Live Review: Bear’s Den – Newcastle

Bear’s Den Newcastle University, Newcastle, 10 November 2019 Words and Photography: Callum Robinson On a cold November night in Newcastle, Bear’s Den filled the crowd with warmth and emotion as they played to a full house at Newcastle University. I’ve been wanting to see Bear’s Den ever since they released their album Islands, back in … Continue reading

Live Review: Bear’s Den – Manchester

Bear’s Den 02 Manchester, 30th March 2017 Words: Sara Parker  The Bear’s lit up the Den at the Manchester leg of their current UK tour. But before I wax lyrical about the almighty Bear’s, let me touch upon Banfi and Seramic… Arriving at the gig a little later than anticipated I was able to catch … Continue reading

Just Watch: Bear’s Den – Greenwoods Bethlehem (Live)

Bear’s Den Words: Elena Katrina Bear’s Den are no longer one of my new bands that no one knows about and while a part of me is seriously made up that they’ve done so well, there will always be a little bit of me that dislikes having to share them with so many people. I’ve … Continue reading

Live Review: Communion at 10, London

Communion at 10 House Of Vans, London 2016 Words: Claire Healey Photos: Jane Jimenez Formed in the basement of Notting Hill Arts Club in 2006 by Mumford and Sons guitarist Ben Lovett, multi-instrumentalist Kevin Jones (who would later form Bear’s Den) and acclaimed producer Ian Grimble, Communion Music began as a platform to develop artists … Continue reading

Festival Review: Bushstock – London

Bushstock 18th June 2016, London Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Daisy Smart Bushstock has been one of my favourite festivals of the past four or so years and last year I let someone else take my place to hit up the Communion Music presented festival in South West London’s Shepherds Bush to review for Popped. I … Continue reading

End of 2015: The Round Up

It’s that time of year – the best bits, the round ups, the who did what and when and how great it was. Popped Music has had an incredible year this year and so it only seems right to take a look back at some of our favourite moments and hope that 2016 is going … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Leeds 2015

Leeds 2015 Our third year back at Leeds festival and as always we can’t wait. The festival offers us a chance to catch up with some bands we don’t usually go to see, some bands we’ve been writing about for ages and some we’ve never seen! As always the line up is looking strong and … Continue reading

Just Listen: Bear’s Den – Stay With Me (Cover)/Coffee (Cover)

Bear’s Den Listen to Stay With Me (Sam Smith Cover) here: Listen to Coffee (Sylvan Esso cover) here: Bear’s Den are all set to release their next single Agape, taken from their debut album, Islands. From the single comes the striking re-work of Sam Smith’s Stay With Me. In addition they have also just made … Continue reading

Live Review: Bear’s Den – Manchester

Bear’s Den 13th February 2015, Gorilla, Manchester Some might say that Friday the 13th is not a good day. This time, however, I would most certainly like to beg to differ. Though it could have all been so different, luck was certainly on my side. At 7.20pm I found out that Bear’s Den were on … Continue reading

Just Watch: Bear’s Den – Agape

Bear’s Den Watch the video for Agape here: Bear’s Den today shared the stunning video for their new single Agape. The single is taken from the band’s 2013 album Islands. LIVE Mon 09 Feb – Belfast Voodoo SOLD OUT Wed 11 Feb – Glasgow Oran Mor Thu 12 Feb – Newcastle The Cluny Fri 13 … Continue reading

Just Watch: Bear’s Den – Think Of England

Bear’s Den Watch the video for Think Of England here: Think Of England is the current single from Bear’s Den. Taken from their debut album, Islands, which was released in 2014. The band head out on tour in February with very few shows currently not Sold Out. LIVE Fri 06 Feb – Birmingham The Institute … Continue reading

Live Review: Xmas Jumper Jam – London

Xmas Jumper Jam Editors, The Charlatans, The Subways, Andy Burrows, Bear’s Den & Rhodes Union Chapel, London, December 4th 2014 Sometimes there are just shows that blow your mind and sometimes there are shows that b l o w your mind. This gig, in aid of Save The Children, would be one of the latter. … Continue reading

Just Listen: Bear’s Den – Think Of England

Bear’s Den Listen to Think Of England here: Bear’s Den are set to release the single Think Of England on 2nd February 2015. This is one of the most stripped back songs from their debut album Islands, yet still has quite an astonishing amount of atmosphere as it builds as well as sturdy and triumphant … Continue reading

Just Listen: Bear’s Den – Above the Clouds of Pompeii

Bear’s Den Listen to Above the Clouds of Pompeii here: Above the Clouds of Pompeii is released on October 13th just ahead of their debut album, Islands.  

Just Watch: Bear’s Den – Elysium

Bear’s Den Watch the video for Elysium here: Elysium is released as a single on July 21st via Communion/Caroline. The video was filmed in Seattle by film-maker and friend of the band Marcus Haney. Marcus travelled to Seattle to film his brother’s friends (with their blessing) at the end of term time with the intention of making … Continue reading

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