Reviews

Clean Cut Kid – ‘Runaway’

Posted on September 14, 2015

Liverpool quartet Clean Cut Kid are back with a brand new single, ‘Runaway’ – the follow-up to their indelible debut ‘Vitamin C’. Self-produced ‘Runaway’ is a thumping four-minute anthem with one of the choruses of the summer at its centre. The blending of electronics with the band’s rockier sound creates a shimmering, feel-good indie-pop track, complete […]

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Lewis & Leigh – ‘Heart Don’t Want’

Posted on September 9, 2015

We have a perfect late summer track in the form of ‘Heart Don’t Want’, the new single from London-based americana/folk duo Lewis & Leigh. The roots of Lewis & Leigh stretch from the Deep South (Alva Leigh was born in Tenessee) all the way over to the Welsh coast (Al Lewis was born in North […]

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The Mexanines – ‘Rocket’

Posted on September 7, 2015

Yorkshire-based band The Mexanines are back with brand new release, ‘Rocket’. It’s a brooding alt-rock track, packed with thrashing guitars, subtle electronics and stellar harmonies. It demonstrates a refreshing growth of their heavy-rock sound, showing a continual development in the band’s music as they forge their path to success.    Unbelievably, it’s been eight years since […]

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The Amazons – ‘Junk Food Forever’

Posted on September 3, 2015

© Matt Goff Fresh from playing Reading and Leeds Festival this weekend, Reading-based quartet The Amazons have announced details to release their debut EP ‘Don’t You Wanna’, leading with huge new track ‘Junk Food Forever’ which we cannot get enough of! ‘Junk Food Forever’ has the makings of a huge guitar anthem. Packed full of […]

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Keyes – ‘Black Magic’

Posted on August 24, 2015

Keyes is an 18-year old singer-songwriter from Warwickshire. If you are a fan of alternative synth pop with urban elements thrown in, this is one for you! This month Keyes releases her new track ‘Black Magic’, the follow up to her May debut, ‘Veins’, which has now amassed a cumulative 250,000 plays. ‘Black Magic’ takes Keyes’ […]

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Mile Me Deaf – ‘Capable Ride’

Posted on August 18, 2015

This week we were introduced to a great new band from Austria called Mile Me Deaf. The musical collective from Vienna have an addictive and infectious lo-fi, fuzzy pop sound that we cannot get enough of. Since 2004 Wolfgang Möstl is the only constant member of the project, which started as a lo-fi experimental playground […]

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Laurel – ‘Blue Blood’

Posted on August 17, 2015

Laurel is a singer-songwriter hailing from a tiny town near Southampton. Clearly noticing her talent for music at a young age, she has been writing, producing and performing her own original material since age 14. Following the completion of her college exams, Laurel moved to London and signed a deal with Turn First Records (Iggy […]

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Rhodes & Birdy – ‘Let It All Go’

Posted on August 13, 2015

We’re so excited to hear the musical collaboration between singers Rhodes and Birdy, who release their eagerly awaited duet ‘Let It All Go’ on September 11th. Having been mutual fans of each other’s work, Rhodes and Birdy were introduced and quickly started writing together and their talents truly compliment each other, as shown by the astonishing […]

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D.I.D – ‘Fast Food’

Posted on August 11, 2015

Nottingham’s D.I.D (Dog is Dead) have this week released a video for their brand new single ‘Fast Food’. ‘Fast Food’ is the long-awaited new track from the band, due for release on September 18th. Once again the band deliver an upbeat, quirky alt-indie track with jangly instrumental and infectious vocals wrapped around a catchy pop […]

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Palace – ‘Head Above The Water’

Posted on August 3, 2015

Palace, a four-piece indie band from London, are back with a brand new single! ‘Head Above The Water’ provides a slight step away from the rockier edge of previous single ‘Kiloran’, as a sensual rock ballad lead by smooth drawn-out guitars and bluesy vocals. Mirroring elements of Foals and Kings of Leon, it is a […]

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Day Wave – ‘Drag’

Posted on August 2, 2015

Day Wave – a.k.a Jackson Phillips – has been turning heads since the release of his first single in late 2014 and we are absolutely loving his latest track, ‘Drag’. In addition to radio love from Annie Mac at BBC Radio 1 and Zane Lowe at Beats1, Day Wave has already topped the Hype Machine […]

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Pretty Vicious – ‘National Plastics’

Posted on July 28, 2015

One thing’s for sure, Pretty Vicious have certainly made an impact on the alternative music scene, even for a band who only formed last year. The young four-piece from Merthyr Tydfil in Wales, have already completed a UK tour, supported Manic Street Preachers and headlined the BBC Introducing Stage at Glastonbury this year, and the […]

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Kagoule – ‘Made of Concrete’

Posted on July 23, 2015

As they prepare for the release of their debut album, Nottingham’s Kagoule have unveiled new single ‘Made Of Concrete’. Grunge-inspired distorted guitars drive the rich riffs throughout the track which provide the perfect balance against the backdrop of bassist Lucy’s wistful and ethereal vocals. As the first glimpse of their forthcoming album, we cannot wait […]

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Girl Friend – ‘Poison’

Posted on July 20, 2015

‘Poison’ is the new track from Manchester’s Girl Friend following on from their fantastic EP ‘Arrive Alone Leave Alone’. Girl Friend’s modern take on classic and refined pop has seen them pick up a playlist on XFM, heavy rotation across Amazing Radio, and touring to a rapturous response on European dates with The Kooks, which […]

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Stillhound – ‘Think This Way’

Posted on July 9, 2015

Stillhound are a new alt-indie band from Scotland, consisting of school friends Fergus Cook, Laurie Corlett-Donald, Dave Lloyd and latest addition Cat Myers.  Their inspirations are said to range from as broad as art and geography, to the far flung soundscapes created by Boards of Canada and the pop aesthetic of Tears for Fears. Their […]

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