FESTIVAL VIBES: KING NO-ONE

King No-One Words and Photo by Gary Lambert Undoubtedly King No-One are amongst my favourite festival bands. With on-stage drama, banging tunes, and an approach to lyricism which allows fans to realise they are not alone, King No-One are genuinely an impressive live music act. You are going to love them if you don’t already … Continue reading

FESTIVAL VIBES: MAKE FRIENDS

Make Friends Words by Gary Lambert Another of the acts we are excited about for CloseUp Festival is Make Friends. Their indie sound is what every summer sounds like at Popped Music. With jangling guitars and dreamy vocals tracks like Call Me Out will always make us smile. Popped Music: How are Make Friends doing?Make … Continue reading

FESTIVAL VIBES: HAVELOCK

Havelock Words by Gary Lambert Kent-born singer Havelock is an act I’ve not yet seen, but I am really excited to catch them performing at next week’s CloseUp Festival, at Colours, Hoxton. Their tracks have a wonderful electro feel to them, mixing the energy of bedroom pop with a smooth, high fidelity sound, and with … Continue reading

FESTIVAL VIBES: ORCHARDS

Orchards Words by Gary Lambert; main Orchards photo by Jessie Morgan Orchards have been a Popped Music favourite for many years now with their delightfully contrasting sound and energising live performances meaning that we’ve watched them play from Austin to Lincoln. They are the Friday night headliners of this year’s CloseUp Festival at Colours, Hoxton, … Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: CLOSEUP FESTIVAL

CloseUp Festival 2022 Colours, Hoxton, 20-22 May 2022 Words by Daniel Burton It’s Festival Season once more, and back in its regular slot in the calendar CloseUp Festival has returned bigger and better than ever – even boasting their first ever Sunday lineup. This year CloseUp Festival as you would expect is bringing some of … Continue reading

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