Just Listen – Gen and The Degenerates – Weatherman

Just Listen – Gen and The Degenerates – Weatherman Words by Gary Lambert Gen and The Degenerates are without doubt one of the most formidable up and coming live acts around, but with this release they grab their usual blood and thunder punk rock and distill it into something far more heady. The change in … Continue reading

Album Review: What A Time To Be Alive – Tom Walker

Tom Walker – What A Time To Be Alive Words: Gary Lambert This is a bittersweet review for all of us at Popped Music. This is the moment that we have to admit that Tom Walker, one of our blog favourites, is definitely not one of our little favourites, but instead he is on course … Continue reading

Just Listen: Foals – On The Luna

Foals – On The Luna Words: Megan Berridge ‘Antidotes’ was the first CD I ever bought for myself. Yeah, my mum had got me the ‘Pop Party’ and Kylie Minogue albums before, but that was the first album I spent my own money on. It’s a very personal thing for me. The first band I … Continue reading

Just Listen: Amber Run – Stranger

Amber Run Words: Elena Katrina After the short, stark hint at a return with Haze, back in April, Amber Run return once more with new track Stranger. There’s still an eerie starkness to it, a gritty melancholy but more musicality. Joe’s haunting, wailing notes are beautifully tinged with pain and the bass lines offer a … Continue reading

Album Review: Two Door Cinema Club – Gameshow

Gameshow Released 14th October 2016 Words: Rebecca Mason Two Door Cinema Club are back from the brink of a break up. Returning from a two year break, the Irish indie trio are ready to release their new album. Recorded in Togana Canyon, California and produced by Jacknife Lee, Gameshow shows us a whole new side … Continue reading

Album Review: Feeder – All Bright Electric

All Bright Electric Released: 7th October 2016 Words: Nick Jacques When I think of Feeder, it instantly takes me back to my GCSE days when I listened to Polythene on heavy rotation on my Walkman. Tracks like Tangerine and High were an important part of my teenage years. They were one of my favourite bands … Continue reading

Just Listen: Feeder – Eskimo

Feeder Words: Nick Jacques Newport’s finest Feeder return to the scene with the menacing and compelling single Eskimo. This is the lead single taken from their forthcoming album All Bright Electric, their 9th offering to be exact. Judging from this, it’s set to be triumphant return to form. On Eskimo, vocalist Grant Nicholas sings of … Continue reading

Just Watch: White Lies – Take It Out On Me

White Lies Words: Gary Lambert Three years has passed since we were last able to listen to something new from White Lies – and when you watch this video it stretches it out a little bit longer with a Robert Rodriguez inspired vision of Mexico. It is two minutes and thirty four seconds into the … Continue reading

Album Review: Band Of Skulls – By Default

By Default Released May 27th 2016 Words: Nick Jacques Band of Skulls return with their fourth album By Default on the BMG label. Formed in Southampton back in the haze days of 2004, the band have gradually developed a strong and impressive fan base which has seen them secure slots at top festivals the world … Continue reading

Album Review: Immigrant Union – Anyway

Anyway Released 16th September 2014 Words by Nick Jacques One of the first things that strikes you about this album is how this band of Brent De Boer’s seems to have a very strong sound and they’re not just here to make up the numbers of endless folk/pop bands in the never-ending indie stratosphere. This … Continue reading

Just Watch: The Vines – Metal Zone

The Vines Watch the video for Metal Zone here: Metal Zone is released on July 14th.  

Just Listen: Howling Bells – Slowburn

Howling Bells Listen to Slowburn here: From the new album Heartstrings released on June 2nd. LIVE Thurs, 29th May / Guildford, Boileroom Fri, 30th May / Sheffield, Leadmill Sat, 31st May / Liverpool, East Village Arts Club Sun, 1st June / Nottingham, The Bodega Tue, 3rd June / Birmingham. Hare & Hounds Wed, 4th June … Continue reading

Just Watch: Arctic Monkeys – Arabella

Arctic Monkeys Watch the video for Arabella here: Arabella is released on March 10th.    

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