Just Listen: Lucia – Summertime

Lucia – Summertime Words: Gary Feeney It’s not exactly a secret that we’ve been huge fans of LUCIA for a long time. First appearing on our pages back almost two years ago to the day (at the time of writing) with the fuzzy brilliance of Best Boy, the Glaswegian outfit band have gone from strength … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Estrons – Body

Estrons – Body Words: Nicholas Jacques Recent exposure on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 live show and support slots with the notorious Pussy Riot and the fab Garbage have seen Estrons’ profile considerably grow in stature. That is supported with is a final taster before they finally unleash their eagerly anticipated debut album ‘You say I’m … Continue reading

Just Watch: The Wild Things – You’re Really Something

The Wild Things – You’re Really Something Words: Nick Bewes The new video from London based four-piece, The Wild Things ‘You’re Really Something‘,  is the title track and first single from their upcoming debut album which is released 23rd November. The video is set in the 1970s, and it tells the story of a girl … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Egyptians – Hollywood

Egyptians – Hollywood Words: Samantha Sadler  I’ve been hanging onto this track from Egyptians for a while before today’s release date and I have to admit, I’ve been listening to it A LOT. Although Egyptians are the new kids on the London indie music scene, you would be mistaken for thinking they’d been around for … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Soccer Mommy – I’m On Fire

Soccer Mommy – I’m On Fire Words: Rob Connor  Let me start this by stating outright, I have a holy triumvirate of artists that I deem untouchable. One is the Rolling Stones, one is Ryan Adams and the third is The Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen. So it is with some trepidation I approach 21-year-old singer- … Continue reading


FEVA – Uneasy Words: Samantha Sadler It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of North East four-piece FEVA and I’m buzzing that their latest track ‘Uneasy’ is an absolute banger. Opening with psychedelic swirling loops reminiscent to The Horrors and The Oh Sees, it’s not long before explosive drumming and crashing cymbals enter the … Continue reading

Just Listen: Hippo Campus – Bambi

Hippo Campus – Bambi Words: Samantha Sadler Fans of Hippo Campus get excited because the Minnesota five-piece are back with new album ‘Bambi’ set to be released on 28th September, a new video for the recently released title-track from the new album AND a UK tour for next year! The masters behind intricate pop instrumentals with … Continue reading

Just Listen: Llovers – Go Get Her, Go Getter

Llovers – Go Get Her, Go Getter Words: Samantha Sadler I’m so pleased to see that Teesside sweethearts Lllovers have produced yet another dazzling indie pop anthem and it’s one of their best to date. Known for their breezy surf-style indie-pop in the North East, the outfit have been drawing in crowds at their live … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: Kikagaku Moyo – Gatherings

Kikagaku Moyo – Gatherings Words: Nicholas Jacques This is the first Popped review for Tokyo’s finest psychedelic band Kikagaku Moyo whilst also a bit of a “left turn” or foray for Popped Music too. However, there’s no need to panic and look at a map, for the musical compass is definitely pointing in the right … Continue reading

Just Listen: Saytr Play – Fragile

Saytr Play – Fragile Words: Elena Katrina  It’s easy to see, well, hear, why Saytr Play are pulling in the numbers where fans are concerned when you listen to new single Fragile. Full of quirky musical and vocal moments and a chorus that demands to be sang. This reminds me of a time I really … Continue reading

Just Listen: Her’s – Under Wraps

Hers – Underwraps Words: Jenni Kickhefer One of my favourites, the DIY duo Her’s are back with a new single, ahead of their hotly anticipated debut album, ‘Invitation to Her’s’ set for release on 24th August. ‘Underwraps’ picks up where the previous compilation album ‘Songs of Her’s’ left off. Steering to the more chilled out … Continue reading

Just Listen: Mi Mye – Your Left Side

Mi Mye – Your Left Side Words: Samantha Sadler Wakefield/Leeds five-piece Mi Mye have just released their new single ‘Your Left Side’ and it’s stunningly tragic and gorgeous in equal measures. Originally a solo project from Scottish songwriter Jamie Lockhart, Mi Mye has now settled on a permanent line-up with Rob, Emily, Chad & Morgan … Continue reading

Just Listen: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – Social Candy

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – Social Candy Words: Nicholas Jacques So, here it is. I am writing a mini review about a band who have the nouns “porn” and “crumpet” in their band title. You can forgive those wandering eyes of yours, you are not reading a review on food porn but on a psych band … Continue reading

Just Listen: Cosmic Strip – Heavenly

Cosmic Strip – Heavenly Words: Samantha Sadler London outfit Cosmic Strip have unveiled their new single ‘Heavenly’ and it’s brimming with gorgeous shoegaze soundscapes combining lush synths and punchy guitar lines. Fronted and created by Camella Agabalyan, Cosmic Strip are a psychedelic dream with their addictive lyrics and soaring instrumentals. ‘Heavenly’ is the first peek … Continue reading

Just Listen: Sam Fender – Dead Boys

Sam Fender - Dead Boys

Sam Fender – Dead Boys Words: Samantha Sadler Newcastle’s very own heartthrob Sam Fender has been making waves on the music scene over the past year, having been named as one of BBC’s Sound of 2018 and racking up over 10,000 likes on his Facebook page. We’ve been a fan of him for ages, so … Continue reading

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