shoe – Smartphone Rabbit Hole Words by Nick Jacques This is the third album proper and a Popped Music debut for the Clifford Brothers AKA Henry’s Funeral Shoe. They hail from South Wales and if you didn’t know this, then Wales might not be the first place you’d guess. In fact, this duo … Continue reading

Live Review: Fangclub

Fangclub The Zanzibar Club, Liverpool, 2 October 2019 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert All of a sudden it seemed, according to Facebook posts, that winter had hit. People were turning the heating on, dusting off the hot water bottles, and playing competitive coldness. But why put the fire on when you could go to … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: LLOVERS

Llovers Words: Sammy Sadler Photography: Callum Robinson It’s been a busy year for Teesside sweethearts Llovers and it’s not about to slow down anytime soon. With new EP Things That I Don’t Understand due for release at the end of October and a string of dates already in the pipeline for November and December, including … Continue reading

Live Review: Sophie and The Giants – Liverpool

Sophie and The Giants Sound, Liverpool, 30 September 2019 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert Sophie and The Giants are a band that come with a great reputation, and I was feeling pretty left out on the hype that is building around them purely because I had missed watching them at so many festivals. Fortune … Continue reading

Popped Round-Up September 2019

Popped Round-Up September 2019 Words: Daniel Burton  !Editor’s Pick! Your Light – The Big Moon This is only their second release in the 2 years since their debut LP “Love In The Fourth Dimension”. The Big Moon’s original sound from said album was very punk-pop, but the sound from these recent 2 singles are more … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Neighbourhood Festival 2019

Neighbourhood Festival 2019 Various venues, Manchester, 12 October 2019 Words by Gary Lambert   Within a few years, Neighbourhood Festival (the slightly-nerdier older brother of Neighbourhood Weekender) has become somewhat of a fans favourite as Manchester city centre becomes even more populated with music fans on a Saturday afternoon. It is a celebration of the … Continue reading

Album Review: Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles

Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles Words: Sammy Sadler FINALLY what the Popped team have been waiting for, and pretty much fangirling over, is here! Sam Fender has graced the world of music with his debut LP Hypersonic Missiles and if you haven’t listened to it already, stop what you’re doing right now, cast your eyes over … Continue reading

Festival Review: Wilkestock 2019

Wilkestock 2019 Frogmore Hill, Hertford, 30 Aug – 1st September 2019 Words & Photography: Amy Butcher Festival season always comes around much quicker than I anticipated and passes at the same rate too. But what I really love about it is how I always find a new exciting festival or band at some point. This … Continue reading

Festival Preview: 2Q Festival – Lincoln

2Q Festival – Lincoln Various venues, Lincoln, 9 November 2019 Words by Gary Lambert My recommendation to visit 2Q Festival comes straight from the heart as last year I had one of my favourite festival experiences in Lincoln after deciding last minute to go to the festival. It was a great decision as the festival … Continue reading

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