Just Watch: Nick Mulvey – Myela

Nick Mulvey Words: Nick Bewes Nick Mulvey has just released his second album, Wake Up Now. One of the first songs from that latest album is Myela is a response to the refugee crisis and the video is directed by Majid Adin, who is an award winning Iranian filmmaker & refugee. It’s equally breathtaking and … Continue reading

Just Listen: Shiners – Just Got Paid

Shiners Words: Elena Katrina If I close my eyes  when listening Just Got Paid by Shiners I’m not entirely sure what year it is, let alone what decade. Take a massive leap back into the 90s with me folks – this has early Blur written all over it (personally, early Blur is my fave Blur) … Continue reading

Just Watch: Cristobal And The Sea – Steal My Phone

Cristobal And The Sea Words: Elena Katrina Get involved and jump aboard – Cristobal and The Sea are one of my favourite producers of kooky vibes and new single Steal My Phone does not disappoint! They come along ever so often and sprinkle chunks of happiness all over me with their abundance of joyous sounds. … Continue reading

Just Watch: Bloxx – Curtains

Bloxx Words: Elena Katrina I admit, I never thought that I would fall in love with a song named after a household item such as Curtains, but Bloxx have done it. First listen I was in, fully in. Yes, I have made a full on commitment to Curtains and possibly a borderline blog crush is … Continue reading

EP Review: Blaenavon – Prague 99

Prague 99 Released 15th August 2017 Words: Charlotte Minett After the release of their highly acclaimed debut album That’s Your Lot, there was no messing around for Hampshire’s trio, Blaenavon. This August marks five month since releasing the album and on the 15th of the month, the band’s fourth EP, Prague’99, was released. The young … Continue reading

Just Watch: White Fever – Sands

White Fever Words: Elena Katrina Let White Fever slowly but surely weave their magic upon you with their new track Sands. It’s captivating in its delivery; with hypnotising layers of vocals and it’s atmospheric, drawn out soundtrack. There’s something a little eerie about the whole affair but I can’t keep myself from listening, over and … Continue reading

Just Watch: RedFaces – Wise Up

RedFaces Words: Gary Lambert If I had not seen RedFaces in action, I would be starting conspiracy theories of them being a cartoon band or Milli Vanilli for the modern era. I mean it is not right that a band can drop Wise Up as their second ever release and it sounds such a perfect … Continue reading

Just Watch: Glass Caves – Swim

Glass Caves Words: Leander Hobbs Two years after the DIY success of Alive, Glass Caves are back with another single packed full of natural Northern charm. Swim sees the band dive into something a little more dark and atmospheric. The unmistakable voice of Matthew Hallas is affecting. The grit is still there but it has … Continue reading

Just Watch: Bear’s Den – Greenwoods Bethlehem (Live)

Bear’s Den Words: Elena Katrina Bear’s Den are no longer one of my new bands that no one knows about and while a part of me is seriously made up that they’ve done so well, there will always be a little bit of me that dislikes having to share them with so many people. I’ve … Continue reading

Just Watch: Pumarosa – Dragonfly

Pumarosa Words: Nick Jacques According to an excerpt from an interview the spiritual psych London outfit Pumarosa, the aim of their music is to work everyone up into a euphoric state. On the evidence of this forthcoming single Dragonfly this could not be further from the truth. This immersive and prowling number from their upcoming … Continue reading

Just Watch: Little Comets – Common Things

Little Comets Words: Fi Carroll Common Things is the first track to be revealed by Little Comets from their forthcoming album Worhead due for release on March 10th via The Smallest Label. According to guitarist and lead vocalist Rob Coles, the track explores the enjoyment of the simple things in life describing it as almost … Continue reading

Just Watch: Blaenavon – Orthodox Man

Blaenavon Words: Rebecca Mason Following the announcement of their debut album That’s Your Lot, Blaenavon have unveiled a beautiful alternate version of lead single Orthodox Man. Recorded in bassist Frank Wright’s bedroom, the track is taken from the album’s companion, Bedroom Tapes which features alternate versions of the album’s twelve tracks. Blaenavon are no strangers … Continue reading

Album Review: Sundara Karma – Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect

Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect Released 6th January 2017 Words: Gary Lambert The sixth of January is usually the sign for the tree and decorations to come down and for you to prepare for a month of hard times as the excess of Yuletide catches up with us all. However, 2017 has got … Continue reading

Just Watch: High Tyde – One Bullet

High Tyde Words: Gary Feeney Despite only being in their teens, Brighton four-piece High Tyde already have a remarkably extensive back catalogue to their name – their newest single, One Bullet, is their eighth such release, although most of those were much lower-profile affairs. The fact that the band has that experience of recording shows … Continue reading

Live Review: This Feeling, Liverpool

This Feeling The Jackobins, Broken Witt Rebels, Spares & Seprona 30th September, The Zanzibar, Liverpool Words: George Holland Photos: Fi Carroll This Feeling returned in glorious fashion this weekend with a true to form sell out at Zanzibar. Four bands storming bands in exchange for one of those snazzy new five-pound notes. Who could ask … Continue reading

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