Interview: The Blinders

The Blinders Words and Photos: Gary Lambert It was an unseasonably warm Manchester afternoon, and I was sat in my car with the windows up feeling like I don’t know what. I had just finished my interview with The Blinders and my mind was blank like a What The Fuck bomb had gone off in … Continue reading

Live Review: The Van T’s, Preston

Live Review: The Van T’s Roper Hall, Preston, 12 April 2019 Words and Photographs by Gary Lambert Despite it being a fairly regular location on the circuit and only about 35 minutes drive from home, I had never in 20+ years of gig going made my way to Preston. However The Van T’s were coming … Continue reading

Live Review: Gerry Cinnamon, Liverpool

Gerry Cinnamon, Liverpool Guild of Students, 23 March 2019 Words by Gary Lambert It is the ethos of Popped Music to write about music that we love and would recommend to people. As our editor put it to me one day “you wouldn’t write a cook book including food you didn’t like”. It was with … Continue reading

EP Review: White – Cuts That Don’t Bleed

Cuts That Don’t Bleed Released 4th November 2016 Words: Gary Feeney Regular Popped readers will have noticed by now that we’re huge fans of White, so it’d be fair to say we’re rather excited about the long-awaited release of their debut E.P., the wonderfully titled Cuts That Don’t Bleed. It seems hard to believe that … Continue reading

Live Review: The Rifles – Glasgow

The Rifles The Garage, Glasgow, 14th October 2016 Words: Gary Feeney Photos: Cameron Brisbane It’s not always the case that you’d be able to muster a great deal of enthusiasm for a band making their second appearance in a city in the same year and nor is it often the case that a band releasing … Continue reading

Festival Review: The Tenement Trail 2016

The Tenement Trail 2016 Various, Glasgow 8th October 2016 Words and Photos: Alice Haden With the festival trending on Twitter, hundreds of fans fled the streets of Glasgow (mainly Sauchiehall Street) to find the best kept secrets this industry has to offer. Playing in some of the city’s best venues were the likes of Sweaty … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Vegan Leather – This House

The Vegan Leather Words: Gary Feeney We know The Vegan Leather have been around for a while and that This House isn’t exactly a new single, but since we’ve featured a number of other acts from this year’s Tenement Trail line-up in recent weeks, we felt that it was only fair that we show some … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Tenement Trail 2016

Tenement Trail 2016 Glasgow’s Tenement Trail returns to stages with an even bigger line-up. Words: Alice Hadden Keep Up To Date: Website // Facebook Milburn, Be Charlotte, The Van-T’s and Declan Welsh are only a fraction of talent appearing at this years now infamous Tenement Trail. Known for its abundance of rising stars, the one … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Ninth Wave – Change

The Ninth Wave Words: Gary Feeney The Ninth Wave’s Soundcloud biography consists of two simple words. Normally, you’d find such a brief description to be a bit frustrating, especially if you’re looking for a some nformation to use when writing something like this to hopefully introduce people to a band, but in this case, the … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Telermen – Trust You

The Telermen Words: Gary Feeney As we’ve noted before on Popped, there’s a seemingly endless procession of good bands emerging in and around Glasgow these days and amongst the latest to appear is four-piece the Telermen, featuring one Dillon Squire, Son of Stone Roses legend, John. Trust You, the lead single from the band’s debut … Continue reading

Just Listen: Prides – Rome

Prides The (ahem) pride of Glasgow, Prides, return with new single Rome and it brings a ever so slightly rockier edge to their usual disco-pop infused sound. Fear not though if that’s what you’ve always loved about them, that feel is still very much still the thread that keeps the track stitched together. I found … Continue reading

Live Review: Holy Esque – Glasgow

Holy Esque Glasgow Art School, 7th May 2016 Words: Gary Feeney Usually when I come across a new band who I really like, I’ll end up spending ages watching all sorts of live videos on YouTube; especially so, if I know I’m going to see them. For whatever reason though, I never quite got round … Continue reading

Just Listen: White – Fight The Feeling

White Words: Gary Feeney After releasing three quite brilliant singles last year, you could probably have been forgiven for wondering if White could hit the same heights with their latest offering, Fight The Feeling; if you had any such doubts about this band though, you would have been very wrong indeed. Bristling with the kind … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Insomniac Project – Vacillation

The Insomniac Project Words: Gary Feeney It seems that there’s another good new band appearing in Glasgow at every turn these days, with latest on the impressive conveyor belt being electro 6-piece The Insomniac Project. I only caught the tail-end of their support set with Crash Club last week, but that brief glimpse was enough … Continue reading

Live Review: White – Glasgow

White QMU, 20th February 2016 Words: Gary Feeney I tweeted a week or so ago that White’s latest single, Living Fiction, sounds and feels just like a classic that’s been around for years. If you didn’t know better, you’d find it very hard to believe it was made by a band who hadn’t even embarked … Continue reading

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