Live Review: October Drift – London

October Drift The Old Blue Last, London, 18th February 2020 Words by Nick Jacques Photos by Amy Butcher On a dark miserable night in East London, indie-rock hopefuls October Drift played to a packed venue at the Shoreditch haunt Old Blue Last and there was a big sense of anticipation that evidently hung in the air. Those … Continue reading

Album Review: October Drift – Forever Whatever

October Drift Forever Whatever Words by Nick Jacques The anticipation which this band have garnered over the past few years has been impressive to say the least. What I have noticed about October Drift is their distinct lack of social media presence which is virtually unheard of in this overloaded digital age which makes them … Continue reading

Just Listen: October Drift –

October Drift Oh The Silence Words by Nicholas Jacques Touted for great things this year, October Drift emerge out of the new year slumber to deliver the new single, Oh The Silence, from their upcoming debut album Forever Whatever, due for release on 25th January 2020. On this evidence their sound is perched firmly in … 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

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

Festival Preview: 2Q Festival – Lincoln

2Q Festival – Lincoln Various venues, Lincoln, 9 November 2019 Words by Gary Lambert My recommendation to visit 2Q Festival comes straight from the heart as last year I had one of my favourite festival experiences in Lincoln after deciding last minute to go to the festival. It was a great decision as the festival … Continue reading

Just Watch: October Drift – Losing My Touch

October Drift – Losing My Touch Words: Amy Butcher Upon learning October Drift had brought out new single Losing My Touch, I desperately grabbed my headphones to take a listen. After listening god knows how many times, I came to the conclusion this was their best single yet. Instantly enveloped in gut wrenching guitar riffs, … Continue reading

Live Review: Red Rum Club – Manchester

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Red Rum Club 11 May 2019, The Bread Shed, Manchester Words & Photos: Gary Lambert If you have been reading Popped Music lately (and if you haven’t you’re very naughty), you will know that one of our favourite bands is Red Rum Club. The debut album, Matador, is an absolute cracker, but it is their … Continue reading

Festival Review: Camden Rocks 2018

Camden Rocks 2018 Camden, various venues, 2nd June 2018 Words: Nick Jaques    There is something quite special about being able to stroll around Camden and going from pub to pub and watching bands play and rocking out. For me it creates a satisfying feeling and Camden Rocks combined with the hustle and bustle of … Continue reading

Festival Review: Neighbourhood 2017 – Manchester

Neighbourhood 2017 Various venues, Manchester, 7th October 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Trust A Fox “In rain we graft” might be a t-shirt slogan, but it sums up the Manchester music scene’s collective ability for hard work, togetherness and fighting through the strife that often comes from the life of being working class in the … Continue reading

Festival Review: Always The Sun

Always The Sun 10th and 11th September 2016 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina “Who calls their festival always the sun?!” calls out a nonplussed Jamie from Get Inuit during their soggy set. “Always the Rain…. only joking! They’re paying us….!” He might be joking but he does have a point – it was always going … Continue reading

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