Popped Round-up March 2019

Popped Round-up March 2019 Words: Daniel Burton and Gary Lambert !Editor’s Pick! Latenight Honeymoon – Lost on You It seems that the guys at Latenight Honeymoon have been working down the quarry of summer and have been able to hack out a piece of sunshine that is reminiscent of the early releases from Fickle Friends … Continue reading

Just Listen: Kate Teague – In Our Element

Kate Teague – In Our Element Words: Lauren Mellor Kate Teague, from Oxford, Missippi, is relatively new to the indie music scene, having only just made her debut in 2018. With three singles in her repertoire, Teague brings us her latest song ‘In Our Element’. The track provides an honest reflection of a common miscommunication … Continue reading

Just Listen – Gen and The Degenerates – Weatherman

Just Listen – Gen and The Degenerates – Weatherman Words by Gary Lambert Gen and The Degenerates are without doubt one of the most formidable up and coming live acts around, but with this release they grab their usual blood and thunder punk rock and distill it into something far more heady. The change in … Continue reading

Just Listen: Caii – Temporary High

Caii – Temporary High Words – Gary Lambert For those who are unaware, Caii is a young multi-talented musician based in Manchester. This track, Temporary High, shows off a number of those talents as the song was written, performed, recorded, and produced by her. This one-woman-band approach gives Temporary High a tremendously clean feel of … Continue reading

Just Listen: Darling – Love Game

Darling – Love Game Words: Rachel Allen ‘Love Game’ is the very first Soundcloud release from electro pop outfit Darling and is a promise of good things to come from this unique band. Norweigan born singer/songwriter Celine Lyng teamed up with Oscar Shepherd, producer and songwriter, to form the sound that permeates through this catchy … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Black Keys – Lo/Hi

The Black Keys – Lo/Hi Words: Megan Berridge The Black Keys are quintessentially the hot dads of rock ‘n’ roll. Despite having had a five year hiatus, the motley duo is back with another leather-clad and unmistakably Black Keys Earth-shaker, ‘Lo/Hi’. Fierce and jagged around the edges, the opening guitar riff jilts the romantic frolics … Continue reading

Just Listen: Seramic – Keep On Breaking My Heart

Seramic – Keep Breaking My Heart Words: Elena Katrina For those of you have followed Popped for some time you will know I’m a huge fan of Seramic, the project of singer-songwriter Marcus Foster. Imagine my delight upon finding he has new music and its in my inbox! New single Keep On Breaking My Heart … Continue reading

Just Listen: Dantevilles – Bloomin’ Flowers

Dantevilles – Bloomin’ Flowers Words: Gary Lambert It’s a good thing, a very good thing, when you listen to a track for reviewing purposes and when it finishes you replay it immediately. It’s even better when it takes you four listens before you decide to move on to something else. This is exactly how I … Continue reading

Just Listen: Kita Menari – Feel It All

Kita Menari – Feel it All Words: Lauren Mellor With the weather starting to warm up, I’m sure you’re on the hunt for that perfect summer song and Kita Menari’s new single ‘Feel it All’ will definitely tick that box. An upbeat mix of synth-pop, beating drums and electrifying guitar,  ‘Feel it All’ sparks an … Continue reading

Just Listen: Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles

Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles Words: Sammy Sadler It’s no secret that we are HUGE fans of Sam Fender here at Popped so you can imagine how excited Elena and I were to get his brand new track in our inbox. And of course with living in the Toon, Critics’ Choice Award winner holds a special place … Continue reading

Just Listen: Emilie Kahn – Three

Emilie Kahn – Three Words: Rachel Allen Montreal born Emilie Kahn has ironically released her third single called ‘Three’ from her album ‘Outro’ and has indeed created a song of three parts. The indie-pop queen has crafted three songs into one seamlessly forged track, which ebbs and flows like you’ve never seen. Her vocal adapts … Continue reading

Just Listen: Banners – Got It In You

Banners – Got It In You Words: Elena Katrina There are times you hear a song and there’s an instant connection. Banners’ latest Got It In You is one of those. Lyrically it’s bringing something I felt I needed to hear and I know I won’t be the only one. When you’re having a dark … Continue reading

Just Listen: Marsicans – Your Eyes

Marsicans – Your Eyes I don’t write reviews so much anymore – you’d know why if you saw the state of my inbox, but just as I was about to have to stick matchsticks in my eyes to keep them open I spotted Marsicans new single Your Eyes was waiting in my inbox….   “Hoping … Continue reading

Popped Round-up February 2019

Popped Round-up February 2019 Words: Daniel Burton  !Editors Pick! Saltwater Sun – Blood Following the huge success of their debut single in 2016, Saltwater Sun had a very successful 2018 with singles Hot Mess & The Wire, which both attracted a lot of radio attention, and earned a spot on the BBC Introducing Stage at … Continue reading

Just Listen: Lucy Rose – Solo (w)

Lucy Rose – Solo Words: Rob Connor “Somethings missing when I’m solo” sings Lucy Rose on this stripped back second offering from the upcoming fourth album ‘No Words Left’, but anyone familiar with her work will know that nothing could be further from the truth. This melancholic reflective lullaby to a time that has now … Continue reading

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