Just Listen: SPINN – Shallow

SPINN – Shallow Words: Luke Pettican Hooking you in instantly with an intriguing, suspenseful introduction, ‘Shallow’ proves to be one of the finest tracks that Liverpool four-piece SPINN has released thus far. This is an impressive achievement given the addictive, emotional energy of their breakout track ‘Notice Me’ and exuberant intensity of their track ‘Who … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Americas – American Morning

American Morning – The Americas Words: Cat Lewis I was delighted to receive the 2nd single ‘American Morning’  from The Americas in my inbox. I have been eagerly awaiting this since their first single from their new EP “Guitar Music is Dead” was released last month. Once again the guys have smashed it and given … Continue reading

Guest Blogger: Nadia Nair

Nadia Nair Intro: Elena Katrina Crazy crazy crazy times… they certainly are reflecting. Mars is in retrograde, summer is burning and I am writing a blog post for the first time in my life. I’m not an influencer, but I am under the influence… lol no but I might be. I’ve just realised that’s such … Continue reading

Just Listen: Black Honey – Midnight

Black Honey – Midnight Words: Gary Lambert After three years of listening to and watching Black Honey, it’s easy to say that they are constantly improving with release after release without dropping a confusing dud.  But I was not prepared for the step into the unknown which was to come with Midnight. We still have … Continue reading

Just Listen: The RPMs – Gotta Let Go

The RPMs – Gotta Let Go Words: Nick Jacques  Hailing from Brighton, these upstarts serve up infectious pop-rock theatrics in spades. As The RPMs unveil their latest offering, Gotta Let Go,  they have also managed to reel in more than 5 thousand followers on facebook along the way which is a pretty neat achievement. On … Continue reading

Festival Review: Kendal Calling 2018

Kendal Calling 2018 Words: Samantha Sadler Back again for the 13th year running, Kendal Calling once again totally smashed it out of the park for festival goers. The four-day music festival in the Lake District has been steadily growing year-on-year and as the crowds get bigger, the atmosphere gets better. I try to go to … Continue reading

Festival Preview: 110 Above 2018

 110 Above 2018 Gopsall, Leicestershire, 25th August 2018 Words: Joe Cockburn Keep Up To Date: Website // Facebook // Twitter   Growing a reputation as one of festival season’s best-kept secrets, 110 Above returns to Gopsall Hall Farm in the first week of August, sharing the sounds of some of the best new artists around in … Continue reading

Just Listen: Cape Cub – Moonglow

Cape Cub – Moonglow Words: Samantha Sadler North East-based Cape Cub have been turning heads for a while now and with good reason! Their uplifting indie pop tracks have raked in millions of Spotify plays and their live shows are packed out with adoring fans.  Having started as a solo project by frontman Chad Male, Cape … Continue reading

Album Review: The Vryll Society – Course of The Satellite

The Vryll Society –  Course of The Satellite Release date: 10th August 2018 It is a pleasure to have one of Popped Music’s favourite psychedelic bands The Vryll Society finally release their long-awaited debut album Course of the Satellite. There has been an anticipation and buzz about this band from Liverpool for what feels like … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Kendal Calling 2018

Kendal Calling 2018 Lowther Deer Park, Lake District, 26-29th July Words: Samantha Sadler It’s finally that time of year again – Kendal Calling is back from 26 – 29 July and it’s another sold-out affair boasting a brilliant line-up. The festival, which has been around since 2006, has scooped up numerous awards and continues to … Continue reading

Just Listen: Luna Bay – Silence

Luna Bay – Silence Words: Luke Pettican  Luna Bay’s four previous releases have earned them an ever-growing legion of devoted fans, who adore their ability to craft impossibly catchy indie-pop tunes, crammed with personality and exuberant energy. Much like their live sets, ‘Silence’ is crammed to the brim with endless energy and exhilaration. The track feels … Continue reading

Album Review: Tom Grennan – Lighting Matches

Tom Grennan – Lighting Matches Released July 6th 2018 Words: Gary Lambert Right now it is 9.45pm on Friday 6 July, and we are in the middle of what feels like a potentially memorable summer. We have had proper sunshine for a while, England are making waves in the World Cup, and Tom Grennan has … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: Little Brother Eli

Little Brother Eli Playlist 014 Winner For those who haven’t got to grips with you yet – please introduce yourselves:  We’re Little Brother Eli. We’re mostly from the countryside. We mostly play music to dance to. Our guitars often don’t sound like guitars. How did you all meet and what is it you saw in … Continue reading

Just Listen: Marsicans – Pop-Ups (Sunny at the Weekend)

Marsicans – Pop-Ups (Sunny at the Weekend) Words: Samantha Sadler I’m a huge fan of Marsicans so I was really excited when their new track Pop-Ups (Sunny at the Weekend) landed in my inbox.   The Leeds quartet have been turning heads on the indie-pop scene over the past year with their catchy lyrics and … Continue reading

Live Review: Jordan Allen – Liverpool

Jordan Allen Zanzibar, Liverpool Words: Cat Lewis Photos: Fi Carroll Having been a spectator at many a This Feeling gig I knew the line up for tonight would not disappoint. The first band of the evening were Strangers, a young local trio who kicked off the night with a strong set of grungy guitar riffs, strong … Continue reading

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