Tags : indie

Apple Music – 5 A Day: Alternative

Apple are currently offering a 3 month free trial for their streaming platform, Apple Music. The platform allows the user to access and stream millions of songs, receive personalised recommendations and connect with artists. Following the trial, if you like the service, you will be able to continue your subscription for £9.99 a month as […]Read More

Track Review: I Could Dance With You // Apollo Junction

Apollo Junction are an up and coming electro-indie band with members based in Leeds and London. Formed in 2012, they have built a reputation from gigging relentlessly throughout 2013 and 2014. Furthermore, they have received radio airplay and attention from BBC Radio 6 Music, XFM, and BBC Introducing, which debuted their track  ‘I Could Dance […]Read More

Album Review: Decency // Frankie & The Heartstrings

For many North East music fans, Frankie & The Heartstrings are the jewel in the crown of the local indie music scene. With 2 successful albums, their own label and even a fully operational record store under their belt, it’s clear that this Sunderland 5-piece refuse to pause for breath in their permanent celebration of […]Read More

Track Review: You Never Know How It Feels // Man

In yet another showcase of brilliant production and fresh-faced talent, Man Made’s latest single ‘You Never Know How It Feels’ has proved to ascend above the rapidly building hype that surrounds the band. This satisfyingly eclectic mix of lofty dream pop and razor-sharp grunge offers instant gratification to the listener; from the initial depth of […]Read More

Live Review: Hinds // The Forum, Turnbridge Wells, 21.06.15

Madrid’s most exciting young band – four piece garage rock outfit Hinds – played an incredible show at the Tunbridge Wells Forum on Sunday 21st June. In preparation for their appearance at Glastonbury later this summer, the quartet have embarked on a mini-tour of the UK which has also seen them play the British Summertime Festival […]Read More

Single Review: Can’t You See // Shallows

Shallows are a four piece indie/post-punk band hailing from Birmingham, and their single ‘Can’t You See’ is a great manifestation of their sound. It consists of two contrasting riffs that battle for excitement throughout, and honest , emotive vocals, co-operating to transmute pure energy. Passion and frustration are well encapsulated in this energetic escapade. The energy is […]Read More

Single Review: Carousel // The Scarletts

Take it from me, growing up in Essex is difficult when Rock ‘n’ Roll is the Holy Scripture you live by and everyone you idolise is a million miles away, speaking with a glorious northern timbre. However, the Essex adversity has not managed to lessen the ability of what is one of the region’s greatest […]Read More

Track Review: Wastelands // The Ghost Riders In The Sky

In the past few months, The Ghost Riders In The Sky have set the boundaries high, with their first single ‘Wastelands’ having been released on June 15th, and the anticipation of their debut album in October. Though the band features ex-Gallows guitarist Stephen Carter, ‘Wastelands’ has clearly adopted enough hard work for it to stand on its […]Read More

Album Review: Beneath the Skin // Of Monsters and Men

Since Of Monsters and Men formed in 2010, the Icelandic indie folk band have experienced creditable international success. The infectiously welcomed ‘Little Talks’ provided a refreshing contrast to charts that were predominately filled with electronic dance music. The enigmatic single administered a tremendous impetus for the band, and what closely followed was a noteworthy debut […]Read More

Track Review: The Way You’d Love Her // Mac Demarco

‘The Way You’d Love Her’ is the latest track taken from Mac Demarco’s upcoming mini-album Another One. Having been off the road for less than 5 minutes, the rocker has given his eager fanbase an insight into what to expect from his 8 track cassette recording. In his trademark manner, the song rolls along in […]Read More