Lower Than Atlantis – Pontypridd

At the beginning of this year, Hertfordshire rock band Lower Than Atlantis set out on a huge intimate tour around the UK. Along the route, the band played the Muni Arts Centre in Pontypridd, a bustling town in the heart of South Wales valleys. The setlist below shows that the majority of songs played came…

Gardenback Health and Wellbeing

Manchester three-piece, Gardenback, have shared their new single, Health and Wellbeing. It’s their third release since appearing in early 2017 and, boy, does it show promise. Slapping you right in the face with noisy psyche guitars and a driving post-punk beat, the track leaps out of the gate. The lyrics, looking at themes of mental…

The Killers Storm Swansea.

From the very moment The Killers announced they would play Swansea I knew I had to be there, being a fan for as long as I can remember and hearing stories of their shows, I knew they’d be good live, but I didn’t know they’d be THAT good. And that was that, on one of…

Yung Lean kicks July off with two new tracks

Swedish rapper Yung Lean isn’t particularly well known for his traditionally structured rap songs, however his mixtapes and albums have proved time and time again his innovative nature when it comes to music, from 2013’s series of iconic singles (Ginseng Strip 2002, Kyoto, Hurt) that allowed him to drop out of school at 16, all…

Ash Palmer- The Only Mod in Manchester EP Review

Performances alongside those that inspired him to pick up the guitar, including Bez of the Happy Mondays and Gaz Coombes of Supergrass, to name a few, are now of second nature to Ash Palmer. With a rising Soundcloud account featuring homegrown material behind him, on Monday the 2nd July Ash Palmer releases his three song…

More bedroom pop greats – check out Sunday Moon and Tesia

With the frequent rise in independently made bedroom pop, here are two new names to add to your list; Sunday Moon and Tesia. South Korean based indie band Sunday Moon open up their track Mirrors with a jittery preparation sequence, you can hear the clunk of equipment, a sip of a drink, and then the…

10 songs to help get you through the summer heat

Now that the summers here to stay, with its unbearable heat and loud neighbours, it’s time to enjoy the season with music that’s perfect for all kinds of summer vibes and atmospheres, so in no particular order, here are 10 tracks that’ll get you through the night, the day, the stuck indoors days and the…

Genocide upon genesis

Music festivals were once thought to be the place to see the next pioneers of rock n’ roll, to immerse yourself within the next heathens of the band genre. The Reading & Leeds recently announced line-up, frankly, reflects a fourteen-year old’s Soundcloud playlist which begs the question whether there is a decline in bands within the modern music industry.  If you simply looked upon the first slither of what is known as the…

Indie-punks, BlackWaters, have dropped their debut EP ‘People Street’

With airplay from Radio 1 and Radio X, the BlackWaters EP has been longly awaited and, without a doubt, its certainly a statement debut. The punk titans of Sheffield have produced a stellar 5-track collection of social observation delivered with witty narrative and angst. Having supported Killing Joke, DMAs and The Libertines, the quartet’s live…

Black Honey announce their long awaited debut

Indie icons, Black Honey, have just announced their debut album. Their highly anticipated debut will be self titled and consist of 11 tracks( as seen below). Black Honey, the album, is due to be released 21st September, aligning with the lead singers birthday. Tracklist 1. I Only Hurt The Ones I Love 2. Midnight 3….