Just Listen: The Jagged Skies – Judas

Jagged Skies – Judas Words by Gary Lambert Judas is the debut release of The Jagged Skies, and for an opening salvo  carries some weight. It is obvious from first listen that this is a track which has been thought over long and hard, and rehearsed until the sound was right. Obviously the writers of … 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 – Gen and The Degenerates – Weatherman

Just Listen – Gen and The Degenerates – Weatherman Words by Gary Lambert Gen and The Degenerates are without doubt one of the most formidable up and coming live acts around, but with this release they grab their usual blood and thunder punk rock and distill it into something far more heady. The change in … 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

SXSW With: Cassia

Cassia Words by Elena Katrina I first saw Cassia play around 2 and a half years ago for Off The Record festival in Manchester. They were nervous, to say the least and gave a performance that only hinted at what was to come. Since then they’re built up an army of fans and have an … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: Little Brother Eli

Little Brother Eli Playlist 014 Winner For those who haven’t got to grips with you yet – please introduce yourselves:  We’re Little Brother Eli. We’re mostly from the countryside. We mostly play music to dance to. Our guitars often don’t sound like guitars. How did you all meet and what is it you saw in … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: Pure Youth

Fick As Fieves Playlist 012 Winner For those who haven’t got to grips with you yet – please introduce yourselves:  Harry and I (Archie) had played in a band together back when we were 12/13 years old, after that we both took different paths; Harry attended Colchester institute to study music, where he met Richard. … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: Bokito

Bokito Playlist 009 Winner For those who haven’t got to grips with you yet – please introduce yourselves: Moses Moorehouse(MM): I’m Moses Moorhouse and I’m the singer in BOKITO Sam Cahlin(SC): I’m Sam and I play Keys. I’m the newest member of the band, joining the guys for a gig around October time then joined … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: Tiggi Hawke

Tiggi Hawke Playlist 008 Winner For those who haven’t got to grips with you yet – please introduce yourself: Aloha! I’m Tiggi Hawke, I’m from London and based at Tileyard Studios. I trained classically and made the transition to electro-pop when I was about 15 when I started writing music for myself and other artists. … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: Kassassin Street

Kassassin Street Playlist 007 Winner   For those who haven’t got to grips with you yet – please introduce yourselves:   Hello we’re Row, Andy, Tom, Nath and Ry. We’re a psyche Indie band from Portsmouth.   How did you all meet and what is it you saw in each other to decide to start … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: MarthaGunn

MarthaGunn Playlist 005 Winner For those who haven’t got to grips with you yet – please introduce yourselves:  Hey, we are Abi, Max, Al, Frankie & Humphrey. We’re in a band called MarthaGunn, named after a famous heroine in Brighton. MarthaGunn was famous for dipping people in the sea as a spiritual healing ritual. How … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: Cinema

Cinema Playlist 004 Winner For those who haven’t got to grips with you yet – please introduce yourselves: We are Cinema, an alternative electronic pop band from Birmingham. We have been labelled as anything from tropical pop to electro soul. We are forever writing songs and love throwing in new percussion and world instruments. How … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: Twin Pines

Twin Pines Playlist 003 Winner For those who haven’t got to grips with you yet – please introduce yourselves: Hello Popped Music! We are Twin Pines from Glasgow! We play music that we like, which obviously would involve synthesisers, good beats and cool guitar sounds. There’s three of us (No, there’s no twins). Barry on … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: Pure Youth

Pure Youth Playlist 002 Winner For those who haven’t got to grips with you yet – please introduce yourselves:  Hey! We’re Dave, Elliott and Duncan and we make Pure Youth. We’re a west London based band and have been together since late 2014. We make sweet honey tunes for your ears baby. How did you … Continue reading

Playlist Winner Q&A: Saltwater Sun

Saltwater Sun Playlist 001 Winner   Popped recently started a monthly playlist where by you, the music fan, gets to pick your fave of a 10 track playlist we compile. The first ever winner of this was the delectable Saltwater Sun. They won with their track Now Or Never and now as a treat, all … Continue reading

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