Just Watch: John Joseph Brill – A Place To Drown

John Joseph Brill Words: Elena Katrina The sounds of John Joseph Brill are no new noise to me, they’re rather a thing of comfort,  despite,  more often than not, the lyrical content is less comforting. Here JJB is joined with a female vocalist whose tone and notes are in total contrast to Brill’s give 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

Just Listen: John Joseph Brill – I’m Not Alright

John Joseph Brill Words: Elena Katrina I’m Not Alright is possibly the softest work I’ve heard so far from John Joseph Brill. Usually there’s a gruff darkness to both his stunningly low vocal and indeed the music. There are still hints to his tone but this track demonstrates a more upbeat melodious move in his … Continue reading

Popped Playlist: #001

Popped Playlist #001 With more minutes of music coming in than hours available in the day to listen to and share there’s only one way forward. A collection of our favourite tracks that hit our ears each month. Some that have already featured on Popped and plenty that just we ran out of time for … Continue reading

Live Review: John Joseph Brill – Liverpool

John Joseph Brill Scandinavian Church, Liverpool, 8th April 2016 Words: Gary Lambert It was Ladies Day in Liverpool, which, if you have ever read the Daily Mail is the day which proves northerners are oiks, but if you have ever been to Liverpool on that day it proves to be one of the most exciting, … Continue reading

Just Listen: John Joseph Brill – False Names

John Joseph Brill I’ve had the absolute pleasure of 5 minutes in this man’s company as well as seeing him live and hearing his debut track way ahead of ever getting it in my inbox from a PR company. John Joseph Brill has a voice that more than matches his stature and appearance: manly and … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Leeds 2015

Leeds 2015 Our third year back at Leeds festival and as always we can’t wait. The festival offers us a chance to catch up with some bands we don’t usually go to see, some bands we’ve been writing about for ages and some we’ve never seen! As always the line up is looking strong and … Continue reading

Live Review: John Joseph Brill – Liverpool

John Joseph Brill Leaf, Liverpool, May 13th 2015 Words: Gary Lambert Local promoter Harvest Sun have a reputation for gigs of quality but often acts you have never heard of. I am a bit of a fan of a random ticket purchase to their nights.  It was one of those random nights at Studio2 to … Continue reading

Just Watch: John Joseph Brill – Pieces

John Joseph Brill Watch the video for Pieces here: John Joseph Brill shares the video for the title track to his forthcoming EP, Pieces. The track itself is a deep and dark soundtrack with an even darker sentiment, that despite having a promise of something positive, somehow still manages to sound somewhat menacing. It’s a … Continue reading

Introducing: John Joseph Brill – Muscle and Bone

Muscle And Bone John Joseph Brill is a London/Liverpool based singer songwriter. He’s not exactly new to the music scene as he the singer from London Doom Folk duo Burning Beards. This is his new project and he delivers this delightfully depressing yet beautiful song, Muscle And Bone, with such fragility and emotion, for his … Continue reading

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