Just Listen: Flyte – White Roses

Flyte – White Roses Words: Clare Hingley  White Roses is the first single of the year for Flyte and it possesses an extraordinary chilled melody from start to finish. With its poetic lyrics and romantic feels, you somehow find yourself swaying along without even realising. But deceptive of how this romantic scenario may be, you’re … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Clause – In My Element

The Clause – In My Element Words: Chloe Hyde Rising Birmingham Rock quartet The Clause prove they are completely, in fact, it in their element with their new single. In My Element boldly showcases the band’s passion for strong riffs and a tune which you can’t help but hum along to for endless days after … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: HEAVY HEART – CRY ICE

Heavy Heart – Cry Ice Words: Amy Butcher I first fell in love with Heavy Heart when I saw them open for Milk Disco some months back at London’s The Shacklewell Arms and they’ve continued to blow me away with their addictive rock sounds since. When the opening to Cry Ice began I was pleasantly … Continue reading

Just Listen: Sam Fender – Will We Talk?

Sam Fender – Will We Talk? Words: Amy Butcher It is no secret that we are one of the biggest fans, if not the biggest fan, of Sam Fender so when we heard a new single was being released we just had to listen straightaway. Taken from his debut album, Will We Talk? is another … Continue reading

Just Listen: Kashmere – Lucid

Kashmere – Lucid Words: Clare Hingley Stockport quartet Kashmere are back with a bang and they have come along way from their debut track in 2016 with Blow Your Mind. Furthermore, Lucid is the latest single from Joey, Freddie, Charlie and Andy that strikes with chilled vibes but with a twist of poppy melodies thrown in. … Continue reading

Just Listen: Only Sun – It’ll Be Alright

Only Sun – It’ll Be Alright Words: Amy Butcher Instantly opening with upbeat, jangly guitar melodies and tight drum patterns, Only Sun’s new single It’ll Be Alright truly makes you feel like everything will be alright. Short but sweet, for 2 minutes 45 seconds you’re transported to the perfect indie pop paradise – ideal for … Continue reading

Just Listen: Amber Run – Affection

Amber Run – Affection Words: Elena Katrina Amber Run return with a cinematic masterpiece in new single Affection. As far as I am concerned this band is so underrated that it drives me crazy. With spectacular song-crafting skills and a delivery that can bring a person to tears. The single is an undulating track with … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: LIFE – Hollow Thing

LIFE – Hollow Thing Words: Clare Hingley So, here it is, LIFE’s new single which has been taken from their second album A Picture Of Good Health. Hollow Thing kicks a punchy start, with this vibe created throughout. It sounds to me like an 80’s throwback with the assist of potential mosh pits at the … Continue reading

Just listen: Marsicans – Little Things

Marsicans – Little Things Words: Amy Butcher As some of you may know, we are big fans of Marsicans here at Popped Music and when I heard they were releasing new single Little Things, I just couldn’t contain my excitement. Having already played festivals such as The Great Escape, Live At Leeds and more recently … Continue reading

Just Listen: Dead Nature: In My Heart

Dead Nature: In My Heart Words: Elena Katrina  There’s something kinda New York Punk scene about the start of Dead Nature’s debut offering, In My Mind. This is the new project by musical superhero Tarek Musa (he of Spring King fame). The track very quickly takes a turn into a psychedelic Polyphonic Spree-like vocal layering … Continue reading

Just Listen: Skinny Living – Let Go

Skinny Living – Let Go Words: Nick Bewes Apparently we need to save guitar music from extinction! That’s what some have been saying. However in my experience, I don’t think we need to worry and just enjoy the the brilliant guitar music is released every week. Like this fine new single from Wakefield’s Skinny Living. … Continue reading

Just Listen: Charlie Cunningham – Bite

Charlie Cunningham – Bite Words: Meg Young I fell in love with Charlie Cunningham a few years back when he released his most well-known song to date, Minimum, and I knew straight away I’d enjoy anything that he would release. In advance of the upcoming album, Permanent Way, due 7th June, the singer-songwriter has released … Continue reading

TRACK PREMIERE: Be Quiet.Shout Loud! – I won’t sing for you

Be Quiet.Shout Loud! – I won’t sing for you Words: Sammy Sadler  The kings of glam-rock are back with their sequins and a new track that’ll be stuck in your head for days. I’ve been a fan of Be Quiet.Shout Loud! since I stumbled across them randomly as they played a stage at Mustang Sally’s in Newcastle … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Swimming Tapes – Keep Her Closer

Swimming Tapes – Keep Her Closer Words: Lauren Mellor With summer on its way, it’s great finding some proper seasonal indie tunes and that’s exactly what Swimming Tapes’ Keep Her Closer provides. With a light-hearted melody and beautifully written lyrics about young romance, Swimming Tapes give me nostalgic feels of The Drums – something I … Continue reading

Just Listen: LIFE – Moral Fibre

LIFE – Moral Fibre Words: Gary Lambert Do you have asthma? If so, before you listen to Moral Fibre grab your inhaler and have a big blast on it. This track is dangerous for you breathing;  with a breakneck immediacy through the two minutes of sheer pleasure. Whether it is the rapid, fun guitar or … Continue reading

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