LIVE REVIEW: The Hunna, Manchester

The Hunna Academy, Manchester, 5th April 2019 Words: Daniel Burton Photography: Nidge Sanders Coming out to an already buzzing Manchester academy, Retro Video Club started their set with their third single, Famous. This was met with the whole crowd’s arms up in air and fully involved creating an absolutely electric feel that is normally unheard … Continue reading

Interview: A Void

A Void Words and Photographs by Gary Lambert We get to watch lots of bands, and it might seem harsh to state that at times they all merge into one another, but on the average week this year I’ve seen probably four gigs with between three and six acts at each gig so I’d say … Continue reading

Just Listen: Little Comets – American Tuna

Little Comets – American Tuna Words: Sammy Sadler Little Comets are fantastic aren’t they? With each track they release you know it’s going to be the right amount of indie-pop to get you dancing and lyrics that you’ll have stuck in your head for days. Latest single ‘American Tuna’ sees the band’s sound echo the style of earlier … Continue reading

Just Listen: Retro Video Club – Addicted

Retro Video Club – Addicted Words: Clare Hingley It may have only just been released, but this song captivates you from the start. There is something about it that already makes it feel like it is sure to be a gig favourite. ‘Addicted’ is the new single by 4-piece Scottish band Retro Video Club. With … Continue reading

Just Listen: Saltwater Sun – The Great Deceiver

Saltwater Sun – The Great Deceiver Words by Gary Lambert With this title track of their forthcoming EP, Saltwater Sun have managed somehow to keep up the style of the earlier songs like ‘Hot Mess’, but fill it full of steroids and Saltwater. The husky/quiet opening leading to bouncy dream pop is still there like … Continue reading

Just Listen: Yoke Lore – Chin Up

Yoke Lore – Chin Up Words: Clare Hingley With upcoming EP ‘Meditations’ due out on 31st May, Yoke Lore has released his new single ‘Chin Up’. Having his indie-pop vibes, this song is quite placid in places and takes you on a calming journey throughout. With a distinctive voice, it’s easy to tell that Yoke … Continue reading

Just Listen: Cassia – Replica

Cassia – Replica Words by Gary Lambert Well it seems that with the release of ‘Replica’, we have now reached the point where a band from northern England can drop a track that sounds like debut album era Vampire Weekend covering Musical Youth’s classic ‘Pass The Dutchie’. This could be one of the high points … Continue reading

Just Listen: Fever Days – I See Through It

Fever Days – I See Through It Words: Sammy Sadler  Winter is well and truly behind us, well as much as can be possible up here in the North East, so naturally it’s time for me to start blasting the feel-good funky tunes ahead of festival season. Luckily, the North East bands are ready and … Continue reading

Live Review: Clean Cut Kid, Manchester

Clean Cut Kid, Gorilla, Manchester 28 March 2019 Words and Photographs by Gary Lambert When you live in Liverpool and want to see a Liverpool band then it’s usually a hometown show that allows you to take the band in. This means that there is invariably a great atmosphere when the band play, but due … Continue reading

Just Listen: FEVA – Undone

FEVA – Undone Words: Sammy Sadler  When I received the email on FEVA’s brand new ‘scorching track’, I was naturally super excited. It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the North East four-piece and with good reason – their energetic live performances and high-octane indie-rock has been entertaining us music lovers in the … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Saint Charles – See Straight

Saint Charles – See Straight Words: Sammy Sadler I’ve had my eye on Saint Charles for a little while now, actually since I reviewed his EP back in August, and i’ve been hooked on his summery melodies to this day. I was absolutely thrilled when he asked if I would premier his new single ‘See Straight’ on … Continue reading

Just Listen: Spinn – Believe It or Not

Spinn – Believe It or Not Words by Gary Lambert It seems like whilst they’ve been in the studio recording their debut album Spinn have been doing some scientific experiments. Believe It or Not is undoubtedly what occurs if you splice the DNA of The La’s jangly guitar sound with the joyful pop production of … Continue reading

Live Review: INmusic Festival Slot Final

INmusic Festival, The Cavern, Liverpool 24 March 2019 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert “How can someone win when winning means that someone loses” Scatman’s World by Scatman John 1995. It was an honour for Popped Music to be invited along to judge the six finalists to win a slot on the main stage at … Continue reading

Just Listen: Life At The Arcade – Tabloids

Life at the Arcade – Tabloids Words by Gary Lambert Life at the Arcade have been making steady headway for a while now on the live scene across the country. Their latest release, Tabloids, captures their live sound perfectly as they mix anthemic songwriting with a very accessible, accessible guitar sound. Despite being Liverpool lads, … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Cro Cro Land 2019

Cro Cro Land 2019 6th April 2019, Urban Xchange, Croydon FIND CRO CRO LAND ONLINE: Facebook // Website // Twitter Words: Nicholas Jacques  This has the potential to be the start of a beautiful friendship. Cro Cro Land is a new indie-rock festival being held in the heart of Croydon on 6th April and has … Continue reading

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