Just Watch: The Wild Things – You’re Really Something

The Wild Things – You’re Really Something Words: Nick Bewes The new video from London based four-piece, The Wild Things ‘You’re Really Something‘,  is the title track and first single from their upcoming debut album which is released 23rd November. The video is set in the 1970s, and it tells the story of a girl … Continue reading

Just Listen: Cape Cub – Moonglow

Cape Cub – Moonglow Words: Samantha Sadler North East-based Cape Cub have been turning heads for a while now and with good reason! Their uplifting indie pop tracks have raked in millions of Spotify plays and their live shows are packed out with adoring fans.  Having started as a solo project by frontman Chad Male, Cape … Continue reading

Just Listen: KOYO – Jettisoned

KOYO Words: Samantha Sadler I was lucky enough to catch KOYO at Live at Leeds earlier this month and I’ve had my eye on them ever since. As a big Radiohead fan these are right up my street, combining progressive-rock with experimental electronic vibes. Latest single Jettisoned explores “themes of rejection and paranoia” according to the … Continue reading

Just Listen: Fond Of Rudy – Imagination

Imagination Words: Samantha Sadler Indie-pop outfit Fond of Rudy are back with new single Imagination and it’s oozing with nostalgia and 80s dance vibes.  The four-piece had a busy 2017 after picking up support from BBC Introducing London and Amazing Radio with their previous singles To Be Mine and Say Something and they are back on the festival circuit … Continue reading

Just Listen: Haarm – Box Of Bones

Haarm Words: Nick Bewes Haarm are fast becoming one of my favourite bands. With every release, they surpass what they have done before. With their latest track Box of Bones, the trio have produced an uptempo tune with catchy instrumentation while retaining their signature sound with the duel vocals of Chris McIntosh and Jen Davies … Continue reading

Just Watch: DMA’S – In The Air

DMA’S Words: Caleb Curtis DMA’S are going from strength to strength. After a hit debut album Hill’s End in 2016, the Australian three-piece treated us to a brand new single back in late 2017 with Dawning. It marked an evolution of their sound, but one that was very much grounded in familiarity. This statement remains … Continue reading

Just Listen: Marsicans – Wake Up Freya

Masicans Words: Joe Cockburn Marsicans have hit our ears once more with a fresh tune in time for their headline tour next month, but this one is different. The Leeds quartet have had us falling head over heels for their upbeat, indie pop with a grungey twist, but new single Wake Up Freya is way … Continue reading

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

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