Just Listen: Cassia – Come & Talk

Cassia Words: Joe Cockburn It feels like summer is back as feel-good afro-rock trio Cassia share the third and final single of their Movers & Shapers’EP. Following belters Sink and Out Of Her Mind, Come & Talk completes the three-track release which the band will be promoting through their upcoming UK tour. An incredibly busy … Continue reading

Just Listen: Indoor Pets – So Soon

Indoor Pets Words: Joe Cockburn Formerly known as Get Inuit, Indoor Pets are the same members, with the same songs, just a new name, and their first release under this new guise shows that they bring with them the same lovable brilliance. Fresh from support slots with The Big Moon and Ash, the Kent four-piece … Continue reading

Just Listen: Spinn – After Dark

Spinn Words: Luke Pettican SPINN’s 2017 breezy-pop infused releases saw them garner critical acclaim from the likes of DORK and Tennement TV. 2018 looks like it’s going to be another stellar year for the Liverpool quartet, if their latest release is anything to go by. Their new single After Dark is more sombre song than … Continue reading

Just Listen: Dahlia Sleeps

Dahlia Sleeps Words: Elena Katrina Sometimes there are songs which reach deep inside and grab you emotionally. Blackout by Dahlia Sleeps does just that – it’s a sync dream and I feel sure it’s going to end up being used on something spectacular and propelling them into the stratosphere. Where, I might add, they rightly … Continue reading

Just Listen: Jade Bird – Lottery

Jade Bird Words: Nick Bewes The new year brings the joy of new music and one of the best so far is the new release from the brilliant Jade Bird. Lottery, which is the follow up to her debut EP Something American from 2017, tells the story of finding and losing love. Listening to it, … Continue reading

Album Review: BRMC – Wrong Creatures

Wrong Creatures Released Jan 12th 2018 Words: Nick Jacques So here we are, it’s 2018 and with the New Year up and running we have a new Black Rebel Motor Cycle Club album and does it come with a new direction? Electro or possibly Euro-pop I hear you cry?? Erm…. no it doesn’t. It’s the … Continue reading

The Orielles – Blue Suitcase (Disco Wrist)

The Orielles Words: Charlotte Minnett From the first twang of the protruding bassline and the jingle of the retro-esque lead guitar you will know straight away that this is The Orielles’ new single and if you don’t where on earth have you been? As soon as I saw the word ‘disco’ in the title I … Continue reading

Just Watch: Hudson Taylor – Run With Me

Hudson Taylor Words: Emily Leonard After last years release of the long awaited comeback single Feel It Again, Irish modern day folk, pop duo Hudson Taylor begin 2018 on a high by presenting us with a new single Run With Me. The song is a happy go lucky, infectious slice of melodic magic, producing an … Continue reading

Just Listen: Safari Gold – Easy Company

Safari Gold Words: Luke Pettican Cardiff based quartet Safari Gold have been friends since childhood and their obvious connection shines through in their music. After gaining praise for their track Howl all the way back in 2015, the band is finally getting around to releasing an album, with their self-titled album due this Friday. Stand-out … Continue reading

Just Listen: Frills – We Can Be Friends

Frills Words: Elena Katrina A Soundcloud Stumble is going to become my first review of 2018 and I’m thrilled that it is – because I love a good “SS”.  Brooklyn’s Frills have a touch of the Vampire Weekend’s about them and I’ll be honest  it was that light and bouncy feel that grabbed me. The … Continue reading

Live Review: Otherkin – Brighton

Otherkin Hope & Ruin, Brighton, 29th October 2017 Words: Lewis Cockle Photos: Chloe Hashemi One might say that Brighton’s Hope & Ruin was a slightly odd choice for a band that could quite easily pack out a larger venue, as Otherkin have been doing whilst on tour for their debut album OK. However, as a … 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

Just Watch: Tom Grennan – I Might

Tom Grennan Words: Elena Katrina Tom Grennan brings us another hint as to what his debut album, Lighting Matches, is going to be like with new single I Might. Just when I was starting to feel almost desperate to hear something else from him, he delivers… Merry Christmas indeed. Tom Grennan was my most listened … Continue reading

Just Watch: Marsicans – Throw Ourselves In

Marsicans Words: Elena Katrina Sometimes there are no words, sometimes there is only laughter and smiles and that’s the case with the new video for Throw Ourselves In by one of our faves… Marsicans! OK so obviously the first watch was the time for no words and laughter and smiles the second, third and fourth … Continue reading

Just Listen: Oya Paya – Put My Record On

Oya Paya Words: Elena Katrina Oya Paya have been on our radar for a while but their latest single Put My Record On is the one that’s really done it for us and we’ve caught the OP bug! Sultry and yet punchy vocals are a strong feature and I love the use of bird song … Continue reading

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