Tags : indie

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

Live Review // British Sea Power – O2 Academy 2

Mid noughties indie bands don’t tend to have the best track records in consistency, most of them have produced a couple of decent records then faded into obscurity however British Sea Power aren’t your average indie fodder. What the band have been able to do since the release of their incredible debut album The Decline […]Read More

Track Review: In Cold Blood // alt-J

Mercury Prize and Ivor Novello Award-winners alt-J are back, already dropping the second single from their hotly-anticipated third LP Relaxer. Treating fans to an album release a week earlier than planned on 2nd June, ‘In Cold Blood’, which follows lead single ‘3WW’, acts as an exciting taster of what the Leeds natives have up their […]Read More

Live Review: Circa Waves // Oxford O2 Academy – 25/03/2017

From the crowd reaction to both support bands INHEAVEN and The Magic Gang, which is thunderous from the already packed out venue, it’s immediately obvious how well headline act Circa Waves are going to go down tonight. Already six dates into the tour, they’re on ruthless live form and leave no time for the fans […]Read More