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

Live Review: Little May – Leeds

Little May The Games Room, Leeds, October 10th 2015 Words: Julia Grantham Back at The Brudenell Social Club last Saturday night in Leeds -a venue which is fast becoming my second home,  I found myself in ‘The Games Room’ for the Little May gig. A smaller, quieter room than the main gig venue, this additional … Continue reading

Festival Review: Leeds 2015

LEEDS 2015 28th-30th August 2015 Words and Photos: Elena Katrina Leeds has always been a firm must in our festival diary, it’s one of our favourites. You might think that it’s perhaps not the best festival to find new music but I disagree they always have bands for me to discover and not always on … 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

Just Listen: Clay – Oxygen

Clay Listen to Oxygen here: Clay’s latest track Oxygen manages to just about veer on the right side of indie when it could very easily be one step too far into the world of sugar coated pop. They reign it in keeping the disco vibes fresh and it all just seems like it’s a breeze … Continue reading

Festival Review: Live At Leeds

Live At Leeds Saturday 2nd May 2015, Leeds Words: Elena Katrina and Sean Regan Leeds has become synonymous as a bastion of UK rock in parts thanks to it’s burgeoning DIY music scene and the often riot inducing Leeds festivals. The weather was traditional UK festival (rain) so thankfully everything was indoors in the numerous … Continue reading

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