Author Archives: Melissa Svensen

About Melissa Svensen

Melissa, 21. Editor. Student, music journalist, probably talking about Blur or Bowie

Tracks Of The Week, 11.05.18

Over the past couple of years, YONAKA have been storming the music world. Continuing their rein, ‘F.W.T.B’ is a triumphant ‘fuck you’ to naysayers. As frontwoman Theresa Jarvis puts it “it’s about taking back the power, standing up for yourself…

EP: URF – ‘For The Ride’

Following the release of their debut single ‘Athena’ last year, URF last week shared For The Ride, an EP that faultlessly encapsulates what URF have to offer. Having met amidst the bustling Manchester music scene, inspired by a sea of creativity, but also…

PREMIERE: The Town Heroes share new track and video ‘Poets’

Continuing their playful approach to music videos, The Town Heroes have shared their new track ‘Poets’ and the accompanying visuals. While they may not take themselves too seriously – their comedy skits on Facebook amassing 10s of thousands of views – ‘Poets’ is…

ALBUM: Ice Baths – ‘Ice Baths’

From the off, Ice Baths eponymous debut album is uncouth. Album opener ‘Freighter’ is a cacophony of noise, interlaced with brooding vocals setting the dark precedent for the rest of the record; the following track, ‘Island of Dogs’ is just…

Guide to Live At Leeds – FEHM

Ahead of Live At Leeds this weekend, FEHM follow High Tyde as the second band to treat us to their guide for the festival, featuring some festival top tips, and ideal festival bill and their picks for Live at Leeds……

PREMIERE: TV ME share new video for ‘Opal Fruits’

Taken from their EP A Broadcast from TV ME, and ahead of an imminent debut album, Liverpool’s TV ME have shared the video for ‘Opal Fruits.’ With the band inspired by “Playstations, memories of old computers and regurgitated pop culture,” ‘Opal Fruits’ is…

PREMIERE: Only Takes A Day share new video ‘Reach’

Following the release of the track last week, Only Takes A Day are today premiering the video for ‘Reach.’ Written by vocalist Shaanvir Rehal, ‘Reach’ perfectly marries hip-hop beats with delicate acoustic work to create something so good it was actually the…

Guide to Live At Leeds – High Tyde

Ahead of their set at Live At Leeds this weekend, High Tyde are the first in a run of bands who will be giving us the low down on who we shouldn’t miss – apart from them, of course –…

PREMIERE: Fick As Fieves share new EP ‘Drift End’

Ahead of its official release next week, Fick As Fieves are sharing their debut EP Drift End.  It’s an absolute powerhouse of an EP, brash, unrelenting and hugely determined. While thematically the tracks explore the inner turmoil of young relationships and…