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

Festival Preview: Off The Record 2019

Off The Record Various venues, Manchester, 15 November 2019 Words by Gary Lambert “Hi! I’m Gary Lambert. I write, take photographs and represent for Popped Music, and take photographs for myself under Glam Gig Pics. Take a business card and shake my hand” Welcome to the latest instalment of Off The Record. The finest networking … Continue reading

Just Listen: Talkboy – Hollow Spheres

Talkboy – Hollow Spheres Words: Nick Bewes Hollow Spheres is the third track that I’ve reviewed this year by Leeds band Talkboy and each track, Someone Else For You in February and Wasting Time in April, have shown what a great band they are by offering something different each time. Unlike the previous tracks, Hollow … 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 Listen: Only Sun – I Can’t Stand It

Only Sun – I Can’t Stand It Words: Amy Butcher After a successful festival run this summer and a highly anticipated headline tour including a sold out Camden Assembly show, 2019 has been a great year for Only Sun so far. The High Wycombe based five-piece are back with another corker of a single ‘I … Continue reading

Just Listen: Bleanavon – I Want You

Bleanavon – I Want You Words: Ashleigh O’Neill ‘I Want You’ is the opening track to the Blaenavon’s much anticipated second album ‘Everything That Makes You Happy’. The single seems to be a song sharing love but with a nod to heartbreak too. The beat starts off steady but picks up, evolving into an uplifting, … 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

Popped Round-Up October 2019

Popped Round-Up October 2019 Words: Daniel Burton  !Editor’s Pick! Otherkin – Would You Die For Me? This is Otherkin’s third EP but unfortunately is to be their final release as the band have decided to call it a day. I’ve been lucky to witness an amazing journey for Otherkin, starting from seeing them supporting a … 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

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: Corella – Come Around

Corella – Come Around Words: Amy Butcher   After seeing Corella support Larkin’s at Colours Hoxton , I’ve been hooked on their serene, jangly guitar sound. ‘Come Around’ is a refreshing track from start to finish, and is a somewhat familiar yet new sound from the 4 piece.  Opening with fast, repetitive drum beats and … 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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