Interview: A Void

A Void Words and Photographs by Gary Lambert We get to watch lots of bands, and it might seem harsh to state that at times they all merge into one another, but on the average week this year I’ve seen probably four gigs with between three and six acts at each gig so I’d say … Continue reading

Interview: Dollie Demi

Dollie Demi Words and Photographs: Gary Lambert Imagine in the moments before Simon Fuller got the Spice Girls to sign on the dotted line, Geri Halliwell was kicked out of the band and they were then taught to play their own instruments on dirty rock numbers. The result of this would be Dollie Demi. Admittedly … Continue reading

Just Listen: Caii – Temporary High

Caii – Temporary High Words – Gary Lambert For those who are unaware, Caii is a young multi-talented musician based in Manchester. This track, Temporary High, shows off a number of those talents as the song was written, performed, recorded, and produced by her. This one-woman-band approach gives Temporary High a tremendously clean feel of … Continue reading

Introducing: KHUSHI

Phantoms Born and bred in London KHUSHI spends his days caring for the blind. One day he decided to  uploaded a few demo tracks online. Since then he’s spent a fair amount of time out on the road in 2013 with support slots for  Laura Muvla, Dan Croll and Foxes, as well as festival appearances … Continue reading

Introducing: Cosmo Sheldrake

Cosmo Sheldrake This young twentysomething from Brighton has just popped up on my radar, well more like, strategically been placed there by his manager. I don’t actually care how when or why I find something as long as when I first hear it it makes me feel something good. Cosmo Sheldrake’s music certainly does that. … Continue reading

Introducing: Joel Bailey

Joel Bailey Joel started to play the drums when he was 9. That’s really quite young by any one’s standards. It should then be of no surprise that having showed natural ability for one instrument he started to tackle others including the guitar. Now he can play both, really well, but not just that, he … Continue reading

Introducing: Isla

Constellations EP Isla are made up of three rather extraordinary young ladies.  Not only are they beautiful and hugely talented but they are also three of the nicest people you could ever wish to meet. Popped caught up with them recently to film a little bit of a special session with the them, which you … Continue reading

Introducing: Eleanor Friedberger

My Mistakes Eleanor Friedberger is one half of the brother and sister duo The Fiery Furnaces, who hail from Chicago and recorded no less than nine albums together. So you may already know of her or recognise her, but this is a tiny introduction to her solo career. Eleanor releases her début solo album, Last … Continue reading

Introducing: FOLKS

Avalanche Those of you who are going to see Miles Kane’s upcoming tour and those going to see Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at the Roundhouse in London will be treated to a support set from new Manchester 6 piece FOLKS. The band were formed when guitarist and writer Michael Beasley joined vocalist Scott Anderson. … Continue reading

Introducing: The Wild Mercury Sound

Miss Frost The Wild Mercury Sound are all four young lads from London. Their names are Ashley Cooper (Drums), Benji Compston (Vocals, Guitar), Johnny Lillis (Guitar) and Jonny Allan  (Bass). With none of the members yet to hit their twenties the band are young and considerably talented, proving that age really isn’t as important as … Continue reading

Introducing: Hattie Murdoch

Ocean Floor EP Lincolnshire born Hattie Murdoch recently released her début EP, Ocean Floor, through brand new imprint label Portable Magic who are based in Newcastle. Hattie takes her influences from far and wide including her own experiences being in rock bands, jazz bands and orchestras when she was younger and then later exploring everything … Continue reading

Introducing: Raquels

Raquels Reece Baker -Vocals & guitar,  Stuart Mount – Bass & Vocals, James Gonzalves – Guitar & Vocals and Zak Ballinger – Drums are the four components to Basildon bassed band Raquels.  As yet they have not released anything but came to our attention and they seem like worthy of it too. Having already played … Continue reading

Introducing: Luke De-Sciscio

Luke De-Sciscio Sometimes you come across musicians, sometimes they find you, this was a case for the latter and we loved his voice so much that even though he has nothing to promote or release we want to introduce you to him anyway. We know very little about Luke De-Sciscio other than he spends his … Continue reading

Introducing: David J Roch

Dew David J Roch has an interesting job by day, he is an undertaker. Come night time, I guess, very much like a vampire, he comes to life with his music. I’m presuming he doesn’t have time to sleep or do anything else of course. (Though I know he does somehow find time to eat … Continue reading

Introducing: Theme Park

A Mountain We Love / Wax Theme Park are a four young lads from London who will be releasing their debut double A-side single A Mountain We Love/Wax through brand new label imprint paraYse (new label from Transgressive.) The Theme Park single is going to be released as a very limited run of 250 hand … Continue reading

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