Live Review: Island – Nottingham

Island Nottingham, Bodega, 7th November 2017 Words: Emily Leonard On Tuesday the 7th of November in the charmingly compact upstairs space of Nottingham’s The Bodega, Leif Erickson joyously came on stage to invigourate the crowd’s spirits ready for ISLAND – and what a splendid job of doing so they did. The 5 piece indie rocker’s … Continue reading

Just Listen: Island – Try

Island Words: Elena Katrina Island are one of Popped Music’s favourites and we’re thrilled to be able to share their brand new single Try. It’s the first single to be released on their new label home of Frenchkiss Records an boy oh boy has it got something to win over new fans. This is a … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Bushstock 2017

Bushstock 2017 Words: Elena Katrina Price info: Tickets for Bushstock Festival 2016 are on sale now £35 (+fees) here. Keep Updated: Facebook//Twitter    Bushstock Festival remains one of my personal favourite festivals over the season and it’s not just because I’m a huge fan of Communion, who put it all together. I’ve lost track as … Continue reading

Live Review: Amber Run – Manchester

Amber Run Academy 2, Manchester, 23rd February 2017 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina I’ve been looking forward to this tour since the day it was announced and then once the support acts were added it was my most highly anticipated show so far for 2017. Three of our favourite bands all on one line up, … Continue reading

Just Listen: Island – A Place You Like

Island Words: Elena Katrina Sit back and let Island weave their own magic blend of chill over you – in fact, you might want to lay back. A Place You Like doesn’t just take you away, it gently caresses and soothes with its rich textures and plush guitars. In places the guitar twinkles like drooping … Continue reading

Just Listen: Island – Come With Me

Island Words: Georgia-Mae Blackman The soulful indie group of four, Island show us their undoubted talent with their beautiful and sedative song Come with me. Busting out the low bass beats contrasting with a stunning and shimmering guitar riffs. It is crisp and soothing and the soft mellow swaying sounds make everything completely stainless. From … Continue reading

Just Listen: Island – Girl

Island Listen to Girl here: London-based ISLAND release their highly awaited new single Girl. A song about girls—whose beauty gains them everything they want but ironically is their underdoing, Girl blasts a sinister bassline and infectious chorus, intertwined with those euphoric guitar lines we have come to expect from the young new collective. It catches you unaware, … Continue reading

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