Festival News: Off The Record – Manchester

Off The Record Friday 4th November 2016, Manchester We are thrilled to announce our involvement with a brand new concept festival for new music, happening in Manchester this November, Off The Record.   Put together by the people behind 3 of the UK’s most loved independent festivals, Kendal Calling, Sound City and Blue Dot, the new … Continue reading

GIT Award Preview 2016

GIT AWARD Liverpool 14th May 2016 The Getintothis Award, GIT Award, for short,  has become a firm and exciting fixture in the Liverpool music scene calendar. Dubbed ‘The Scouse Mercury Prize,’  and backed by Yoko Ono, the winner of the GIT Award 2016 will be revealed on Saturday 14 May 2016, at it’s new home … Continue reading

Preview: Communion New Faces Tour 2016

Communion New Faces Tour 2016 One of our favourite labels and promoters, Communion, is very proud to present their latest run of shows in the shape of their New Faces tour, which is back for the first one of 2016. Like Communion’’s long running iconic monthly new music night in West London, the multi artist bill … Continue reading

GIT Awards Preview

GIT AWARDS Liverpool 4th April 2015 The Get Into This Awards, GIT Awards, for short,  has become a firm and exciting fixture in the Liverpool music scene calendar. Dubbed ‘The Scouse Mercury Prize,’  and backed by Yoko Ono the winner of the GIT Award 2015 will be revealed on Saturday 4 April 2015 at The … Continue reading

News: Communion New Faces Tour 2015

Communion New Faces Tour 2015 Communion is very proud to present their inaugural New Faces tour is back for 2015. Like Communion’s long running iconic monthly new music night in West London, the multi artist bill aims to encourage fans to come and hear something new, with the emphasis on discovery – which is why it makes … Continue reading

Ones To Watch 2015

2015 Ones To Watch 2015 is here and just like everyone else we have a bit of a list of those we will be keeping a close eye on this year… here’s our top 10 (in no order) of ones to watch… Jungle Doctors We spent most of 2014 watching these guys too, and a … Continue reading

Best Of 2014

It’s that time of year – the best bits, the round ups, the who did what and when and how great it was. Popped Music has had an incredible year this year and so it only seems right to take a look back at some of our favourite moments. Editor’s Picks: GIGS: Maximo Park – … Continue reading

NEWS: UK Blog Sounds of 2015 – The Long List

UK Blog Sounds 2015 What Is The Blog Sound of 2015? The Blog Sound of 2015 poll aims to showcase some of the best new emerging artists. However, unlike the ubiquitous BBC Sound of poll, the artists nominated aren’t picked just by industry experts. Instead they’re voted for by music bloggers, a small number of … Continue reading

Gig Alert: Save The Children’s Xmas Jumper Jam

Editors, Charlatans & Slow Club for Save The Children’s Xmas Jumper Jam Previously known as The Xmas Tree Sessions, Save The Children have decided to get on board with the trend of Christmas Jumper love and have put together a spectacular event for 2015. Platinum-selling alt-rockers Editors, indie inimitables The Charlatans, and sleek soulful duo … Continue reading

Just Watch: The Sundowners – Into The Light

The Sundowners Watch Into The Light here: The Sundowners have shared this video for their track Into The Light (to be released on December 8th) along with details of their forthcoming self titled debut album. The alum will be released on January 26th through Skeleton Key. Tracklisting: 1. Wild As The Season 2. Back to … Continue reading

Just Listen: Shy Nature – Young Heads

Shy Nature Listen to Young Heads here: Shy Nature released their Birthday Club EP on Monday (10th Nov) from which comes Young Heads. A glorious piece of atmospheric sound which climbs, dips and builds over and over again; bringing you so close but yet so far, time and time again. Always leaving you feeling satisfied … Continue reading

Festival Update: Oxjam Liverpool – Lucy Rose Announced

Oxjam Liverpool Takeover This year’s Oxjam Festival begins in October with cities and towns across the UK bringing together music and music lovers all in the air of raising money for Oxfam so they can help both at home and abroad – with some of their biggest projects currently including Gaza and Syria. This year … Continue reading

Just Listen: Band of Skulls – Himalayan

Band of Skulls Listen to Himalayan here: Band Of Skulls release their next single on November 9th. The single is the title track from the bands current album Himalayan. The band will also feature on next week’s Later with Jools Holland show which is back for a new series. You can catch Band of Skulls … Continue reading

Tour Alert: The Dunwells

The Dunwells The Dunwells are a band we introduced you to recently with their fab track Show Me Emotion. They’ve now embarked on a cofee house tour of Cafe Nero in the North of England! The tour started yesterday in York and continues on with the following: 19th Aug- Leicester Market St – 12pm 19th … Continue reading

Festival Update: Liverpool Calling

Liverpool Calling July 26th 2014 Liverpool Calling has announced the first wave of bands for this year’s festival run my local music blog Yeah Buddy Blog. The lineup includes The Mono LPs, Low Winter Sun, Drugs, Twisted Wheel, Dexters and headliners The Rifles. Tickets are on sale now via see tickets.

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