Festival Preview: Bushstock 2017

Bushstock 2017 Words: Elena Katrina Price info: Tickets for Bushstock Festival 2016 are on sale now £35 (+fees) here. Keep Updated: Facebook//Twitter    Bushstock Festival remains one of my personal favourite festivals over the season and it’s not just because I’m a huge fan of Communion, who put it all together. I’ve lost track as … Continue reading

Festival Review: Sound City 2017

Sound City 2017 Clarence Docks, Liverpool, 27th-28th May 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gary Coughlan In Liverpool music terms, the last weekend of May means one thing…. Liverpool Sound City. So there was only one place for Popped Music to head. Obviously. This year Sound City had moved from its previous home of Bramley Moore … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Liverpool Sound City 2017

Liverpool Sound City 2017 Tickets for  Liverpool Sound City are on sale now  here. Keep updated: Website // Facebook // Twitter This year’s Liverpool Sound City is celebrating quite an impressive birthday – it’s 10th! And it sees a new home, only a little way down the road, to Clarence Dock, but a new site … Continue reading

Live Review: Black Honey – Manchester

Black Honey Ruby Lounge, Manchester, March 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Trust A Fox Photography Manchester and Black Honey go together like Manchester and rain, or Black Honey and ace rock songs. When Popped Music met up with Black Honey in 2015, it was the day after a spectacular Mancunian gig which culminated in a … Continue reading

Just Watch: The Bay Rays – Satisfaction

The Bay Rays Words: Elena Katrina The Bay Rays are filling a bit of a musical hole in my life with this track Satisfaction, and that hole is the kind of sounds that Kings Of Leon used to give me back in the early days. You’d be forgiven at the beginning that it was them … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Threshold 2017 Pt1

Threshold Seven 31st March -2nd April 2017 Tickets for Threshold Seven are on sale Online now Keep updated: Website // Facebook // Twitter Threshold Festival, now in it’s 7th splendid year, is a collaborative approach to a festival – with many other people involved in curating the music stages and events and this year we … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Outlines 2017

Outlines 2017 Words: Elena Katrina TICKETS ARE ON SALE HERE Website Facebook Twitter Outlines festival is Sheffield’s very own new music city centre festival and this year it brings not just one day of live music from up and coming acts and more established bands but two days! Double the fun, double the music and … Continue reading

Just Listen: Wølffe – Fuck With Me

Wølffe Words: Elena Katrina Wølffe releases her new single and as the title, Fuck With Me, suggests, there is no holding back. The last time we wrote about Wølffe was back in Jan last year, and while there’s still a darkly seductive feel there’s now  a huge dose of sass.  This  comes out in her … Continue reading

Just Listen: A Festival, A Parade – People Person

A Festival, A Parade Words: Gary Feeney The first release in a while from Newcastle band A Festival, A Parade, People Person is a bit of an usual song. Opening with a brooding vocal from Joe Allan, it’s the kind of song in which seems to turn in different directions several times throughout, and even … Continue reading

Just Listen: Pip Hall – Turn Over

Pip Hall Words: Elena Katrina They say age is just a number, but when that number is 16 and you’re listening to a song such as Turn Over by Pip Hall, you surely have to think… shiiiit that’s not just any number when the talent is as good as this. Hall presents edgy ambient pop … Continue reading

Just Watch: Amber Run – No Answers

Amber Run Words: Elena Katrina Following on from their last single, Stranger, Amber Run give yet another little hint toward what you can expect from their forthcoming second album. While there was an eerie darkness, No Answers replaces it with a full-bodied and bile riddled attack. The production of the vocal only adds to the … Continue reading

Popped Playlist: #007

Popped Playlist #007 With more minutes of music coming in than hours available in the day to listen to and share there’s only one way forward. A collection of our favourite tracks that hit our ears each month. Some that have already featured on Popped and plenty that just we ran out of time for … Continue reading

Just Watch: The Bay Rays – Aphelion

The Bay Rays Words: Gary Hughes Even though it helps me to make sense of what I am listening to, I’m trying to keep other bands out of my reviews. If you see any, feel free to call me out on it* Aphelion is  from the trio The Bay Rays, hailing from the Garden of … Continue reading

Popped Playlist: #006

Popped Playlist #006 With more minutes of music coming in than hours available in the day to listen to and share there’s only one way forward. A collection of our favourite tracks that hit our ears each month. Some that have already featured on Popped and plenty that just we ran out of time for … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Liverpool Music Week 2016Liverpool Music Week 2016

Liverpool Music Week 2016 Tickets on sale here Liverpool Music Week: Website // Facebook // Twitter Words: Elena Katrina Liverpool Music Week has been a highlight of the Liverpool music scene’s calendar since as long as I can remember. It brings together an eclectic mix of bands from various stages of their careers and always … Continue reading

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