Festival Review: 2Q Festival Lincoln 2019

2Q Festival Various Venues, Lincoln, 9 November 2019 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert It was seven o’clock in the morning when my journey to 2Q Festival started. Despite spending Friday night in the far reaches of The Lake District celebrating the love of two of my friends, as soon as best man duty finished … 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: Black Honey – Midnight

Black Honey – Midnight Words: Gary Lambert After three years of listening to and watching Black Honey, it’s easy to say that they are constantly improving with release after release without dropping a confusing dud.  But I was not prepared for the step into the unknown which was to come with Midnight. We still have … Continue reading

Live Review: Black Honey – Cardiff

Black Honey The Globe Cardiff, 13th May 2018 Words: Lewis Rogers Photos: Isaac Griffiths I’ve been following Black Honey’s music ever since they dropped their Bloodlust EP way back in 2014. Back then there was an elusiveness and mystery to the Brighton four piece but over the past few years they’ve earned a well-deserved reputation … Continue reading

Live Review: Black Honey – Manchester

Black Honey Ruby Lounge, Manchester, March 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Trust A Fox Photography Manchester and Black Honey go together like Manchester and rain, or Black Honey and ace rock songs. When Popped Music met up with Black Honey in 2015, it was the day after a spectacular Mancunian gig which culminated in a … Continue reading

Just Listen: Black Honey – Somebody Better

Black Honey Words: Elena Katrina Black Honey continue their musical journey into 2017 with brand new single Somebody Better and it’s an absolute dream. It’s probably their poppiest upbeat offering to date but there’s a steady driving rock theme still rocking out that gains and gains until it’s pushed and bullied it’s way to the … Continue reading

Festival Review: Barn On The Farm

Barn On The Farm 1-2 July 2016 Words: Elena Katrina I started this blog the same year that Barn On The Farm first started. Yes, that long ago. I believe they started it for their mates and I started this just for something to do and to keep my love of new music alive. So … Continue reading

Festival Review: Festevol 2016

Festevol 2016 1st May 2016, Liverpool Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Gaz Jones//Elena Katrina From the get go this festival was always going to be of interest, after all Liverpool promoter Evol is well known to us  for putting on great shows featuring many of the bands we love. Gary went along last year, and this … Continue reading

Festival Review: Flying Vinyl – London

Flying Vinyl Hackney Shapes, 9th April 2016 Words: Lauren Grigor Flying Vinyl sure know how to put on a good show. The vinyl subscription service has had healthy growth in the last year, proving that vinyl is still alive and really doing more than just well. It was great to see the amount of people … Continue reading

Just Listen: Black Honey – All My Pride

Black Honey Black Honey are the *ahem* pride of Brighton and these beauties can do no wrong as far as my ears are concerned. Brand new track All My Pride provides punchy melodies and a snarling  vocal you wouldn’t think possible from “butter wouldn’t melt” vocalist Izzy. Until, that is, she pics up a mic, … Continue reading

Interview: Black Honey

Black Honey Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones In the British music blogging world there was one winner of 2015. Brighton’s female-fronted indie rock band Black Honey have had blog-bouquets and review-riches thrown at them from before the release of their single Madonna. Popped Music have had the fortune to watch Black Honey on several … 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

Live Review: Black Honey – Liverpool

Black Honey 14th October 2015, Studio 2, Liverpool Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Gaz Jones It would be fair to say that from the first time I heard just the beginning of Black Honey’s debut single, Madonna, earlier this year I was I knew I was going to be a fan. I am a fan. We … Continue reading

Just Listen: Black Honey – Corrine

Black Honey Listen to Corrine here: I refuse to be swayed on Black Honey. As far as I am concerned there’s not a bad word to be said about them. They make me feel like I’m happily drunk and spinning around and around in a very fuzzy 60s dream world where I have mascara running … Continue reading

Festival Review: Kendal Calling 2015

Kendal Calling 30th July – 3rd August 2015 This is the third year in a row that I’ve been to Kendal Calling and it was thrilling to be there as part of their ten year birthday bash! We didn’t make it there for the Thursday early entrance which saw indie legends James take to the … Continue reading

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