Bodyheat are Awake!

Essex indie-emo quintet Bodyheat have revealed their latest single Awake. The band draw inspiration from the likes of Turnover, Pity Sex, Tears For Fears and Built To Spill. Guitarist Joe Hart says of the track and video; “As much as the subject matter of the song might not match up with this, with Awake we […]

Enjoy It While It Lasts say …And The Hangnails

York indie-punk duo …And The Hangnails have revealed a new single! Enjoy It While It Lasts is taken from their forthcoming album Dog, set for release on May 12 via Young Thugs Records! Guitarist Martyn Fillingham says of the track; “The idea started out as a bit of joke, but then, once we got started […]

Introducing Lightcliffe

If you’re a fan of emo and pop music, then look no further than Lightcliffe. The band hail from London and Brighton and formed at the end of 2015. If you think about Ride and Bombay Bicycle Club being a diet for Owls then you get a pretty accurate description of Lightcliffe. The quartet have […]

Temples at Electric Brixton

To celebrate the release of their new album, ‘Volcano’, Temples put on a psychedelic rock dream of a show at Brixton’s Electric. This tour sees the band play in the UK and Europe, bringing their 60’s sound to a host of eager ears. Creatures kicked off the night with a lively half hour of funky music. You […]

The Brazen talk about Delusion

Sadly there is a lot of delusion in the world these days, or just people trying to say there’s a lot of delusion in the world. But when The Brazen are involved, this is some delusion we would like as that is the title of their new single! The Brit anthemic rockers have taken this […]

Harker announce Cassette Club and UK tour!

If you’re on Harker‘s mailing list, then the Brighton indie punks have a surprise for you! They have announced their Cassette Club which is a selection of tapes that will be made available free of charge exclusively to members of their mailing list! The first is a collection of tracks from a live session recorded […]

Empty Lungs are Losing It, Finding It with their new UK tour dates!

Northern Irish indie-punks Empty Lungs have revealed their latest single Losing It, Finding It! Guitarist Kev Jones says; “This was filmed in October 2016 during a short East Coast U.S. tour on our way down to play FEST. It mostly features us getting sweaty onstage, drinking beers and smoking cigarettes. We had such a great […]

Halfnoise – Velvet Face

For die hard fans of Paramore, you probably have an understanding that Halfnoise is Zac Farro (former Paramore drummer) and if you are already familiar, you already understand this is not a comparison of his former successors. Indie / Chill would be the most accurate way to describe the vibe given from Farro’s project. As […]

Susie Blue are telling us to Be A Lady

Irish rock act, Susie Blue, have released their latest single, Be A Lady. Full of indie pop rock vibes and distinctive vocals, the track completely shows off the bands passion and strong views on today’s society. Lead singer Susan Donaghy explains, “’Be A Lady’ is a song that I wanted to write to tell myself […]

Black Map – In Droves

Black Map’s new EP ‘In Droves’ is best described as eclectic and buzzy, ranging from fuzzy anger pop, to Muse-esque songs, there’s a lot going on in this album. Opening with ‘Run Rabbit Run,’ the album is given a solid pace, by this extremely strong track, buzzier than a beard of bees yet slick as […]

Empty Lungs still Don’t Get It!

As they head out on their UK tour, Northern Ireland’s indie punks Empty Lungs have released the video for new single Don’t Get It! The band say; “The song is basically a f**k you to a culture that warps young people into thinking that self-image and selfishness are the core values of our modern society,” say […]

Vagabon announce first UK shows!

Vagabon, the multi-instrumentalist project of Laetitia Tamko, released debut album Infinite Worlds at the end of last month to critical acclaim across the world! She has already been championed as an indie rock gamechanger. Check out the video for The Embers below; She’s set to hit the UK for the first time, check out the […]

Where Fires Are live in Leeds

Closing their UK tour (following their release of their 3rd EP) in their home city of Leeds, I was extremely impressed with this band I’d never heard of previously. Not only have they become a confident outfit who look at ease on stage, lead singer Robbie Gillespie has an awesome, formidable vocal range. James Clegg […]

Empty Lungs – ‘Don’t Get It’

Managing to capture the angst and protest spirit of punk rock and blend it with hooks and melody more akin to the indie rock and power pop of the 90’s, Empty Lungs have an energy and determination second to none. Then again, when you grow up in Belfast, Northern Ireland at the tail end of […]

Subterranean announce line up

Brand new indie and rock festival, Subterranean, has revealed details of it’s debut line up headed up by The Amorettes, Pins and Stone Broken. The one day indoor rock festival, set in the heart of Cambridge, is set to showcase the very best local talent alongside some national bands from the worlds of rock and indie. […]

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