Festival Preview: Liverpool Calling 2018

Liverpool Calling 2018 Various Venues, Liverpool, 22nd – 23rd June  2018 Words: Cat Lewis Keep Up To Date:  Facebook // Twitter Tickets are £20 and available to buy here We have been counting down the days to Liverpool Calling since the first wave of acts were announced. With headliners such as Pulled Apart by Horses, The … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Camden Rocks 2018

Camden Rocks 2018 Various Venues, Camden 2nd June  2018 Words: Nick Jacques Keep Up To Date: Website // Facebook // Twitter Tickets are £39.50 and available to buy here. On 2nd June, more than 200 acts ranging from genres featuring hefty doses of brit rock-pop to thicker-than-thick slabs of metal will once again invade the … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Dot To Dot Manchester 2018

Dot To Dot 2018 – Manchester Various Venues, Manchester, 25th May 2018 (ALSO: Bristol 26th May 2017 // Nottingham 27th May 2017)   Words: Elena Katrina Keep Up To Date: Website // Facebook // Twitter Dot to Dot holds a unique place in the often congested and identikit festival season by being a tightly organised, … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Smithdown Road Festival 2018

Smithdown Road Festival Various Venues, Smithdown Road, Liverpool May 5th-6th 2018 Words: Elena Katrina Keep Up To Date: Website // Facebook // Twitter FREE ENTRY  Smithdown Road Festival is a growing festival which is attracting lots of interest far and wide, not just because it’s free but also because it’s a busy festival raising money for … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Live At Leeds 2018

Live At Leeds 2018 Various Venues, Leeds, 5th May  2018 Words: Samantha Sadler Keep Up To Date: Website // Facebook // Twitter Tickets are £36 and available to buy here Get ready for a showcase of incredible musical talent next week as popular metropolitan festival Live at Leeds returns to the city.  Boasting an impressive line-up … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Dot To Dot Manchester 2017

Dot To Dot 2017 – Manchester Various Venues, Manchester, 26th May 2017 (ALSO: Bristol 27th May 2017 // Nottingham 28th May 2017) Words: Gary Lambert Keep Up To Date: Website // Facebook // Twitter Dot to Dot holds a unique place in the often congested and identikit festival season by being a tightly organised, metropolitan … Continue reading

Festival Review: Live At Leeds 2017

Live At Leeds 2017 Various Venues, Leeds Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Elena Katrina “I spy with my little eye… BAD BITCHES! DREAM WIFE FOR LIFE!” was without doubt Popped Music’s calling card at Live At Leeds. From early on in the event, photographer and editor Elena Katrina and fellow Popped photographer Fiona Carroll took up … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Live At Leeds 2017

Live At Leeds 2017 Various Venues, Leeds, 29th April 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Keep Up To Date: Website // Facebook // Twitter Tickets are £32.50 and available to buy here Live At Leeds is one of the true highlights of the British Festival Season. A metropolitan festival which has still stayed close to its multi-venue … Continue reading

Track by Track Exclusive: Natalie McCool – Cover Combat

Natalie McCool Track by Track Exclusive Words: Elena Katrina Liverpool based singer songwriter Natalie McCool has been a firm favourite here at Popped Music HQ and it’s not just us who has been won over with her sparkling clear vocal and spectacular ability to create intelligent pop-lead stories, there’s a whole army of fans growing … Continue reading

Just Listen: Marsicans – Friends

Marsicans Words: Elena Katrina Leeds band Marsicans have literally only  just yesterday signed their first record deal with Manchester indie label Lab Records and they already present us with their new single – Friends. The single features the bands trademark guitar indie – it’s a classic mix of uptempo beats and staccato guitars and a … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Leeds Festival 2016

Leeds Festival 2016 TICKETS ON SALE HERE Facebook // Twitter // Website  Words: Elena Katrina   As our “great” British summer draws to a close our festival season feels as though it’s naturally winding down – only it’s not, it’s actually gearing up and Leeds Festival is not only the biggest festival on our festival … Continue reading

Just Watch: VITAMIN – Waterfall

VITAMIN Words: Eliza Laben VITAMIN are a four piece, indie-pop band from Leeds producing catchy choruses and shimmering synths in their latest song Waterfall. Its bursting at the seams with addictive lyrics and contagious, tropical melodies to make a vibrant, feel-good party track that is a must for any summer playlist (even if you’re not … Continue reading

Video Premiere: Glass Caves – Swim (Ont’ Sofa Session)

Glass Caves We’re thrilled to have been asked to give you guys a sneak preview of Leeds band Glass Caves hitting up with Ont’ Sofa for this brilliant acoustic version of their track Swim. This performance allows the vocals and the song’s melody to really shine, in fact I like the fragility to it in … Continue reading

End of 2015: The Round Up

It’s that time of year – the best bits, the round ups, the who did what and when and how great it was. Popped Music has had an incredible year this year and so it only seems right to take a look back at some of our favourite moments and hope that 2016 is going … Continue reading

Interview: Cupids

Cupids Words: Julia Grantham Photos: Bekka Bee Simpson Casually scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed one day, my attention was diverted away from my friends’ baby photos and teething updates by the breaking news that one of my favourite current bands Gramotones, had out-of-the-blue and seemingly overnight renamed themselves Cupids. Eager to find out more, I … Continue reading

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