Festival Review: Flying Vinyl, London

Flying Vinyl The Oval London, April 2017 Words: Leander Hobbs Photos: Courtney Farrell   If you’re a regular to Popped you will have heard of Flying Vinyl – probably for its delectable monthly collection of new music that is currently building me a rather cracking vinyl collection – thank you very much. But as it’s … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Flying Vinyl

Flying Vinyl All Dayer The Oval, London, 7th April 2017 Words: Elena Katrina  With ten of our favourite acts all descending upon one venue for Flying Vinyl’s all dayer this weekend it’s pretty much impossible for us to do our usual festival preview so instead we’re going to post a track by each band and … 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

Just Watch: Spring King – Detroit

Detroit Words: James Booton Full of aggression, passion and plain and simple musical talent, Manchester quartet Spring King have perfected their fierce indie rock, unlike any other band around. The high school formed group leaped onto the indie scene with various singles but have now managed to release their debut album Tell Me If You … 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 Review: LeeFest 2016

LeeFest 2016 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina Well well well Lee what have you gone and done eh? Only actually accidentally achieved every other music lover’s dream  – throw a non party as a garden “festival” and then end up having it on a farm. With three realms -The Never Woods, Mermaids Lagoon and Skull … Continue reading

Festival Review: Kendal Calling 2016

Kendal Calling 2016 28th -31st July 2016 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Kendal Calling Official   The low-key opening of Kendal Calling’s Thursday is very, very much the antithesis of low key. Despite the occasional wafting of rain through the site, everybody in the fields seemed to be ready to wage war on body, mind and … Continue reading

Just Listen: Spring King – Rectifier

Spring King Words: Georgia Evans Manchester’s Spring King have unleashed their next single called Rectifier, which is out March 25th. The band are constantly giving us loud and noisy indie tracks and this is no different. Rectifier is a track which starts off with “the calm before the storm”. This track is a beautiful riot; … Continue reading

Live Review: Liverpool Music Week Closing Party

Liverpool Music Week Closing Party Camp and Furnace/Blade Factory, Liverpool, October 31st 2015 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones There ain’t no party like a Liverpool Music Week Closing Party. It doesn’t roll off the tongue as well as an S Club Party, but whereas S Club would be a McDonald’s Birthday Party where the … Continue reading

EP Review: Spring King – They’re Coming After You

They’re Coming After You Released 20th April 2015 Words: Lauren Grigor Overall this EP shows Spring King getting into a slower side of things. Compared to their slightly manic Demons EP which felt like non stop rock assault of our ears, this feels more slow summer vibes rock. There are still strong chorus vocals and … Continue reading

Just Watch: Spring King – City

Spring King Watch the video for City here: Spring King release the video for new single City, taken from their forthcoming EP,  They’re Coming After You, out on April 20th. The band are playing this year’s SXSW and also will be tour support for the upcoming UK dates with Courtney Barnett. LIVE 27 March – … Continue reading

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