New Music

Chaika

Posted on September 17, 2015

Garage-psych outfit Chaika have announced the upcoming release of their second single ‘The Mirror’. The track unveils a more aggressive side to the band with filthy riffs, dreamy vocals and punishing shoegaze vibes providing a welcome sign of things to come ahead of their highly anticipated Beacons festival performance in mid-October. Formed in late 2014, […]

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FANS

Posted on September 10, 2015

We’re loving up and coming Yorkshire trio FANS! Heavily rooted in lyrical craft, FANS’ music touches on popular aspects of raw social commentary, all built upon a foundation of 90’s indie rock influences. The results are a collection of brooding, fuzzy guitar anthems that you can’t help but be touched by. The band’s debut EP […]

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Viola Beach

Posted on August 25, 2015

© Georgia Park The BBC Introducing Stage at Reading and Leeds Festival is always one to showcase the best in up and coming talent and this year anyone heading to the festival must check out this next band. Viola Beach are a four-piece indie rock band from Warrington. The band have already secured impressive national airplay […]

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Hippo Campus

Posted on August 23, 2015

Hippo Campus are a four piece alt-indie band from Minnesota, USA, and they are one of the emerging overseas bands that are to be heading to Leeds and Reading Festival this August Bank Holiday weekend. Hippo Campus create music that is both infectious and playful yet packed full of poignant lyrics of growing up. We […]

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Actor

Posted on August 20, 2015

Actor is the alias of Louisa Osborn, collaborating producer Chris Mulligan and drummer Ste Anderson, who started writing their atmospheric alt-pop in a murky art space once home to a bomb factory here in Leeds. Actor’s music is anthemic modern day pop, drawing in influences from alternative dance and indie music. ‘Baby Cries’ is the latest […]

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Anteros

Posted on August 10, 2015

We are absolutely loving new band Anteros and can’t wait to get our hands on their debut EP. The London trio are to release a self-titled debut EP shortly and as a teaser the band have revealed their lead track’s exciting new video which features some extremely cool and somewhat trippy graphics. The track ‘Anteros’ […]

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Zola Blood

Posted on August 6, 2015

Zola Blood are a four-piece from Hackney who have just announced new single ‘Play Out’ as the follow up to their highly celebrated 2014 debut EP ‘Meridian’. Drawing influences from electro-indie and techno, and supported by stunning electronic production, Zola Blood’s music, though fairly minimalistic in its elements, is beautifully atmospheric and rich in emotion. […]

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Alibis

Posted on August 4, 2015

If you check out one new band this week make sure you leave time for Alibis, a brilliant new duo from South London.  Born out of a long-standing friendship between Richie Skint and Harvey Lee, Alibis brings together the diverse influences that both friends grew up with, including old-school US soul such as Otis Redding, […]

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The Fontaines

Posted on July 27, 2015

Time to introduce you to another exciting unsigned band from Yorkshire. The Fontaines are a four piece alt-indie band from Sheffield who are setting the local scene alight with their catchy guitar pop. Describing their sound as ‘2005 indie, ten years on’ there is certainly an ounce of influence from classic millennial indie such as The […]

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Venice Trip

Posted on July 12, 2015

©Kamila K Stanley Venice Trip are a four-piece band from London. Their sound is described at progressive rock with influences of psychedelia, such as Syd Barrett and The Doors, and more contemporary sounds like Temples and Mystery Jets. Although becoming a hit on the London live music scene, with a string of successful shows around […]

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Canvas

Posted on July 7, 2015

Canvas are a four-piece band from Liverpool. Although they only formed earlier this year, the band have already racked up over 100,000 plays on Soundcloud and have earned themselves a spot at one of the hottest new festivals, Liverpool Sound City. Canvas are school friends and learnt how to play their instruments together, so perhaps […]

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Will Joseph Cook

Posted on July 2, 2015

Coming to a festival near you this summer is brilliant new singer-songwriter Will Joseph Cook. At only 18 years old, Will’s ear for a huge hook and intense melody ensured his debut EP ‘You Jump I Run’ quickly gathered a huge amount of attention across the underground music scene. Lead track ‘Message’ hit number one […]

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Fronteers

Posted on June 30, 2015

Fronteers are four nineteen year olds from Hull who got together at the tail end of 2014 and bonded over a shared love of girls, music and Hull City FC. The band have only played a handful of gigs to date but are already attracting the attention of a host of record labels. Debut single […]

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The Big Moon

Posted on June 23, 2015

The Big Moon are a London based four-piece who are one of our most precious finds of the week. We are falling for their hook-ridden indie rock tracks and promise if you give them a listen you’ll quickly realise what the fuss is about. The track ‘Sucker’, below, is a ferocious introduction to this hugely […]

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Auction For The Promise Club

Posted on June 16, 2015

Auction For The Promise Club are an indie-rock trio from St.Agnes, Cornwall. Zoe White Chambers (singer/guitarist), Toby White Chambers (drums) and Perran Tremewan (guitars/keys) are already making big friends in high places, gaining support from BBC 6 Music, NME, XFM and Absolute. Musically inspired by the likes of Radiohead and Muse, the Cornwall three piece […]

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