Vanilla – ‘See’ single review

Swansea’s melodic indie outfit Vanilla release their debut single ‘See’, a retrospective track that recalls the unbridled, pumped-up joy of The Libertines and the post-punk revivalists. Sprinting guitars and insouciant vocals give ‘See’ a rose-tinted feel: a drunken grin in a crowded pub, or cold beer in the sunshine. The lyrics are shrug-of-the-shoulder; they spare… Read More Vanilla – ‘See’ single review

Lacuna Bloome release their new single ‘Find Your Way’

Brighton four-piece Lacuna Bloome evoke the prismatic, punch-the-sky jubilance of their hometown with their latest single ‘Find Your Way’. Supporting Trampolene on their tour earlier this year, matching their anthemic flair, Lacuna Bloome have gone far with the unshakeable confidence in their own musical identity. ‘Find Your Way’ has crisp, chiming guitars and lustrous basslines that recall… Read More Lacuna Bloome release their new single ‘Find Your Way’

Single review : deafpony – ‘Better Way’

  Emerging from the depths of South London, four-piece ‘deafpony’ are not yet a household name, but through the release of their glimmering new single, ‘Better Way’, this is destined to change. Influences that range from Turnover all the way to Bombay Bicycle Club mean that ‘deafpony’ do not conform to a genre. ‘deafpony’ are… Read More Single review : deafpony – ‘Better Way’

New Single – Crewel Intentions, ‘Youth In Overload’

Words by Joe Bulger (@notjoebulger) Chilli Jesson’s Crewel Intentions have announced details of their debut track. The one-time Palma Violet has this week revealed new single ‘Youth In Overload’. It’s the first offering from Chilli’s cryptic new project. Already a household name with denizens South of the River, not much is known about the group… Read More New Single – Crewel Intentions, ‘Youth In Overload’

Single review: Mint – ‘Nothing Seems to Get Me High’

Mint have a sound steeped in hedonism; their statement of intent: “we make music to make you kiss strangers.” Driven by instinct and ingenuity in creating anthemic indie-rock sounds, the four-piece have conquered their hometown of Grimsby and demand national acclaim. Their latest single, ‘Nothing Seems to Get Me High’ was crowned Radio 1’s Record… Read More Single review: Mint – ‘Nothing Seems to Get Me High’