Tour Bus Playlist: The Magnettes

The Magnettes With their debut album, Ugly Truth, just about to be released on June 30th, Swedish hot stuff The Magnettes have picked us their tracks for their tour bus playlist and it’s exclusively for Popped Music. With their band manifesto being “Say what you want to say. Do it as loud as you want. … Continue reading

Interview Exclusive: Otherkin

Otherkin Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Tom Adam Three weeks on tour is not bad for a young British band with a few friends around the country they can stay, with and the odd day off that will let you get back home to catch up with other friends and real life. However, for Otherkin their … Continue reading

Track Premiere: Fond Of Rudy – OMG

Fond Of Rudy Words: Elena Katrina Our good friends Fond Of Rudy came to play a live show recently for us and it took them a solid 9 hours to get to where they needed to be from their hometown of Brighton so of course they could have just run away from us screaming, but … Continue reading

Track by Track Exclusive: Natalie McCool – Cover Combat

Natalie McCool Track by Track Exclusive Words: Elena Katrina Liverpool based singer songwriter Natalie McCool has been a firm favourite here at Popped Music HQ and it’s not just us who has been won over with her sparkling clear vocal and spectacular ability to create intelligent pop-lead stories, there’s a whole army of fans growing … Continue reading

Interview Exclusive: Honeyblood

Honeyblood Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones When Honeyblood met up with Popped Music, Liverpool was suffering a night of horrendous hailstones which came down so thickly – and painfully – that it looked like the streets were covered in snow rather than small balls of evil. This meant that we, “The G’s” (as our … Continue reading

Interview Exclusive: Hidden Charms

Hidden Charms Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones There is so much excitement afoot in the British new music scene. I feel it in the pit of my stomach watching a number of bands nowadays that they are growing and improving constantly. Blossoms have pretty much made 2016 their own, but their success has surely … Continue reading

Interview: Ady Suleiman

Ady Suleiman Words: Gary Lamberts Photos: Gaz Jones A feeling of doom came over me upon meeting Ady Suleiman and his tour manager, Chris, outside Manchester’s fantastic Albert Hall. Ady was sucking on to an old fashioned inhaler. Experience of meeting singers has been that if ever they are doing something specific to protect their … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Leeds Festival 2016

Leeds Festival 2016 TICKETS ON SALE HERE Facebook // Twitter // Website  Words: Elena Katrina   As our “great” British summer draws to a close our festival season feels as though it’s naturally winding down – only it’s not, it’s actually gearing up and Leeds Festival is not only the biggest festival on our festival … Continue reading

Interview: Fatherson

Fatherson Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones It has not been easy these last few weeks to remember what winter really felt like, but when Glasgow’s leading men, Fatherson, came to Liverpool back in February they brought the bitter cold of the Highlands south with them. On such a day it was recommended to stay … Continue reading

Interview: Band Of Skulls

Band Of Skulls Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Sara Harvey It’s an exciting time right now if you’re a fan of Band Of Skulls, or indeed are one of the three awesome people in Band Of Skulls – at least I think so. With album number four, By Default,  done and dusted and sat waiting to … Continue reading

Video Premiere: The Roscoes – Skin

The Roscoes Having recently released their new double A Side single, (Skin//The Wall) The Roscoes are pleased to finally be able to share their video for Skin. And we’re delighted that they chose us to share it with first! The four piece have been out and about lately, playing shows both at home in Liverpool, as … Continue reading

Video Exclusive: Matthew And The Atlas – Old Master (Lightship Session)

Matthew And The Atlas In the excitement leading up to the release of Matthew And The Atlas’ latest studio album, Temple, Matthew Hegarty and band set aside time to record a special version of album track Old Master for the Lightship Sessions. Old Master is another perfect example of Matthew’s quality of song writing, his … Continue reading

Video Exclusive: Natives – Chasing Lions Acoustic

Natives After taking almost a year out, four piece, Natives, returned but weeks ago with a new and fresh sound. The first taste comes in the form from an African inspired Chasing Lions. A single which intelligently layers sounds, styles and genres and delves into themes of fight or flight and the exhilarating release of conquering … Continue reading

Interview: Sundara Karma

Sundara Karma Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones Generally within the first three minutes of meeting a band you have a good idea as to how the interview is going to go. When Popped Music met Sundara Karma at the end of an intensive tour, as the band’s collective target was to play three more … Continue reading

Interview: Axel Flóvent

Axel Flovent Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones As we see so often with our friends, favourite bands and other animals making a career in the music industry in the UK is very hard work.  Bands spend weeks touring around the country to try to get the exposure and fan base necessary to convince record … Continue reading

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