Album Review: Ed The Dog – Shame

Ed The Dog  – Shame 27th July 2018 Words: Samantha Sadler High Wycombe artist Ed the Dog released his debut album ‘Shame’ on 27th July and it’s packed full of 90s vibes and similarities to Weezer. Ed Wettenhall made the bold decision to quit his admin assistant job, retreat to his attic and write the … Continue reading

Just Listen: Orchic Collective – Otherside

Otherside Words: Samantha Sadler  Irish indie-pop outfit Orchid Collective have been turning heads in their home country and are now set to release their new single ‘Otherside’ on the 1st June. Having toured relentlessly across Ireland in 2017, as well as making their debut UK appearance at Y Not festival, the quartet have attracted attention … Continue reading

EP Review: Tom Branfoot – Bloodsongs

Bloodsongs Words Samantha Sadler One of the best things about listening to new music every day is when you stumble across something that you totally don’t expect and that’s exactly what I got from Leeds heartthrob Tom Branfoot. Branfoot’s new EP Bloodsongs sets a bleak landscape that is glittered with phenomenal vocals and twirling instrumentals … Continue reading

Festival Preview: All Points East 2018

All Points East 2018 – Catfish and The Bottlemen 1st June 2018 Words: Luke Pettican Find All Points East on Facebook Tickets for All Points East can be purchased here. As part of this year’s All Points East Festival, Catfish And The Bottlemen headline a huge show in London’s Victoria Park on June 1st. APE have lined … Continue reading

Album Review: Dream Wife – Dream Wife

Dream Wife Released 20th January 2018 Words: Elena Katrina (aka Dream Wife Fan Girl) Dream Wife have repeatedly blown my cotton’s off in a live show, far too many times that I can remember, over the last few years and so to now be faced with their debut album is a mixture of both elation … Continue reading

Live Review: Wolf Alice – Brighton

Wolf Alice Brighton Dome, November 2017 Words & Photos: Chloe Hashemi There is always something particularly special about seeing a band just after a major album release. Seeing Wolf Alice at the Brighton Dome just a couple of months after the release of their stunning second album ‘Visions of a Life’ was no exception. The … Continue reading

Live Review: Amber Run – Brighton

Amber Run Concorde 2, Brighton October 2017 Words & Photos: Chloe Hashemi It’s always a treat when you get to see not one but two great bands grace the same stage in a single evening. That being said, you can imagine my delight when I found out I would be seeing both Amber Run and … Continue reading

Live Review: Tom Grennan – Liverpool

Tom Grennan Leaf, Liverpool, 4th October 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Elena Katrina   When a touring gig above a bar/café sells out two months before the artist is due to step foot on the stage, you know there is going to be a certain level of expectation regarding the night. Sell out gigs are … Continue reading

Live Review: Methyl Ethyl – London

Methyl Ethyl The Shacklewell Arms, 15/08/2017 Words: Nick Jacques I strolled into the Shacklewell Arms with about 15 minutes to go before Methyl Ethyl were to go on stage. I had never set foot in this part of town before. I was intrigued to know what I might find lurking amongst these 4 murky music-soaked … Continue reading

Just Listen: Ardyn – Together

Ardyn Words: Nick Bewes Ardyn are a new name to me but one I will certainly be keeping an eye out for in the future. Brother and sister duo Rob and Katy Pearson have spent the time since releasing their EP the Valley writing and recording and they return with the first single of the … Continue reading

Just Listen: Thom Worth – Oh! Lucinda

Thom Worth Words: Elena Katrina Sweet and poppy melodies and vocals mix with a real easy going groove that you just can’t help but move to. London based singer-songwriter Thom Worth releases his latest single Oh!Lucinda and it’s enough to warm the cockles, even in this freezing cold weather. Find Thom Worth on Facebook LIVE … Continue reading

Live Review: Motherhood

Motherhood Arts Club, 9th November 2016 Words: Gary Lambert It was the 9 November 2016, America had voted for Donald J Trump to become their next president, and the rest of the world had started to panic and think of Doomsday scenarios based around a vision of nuclear war gameshows. In a darkened loft in … Continue reading

EP Review: White – Cuts That Don’t Bleed

Cuts That Don’t Bleed Released 4th November 2016 Words: Gary Feeney Regular Popped readers will have noticed by now that we’re huge fans of White, so it’d be fair to say we’re rather excited about the long-awaited release of their debut E.P., the wonderfully titled Cuts That Don’t Bleed. It seems hard to believe that … Continue reading

Live Review: Jodie Abacus – Manchester

Jodie Abacus Deaf Institute, Manchester, 27th September 2016 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Lucy Lamb Support for Jodie Abacus came from Age of L.U.N.A. (Live Under No Authority) who are a curious up-and-coming British hip hop act. As the eyes of the music world after a decade of Grime are now looking towards that as the … Continue reading

Just Listen: Mystery Jets – The World is Overtaking Me

Mystery Jets Words: Gary Lambert If you are a fan of the art form that is the music video, then this Just Listen is not for you.The accompanying video on VEVO is basically a screensaver showing the curve of the earth,happily hinting at The Curve of the Earth the new album from Mystery Jets. We … Continue reading

  • Popped Music Logo by…

    Ian Caulkett
    If you like our logo then check out Ian's site here: http://cargocollective.com/iancaulkett

  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Also please do sign up to our personalised mailing list: http://eepurl.com/bejgpX

    Join 8,040 other followers

  • About Popped Music

    Popped Music has been going since Feb 2010.

    All articles written by Elena Katrina unless otherwise stated.

    I'm very happy if you love what I've done enough or love the bands I've written about and want to share - go for it, but please be blog friendly and share the link or hit the reblog button. Thank you.