Just Listen: Honey Lung – Stuttering Mind

Honey Lung Words: Rebecca Worthington After their recent headline slot on the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading & Leeds, Honey Lung return with their latest dreamy offering Stuttering Mind. Previous single Sophomore was a huge hit with us a Popped Music, and the latest release from the London quartet is no different. Wispy, melancholic vocals … Continue reading

Just Listen: Johnny Kills – End Game

Johnny Kills Words: Gary Feeney Returning with their second single in just over as many months, Johnny Kills have delivered another belter in the shape of End Game . Displaying the same knack for killer hooks and melodies which made their previous offering, Let’s Talk About Me, a real stand-out, End Game opens with a … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Insomniac Project – Give U

The Insomniac Project Words: Gary Feeney Since The Insomniac Project first appeared on these pages with their brilliant single, Vacillation, the Glaswegian outfit have went relatively quiet, focussing their energies on writing and recording new songs with only the odd foray into the live arena during their hibernation. Following a recent appearance at ButeFest, however, … Continue reading

Just Watch: Suzi Wu – Taken Care Of

Suzi Wu Words: Elena Katrina I’ve been a bit obsessed with Suzi Wu since her debut Teenage Witch etched itself into my subconscious and has lived there, creeping me out, for a good few months. I all but jumped up and down when I accidentally had a meeting with one of her team last week … Continue reading

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: Dantevilles – Graffiti

Dantevilles Words: Gary Lambert As Stockport slowly turns into the northern powerhouse of up-and-coming guitar music, the latest act to start their spring is Dantevilles. If you are expecting a Blossoms sequel though I am glad to say that you are going to be disappointed. Dantevilles have a distinctly northern England sound, but with this … Continue reading

Just Listen: Jack Garratt – BYSKB v2v2 (demo)

Jack Garratt Words: Lauren Grigor One of my absolute faves, Jack Garratt, can he do no wrong? Following his massive debut album Phase earlier this year, numerous UK/EU tours and playing the biggest festivals this summer, BYSKB v2v2 (demo) is the Jack Garratt I signed up for; fantastic flawless production, a modern electronic sampling style that feels graceful … Continue reading

Just Listen: Krrum – Still Love

Krrum Words: Lauren Grigor If you haven’t heard of Krrum yet, you need to drop everything and follow this Producer/singer/hero from Leeds. Still Love is the latest in a few releases that have been generating some serious interest, not just in the twitter sphere but in clubs and house parties. Krrum has a knack for … Continue reading

Just Listen: Tsar B – Swim

Tsar B Words: Lauren Grigor Sometimes the female pop world can feel saturated with women writing/performing songs according to what their label or demographic dictates. If music is considered sexy it might be because of blatantly crass lyrics or because it features gyrating bodies for men’s entertainment. And then there is Belgium’s Tsar B with Swim. I have … Continue reading

Just Listen: Fond of Rudy – The Line

Fond Of Rudy Words: James Booton An upbeat, well-toned riff lies as the basis of the new single,The Line, from Fond Of Rudy and the energy of the band, along with their clear love music displayed in the track’s melodies is infectious. Originating from Brighton, the four piece have made a name for themselves over … Continue reading

Just Listen: Coast Modern – The Way it Was

Coast Modern Words: Lauren Grigor Since Coast Modern popped(!) up on our radar last year with the catchy Hollow Life, the LA low-key funky surf pop duo have evolved into a quirky brand of two funny guys, trying to navigate life and materialism in the most superficial city in the world with no money – just spirit and … Continue reading

Just Listen: Holy Holy – Darwinism

Holy Holy Words: James Booton After returning to the studio to release a new track less than year after their debut album, you could be forgiven for presuming Holy Holy had become greedy for success or perhaps that they were being pressured into new releases by their label. However, this is not the case. The … Continue reading

Just Listen: Banners – Half Light

Banners Words: Georgia Evans British musician Banners presents his stunning track Half Light. It’s the latest from him, having gone from singing in choirs in Liverpool to being a fascinating singer-songwriter. With a fixating piano intro that contrasts with his crisp and fresh vocals you can hear the influence and inspiration by many artists including … Continue reading

Single Review: Hozier – From Eden

From Eden Released December 1st 2014 As one of my favourite tracks on the album I was both thrilled and yet surprised to see this From Eden was getting a release. Why? It’s already been released earlier this year as an EP. I suppose you could say that it’s so good that it’s worthy of … Continue reading

Single Review: Jim Valentine – Make You Mine

Make You Mine Released November 2014 I have a feeling new band Jim Valentine might be a bit of a Marmite band, if people actually don’t get too confused that the band is not just a singer, at least Jim tells me they’re a band though only sends a picture of himself. Confusing but I … Continue reading

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