SXSW With: The Ninth Wave

The Ninth Wave Words by Elena Katrina Having played a intimidatingly good show at The British Music Embassy the previous evening, I was a little nervous to meet and interview The Ninth Wave. I’m just not cool enough to deal with their level of interesting. However, having (hopefully) broken the ice  by challenging them to … Continue reading

SXSW With: Lucia

Lucia Words by Elena Katrina I’ve been a fan of Lucia for a while now and missed them when they played SX last year. I then made it my mission to see them live and did this by witnessing a terrifyingly assured show at The Great Escape. I mean, frontwoman Lucia is terrifying on stage … Continue reading

SXSW With: Island

Island Words: Elena Katrina Photo: Thibaut De Lestré I’ve been a fan of Island for a while and I’ve had the pleasure of hanging with them before but this is our first interview – madness right? Right! Maybe it’s the fact they already “know” me or maybe it’s all the free alcohol but this turns … Continue reading

SXSW With: Anteros

Words and Photos: Elena Katrina Sitting at Vevo House – the venue which is about to become our most used venue to hang with bands – I get to meet Anteros… finally. It’s been a good few years since I first saw them live, yet somehow it’s taken until now to finally meet them. Hailing … Continue reading

Interview: The Hunna

The Hunna Words: Daniel Burton Rapidly becoming one of the biggest indie rocker outfits on the scene at the moment, The Hunna are heading back out on tour and are ready to take 2019 by the scruff of its neck. Ahead of their upcoming UK and European tour, Popped were able to get a few … Continue reading

Our Girl Interview

Our Girl Words: Elena Katrina & Gary Lambert  Photos: Gary Lambert The last time Popped Music were with Our Girl it was in the warm (but breezy) Texan sunshine of SXSW. Things had changed though over the last six months as we caught up again outside a bar in Liverpool on a chilly Sunday evening. … Continue reading

INTERVIEW EXCLUSIVE: TOM GRENNAN

Tom Grennan Words: Samantha Sadler London singer & songwriter Tom Grennan has been building up an impressive fanbase over the past couple of years and with very good reason. His gorgeous bluesy, soulful indie hits have bagged him buckets of praise from the likes of NME, Radio One and MTV and he’s worked with huge … Continue reading

Guest Blogger: Nadia Nair

Nadia Nair Intro: Elena Katrina Crazy crazy crazy times… they certainly are reflecting. Mars is in retrograde, summer is burning and I am writing a blog post for the first time in my life. I’m not an influencer, but I am under the influence… lol no but I might be. I’ve just realised that’s such … Continue reading

Interview Exclusive: Sea Girls

Sea Girls Words: Luke Pettican Sea Girls are unstoppable at the moment having released 2 EP’s this year alone and smashed a string of festival dates. With a headline October tour and more festival dates (including London’s Bushstock), they aren’t showing any signs of slowing down. We spoke to singer/guitarist/frontman Henry Camamile and guitarist Rory … Continue reading

Guest Blogger: Sam Fender

Sam Fender Intro: Elena Katrina Sam Fender, that name on the poster, every poster, everywhere, all of a sudden this young lad from Newcastle is making a very big name for himself. But it’s not as overnight as you might think. With still so few tracks available for our aural pleasure compared to the number … Continue reading

Tour Bus Playlist: Mary Miller

Mary Miller Words: Elena Katrina Mary Miller, roll that name around a while, for it’s a name you’re going to be hearing quite a lot of in the future. She keeps winning all kinds of things, most recently she won the apply to play competition run by Bushstock Festival. A festival we love dearly and … Continue reading

Interview Exclusive: Fizzy Blood

Fizzy Blood Words: Samantha Sadler   Lively five-piece Fizzy Blood are definitely a force to be reckoned with. Formed in 2014, the Leeds lads have been touring relentlessly throughout May and are jumping straight onto the festival circuit this summer.   But what’s their story? I caught up with Benji Inkley (vocals), Paul Howells (guitarist/songwriter) … Continue reading

Guest Blogger: Hilang Child

Hilang Child Intro: Elena Katrina Photos: Abi Raymaker Bella Union’s latest signing Hilang Child takes on the latest guest blogger post here at Popped Music to talk about his singing, his experience at SXSW, where he also shares his private SXSW photos and lets us have the lowdown on what else is coming for him in the … Continue reading

SXSW With: Ider

Ider They give little away on their own social media accounts but a little digging can find you a bit more about the London based female duo Ider. Like they’ve been around for only a few years and have already made an impact that’s seen them play some pretty cool shows and festivals, as well … Continue reading

SXSW With: Our Girl

Our Girl Words & Photos: Elena Katrina  It’s OK to see a band you like more than once in a few weeks, it’s OK to see them 4 times in less than 3 weeks, I know this, because I’ve done it. I did it with Our Girl, though it wasn’t necessarily intentionally but if they’re … Continue reading

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