Tags : music

EP Review: Side A // Twin Peaks

Chicago’s Twin Peaks have become infamous for their loose basement rock n’ roll sound and their energetic live performances to match. The band have been playing together for a decade and with each new release their production has felt richer, songwriting more nuanced and song craft more complete. Even as they evolve and amass a […]Read More

Single Review: Summer (and a sunny side of you) //

The indie-folk duo Stables released an acoustic single, ‘Summer (and a sunny side of you)’, on 12th June. The track feels gloriously sunny and relaxed with its stripped back, beachy sound. The vocals seamlessly blend with the acoustic guitar, inviting the listener to reminisce on past summers. The repeated line “Katie always said I was […]Read More

Interview: Haley & Michaels

Country charm and fated romance, tangled in music sheets and coffee talks: husband and wife duo Haley & Michaels recently released their single ‘Hail Mary’ in the UK. I caught them for a quick telephone interview where we talked about how they met, pregnancy and lockdown, and their love for country music. If you’re making […]Read More

Track Review: Burner // Josie Proto

Josie Proto is an emerging talent from Brighton. Her witty storytelling has gained considerable popularity – with her song ‘BTEC Lily Allen’ going viral on TikTok, gaining half a million views. Her new single ‘Burner’ is from her upcoming debut EP Pub Songs Vol.1. ‘Burner’ is the type of song you can listen to while […]Read More

Album Review: Ungodly Hour // Chloe x Halle

Sister act Chloe x Halle’s latest album Ungodly Hour marks a departure from their girl-next-door image by providing an insight into more mature issues such as sex and betrayal. The duo first made their name as actresses, appearing in several films and Disney’s Austin and Ally before being taken under the wing of Beyoncé and […]Read More

“Focus on What’s Strong, Not What’s Wrong” – Inside InHouse

The UK’s first ever prison-made record label, ‘InHouse Records’, have launched a magazine in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. The magazine, titled ​Aux, has been released to prisoners to entertain them during their strict lockdown procedures. Aux educates them on music theory and aids them in their pursuit of knowledge. Currently aimied towards the South-East, […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Favourite LGBTQ+ Artists and Allies

June is Pride Month, which is a chance for the global LGBTQ+ community to peacefully protest and raise political awareness of the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community, such as marriage equality, and transgender rights. As well as a month dedicated to lobbying for real, lasting change in a quest for intersectional equality, Pride is a […]Read More