Live Review: Haus – Brighton

Haus Komedia, Brighton, 21st April 2017 Words: Tara Matthews   Kicking off their latest UK tour at Brighton’s Komedia, HAUS are set to stop off in Nottingham, Bristol, Manchester and London along the way. The 5-piece indie rock outfit made the trip to the south coast for what was set to be a special show … Continue reading

Live Review: The Japanese House – Manchester

The Japanese House Gorilla, Manchester, May 2017 Words: Alicia Boukersi Photos: Tara Atkinson Standing in line for the venue, it’s not hard to tell who will be joining me- any teenage girl within a 300 meter vicinity holding an iPhone and wearing an over sized denim jacket is guaranteed to be screaming their lungs out … Continue reading

Live Review: Will Joseph Cook – Manchester

Will Joseph Cook Sound Control, Manchester, 4th May 2017 Words: Alicia Boukersi Photos: Trust A Fox Photography On Thursday night, Will Joseph Cook took on the intimate setting of Manchester’s Sound Control where he played songs from his catchy debut album Sweet Dreamer. The Kent native started with title track Sweet Dreamer before lancing into … Continue reading

Live Review: The Night Cafe – Liverpool

The Night Cafe O2 Academy Liverpool, 5th May 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Most of the time it is natural to leave a gig with a refrain or lyric from the band’s final song ringing in your ears. It’s quite unusual to have a song that you’ve not heard in almost twenty years on the tip … Continue reading

Gig Review: Jack Rocks 7, London

Jack Rocks 7 Seabright Arms, London, April 2017 Words: Laura Smallwood + Taylor Smith Photos: Alan Wells Like you would expect of all This Feeling Jack Rocks events last Tuesday at London’s infamous Sebright Arms was an absolute scorcher. Yet again packed from start to finish, yet again the JDs were flowing throughout and yet … Continue reading

Live Review: Palace – Liverpool

Palace Buyers Club, Liverpool, April 2017 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina  If you follow Popped then you’ll know that I’m a HUGE fan of Palace, I even got taken on a trip to Berlin just to watch them play. It’s felt like a while though since I saw them in Liverpool, in fact, I think … Continue reading

Live Review: Otherkin – Liverpool

Otherkin Arts Club, Liverpool 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Tom Adam Taking advantage of the offer to play a Liverpool tour date to utilise the last of their three week trip to the UK, Dublin’s Otherkin played a support slot on a local-focused bill. When the vast majority of the large audience seemed to be … Continue reading

Live Review: Bear’s Den – Manchester

Bear’s Den 02 Manchester, 30th March 2017 Words: Sara Parker  The Bear’s lit up the Den at the Manchester leg of their current UK tour. But before I wax lyrical about the almighty Bear’s, let me touch upon Banfi and Seramic… Arriving at the gig a little later than anticipated I was able to catch … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Superfood – Bristol

Superfood Thekla, Bristol, March 2017 Words: Lewis Rogers I’ve been a huge fan of Superfood since they dropped their Mam EP back in 2014. Despite perhaps being the least well known of the bands that sprung out of Birmingham’s B-Town scene Superfood are my favourite, and after a couple of years of silence from them … Continue reading

Live Review: Black Honey – Manchester

Black Honey Ruby Lounge, Manchester, March 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Trust A Fox Photography Manchester and Black Honey go together like Manchester and rain, or Black Honey and ace rock songs. When Popped Music met up with Black Honey in 2015, it was the day after a spectacular Mancunian gig which culminated in a … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: KYKO – BRIGHTON

Kyko Hope & Ruin, Brighton, 27th March 2017 Words: Tara Matthews Words: With the release of an EP a couple of weeks ago, it was only right that Kyko would embark on a UK tour, starting at Brighton’s Hope & Ruin and continuing through to Manchester, Southampton and ending with a sold out date at … Continue reading

Live Review: Peace – Sheffield

Peace NME Topman Show, Sheffield,  March 2017 Words: Eliza Laben The long-awaited comeback of Peace is finally here and everyone is bursting with joy. The indie-rock quartet went on a brief hiatus, having not released an album since 2015’s Happy People. There were then rumours last year that one was on the way, with a … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: THE VRYLL SOCIETY – LONDON

The Vryll Society Camden Assembly Hall, March 2017 Words: Nick Jacques Having supported the likes of Blossoms recently and received glowing reviews in the process, much is expected of The Vryll Society and on this evidence so there should be. I was not aware that the venue Camden Assembly Hall was previously home to the Barfly … Continue reading

Live Review: Kings Of Leon – Liverpool

Kings Of Leon Liverpool Echo Arena, February 2017 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina Any time Kings Of Leon decide to play a show or do a tour in the UK there’s a massive frenzy for tickets, without fail. There’s good reason for it too, they are just one of the best live bands and they … Continue reading

Live Review: Amber Run – Manchester

Amber Run Academy 2, Manchester, 23rd February 2017 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina I’ve been looking forward to this tour since the day it was announced and then once the support acts were added it was my most highly anticipated show so far for 2017. Three of our favourite bands all on one line up, … Continue reading

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