GILLBANKS are making delicious noise in the capital, the band are led by the tenacious but free spirited Sam Gillbanks and are gearing up to release their debut EP ‘Lend Me Your Skin’. A ferocious yet very melodic slice of indie rock.
Fans of noise addled pop gems should rejoice as a new reason to fall in love has flowered in the form of Bristol fuzz fanatics, Jesuits.
Berlin based singer/songwriter, Martin Kelly, is one half of the duo, Martin & James, but this year has seen Martin take to his own spotlight and begin a solo project.
Kent based three-piece, Inevitable Daydream are making their formative steps into the world with their debut single ‘Brown Acid’. It’s a scuzzed-up barrage of rumbling bass and mind-tearing riffs.
The times when you stumble on a new artist and are instantly impressed, are rare. But when these moments come, you know your life will never be the same again. Music can change the way you see the world; one poetic refrain can lift your mood, a shared emotion can help you find solace. To me, a […]
Ireland is picturesque with its sprawling hills and vast landscapes. So you might say that the music which is spawned there would also emanate the same attributes, this would be true of Armagh-born Conchúr White and his band, Silences. Their delicately strung and beautifully told musical tapestries behold an honest reflection of our emotional capacity […]
Birmingham shoegazers GLEAM are like the beautiful bi-product of My Bloody Valentine and Smashing Pumpkins. Bathed in 90s alternative influences, GLEAM make us excited for about their future.
TUUSC are unlike other bands, in that they like to go against the norm. They can be anyone and anything, with the exception of one key visionary, the man who brought this vision to life: Matthew Aldus. Basically the ethos is “that creativity should come from all angles and so Matthew likes to describe Tuusc […]
Like the pure streams of aqua that pour from the heavens, Australian chanteuse Adria is hugely influenced by the glistening, turbulent power of water. After all, her namesake is in ode to the Adriatic Sea. Her music echoes this fluidity, with striking composure Adria has crafted a catalogue of beautifully poised, alt-pop songs.
There’s nothing I like more than being pleasantly surprised by a musician’s musical talent and songwriting skill. It’s that strike of lightning, that pure shot of emotion whether it be hope, pain, joy or melancholia. Every little minute detail sounds as gloriously rewarding as the next, because even from the most troubling times, eventually comes solace […]
Saltwater Sun usher in girl-fronted rock with pop sensibilities, akin to the sweet ferocity of Wolf Alice and The Preatures. With their début single ‘Habit On My Mind’ they prove that infectious songwriting, taut soaring guitars and glistening rhythms are the perfect cocktail to create a blaring, radiant summer anthem.
Envision the brooding, melancholy of Daughter with a touch of the atmospheric intensity of The XX and the understated, melodic elegance of London Grammar, and London quintet Sloes will emerge. The band may be new to our ears but they feel like home. Their music is full of pleasant surprises but still it’s intensely comforting.
It’s true, I listen to a lot of new music every day. However, every track doesn’t always tickle the musical tastebuds, yet there’s the occasional moment when you hear a new band for the first time and for those three or so minutes, it’s pure magic. And this can’t be truer of the debut track, […]
Pooltheory, is an artist that is relatively unknown at the time we’re writing this but his début track ‘The Dreamer’ gives us complete clarity. A sleepy, midnight getaway that recalls the melody-driven alt-pop of Woods.
North London trio Wyldest – Zoe Mead, Holly Mullineaux and Jack Gooderham – have only been writing and performing their brand of lo-fi dream pop since summer 2014 but have already enjoyed early support from the likes of Radio 1’s Huw Stephens, NME, DIY and The Telegraph.
Vivid, visual and poignant. Aisha Badru is a storyteller that will take you right to the heart of her soul with the power of her voice and the stroke of her pen. The young New York singer/songwriter released her début EP entitled ‘Vacancy’ a couple of days ago.
(Ed. Rormix is all about bringing new and emerging artists’ music videos to an audience of music lovers. Nicole from the site talks us through what Rormix is all about and shares with us a few of her favourite artists that feature on the website and their music videos.) Love being the first to find new […]
Brutally honest lyricism, stirring melodies and an emotive lead vocal that is as charming as it is endearingly vulnerable. Sienna Chorus seemingly sprung up as a fully formed entity in late 2014. The four-piece invite us hand-on-heart into their world with their début track ‘Sideways’.
When I first laid my ears on songstress Lilla Vargen début ‘This is Love’, I knew this was a defining moment. It’s like the time when you first heard Adele or Ben Howard, you knew in your heart and your mind that you had just struck gold. It’s pure emotion expressed through song that will […]
Distortion pedals blaring, fuzzed-up bass lines roaring, drums charging and a vocal that coos with a menacing conviction. It sounds like beautiful chaos, but who wouldn’t want to join this party? Well come on in and meet Kent duo, Fuoco.