LIVE REVIEW: YARDLANDER, LONDON

Yardlander 29th May 2019, The Monarch Camden, London Words: Amy Butcher Entering The Monarch, Camden’s iconic venue known for hosting smaller bands before they hit the big time, the place buzzed with pub punters chattering away as support Southbank Crows were setting up the stage pre-show. Having never heard of the London-based alternative rock band, … Continue reading

Live Review: Manic Street Preachers, Liverpool

Manic Street Preachers 30th May 2019, Olympia, Liverpool Words & Photography: Gary Lambert Okay, let’s be honest with each other…. A tour celebrating twenty years since an album was released is not in our Popped Music remit in general, but when there’s the chance of going to see Manic Street Preachers, we are not going … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Camden Rocks 2019

Camden Rocks 2019 Preview Various venues, Camden, 1st & 2nd June 2019 Tickets Well, ladies and gents, here we are once more with the Camden Rocks shaping up to be bigger and better than ever this year. As if last year’s CR festival wasn’t jammy enough with the number of venues and bands they could … Continue reading

CloseUp Festival Preview

Close Up 17th 18th May 2019 Hoxton Bar & Grill – London Tickets here. Words: Daniel Burton This line-up is full of Popped Pals and other great acts, so getting the opportunity to go to this event was one we couldn’t turn down, and it is certainly one that you shouldn’t. We know this is … Continue reading

Interview: The Blinders

The Blinders Words and Photos: Gary Lambert It was an unseasonably warm Manchester afternoon, and I was sat in my car with the windows up feeling like I don’t know what. I had just finished my interview with The Blinders and my mind was blank like a What The Fuck bomb had gone off in … Continue reading

Live Review: Bloxx, Liverpool

Bloxx, APRE, Rivia, and Courting Phase One, Liverpool, 17 April 2019 Words and Photographs by Gary Lambert A Bloxx gig is always a reason for celebration, so we were so pleased to be spending Wednesday night with the London four-piece at Phase One in Liverpool. It’s a healthy sign of the constant expansion of the … Continue reading

Just Listen: Revolvers – Come Again

Revolvers – Come Again Words: Sammy Sadler One thing I really love about getting content at Popped is that I can be one of the first people to listen to amazing tracks before everyone else does. As we focus on new and upcoming bands, it’s incredible to hear so much talent on a daily basis … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Larkins, London

Larkins Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London, 10th April 2019 Words: Amy Butcher Photography: Isy Townsend + Sam Kay Crowds of people were cheering as I entered the Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen; support act Corella were in full swing. Having already supported the likes of Marsicans and Cassia, I was excited to see what the … Continue reading

Live Review: Anteros – London

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Anteros Scala, London, April 9th 2019 Words: Geo Blackman Photos: Abigal Harris Scala, a well-known music venue in the heart of London. Hosting gigs to the likes of The Growlers, Genghar and Blossoms, it’s time for Anteros, it’s their time to shine.   But first, the support acts start the night off – Saltwater Sun … Continue reading

Interview: A Void

A Void Words and Photographs by Gary Lambert We get to watch lots of bands, and it might seem harsh to state that at times they all merge into one another, but on the average week this year I’ve seen probably four gigs with between three and six acts at each gig so I’d say … Continue reading

Just Listen: Saltwater Sun – The Great Deceiver

Saltwater Sun – The Great Deceiver Words by Gary Lambert With this title track of their forthcoming EP, Saltwater Sun have managed somehow to keep up the style of the earlier songs like ‘Hot Mess’, but fill it full of steroids and Saltwater. The husky/quiet opening leading to bouncy dream pop is still there like … Continue reading

Live Review: Hippo Campus – London

Hippo Campus London, 23rd August 2018 Words & Photos: Luke Pettican  As soon as you walked into Omeara’s delightfully styled main room, you could sense the raging excitement in the air. Before even the support band had started the place was crammed with eager fans, connected by an undeniable sense of feverish anticipation. Before Hippo … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Bushstock 2018

Bushstock 2018 Words: Elena Katrina Price info: Tickets forBushstock Festival 2018 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 to … Continue reading

Festival Preview: All Points East 2018

All Points East 2018 – Catfish and The Bottlemen 1st June 2018 Words: Luke Pettican Find All Points East on Facebook Tickets for All Points East can be purchased here. As part of this year’s All Points East Festival, Catfish And The Bottlemen headline a huge show in London’s Victoria Park on June 1st. APE have lined … Continue reading

Just Listen: Shiners – Just Got Paid

Shiners Words: Elena Katrina If I close my eyes  when listening Just Got Paid by Shiners I’m not entirely sure what year it is, let alone what decade. Take a massive leap back into the 90s with me folks – this has early Blur written all over it (personally, early Blur is my fave Blur) … Continue reading

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