Tags : indie

Album Review: Punisher // Phoebe Bridgers

If 2017’s Stranger in the Alps elevated Phoebe Bridgers to stardom, Punisher should launch her into the stratosphere. The LA singer-songwriter’s sophomore album is ethereal, nostalgic and essentially, sad. This is much of what we have come to expect from the endlessly talented Phoebe Bridgers. But more than just 11 songs of angst and anxiety;, […]Read More

EP Review: how will i rest in peace if i’m

KennyHoopla has come bursting into this fragmented world with intense open eyes and a gaping heart with debut EP how will i rest in peace if i’m buried by a highway? //. Kenny La’ron is an Alternative and Indie LA-based artist born in Cleveland. After his first single ‘Waves//’ released in 2017, he has created […]Read More

EP Review: Last Birth // Fonzy & Company

Fonzy comes from a diverse background of metal punk and ska. He launched his indie – americana project, Fonzy and Company in February this year, and they released their debut EP Last Birth in August. The album isn’t strictly americana however, and there are a range of influences that make it fun. ‘Queen of Nothing’ […]Read More

Song of the Week: Renting Spaces in My World //

Brighton alt-rockers Youth Sector are a quintet comprising of Nick Tompkins, Josh Doyle, Brad Moore, Karl Tomlin and Harvey Dent. ‘Renting Spaces In My World’ is their latest release, with the post-punk style narrative detailing a paranoid character’s gradual comprehension that their dream world is crumbling, reflected in the increasingly unhinged lyrics as the track […]Read More

Live Review: DMA’s // Sheffield – O2 Academy

Australian three-man band DMA’s sent ROCK waves through the city of Sheffield on Sunday night at the O2 Academy, as part of their 2018 tour. They opened their sensational performance with the harmonious song ‘Play It Out’ from their very successful album Hills End released in 2016, which made it to #13 in the UK […]Read More

Track Review: Winona // Fallen Leaves

Birmingham rock band Winona have just released their debut track ‘Fallen Leaves’. A song full of emotion, power and intensity, ‘Fallen Leaves’ is the perfect introduction to this band, showcasing their sheer level of talent and passion for releasing meaningful, new cuts.  A song of ambition, redemption and transiency, ‘Fallen Leaves’ opens with nothing but […]Read More

Live Review: Young Fathers \\ The O2 Academy Brixton

Still fresh off the release of their third studio album, Cocoa Sugar, Edinburgh heroes Young Fathers took to the stage for their last show of the year and tour finale at the imposing O2 Academy Brixton venue, where they commanded a sold-out show in tremendous style. Supported by Petite Noir, the band drummed the crowd up into a stifling frenzy, […]Read More

Single Review: Downtown // Mystic Peach

The musical landscape of Southampton has changed somewhat in the past year with the addition of new venues and some quality home grown talent and now the city has added another jewel to its shiny crown with the emergence of Mystic Peach. The South Coast based 3 piece have finally unravelled the mystery surrounding them […]Read More

10 Amazing Acts Waiting to be Discovered at 110 Above

110 Above is an independently ran festival in rural Leicestershire, and acts on the line-ups each year are typically within the alternative rock genre, although some bands in this year’s line-up could be described as grunge and post punk too. Known for its chilled environment, it is ideal for people who are keen to discover […]Read More

Track Review: Caffeine // The Rose Affair

Following the release of their second EP, imaginatively titled EP II, the Cambridge indie/alt guys are back with their first single of 2017 ‘Caffeine’. ‘Caffeine’ kicks off with a jovial, fun-loving and positive vibe which is maintained throughout the track. With a closer listen, a deeper, added cryptic side to the record is exposed underneath the […]Read More