LIVE REVIEW: Spring King – Newcastle

Spring King Newcastle, 20th September 2018 Words: Samantha Sadler It’s so amazing to watch a band grow from support act to show headliners and I feel like I’ve pretty much been on this journey with Spring King. I first caught the guys supporting Spector back in 2015, and it is pretty awesome that I’m now … Continue reading

Album Review: Black Honey – Black Honey

Black Honey Released 21st September 2018 Words: Gary Lambert Christmas Day happens once every year so you don’t have that long to wait.  The first time I saw Black Honey perform live, it was three years ago. It has been an excruciating wait for their debut album to be released with every single dropped a … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Estrons – Body

Estrons – Body Words: Nicholas Jacques Recent exposure on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 live show and support slots with the notorious Pussy Riot and the fab Garbage have seen Estrons’ profile considerably grow in stature. That is supported with is a final taster before they finally unleash their eagerly anticipated debut album ‘You say I’m … Continue reading

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: Jack Vallier – Anyway

Jack Vallier – Anyway Words: Nick Bewes Jack Vallier is a new name to me, but is certainly a name I will keep an eye for in the future on the strength of his new single, Anyway. It’s the sort of song that if it was sung by a former member of One Direction, would … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Egyptians – Hollywood

Egyptians – Hollywood Words: Samantha Sadler  I’ve been hanging onto this track from Egyptians for a while before today’s release date and I have to admit, I’ve been listening to it A LOT. Although Egyptians are the new kids on the London indie music scene, you would be mistaken for thinking they’d been around for … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Soccer Mommy – I’m On Fire

Soccer Mommy – I’m On Fire Words: Rob Connor  Let me start this by stating outright, I have a holy triumvirate of artists that I deem untouchable. One is the Rolling Stones, one is Ryan Adams and the third is The Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen. So it is with some trepidation I approach 21-year-old singer- … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: FEVA – Uneasy

FEVA – Uneasy Words: Samantha Sadler It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of North East four-piece FEVA and I’m buzzing that their latest track ‘Uneasy’ is an absolute banger. Opening with psychedelic swirling loops reminiscent to The Horrors and The Oh Sees, it’s not long before explosive drumming and crashing cymbals enter the … Continue reading

Live Review: Hippo Campus – London

Hippo Campus London, 23rd August 2018 Words & Photos: Luke Pettican  As soon as you walked into Omeara’s delightfully styled main room, you could sense the raging excitement in the air. Before even the support band had started the place was crammed with eager fans, connected by an undeniable sense of feverish anticipation. Before Hippo … Continue reading

Just Listen: Hippo Campus – Bambi

Hippo Campus – Bambi Words: Samantha Sadler Fans of Hippo Campus get excited because the Minnesota five-piece are back with new album ‘Bambi’ set to be released on 28th September, a new video for the recently released title-track from the new album AND a UK tour for next year! The masters behind intricate pop instrumentals with … Continue reading

Just Listen: Llovers – Go Get Her, Go Getter

Llovers – Go Get Her, Go Getter Words: Samantha Sadler I’m so pleased to see that Teesside sweethearts Lllovers have produced yet another dazzling indie pop anthem and it’s one of their best to date. Known for their breezy surf-style indie-pop in the North East, the outfit have been drawing in crowds at their live … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Kikagaku Moyo – Gatherings

Kikagaku Moyo – Gatherings Words: Nicholas Jacques This is the first Popped review for Tokyo’s finest psychedelic band Kikagaku Moyo whilst also a bit of a “left turn” or foray for Popped Music too. However, there’s no need to panic and look at a map, for the musical compass is definitely pointing in the right … Continue reading

EP REVIEW: Saint Charles – Saint Charles

Saint Charles Words: Samantha Sadler William Jones, AKA Saint Charles, is very much someone you’re going to want to listen to if you haven’t heard him already. Formerly of Spectrals, Jones has released his first self-titled EP today on Fox Food Records and it’s four lush tracks packed with fuzzy vocals and nostalgic instrumentals. Opening … Continue reading

Just Listen: Saytr Play – Fragile

Saytr Play – Fragile Words: Elena Katrina  It’s easy to see, well, hear, why Saytr Play are pulling in the numbers where fans are concerned when you listen to new single Fragile. Full of quirky musical and vocal moments and a chorus that demands to be sang. This reminds me of a time I really … Continue reading

Just Listen: Her’s – Under Wraps

Hers – Underwraps Words: Jenni Kickhefer One of my favourites, the DIY duo Her’s are back with a new single, ahead of their hotly anticipated debut album, ‘Invitation to Her’s’ set for release on 24th August. ‘Underwraps’ picks up where the previous compilation album ‘Songs of Her’s’ left off. Steering to the more chilled out … Continue reading

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