Gallaher’s Green have just released their new single “Catch The Sun” The song from start to finish throws you into that summertime feeling with driving verses complimented by a huge chorus this could definitely mark a new beginning for the rock quartet. From the outset as the guitar riff cuts through the powerful drum beat … Continued

Diverting from the typical groggy setup of a traditional festival with mud ridden showers and waterlogged tents, Tramlines Festival are in favour of something more suited for one and all, by providing their ‘all inclusive’ line up that captures those of all ages and backgrounds to be involved. The 2nd year of the festival post … Continued

One of our favourite artists Venus Demilo has released an infectious new single that is a million miles away from their previous sound – and we’re all for it! ‘The Good Life’ is an up-beat bouncy song from the Liverpool based band. Venus Demilo have ramped up the electronic sounds in this track and really … Continued

The former front man and songwriter of BINES, Danny Bowles, has returned with a brand new solo project which has seem him take a different avenue than his previous band. Danny has released his debut solo single ‘Wake Me (My Dear)’ and it is a beautiful poetic introduction to himself. ‘Wake Me (My Dear)’ originally … Continued

Fusing their iconic blend of hip-hop and indie, Manchester based act PROSE have returned with yet another anthemic song. Building on the success from previous hits, PROSE are yet again finding their way back into their fans ears with this ‘9 Million Volts’ This is a slightly more pop based song, showcasing their singing vocals … Continued

Considering this is a ‘sole’ musician, Adam Hailstone, who uses the name Pink Films, really does put his ‘soul’ into this track. His latest release, the song ‘M.A.D.’ (Movie’s Almost Done) creates a wonderful atmosphere perfect for a late night stroll around a small city. A combination of psychedelic, dreamy, 80s inspired music has helped … Continued

On a heavily rescheduled date, The Beths managed to overcome an absent lead guitarist, a collapsing stage backdrop and a re-jigged setlist to produce a fine performance with their tried and tested blend of joyful love and bitter self-loathing at Manchester Club Academy. It says a lot about the Beths that they were able to … Continued

On the 17th of March 2022, I strolled into the world of ‘Libations’ – a sordid saloon somewhere on the edge of Manchester inhabited by the band, Dead Cherry. I was listening to their latest single which is described as ‘a hyperbolic look at the direct and indirect effects of excessive alcohol consumption.’ Here’s what … Continued

We visited The Recreation at their Ancoats studio to learn more about their current 33 Oldham Street residency, upcoming album, and the new musical ideals they’ve established post-lockdown. For those who don’t know the boys, they are George Porter (Drums), Sam Sumner (Bass), Tom Atkinson (lead guitar), and Owen Baldwin (Vocals, guitar). They can be … Continued

The Merseyside four piece, More In Luv, release synthy new single “Living For Two.”  Their relaxed new track is a different approach to previous material but even by leaving their comfort zone, More In Luv are able to create a successful Summery song that deals with love, money and struggle. They take a wide range … Continued

The weird and wonderful Home Counties release bizarre new single ‘Village Spirit,’ taken from their new EP, “In A Middle English Town.” The opening begins like the start of a 90’s computer game and sets the tone for an even more unexplainable three minutes and thirty three seconds. When asked about the lyrics, singer Will … Continued

Walsall five-piece The Assist release thunderous new single “Television Kid”. Over the years, The Assist have earned quite the success, and their new single taken from their debut album ‘Council Pop’ out on 8th April, is the perfect evidence as to why. Homely, punk-like vocals paired with indie guitar riffs prove to be a great … Continued

Following a spate of rowdy gigs across Liverpool and Manchester, including a sell-out show at YES Basement, Madame Claude finally earnt their place at the top of the bill on March 18th, stepping up to yet another sell-out crowd eager for an earful of their Ska inspired rhythms. The venue was Gulliver’s, a classic starting … Continued

Saxophonist, pianist, lyricist and the jazz king of this generation, Masego, took to the stage at the 02 Ritz in Manchester on Saturday, as part of his much anticipated (and delayed) Studying Abroad tour. Originally set to study abroad in 2021, covid had kept this crowd waiting, but as proved, the best things come to … Continued

Dirty Blonde are a female indie-rock two piece from Manchester comprising members: Issy Sutcliffe (vocals, guitar) and Hayley Tait (lead guitar). The duo quickly developed their sound and have already started writing powerful songs, including their debut release ‘Northern Twang’ Get to know Dirty Blonde Name?Hayley Where are you from?Manchester What do you do?Guitar and … Continued

“I’m out enjoying the pace of this open asylum,” vocalist Olly Thornton sings on Uno Mas’ February released single ‘Jungle’. He’s talking about the electricity in the air during a night out. Something we’ve all come to miss in the last year or so. There’s a confidence that comes with the delivery of the track. … Continued

They’ve supported the likes of The Libertines, Bastille and The Vaccines, collected sync royalties thanks to Made in Chelsea and earned airplay from BBC Scotland, BBC Radio nan Gàidheal and Amazing Radio. Retro Video Club, hailing from Edinburgh, are already on their way to becoming one of the most discussed Scottish names with a sold-out … Continued

“Welcome to my blue room,” Luke Royalty’s Spotify bio reads as he proclaims thoughts we’ve all shared with him and kept to ourselves, like the light jab of, “I think I’m boring when I’m sober”. ‘Blue Peter’ feels like you’re travelling from its genuine, good-hearted lyricism alone. “Living our fairytales in football shirts,” the Darlington … Continued

May Payne, 20 year old singer-songwriter based in Manchester, has generated a tasteful blend of genres in her upcoming single ‘When You Hold Me’, to be released on the 18th of March this year. Her music is the self-confessed love child of Bob Dylan and Van Morrison, with Payne being influenced by their legacies of work from … Continued

Juggling dizzying climaxes, fluttering guitars and feel good eagerness, SPINN have delivered an album built upon Buddha’s liberating teachings while, meanwhile, looking to break free from any predetermined labels on their second LP Outside of the Blue via Modern Sky UK. SPINN is collectively vocalist Johnny Quinn, guitarist Luke Brickett, Sean McLachlan on bass and … Continued

In a time so fast-paced and serious, South-London Trio Honey Moon have put a pause on normality, and entered the new year offering a glimpse of hope with their upbeat new single, ‘Stop and Listen.’ Retro instrumentals dance playfully while Honey Moon face their fears head-on, with an idealistic mindset in the form of a … Continued

North West based Escapades take listeners on a journey to a place of powerful vocals and mystifying drum machines with new single ‘Star Collisions’. Opening with delicate guitar strings, this initial innocence is soon stripped to a refreshing bouquet of fun-loving euphemisms. Throughout the track, Escapades display their genre-bending flair, and leave listeners constantly questioning … Continued

Tom A. Smith’s debut EP drops next month on February 25th, produced by Larry Hibbitt (Nothing But Thieves/The Snuts/Sea Girls/Lauren Hibberd). While apparent that Smith has been stockpiling for this release for some time, asking for guitar lessons long before taking the stabilisers off, the musician assures each future release will be distinct from the … Continued

Sarpa Salpa kick off 2022 with trancey new single ‘Somebody.’ The synthy track opens with lyrics of reassurance like ‘Don’t be scared to love again,’ creating an indie-pop bop that mingles with the maturity of witnessing a former acquaintance eventually parting ways. The recent single brings the ambience of a 70’s dance track, but reimagined … Continued

You get a feel for Stay Lunar’s sound even before pressing the play button. The cover artwork is sombre. A black and white shot of a train station platform. A radiant pink hue runs through it without obliterating the mood.  The dream-pop outfit Stay Lunar, hailing from Bristol, formed in 2019. Since then, they’ve released … Continued

MCRAE have a piece of my heart and having watched them grow over the past years and seeing them sell out a headline show at Gullivers in a couple of days is something that i’ve still been reliving ever since. Now they’ve released arguably their best, and certainly their catchiest, song to date, “PLANETVPLANET”. The … Continued

With the amount of new content arriving via the rise of TikTok, it would be shortsighted to think this was the only musician hub as of late. James Marriott is one of many YouTubers to try his hand at songwriting, releasing his debut single ‘Slow Down’ in 2020, followed by a three-track EP, ‘No Left … Continued

RnB singer, songwriter and producer Dijon is renowned for being a man of few words in the public eye, despite his famously heart felt, honest lyrics in his work. Dijon began his music career as part of a duo, Abhi//Dijon, which split in the mid 2010s, provoking him to experiment with his sound resulting in … Continued

With monumental albums stacked in their discography, one could question why Spector aren’t already a household name, but with the release of newest album ‘Now or Whenever,’ their world-wide domination is imminent. The album opens with the melancholic instrumental, “When Saturday Comes,” the musical sum up of Saturday’s dreary thoughts and what happened the night … Continued

With no live shows in the near future, Ivory Wave, an already established live band found themselves with plenty of free time to turn everything on its head and fit the jumbled pieces back together. In doing so alternatively named, Big Image was born and the four-piece conceived the joyous ‘Parallel Love Affair,’ a painted … Continued

Flechettes have their finger on the trigger with their newest outing, ‘Make Your Mistakes’. The group from Wigan, Greater Manchester have all the components for that firey indie-rock sound that’s on every A&R scout’s wishlist.  The last year held a lot of firsts for the Flechettes, including playing their first tour and signing to Sound … Continued

Tainted Wedding bells ring throughout the brokenhearted new single “The Wedding” from James Holt. The Beatle Esque tune is a honeyed sentiment that conveys the emotion of seeing someone you love marry someone else. “I can hardly bear to watch it” sings Holt, regarding the betrayal. His description of such a heartbreak is filled with … Continued

East London’s Desert Rockers, The Howlers, shake up the scene with their Debut EP “Sum Of Our Fears”. With their original vinyl pre-sale selling out on its first day, calling their debut EP anticipated would be an understatement, but with great expectations come great outcomes, and “Sum Of Our Fears” is solid proof of this. … Continued

It’s that time of year again where we predict which bands and artists we think will have a successful 2022. The only rule is, bands and artists who have already featured on the list in previous years can not feature again. 2021 saw the return of live music and here at The Pentatonic it has … Continued

North South Divide is one of the latest projects to come from the the current epicentre of an indie music uprising, Wigan. Created by Martin Cunliffe, formerly the frontman of Ravellas, this project excited me from the minute it dropped into my inbox. It’s a completely different direction from Ravellas, but an equally brilliant sound. … Continued

The Manchester-based The France have created something both familiar-sounding and vibrant. Based on a trip the band took in 2017, their fourth single, a three-minute indie-pop take named ‘California,’ sounds like the essence of San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles if they combined into a sort of West Coast eccentric cocktail. The band also … Continued

Commercial music is always one to reinvent itself, deviating between genres and styles frequently as traditional forms of pop become predictable and tiresome. Through 2020, the charts became packed with resurgences similar to the ’70s and 80’s synth-wave sound, mimicking old sounds and creating fresh ones in the same breath. Both indie-pop acts Chvrches and … Continued

Written inside their 0saka based studio apartment, Wynona, formed of bedroom-pop partners Natalie and Rich, tinkered with the early idea of ‘Get Back To Myself’. Accounting present times, the track recalls the challenges of internal belonging and being a world away from familiarity during a worldwide pandemic. The song’s meaning shifting halfway through its creation.  … Continued

You can connect the dots between Sarpa Salpa’s songwriting and the overall meaning of their newest track, ‘Your House’, in a similar fashion to a detective and a piece of red string.  Lyrically focusing on a strained environment and someone changing right in front of you, Sarpa Salpa succeeds in performing with a similar sentiment … Continued

Singer songwriter from Darlington, Luke Royalty, is an artist that stood out to me from first glance. A brilliant way to get a grasp of a new artist’s sound is by looking into who their work is influenced by, and I knew if Luke Royalty sounded half as good as a combination of Amy Winehouse, … Continued

With both singles released this year gaining traction across UK radio stations, Manchester-based indie rock outfit Pacific have released their brand new You Don’t Know EP.  Currently touring their new material, the four piece are eager to follow in the footsteps of their sold-out pre-lockdown dates. Unlike their heavily guitar-driven indie-rock counterparts, Pacific have a … Continued

Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist Phil Danyew has leaned heavily into the similar tendencies of trippy, psych-rock connoisseurs Tame Impala, Temples and Zac Farro of Paramore’s side project, HalfNoise to commence his newest project, Elephant Castle. Phil, previously known for playing keys in Foster the People, ventured into creating original music. This decision, a direct response to … Continued

If you found yourself in the middle of the jangly pop stylings of The Sundays and the dream-pop tendencies of Mazzy Star, you’d most likely stumble upon Manchester-based Jessica Luise. The indie-pop artist who emerged onto the North West music scene in 2019.  ‘Going in Blind‘ is Jessica Luise’s debut EP, released in July following … Continued

‘The Cova Guide to Sunset Vibes’, Indie-rock heads The Covasettes’ September EP, earned them recognition from the likes of BBC Introducing and Amazing Radio. They’re a band who are sure to feel right at home on any festival circuit. The four piece’s most recent release is packed full of sun-drenched hooks and upbeat, infectious melodies … Continued

Liverpool’s sensational singer-songwriter Zuzu has dropped the news we’ve been hoping for, along with a fantastic new song. Zuzu has announced her debut album ‘Queensway Tunnel‘ will be released November 12th with a brand new single ‘My Old Life’. ‘My Old Life’ is a beautifully emotional showcase of her vocals, featuring that subtle soft Scouse … Continued

BOARDWALK is the magnificent brainchild of Michael Marguet, LA-based musician and producer. With strong influence of Jungle, LCD Soundsystem and Phoenix it’s clear to see where the ideas behind the funky grooves and the gentle synth swells come from. ‘I Got Myself’ is the hypnotic crossroad of indietronica, psychedelia and synthpop that has been creeping … Continued

The long awaited return to festivals came back with a band with the largest festival in Western Europe since the pandemic began. All eyes were on Tramlines to see how people would react to such large crowds and it went off without a hitch. The festival saw 40,000 revellers a day head into Hillsborough Park … Continued

Somehow Lottery Winners have managed to save the nation single handedly themselves this year, what a year they’ve had going from releasing music with Frank Turner and Sleeper, performing a sea shanty with Nickelback and the pinnacle of them all, performing at our Nobody Talks Anymore event. They’re not done yet either as they release … Continued

Alex Partridge is a Sydney based Singer-Songwriter whose beautifully delicate vocals are the soothing soundtrack you didn’t know you were looking for. I’ve been drifting away to the mesmerising grooves and infectious chorus’ of ‘There’s No Way’ since I first came across the song. With obvious influences from his Australian counterparts in Spacey Jane and … Continued

Your first single release is crucial, and if you don’t get it right then you’ve got a lot of work to do to recoup that interesting. Well that’s not something Keith Coleman is going to have to worry about after hearing his debut single ‘Hangover’. The Irish singer / songwriter has come out of the … Continued

MCRAE have always been skirting around the fringes of pop and punk influences and are known for their catchy singalong style songs – which is why it’s a shock to the system that they’ve dived down a slightly more punk route to create ‘How To Start A Fire’. Previous single ‘Lucy’ has all the pop … Continued

Once again Red Rum Club are bringing light to a dark period in music and have released their first new material of 2021. The head-bopping new single ‘Nightcalling’ is the perfect remedy to everybody’s slumber and is hopefully the turning point in rekindling that love with music again. ‘Nightcalling’ heralds the release of their third … Continued

This morning came the new we were expecting, but hoping wouldn’t happen – and Kendal Calling didn’t hold back with pointing the blame where it belongs. Organisers of the festival based at Lowther Deer Park have once again had to cancel Kendal Calling due to the change in restrictions and as they state in their … Continued

If camping out in a muddy field and the general lack of showers doesn’t appeal to you then maybe a more metropolitan festival like Tramlines is what you’re looking for. Tramlines has all the great things we love about festivals like the incredible music and atmosphere you can only get at outdoor shows but without … Continued

As festival season grows ever closer, the excitement of standing in a muddy field with thousands of others listening to some incredible music is building. Y Not Festival have return in 2021 with perhaps the best lineup of all the festivals this year and have really pushed themselves to create something special for their fans. … Continued

Derailer are a young band from Stockport but a big future ahead of them. Having seen firsthand their incredible live performance and they’re loyal following I can certainly say that Derailer are on the fast track to success. With an electric range of influences they break that standard indie mould to add a splash of … Continued

Since first discovering Sam and Sounds i’ve been blown away by how good his songs and are how they somehow keep getting better with each release. We made his single ‘Silly’ our Track Of The Day and featured follow up ‘Silly’ on our PentatonicPlay playlist, now his latest single ‘Bedroom Astronaut’ has its own space … Continued

TUSHAR is the next in our long list of Australian acts that seem to be dominating the airwaves at the moment. He is an Indian boy from Adelaide who’s debut single ‘Arthur’ has made its way overseas and is a beautifully relaxing sound. The title name ‘Arthur’ is a pseudonym for what TUSHAR describes and … Continued

The Australian music scene is thriving in recent years, and Boo Seeka are at the forefront. Ben Gumbleton and Michael May combine to create the entrancing synth and vocal melodies with an energy like no other. Their latest release ‘Don’t Waste Your Time’ featuring Golding, is a feel good summer hit with smooth synths and … Continued

The Goa Express have shrugged off the lockdown blues and released the incredibly catchy single ‘Second Time’. Along with their previous releases they’ve moulded themselves a brilliant sound of snarling pop with a psychedelic undertone to it. As the band have progressed they’ve grown tighter and the chemistry between the band on record and on … Continued

Gathering of Strangers have released their foot-stomping new single ‘Antidote’ through new student-led label, Inter Music. It’s everything we love and expect from the band with their high octane energy and incredibly catchy vocals. ‘Antidote’ has your undivided attention from the offset, and it doesn’t give you a second to take a step back. The … Continued

Cassia have release possibly the catchiest song of the year. ‘Right There’ is the second single to be taken from the band’s forthcoming ‘Magnifier’ EP, out this Summer on BMG. This song is Cassia at their best, you can tell they’re happy with how they’re sounding at the moment and relishing having this time to … Continued

PG Ciarletta is one of the best story tellers with his lyrics i’ve come across for a while. He paints a relatable picture with his music, connecting with the average 9-5 worker. Phil pulls influences from his jumble past personal experience and observations from growing in the Fifa seaside town of Kirkcaldy. He taps into … Continued

Bandit are back with another blinding track release will what’s rapidly becoming our favourite label, Sam Records. ‘Ice Cream’ doesn’t hold back with the raucous guitar and is full frontal from the off. This is crammed full of nostalgia, not only in the back-to-basics guitar and bass melody driving the song, but also the lyrics … Continued

Boardmasters is a festival like no other, one that combines the freedom and adventure of surfing and music. Born in 1981, Boardmasters has developed a name for itself both within the sporting community and the music scene as the place to be at festival season. Not only do they put on the best acts (both … Continued

The Notion are a 4-piece indie rock band from Manchester. They’ve got very clear influences from the likes of DMA’s, Oasis and Courteeners but have put enough of a twist on it to make it their own unique sound. Don’t let the similarities misguide you as The Notion have a brilliant live performance to back … Continued

Much loved Manchester 4-piece Kashmere have returned bigger and bolder than ever with their mesmerising indie synth-pop sounds. ‘Someone’ is the latest release from the band who have helped themselves to a heavy dose of analogue equipment to create their euphoric sound. With a heavy influence of The 1975, Kashmere have taken the best elements … Continued

Perry Manning has been one of our top finds this year, we were a bit late to the party but what a party it is! His sound switches between songs keeping everything fresh and you don’t know what to expect with the next release. After hearing what influences his sound it’s easy to see why … Continued

DAME have already added themselves to my summer playlist with their infectious alt-pop hit ‘Bite’. The Birmingham based band have hit upon a magical formula for perfect pop hooks and beautiful vocals whilst maintaining a certain element of individuality which is often missing these days. DAME formed at the University of Birmingham when front-woman Shannon … Continued

Seatbelts have released their second single from their spectacular EP ‘Welcome Simplicity’. The band formed in Liverpool in 2017, comprising of James Madden, Ryan Murphy, Abigail Woods, and Alex Quinn. They have broken the mould a little and followed down a more extravagant sound similar to Talking Heads or The Go-Betweens but with their own … Continued

Demons Of Ruby Mae have pushed the boundaries of their sound with their latest single ‘Alright’. The Leicester born, Manchester based band devoted 2020 to building their fanbase and stature within radio by releasing track after track of brilliant music. In doing so they’ve picked up support from Record of the week’s on XS Manchester, … Continued

The Outcharms have proved they’re worth their weight with big hitting singles and a loyal following in Sheffield and Manchester. Taking clear influences from the 80s and 90s Manchester music scene The Outcharms have put their own spin on it which incorporates some more modern twists with echoes of Arctic Monkeys and The Libertines shining … Continued

It’s always an amazing thing to hear a strong female voice in an alternative rock song. It’s an especially amazing thing to hear when the song utilises more than one vocal part that compliments the other gorgeously. This is an immensely well crafted track, and induces emotion in the shiver-down-my-spine kind of way. Even though … Continued

The Racket are a 4 – piece no holds barred indie/rock band from Widnes, North West England. They have built a name for themselves with a relatable sound standing up against the boredom and frustration suffocated in the working class lifestyle. The outspoken band aren’t afraid to stand up for what they believe in and … Continued

Family Fiction, based in Brighton, formed in 2014 where they quickly became part of the Brighton music family ‘Folklore’. Comprising of George McCanna, Dave Harding, Alex Cockburn and Jack Greenwood, Family Fiction have had support from the outset from BBC Introducing, Radio x and have been picked as one of Tom Robinsons (BBC Radio 6) … Continued

Skip Curtis is an artist, songwriter and record producer from South Wales. He began his music career in a bit of an unorthodox manner by establishing the “fake” band XY&O in 2015 to demonstrate some of his songwriting. This music was picked up by radio stations in the USA and the “fake” band became a … Continued

Inland Murmur are a Cardiff based indie band, Toby and Hannah, who’ve built their sound from the inspirations they felt from growing up in rural Carmarthenshire and the Welsh landscapes that remind them of home. They formed in London and have blended the crunch of the city with the ambient nostalgia of their home and … Continued

With the maturity of air of a well established band The Maitlands have put themselves in an important position within the Manchester music scene. They’ve built a brilliant love show that has seen them headline some of Manchester finest venues as well supporting Sheafs on their Manchester leg of their tour. The Maitlands have developed … Continued

Pacific have released yet another incredible piano-indie rock anthem! It feels like everything Pacific touch turns to gold and that’s the reason they’ve already featured as our Track Of The Day with their previous single ‘Puzzle’ and are following suit with this phenomenal follow up. The beautiful mix of piano and sensational vocals teams with … Continued

I just can’t get enough of Sarpa Salpa, that’s dance vibe you get as soon as any of their songs play is so euphoric. Their latest single ‘Ghost’ hits that same exact feeling as the synth and drum track drives the song beautiful guitar melodies thrown in for good measure. ‘Ghost’ is a new song … Continued

Preston trio DR!FTWOOD (don’t miss the exclamation mark!) have come a long way from their pop punk roots and have moulded their sound around a very eclectic list of influences from the likes of 1975, Ed Sheeran, LANY through to The Killers. Their latest single ‘4:45’ is the perfect culmination of these influences. With a … Continued

Now, this is my first time listening to West Lothian 4-piece, The Snuts. From first glance at their boyish, charming image, I believe I was expecting the same old fast-food like music we get from indie-rock bands at present, i.e. Arctic Monkeys wannabe rock. But I couldn’t have been more wrong, something that I was … Continued

Jess Kemp is one of my favourite solo artists, having performed at our first Nobody Talks Anymore event and seeing her live at headline shows and festivals she really has a fascinating sound. Jess’s new release ‘Eggshells’ is a confident, uplifting electro/acoustic pop track who delivers with the loud and proud vocals she’s known for. … Continued

One of my favourite bands and previous guests on our Nobody Talks Anymore podcast, Columbia, has released their new single ‘Where Did It All Go?’. Made up of Alex Sheppard (vocals), Jonny Eccleshall (bass), Tom Comer (guitar), Jay Sweeney (lead guitar) and Jay Culkin (drums) the band have built a cult following of die-hard fans … Continued

Black Honey rarely disappoint, so when they announced their new album, ‘Written and Directed,’ I knew we’d be in for a ride. Similar to their earlier material, this record is saturated with ’70’s style fuzzy guitars, bad-ass lyrics, sung by none other than front-woman and album protagonist, Izzy B. Phillips’ with her raspy, fierce vocals. … Continued

Glass Animals originally released ‘Heat Waves’ in June 2020 ahead of their third album ‘Dreamland‘; but now the band have turned an already catchy song into an incredible shit with this new version which features rap star iann dior. ‘Heat Waves’ is brilliant bass-heavy pop hit and with the new dynamic of iann dior brings … Continued

British songwriter and producer Jonny Lucas has released the incredibly catchy song ‘It Hits Me’. Full of twists and flair pulled from a wide cross section of genres, Jonny Lucas has been able to pull on his experience of working with so many different artists and producers. With psychedelic pop/rock undercurrents, airy verbed-out vocals and … Continued

The Late Aprils are a four-piece alt-rock band from Hertfordshire, carving their sound from jagged riffs and soaring choruses. The band pour a really authentic story-telling into their lyrics that whip you up with the powerful melody that pulsing through the song. The Late Aprils latest single ‘Hurricane’ is a prime example of the angst … Continued

Following on a successful 2020, Cloud Vincent has released a fresh new indie banger with ‘Hair’s Too Short’. A flirtatious song about a teenage romance and the feel good vibes of a summer of love give Cloud Vincent’s latest release a bouncy feel with a gentle guitar tone. Having lived in the US, France, and … Continued

The wait is over, our favourite festival has announced their lineup and dates for 2021! Kendal Calling has been one of the last to confirm it’s going ahead and quite frankly it’s made my summer already. The family friendly festival held at Lowther Deer Park in the Lake District has returned with a lineup full … Continued

The infectious sounds of Corella are back and pulsing through my blood as the band release their brand new single ‘Monday’. A little more toned done than the usual jangly guitars but still has the big chorus and catchy hooks we love from the band. With slower build ups peaking with a euphoric crescendo I … Continued

Forming in 2011, Stock-on-Trent band Psyence formed with four ex-schoolmates looking to create some colour and escapism in a strong work-class area. After changing rhythm guitarists and drafting in a keyboardist, PSYENCE entered the ring comprised of Steve Pye (lead vocals and guitars), Jamie (Jay) Bellingham (bass), Joe Walsh (drums), Ben Nixon (keys and synthesisers) … Continued

Edinburgh 4-piece Retro Video Club have returned with a band with their new single ‘Checkmate’ following a 2 year hiatus, in which the band focussed on new material and re-energising themselves. 2min 36 seconds of pure indie rock is the perfect return to music and has quickly proven why they are one of Scotland’s most … Continued

TTRRUUCES have released a brilliant video for the penultimate song in their rock opera debut album released last summer visualising the story the album tells. ‘Something Inside’ is a key narrative to the album and is the moment the two main characters Sadie and Syd become aware of “something inside”, a metaphor for their growing … Continued

Energetic indie pop band UNO MAS have just released their brand new single ‘Glue’, the latest offering to the bands ever growing catalogue of material and is a follow up from previous singles ‘Don’t You Know’, ‘Glass Houses’ and ‘Bored’. Glue has a catchy chorus and massive production which makes the track stand out. UNO … Continued

London based solo artists Joshua James has just released his infectious pop hit ‘Love Me’. Having grown up on radio music, Joshua James always finds his way back to the catchy mainstream melodies but he has incorporated some excellent influences from reggae and indie to create this bouncy track. ‘Love Me’ has a great upbeat … Continued

Newcastle based festival Hit The North has announced a new date for the festival and an accompaniment of brilliant bands to the lineup. The festival had previously rescheduled to take place in April 2021, but now the organisers have put a statement out saying “After a difficult year for everyone this will be a great … Continued

Mint are back with another explosive track that’ll blow the cobwebs away in a heartbeat. Hailing from Grimsby Town, Mint have been steering their sounds in a much darker and erratic manner with each track and building on the success of the previous release each time. ‘Pull Your Weight’ is no different and is possibly … Continued

Much loved for their ferocious live performances, London’s The Howlers have lived up to their hype with their incredible new single “I Don’t Love You All The Time’. Based around a very distinct seventies rock influence, The Howlers have poured a large dose of West Coast psych into the mix to create this masterpiece. Speaking … Continued