Just Listen: Palace – Heaven Up There

Palace – Heaven Up There Words: Elena Katrina  With sumptuous guitar swirls that gently wrap around you, Popped favourites, Palace return with new single Heaven Up There, and it does a frighteningly good job of doing the track title justice. The band have a very defined sound that is instantly recognisable, in no doubt partly … Continue reading

Just Listen: Annabel Allum – Sofa Song

Annabel Allum – Sofa Song Words: Georgia-Mae Blackman After having a successful festival season by playing Reading Festival and Brighton’s notorious The Great Escape Festival, Annabel Allum has released her fresh and raw single, ‘Sofa Song’, whilst announcing a UK tour which consists of 12 dates, from London to Glasgow. In her new track, dry … Continue reading

Just Listen: Far Caspian – Blue

Far Caspian – Blue Words: Sammy Sadler As the very last days of warm weather start to fade away, I find myself trying to cling on to any kind of hazy, dreamy soundscape that I can find. One reason tends to be that I don’t really appreciate this style of track as the darker nights … Continue reading

Just Listen: Vanity Fairy – He Can Be Your Lady

Just Listen: Vanity Fairy – He Can Be Your Lady Words: Elena Katrina Can’t I just write: “It’s awesome, go and listen to it?” – no, you expect more of me? oh, ok then… Well this has movie soundtrack all over it, some stylish, maybe something Drive-esque:sharp, clean, edgy and cool as hell and a … Continue reading

Just Listen: Wyldest – Headrush

Wyldest – Headrush Words: Rachel Allen Being a cold, windy, autumnal evening when apparently storm ‘Callum’ (who thinks up these names?!) has come to play, what better a soundtrack than the eerie, ambient soundscapes of London trio Wyldest’s latest track ‘Headrush.’ Taken off their debut album ‘Dream Chaos’, ‘Headrush’ speaks through its almost hypnotically driving … Continue reading

Just Listen: Sundara Karma – Illusions

Sundara Karma – Illusions Words: Elena Katrina  “Wow – who is this!”  – Actual words from my mouth upon my first listen of Sundara Karma’s latest new track, Illusion. I haven’t even finished listening to it yet and already I am in love. One thing I love is when bands have a real musical journey … Continue reading

Just Listen: Lucia – Summertime

Lucia – Summertime Words: Gary Feeney It’s not exactly a secret that we’ve been huge fans of LUCIA for a long time. First appearing on our pages back almost two years ago to the day (at the time of writing) with the fuzzy brilliance of Best Boy, the Glaswegian outfit band have gone from strength … Continue reading

Popped Round-up #001

Popped Round-up #001 September 2018 Words: Daniel Burton and Josh Driver   LADY Bird – Boot Fillers  After listening to a few of Lady Bird’s songs, I couldn’t help but think ‘The Streets meets Slaves’. My thoughts were confirmed on the discovery that their latest single, Boot Fillers, had been produced by Slaves duo Isaac … Continue reading

Album Review: Black Honey – Black Honey

Black Honey Released 21st September 2018 Words: Gary Lambert Christmas Day happens once every year so you don’t have that long to wait.  The first time I saw Black Honey perform live, it was three years ago. It has been an excruciating wait for their debut album to be released with every single dropped a … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Estrons – Body

Estrons – Body Words: Nicholas Jacques Recent exposure on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 live show and support slots with the notorious Pussy Riot and the fab Garbage have seen Estrons’ profile considerably grow in stature. That is supported with is a final taster before they finally unleash their eagerly anticipated debut album ‘You say I’m … Continue reading

Just Watch: The Wild Things – You’re Really Something

The Wild Things – You’re Really Something Words: Nick Bewes The new video from London based four-piece, The Wild Things ‘You’re Really Something‘,  is the title track and first single from their upcoming debut album which is released 23rd November. The video is set in the 1970s, and it tells the story of a girl … Continue reading

Just Listen: Jack Vallier – Anyway

Jack Vallier – Anyway Words: Nick Bewes Jack Vallier is a new name to me, but is certainly a name I will keep an eye for in the future on the strength of his new single, Anyway. It’s the sort of song that if it was sung by a former member of One Direction, would … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Egyptians – Hollywood

Egyptians – Hollywood Words: Samantha Sadler  I’ve been hanging onto this track from Egyptians for a while before today’s release date and I have to admit, I’ve been listening to it A LOT. Although Egyptians are the new kids on the London indie music scene, you would be mistaken for thinking they’d been around for … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Soccer Mommy – I’m On Fire

Soccer Mommy – I’m On Fire Words: Rob Connor  Let me start this by stating outright, I have a holy triumvirate of artists that I deem untouchable. One is the Rolling Stones, one is Ryan Adams and the third is The Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen. So it is with some trepidation I approach 21-year-old singer- … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: FEVA – Uneasy

FEVA – Uneasy Words: Samantha Sadler It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of North East four-piece FEVA and I’m buzzing that their latest track ‘Uneasy’ is an absolute banger. Opening with psychedelic swirling loops reminiscent to The Horrors and The Oh Sees, it’s not long before explosive drumming and crashing cymbals enter the … Continue reading

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