Just Listen: Lauren Hibberd – Sweat Patch

Lauren Hibberd – Sweat Patch Words: Ashleigh O’Neill  Indie pop queen Lauran Hibberd, returns swiftly after the success of her recent EP release ‘Everything is Dogs’ with her new single ‘Sweat Patch’. The heavy guitar riffs and catchy lyrics, hinting towards the topic of drugs, are no surprise, considering the taboo topics she has covered … Continue reading

Just Listen: MarthaGunn – Heaven

MarthaGunn – Heaven Words by Amy Butcher Ever since I saw MarthaGunn at Bushstock festival this summer, I’ve been obsessed with the way they bring together old school 70s rock and fresh, modern melodies to create a truly fantastic sound. When announcing their new single ‘Heaven’, I couldn’t wait to listen – it’s another groove … Continue reading

Just Listen: Saytr Play – Honest Man

Saytr Play – Honest Man Words by Gary Lambert I love Manchester’s Saytr Play from the power, fun, and compassion their live show produces, and I’m absolutely buzzing to say that new single, Honest Man, captures all of this and more in its three minutes forty seconds. From the opening ARGHH! shouted by the band … Continue reading

Festival Review: 2Q Festival Lincoln 2019

2Q Festival Various Venues, Lincoln, 9 November 2019 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert It was seven o’clock in the morning when my journey to 2Q Festival started. Despite spending Friday night in the far reaches of The Lake District celebrating the love of two of my friends, as soon as best man duty finished … Continue reading

Live Review: Berries – London

Berries COLOURS, London, 6th November 2019 Words: Nick Jacques It was a special night for the band Berries. They graced the stage at Colours (formerly known as the Hoxton Bar & Kitchen) to promote their new EP Lies along with some exciting support in the shape of Chorus Girl and The Franklys.  Colours is an … Continue reading

Just Watch: Easy Life – Nice Guys

Easy Life – Nice Guys Words: Amy Butcher  Leicester based five-piece Easy Life have given us a groovy, serene indie hip hop track ‘Nice Guys’, it’s everything I could want and more. Following the release of their single ‘Earth’ this summer, I’ve been dying to hear more from, in my opinion, one of the best … Continue reading

Live Review: Saint Agnes – London

Saint Agnes Dingwalls, London, 24th October 2014 Words: Nicolas Jacques Photos: Amy Butcher Ah the Dingwalls of Camden….. A venue that is steeped in history and to this day has managed to retain its status as a prominent venue for punk and rock royalty. And on this occasion, the stage was graced by London’s very … Continue reading

Just Watch: Lucia and The Best Boys – Good Girls Do Bad Things

Lucia and The Best Boys – Good Girls Do Bad Things Words: Daniel Barton Formerly known as just LUCIA, the change of name pays homage to their first release ‘The Best Boys EP’. It signifies the death of LUCIA as we knew it, and the birth of something reinvigorated, bigger and better. This is their … Continue reading

Live Review: Pom Poko – London

Pom Poko The Scala, London, 23rd October 2019 Words: Nick Jaques When I rocked up to the familiar sight of the Scala, from the outside amongst the usual buzzing surroundings, there was a lack of activity on the door, which I found a bit precarious as this gig promised to showcase some of the most … Continue reading

Live Review: The Peach Fuzz – Liverpool

The Peach Fuzz Phase One, Liverpool, 18th October 2019 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina This was not the first time I’d seen The Peach Fuzz this year, nor was it the first time I’d seen main support Saytr Play. It was a bit of a dangerous mix and I think, this time, for me the … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Pale White – Swim For Your Life

The Pale White – Swim For Your Life Words: Ashleigh O’Neill  The Pale White are back with their new single ‘Swim For Your Life’. Sticking to their indie, rock vibe, but straying away from the heaviness of their later releases, they have injected a whole load of energy and enthusiasm into this single. It still … Continue reading

Live Review: The Big Moon – London

The Big Moon The Lexington, London, October 17th 2019 Words & Photos: Amy Buther Ever since I saw The Big Moon at Standon Calling festival earlier this year I have been obsessed with this four-piece and their music. Their debut album ‘Love in a 4th Dimension’ and recent singles ‘It’s Easy Then’ and ‘Your Light’ have … Continue reading

Just Listen: Electric Enemy – Save Me

Electric Enemy – Save Me Words: Amy Butcher Opening with melancholic guitar melodies and singer Jim’s impressive vocals, Electric Enemy have returned with another fantastic single following debut ‘Climb’. What I like about the four-piece is how they bring together addictive, finessed melodies with impactful lyrics and ‘Save Me’ is a prime example. Speaking on … Continue reading

Just Listen: October Drift – Forever Whatever

October Drift – Forever Whatever Words: Amy Butcher  After falling in love with their last single ‘Losing My Touch’, you can imagine my excitement when October Drift unveiled they were releasing their debut album AND the title track of the album ‘Forever Whatever’. From the lyrics to the melody, this single has a finessed mesh … Continue reading

Just Listen: FEET – Dog Walking

FEET – Dog Walking Words: Amy Butcher The first time I heard this track, ironically enough, I was walking. ‘Dog Walking’ from FEET is a fantastically interesting song about walking your dogs. The melancholic repetitive ‘ooohs’ and jangly guitar melodies put you in a euphoric daze that’s anything but soporific.   I’m still new to FEET, … Continue reading

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