Interview: The Blinders

The Blinders Words and Photos: Gary Lambert It was an unseasonably warm Manchester afternoon, and I was sat in my car with the windows up feeling like I don’t know what. I had just finished my interview with The Blinders and my mind was blank like a What The Fuck bomb had gone off in … Continue reading

Live Review: Bloxx, Liverpool

Bloxx, APRE, Rivia, and Courting Phase One, Liverpool, 17 April 2019 Words and Photographs by Gary Lambert A Bloxx gig is always a reason for celebration, so we were so pleased to be spending Wednesday night with the London four-piece at Phase One in Liverpool. It’s a healthy sign of the constant expansion of the … Continue reading

Just Listen: False Advertising – Hey You

False Advertising Words: Elena Katrina Manchester’s False Advertising return with brand new single Hey You and with it they continue to show us all exactly why they’re one of the hottest new bands to keep your eyes and ears on. With a full dollop of 90s grunge and a serious melody that grabs you in … Continue reading

Track by Track Exclusive: Natalie McCool – Cover Combat

Natalie McCool Track by Track Exclusive Words: Elena Katrina Liverpool based singer songwriter Natalie McCool has been a firm favourite here at Popped Music HQ and it’s not just us who has been won over with her sparkling clear vocal and spectacular ability to create intelligent pop-lead stories, there’s a whole army of fans growing … Continue reading

Just Listen: Dream Wife – Somebody

Dream Wife Words: Elena Katrina One of my absolute favourite bands of the last year or so Dream Wife release new single Somebody. With lyrics such as “I am not my body I am somebody” it’s the kind of track that will make you not just sway your entire body to the strong beats and … Continue reading

Just Listen: The Night Cafe – Strange Clothes

The Night Cafe Words: Tara Matthews Currently out on tour with Sundara Karma and Blaenavon, The Night Cafe are storming their way into our ears. The latest track Strange Clothes is the first song from their upcoming EP Get Away From The Feeling set to be released 10th March. ‘Strange Clothes’ brings everything we love … Continue reading

Just Watch: Little Comets – Common Things

Little Comets Words: Fi Carroll Common Things is the first track to be revealed by Little Comets from their forthcoming album Worhead due for release on March 10th via The Smallest Label. According to guitarist and lead vocalist Rob Coles, the track explores the enjoyment of the simple things in life describing it as almost … Continue reading

Just Watch: The Big Moon – Formidable

The Big Moon Words: Eliza Laben Formidable is the new track from The Big Moon, female indie-pop band from London. The beginning of the track hints at a style similar to that of Lana Del Rey and Florence Welch , particularly within the deep, buttery vocals. However, unexpectedly, it takes on an upbeat, more pop-rock … Continue reading

Gig Review: Parquet Courts – Liverpool

Parquet Courts June 15th 2016, The Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Michael Kirkham The largest urban building plan in Europe is a long term plan to regenerate Liverpool’s dockland by filling it with soaring apartment and office blocks extending far beyond the city centre. As of yet, none of these have been … Continue reading

Just Listen: Beach Baby – UR

Beach Baby Words: Georgia- Mae Blackman Opening with chiming and crisp guitar lines, Beach Baby present us with their latest single U R.  As you might expect from a band with the word beach in their name, it exudes summer feels. It’s bouncy and retro, with a hint of 80’s, which is what I love … Continue reading

Preview: Communion New Faces Tour 2016

Communion New Faces Tour 2016 One of our favourite labels and promoters, Communion, is very proud to present their latest run of shows in the shape of their New Faces tour, which is back for the first one of 2016. Like Communion’’s long running iconic monthly new music night in West London, the multi artist bill … 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

News: Communion New Faces Tour 2015

Communion New Faces Tour 2015 Communion is very proud to present their inaugural New Faces tour is back for 2015. Like Communion’s long running iconic monthly new music night in West London, the multi artist bill aims to encourage fans to come and hear something new, with the emphasis on discovery – which is why it makes … Continue reading

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