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

Live Review: Daughter, Liverpool

Daughter 02 Academy, Liverpool, 22nd January 2016 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones I was surprised when it was announced that Daughter would be playing Liverpool O2 Academy on their first tour to introduce to the world their sophomore album Not To Disappear. This was not because they are not suitable to Liverpool, but rather … Continue reading

Festival Review: Liverpool Psych Fest

Liverpool Psych Fest 25th-26th September 2015 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones Welcome to the fourth Scouse of Love as The Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia returned to its home at Camp and Furnace an expanded version of the previous year as is its wont. If you are expecting Top Shop plastic flower hair bands … Continue reading

Album Review: Nothing But Thieves – Nothing But Thieves

Nothing But Thieves Released 16th October 2015 Words: Gary Lambert Buy this album. If I could get away with it those three words, that would have been my review of the eponymous debut album by Nothing But Thieves. It is not going to change your life, but it is going to improve your music library. … Continue reading

Just Listen: Hunck – I’ll Wait

Hunck Listen to I’ll Wait here: OK so not the best band name of the year but Hunck’s new single, I’ll Wait, isn’t really of this year. It’s basically of the 60s…. yet…. not. There’s a psychedelic production feel of the 60s, the movement of a classic 60s pop song and well you’ve had a … Continue reading

EP Review: Tijuana Bibles – Ghost/Dance/Movement

Ghost/Dance/Movement Released September 4th 2015 Words: Gary Feeney Tijuana Bibles first came to my attention at Live at Glasgow earlier this year, turning in a raucous late night (early morning, to be pedantic) performance in the basement of the popular music venue Broadcast. Playing to a rather well-lubricated hometown audience, it was obvious that this … Continue reading

Festival Review: Festevol Part 2

Festevol Part 2 The Kazimier August 8th 2015 Words and photos: Gary Lambert Warning: This review contains no song titles or insightful technical details on music performance. This is a study in the sheer enjoyment of being with friends, having beer in a plastic cup and watching live music.   After Festevol Part 1 and … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Festevol 2015 Pt2

Festevol 2015 Words: Gary Lambert The Saturday after the Saturday before. We come to Festevol Part 2, headlined by the fabulous All We Are, and I am excited. After a fantastic day of revelry last week mixed with some brilliant music from the likes of The Probes, Zuzu and a knockout set from The Vryll … Continue reading

Festival Review: Festevol Part 1

Festevol Part 1 The Kazimier August 1st 2015 Words and photos: Gary Lambert Opening up in the rain soaked Kazimier Garden was the young talent that is local singer-songwriter Sophie Anderson. Despite telling the crowd that she was performing none of the music with her eyes open due to being able to see them all … Continue reading

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