Just Watch: Bear’s Den – Greenwoods Bethlehem (Live)

Bear’s Den Words: Elena Katrina Bear’s Den are no longer one of my new bands that no one knows about and while a part of me is seriously made up that they’ve done so well, there will always be a little bit of me that dislikes having to share them with so many people. I’ve … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Night Cafe – The Way Of Mary

The Night Cafe Words: Gary Lambert The latest release, The Way Of Mary, shows off all that is good about The Night Café. In a strange way, this song reminds me of the Naïve-era version of The Kooks with the effortless way the band manage to put together a pop tune. It feels so natural … Continue reading

Just Listen: Catholic Action – Doing Well

Catholic Action Words: Gary Feeney Catholic Action made quite a splash last year with their singles L.U.V. and Rita Ora, two perfect pieces of infectious indie-pop which garnered widespread critical acclaim as well as an invite to the prestigious SXSW festival a number of other showcase events. Given the success of those two, it could … Continue reading

Just Listen: Natalie McCool – You & I

Natalie McCool Words: Elena Katrina It’s no secret that we’re big fans of Miss Natalie McCool here at Popped Music and so it’ll come as no surprise that we’re loving her forthcoming single You & I. While the musical track itself is pretty minimal the strength of lyrical content and Natalie’s instantly recognisable vocal is … Continue reading

Just Watch: Estrons – Belfast

Estrons Words: Elena Katrina Estrons are probably one of my favourite heavier bands of the last 18 months or so and having seen them play live several times the video for EP track Belfast is getting me excited to go and see them live again next week. Belfast further demonstrates the bands energy riddled tracks, … Continue reading

Just Watch: Vant – Do You Know Me

Vant Words: Gary Feeney With almost 5 million Spotify streams to their name, it’d be fair to say that VANT have been making their presence felt since the release of their first single less than two years ago, and with their debut album, Dumb Blood, due next month, they look set to explode into the … Continue reading

Just Watch: High Tyde – One Bullet

High Tyde Words: Gary Feeney Despite only being in their teens, Brighton four-piece High Tyde already have a remarkably extensive back catalogue to their name – their newest single, One Bullet, is their eighth such release, although most of those were much lower-profile affairs. The fact that the band has that experience of recording shows … Continue reading

Just Listen: Blaenavon – Let’s Pray

Blaenavon Words: Lewis Rogers Following the release of their EP Miss World in October and then April’s unveiling of single I Will Be The World the Blaenavon have now shared Let’s Pray, the second track to be previewed from their upcoming debut album. Let’s Pray builds upon the promise of their former releases, and successfully … Continue reading

Just Listen: Band Of Skulls – Killer

Band Of Skulls Listen to Killer here: It’s so about time that Band Of Skulls came back and kicked our sorry selves into touch, and they’ve done exactly that with new single Killer. The track has an eerie undertone which builds to a rip roaring chorus. They’re a band that never stray too far from … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Orielles – Jobin

The Orielles  Words: Julia Grantham It’s hard to believe such an accomplished sound can emerge from a group so young and as such, is a fantastic example of shoegaze vocals at their best. Jobin by  The Orielles is catchy, melodic and rich in harmonies. This track has a very laid­ back feel to it, inviting … Continue reading

Interview: Black Honey

Black Honey Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Gaz Jones In the British music blogging world there was one winner of 2015. Brighton’s female-fronted indie rock band Black Honey have had blog-bouquets and review-riches thrown at them from before the release of their single Madonna. Popped Music have had the fortune to watch Black Honey on several … Continue reading

Just Watch: Wolf Alice – Giant Peach

Wolf Alice Watch the video for Giant Peach here: Wolf Alice have announced details of their debut album along side the video for current single Giant Peach. The album My Love Is Cool is set for release on Dirty Hit Records on June 22nd. Tracklisting 1. Turn To Dust 2. Bros 3. Your Loves Whore … Continue reading

Just Listen: Rae Morris – Love Again

Rae Morris Listen to Love Again here: Rae Morris has revealed that her next single from her debut album Unguarded will be the dance driven Love Again. The single will be out on March 30th. Rae also announced a string of headline dates for her October headline tour. Tickets are on sale now. LIVE MAY … Continue reading

Just Watch: Grumbling Fur – Lightinsisters

Grumbling Fur Watch the video for Lightinsisters featuring Tim Burgess here: Having recently remixed The Charlatans’ Talking In Tones single and supported them at their intimate show at The Garage in Highbury and Islington Grumbling Fur have released a video for their next single. Lightinsisters continues the working collaborations with The Charlatans and features front … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Charlatans – So Oh

The Charlatans Listen to So Oh here: The Charlatans have announced details of their 12th album, Modern Nature. The album will be released on 26th January 2015 via BMG Chrysalis. Track Listing: Talking In Tones So Oh Come Home Baby Keep Enough In The Tall Grass Emilie Let The Good Times Be Never Ending I … Continue reading

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