Collaboration is something kindred, a bond of connection akin to nothing else in this world. When musicians join together, distant or close, the result can be invigorating and regenerative. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, approaches have had to shift and renegotiate—and live performance has been especially affected. Collaboration has become that much harder but equally […]
Exeter based Jess McAllister has been busy through lockdown, not only releasing a full-length album in the last year but also sharing a magnitude of excellent homemade videos (including an inspired take on Sugababes classic ‘Overload’) and performing live wherever and whenever possible. Owning your own narrative and voicing personal experience is a large focus […]
Sometimes simplicity is key. No diverting melodies or show off-y instrumental tangents. And showcasing that less can be more is the little-over-a-week-old single, ‘Ordinary‘ by newcomer, Joe Connor Little.
There really is something oddly satisfying about contrasts – polar opposites – two sides. And placed side by side, in a metaphorical sense, they end up creating this balance. Say summer to winter or happy vs. sad. Or even somber meets joy.
Following on from their impactful return to the music scene with ‘The Wire,’ Saltwater Sun have done it again with latest single ‘Hot Mess.’
As the latest single to be lifted from Phobophobes’ unsettling and excellent debut album Miniature World, the accompanying brooding yet simultaneously frenetic video for ‘Child Star’ has given South London’s music scene something to really chew on.
Social media is a helpful kick starter these days for any up-and-coming band to share their musical projects and so, grow their fanbases. And the four guys from Polar States have used this to take their music sharing even a little further.
Following the intrepid rhythms of last year’s ‘Down the Slopes,’ Manchester’s most-exciting underground revellers return. This time turning up the kitsch of the ’60s and beaming in the rays, ‘Slipping Away‘ is a bold blaze of confidence. After the ubiquitous single unveiling last week, Bitter Sweet Symphonies is pleased to reveal the first play of […]
Dreamy Danish pop beauties Puppy Loop have really made an impact with the visuals for their latest single ‘No Romanic.’ Encapsulating all elements of ego and vanity, with a little sprinkling of what we all love to do (secretly) and that is to pretend we’re in a music video.
Hull-born, Leeds-based band The Hubbards recently released a new single named ‘Body Confident’, and let me tell you, it’s a gooden.
London trio Long Teeth sink in deep cuts of angst and annoyance with latest single, ‘Nice Guys’ – the aptly whimsical, Callum Scott-Dyson (CSD Videography) animated visuals air for the first time below.
Sharing rare intimate film footage for the first time, Lostboycrow reveals a bare bones performance of ‘Nobody Knows’ – a track taken off the recently released ‘First Legend’ (one of three collections that will eventually culminate in a whole album) – as part of a series called the “At The Window Sessions”.
Ahead of the UK leg of their ‘Red Earth & Pouring Rain’ tour, Bear’s Den reveal their next single to be the brilliantly atmospheric ‘Greenwoods Bethlehem’. Brought into vision with stunning live visuals that were filmed across continents in various venues over the course of their current tour, the video captures band and audience in […]
Dutch singer/songwriter Nina June immerses a sprawling, glacial landscape of cinematic pop on ‘When We Fall’, this is equally transferred to the glowing visuals, which premiere below.
It’s been almost two years since the last time we wrote about Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Bowen and, just like bumping into old friends, it is always a warm surprise to hear from an artist once again and see how far they have taken their craft.
A passage of words set to a melody can wield immeasurable strength, and ignite within its listener a life-long connection. For the greats and the poets of our generations, a skill such as this one refuses coercion and falls naturally, and might even move millions in its wake. A song that has travelled the ages and continues to stir […]
Macclesfield three-piece Cassia chase the sun and celebrate their friendship in the accompanying film clip to new single ‘100 Times Over’. Themes of embracing adventure and searching for escapism are explored heavily within the visuals.
Today we are delighted to bring you the first fruits from new Manchester-based band South Island Son, a collective of exciting young musicians that are ready to make their mark on the city’s music scene and also further afield (revealing to us that they already have plans scheduled to tour France and the UK, early 2017).
After a three-year hiatus away from music, Aimee Herbert-Smith (the musical creator behind Mere Child) debuts her return with the darkly poignant, self-referential dream-electronica of ‘Not Good Enough’.
Newcomers Tokyo Tea Room dredge up woozy pop from the Kentish coast on ‘Sleep’. As early offerings go, the cut is a pure, undiluted foray into the young band’s psyche – while breezy, a darker edge is breaking through the cracks.