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

Festival Preview: Carefully Planned 2016

A Carefully Planned Festival 2016 Keep up to date with a Carefully Planned festival: Website // Facebook // Twitter TICKETS ON SALE £14 A DAY//£20 WEEKEND HERE. Words: Elena Katrina Manchester, the, seemingly, beating heart of new music in the NW. With the amount of festivals all clambering to host there this year says it … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Neighbourhood 2016

Neighbourhood 2016 Neighbourhood is SOLD OUT Neighbourhood: Website // Facebook // Twitter Words: Gary Lambert Manchester city centre on a Saturday afternoon in October, it doesn’t strike you as the most obvious venue for a new festival but with Neighbourhood Festival about to open its doors for the first time, it is going to do … Continue reading

Popped Playlist: #005

Popped Playlist #005 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 Listen: Louis Berry – Restless

Louis Berry Words: Gary Lambert Restless is more soulful than the traditional rock n roll offerings we would associate with Louis Berry, but adds even more to the excitement surrounding this guy’s work. With a bluesy Americana feel to his vocal, it makes the listener think of Bruce Springsteen and late Johnny Cash mixed with … Continue reading

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