Just Listen: False Advertising – Hey You

False Advertising Words: Elena Katrina Manchester’s False Advertising return with brand new single Hey You and with it they continue to show us all exactly why they’re one of the hottest new bands to keep your eyes and ears on. With a full dollop of 90s grunge and a serious melody that grabs you in … 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

Just Watch: The Big Moon – Formidable

The Big Moon Words: Eliza Laben Formidable is the new track from The Big Moon, female indie-pop band from London. The beginning of the track hints at a style similar to that of Lana Del Rey and Florence Welch , particularly within the deep, buttery vocals. However, unexpectedly, it takes on an upbeat, more pop-rock … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Always The Sun

Always The Sun 2016 10-11 September 2016, Guildford TICKETS ON SALE HERE Facebook // Twitter // Website  Words: Elena Katrina Always The Sun is a brand new music festival in leafy Guildford, Surrey. We are really hoping that aside from their smashing line up, that the weather will live up to the name – so … Continue reading

Festival News: Off The Record – Manchester

Off The Record Friday 4th November 2016, Manchester We are thrilled to announce our involvement with a brand new concept festival for new music, happening in Manchester this November, Off The Record.   Put together by the people behind 3 of the UK’s most loved independent festivals, Kendal Calling, Sound City and Blue Dot, the new … Continue reading

Just Listen: Beach Baby – UR

Beach Baby Words: Georgia- Mae Blackman Opening with chiming and crisp guitar lines, Beach Baby present us with their latest single U R.  As you might expect from a band with the word beach in their name, it exudes summer feels. It’s bouncy and retro, with a hint of 80’s, which is what I love … Continue reading

Preview: Communion New Faces Tour 2016

Communion New Faces Tour 2016 One of our favourite labels and promoters, Communion, is very proud to present their latest run of shows in the shape of their New Faces tour, which is back for the first one of 2016. Like Communion’’s long running iconic monthly new music night in West London, the multi artist bill … Continue reading

Festival Update: Threshold Festival 2016

Threshold Festival 2016 1st-3rd April 2016 Tickets are on sale now for a full weekend or day tickets, clickity click here. Keep updated: Website // Facebook // Twitter We’re proud to be the official provider of all of this year’s Threshold Festival playlists and having recently released their 2nd wave of music announcements it’s time … Continue reading

Just Listen: Swiss Lips – Got It Bad

Swiss Lips Listen to Got It Bad here: It’s with a heavy heart I make this post. Two years ago was the first time I saw Swiss Lips at a gig in Birmingham and while some of the people I was with didn’t much care for them I thought they were great and I still … Continue reading

GIT Awards Preview

GIT AWARDS Liverpool 4th April 2015 The Get Into This Awards, GIT Awards, for short,  has become a firm and exciting fixture in the Liverpool music scene calendar. Dubbed ‘The Scouse Mercury Prize,’  and backed by Yoko Ono the winner of the GIT Award 2015 will be revealed on Saturday 4 April 2015 at The … Continue reading

Festival Update: Live At Leeds

Live at Leeds was voted Best Metropolitan Festival for 2014 and this year returns with what is already looking like a heavy weight line up for 2015. 1st May – 4th May 2014 The festival has also introduce two exciting opening parties happening this year. Pulled Apart By Horses will play their biggest hometown show … Continue reading

News: Communion New Faces Tour 2015

Communion New Faces Tour 2015 Communion is very proud to present their inaugural New Faces tour is back for 2015. Like Communion’s long running iconic monthly new music night in West London, the multi artist bill aims to encourage fans to come and hear something new, with the emphasis on discovery – which is why it makes … Continue reading

Best Of 2014

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. Editor’s Picks: GIGS: Maximo Park – … Continue reading

NEWS: UK Blog Sounds of 2015 – The Long List

UK Blog Sounds 2015 What Is The Blog Sound of 2015? The Blog Sound of 2015 poll aims to showcase some of the best new emerging artists. However, unlike the ubiquitous BBC Sound of poll, the artists nominated aren’t picked just by industry experts. Instead they’re voted for by music bloggers, a small number of … Continue reading

Just Watch: The Sundowners – Into The Light

The Sundowners Watch Into The Light here: The Sundowners have shared this video for their track Into The Light (to be released on December 8th) along with details of their forthcoming self titled debut album. The alum will be released on January 26th through Skeleton Key. Tracklisting: 1. Wild As The Season 2. Back to … Continue reading

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