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

Just Watch: Spring King – Detroit

Detroit Words: James Booton Full of aggression, passion and plain and simple musical talent, Manchester quartet Spring King have perfected their fierce indie rock, unlike any other band around. The high school formed group leaped onto the indie scene with various singles but have now managed to release their debut album Tell Me If You … Continue reading

Just Watch: Norma Jean Martine – I Want You To Want Me

Norma Jean Martine Words: Gary Hughes Norma Jean Martine has an interesting journey to date. At least one incredible writing partner (Burt Bacharach) , varied writing credits (one of the Pussycat Dolls and an Italian X Factor winner) and support slots (ODell and Coombes)…. Echoes of Lana Del Rey’s vocals in previous song Animals; the … Continue reading

Just Watch: Jamie T – Power Over Men

Jamie T Words: James Booton After making his fans wait a good five years between his 2nd and 3rd albums, Jamie T is back after just two, with brand new music and a brand new feel. The rumours of a new album from the thirty-year-old sent the likes of twitter and Facebook into madness and now … Continue reading

Just Listen: Fickle Friends – Cry Baby

Fickle Friends Words: Georgia May Blackman As we patiently wait for Fickle Friends to release their debut album, they taunt us with their new, funky and infectious track Cry Baby. The pop tune is playful, with a slapping drum beat with a distinction between a modern vibe and an 80’s vibe to it. It’s simple … Continue reading

Tour Diary Exclusive: The Vryll Society

The Vryll Society Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones For most of this year, The Vryll Society have been clocking up more miles than a trucker, going north, south, east and west through Britain in the attempt to bring their tripped out soundscapes and great songs to the ever-growing masses. As festival season is going … Continue reading

Just Watch: Asylums – Necessary Appliances

Asylums Words: Georgia Evans Necessary Appliances has a lot of hard felt energy which grabs you straight away, with loud sounding guitar and drumming beats within the first few seconds closely followed by the loud and different range of vocals. It’s almost as if this track takes me on a very fast journey; a whirlwind … Continue reading

Just Watch: Amber Run – Haze

Amber Run After a period of relative quietness, in terms of new releases, Amber Run have returned with something which takes a total departure from their usual sound. Haze still compounds their stunning vocals to create a feeling which is so deep that I’m not sure if it’s the words, the sentiment or the emotion … Continue reading

Video Premiere: Glass Caves – Swim (Ont’ Sofa Session)

Glass Caves We’re thrilled to have been asked to give you guys a sneak preview of Leeds band Glass Caves hitting up with Ont’ Sofa for this brilliant acoustic version of their track Swim. This performance allows the vocals and the song’s melody to really shine, in fact I like the fragility to it in … Continue reading

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