Introducing: Port Isla – In The Long Run

Port Isla Occasionally things sit in my inbox for much longer than they should do because I can’t remember how good it is. This is certainly one of those occasions, and as always I regret that wait. It’s also been almost 3 years since Port Isla met at University in Norwich and they’ve already released … Continue reading

Just Listen: Mana Island – Stare

Mana Island Listen to Stare here: Watch the video for Stare here: Hailing from Moscow, Mana Island are hot property – any band that is hand picked by a band such as Foals are likely to catch people’s attention. They are all set to release their single Stare this month (November) and have just gained … Continue reading

Just Listen: Dead Ceremony – Losing You

Dead Ceremony Listen to Losing You here: Watch the video for Losing You here: Dead Ceremony released Losing You on November 10th. A warm electronica with emotion filled vocals, both of which loop their way into your conciousness. LIVE 11th December, The Forum,  Tunbridge Wells

Introducing: Belgrave

Belgrave Laurie Belgrave is the man behind alter ego of 23 year old London based singer-songwriter Belgrave. He comes from a more band based background having played in various indie bands and other musical projects over the past few years before giving it all up for a life of music alone to have sole control … Continue reading

Introducing: Oh, Be Clever – Paint Me Gold

Oh, Be Clever Popped Music is excited to bring you not only an introduction to Salt Lake City/London based duo Oh, Be Clever but also to be bringing with it an exclusive free download of their new track Paint Me Gold. Oh, Be Clever is the project of vocalist and wordsmith Brittney Shields  and instrumentalist … Continue reading

Introducing: Fluent In Grey – Lost

Fluent In Grey Fluent in Grey is the project of  singer-songwriter Anna Marcella, producer/guitarist Simon Langford  and Marco Italia. The band formed in 2014 and have worked hard to pull together their talents and influences to bring their debut single to the forefront this November. Their debut single Lost delivers a delicately spell-bounding track with … Continue reading

Introducing: Of Empires

Of Empires Of Empires are a new Brighton based band who have only been together for a short while considering they have already got themselves together enough to carve out some fantasticly rousing tracks. They’ve then managed to get them laid down with the help of engineer Ben Thakeray (Oasis, Jamie Cullum), have them mixed … Continue reading

Introducing: Devotions – Returning To Bones

Devotions Devotions are  Ewan Andic, Ross Johan Andic, Adam Leeds and Samuel Harvey and they have named their brand of music as “poison pop”. We’d probably just call it alternative or dark brooding indie with a smattering of electronica but hey who are we to say it’s not poison pop. Like so many before him, … Continue reading

Introducing: Jagaara

Jagaara Music obsessed sisters Jane, Cat and Ruth are the three very talented women behind Jagaara and even though they have only just released their debut single Faultline in late September, they have already sold out Stoke Newington’s The Waiting Room and played a host of busy shows in early October. Not only is that … Continue reading

Track Premiere: Late Native – Red Paloma

Late Native Late Native describe themselves thus: “Late Native is the idea of being new to a place you’ve always belonged. It happens when someone moves to a city and finds it’s their place more than any other ever has been. It happens when you discover someone you’ve always known. It happens when an artist … Continue reading

Single Review: Jim Valentine – Make You Mine

Make You Mine Released November 2014 I have a feeling new band Jim Valentine might be a bit of a Marmite band, if people actually don’t get too confused that the band is not just a singer, at least Jim tells me they’re a band though only sends a picture of himself. Confusing but I … Continue reading

Introducing: Tsar Bomba – Early Bird Special

Tsar Bomba It’s one week shy of being the 1st year anniversary of this band’s first ever gig, and the reason I know that is because I was the one who booked them for it. Since then Tsar Bomba have been keeping themselves pretty much to themselves working hard on their sound and only giving … Continue reading

Just Listen: Animal House – Sour

Animal House Listen to Sour here: Channelling early day Kings Of Leon with their punchy vocals and grizzly garage sounds, Australian band Animal House have decided to move to the UK and make Brighton their home. Sour is their first offering since the move and  released on October 20th. LIVE Wed Oct 22 – Brighton, … Continue reading

Just Listen: SnowApple – California

SnowApple Listen to California here: SnowApple are a relatively new import to the UK from Amsterdam. They are releasing their stripped back single California – electronica with hints of both folk and jazz and a cacophony of sounds. The single is released today, October 6th through Debt Records. To support the single release, the band … Continue reading

Introducing: Only Shadows

Only Shadows Formed in an industrial warehouse in 2013, Only Shadows are a 4 piece alternative outfit from the West Midlands. Listening to their music you can hear their musical references which they name, but a few, as “Placebo, Manchester Orchestra & Editors as well as the heavier edge of Q.O.T.S.A & Biffy Clyro.” In … Continue reading

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