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Introducing Interview: The Bar Dogs

Formed in late 2015, The Bar Dogs are already getting tongues wagging in their native Glasgow, drawing comparisons to Springsteen and The E Street Band amongst others. I caught The Bar Dogs live in December at Glasgow’s O2 Academy when they…

Interview: Horse Party

Bury St Edmunds trio, Horse Party – aka Ellie Langley, Seymour Quigley and Shannon Hope – have been gracing our ears for a while now, with fantastic offerings such as last year’s EPs Paydirt and Money Talks. Having received acclaim…

Introducing Interview: Lowla

Channeling the likes of Grimes and Sky Ferreira, new alt-pop duo Lowla create twinkling, impassioned offerings that are just as good to dance to as get immersed in their emotive content. Debut single ‘Reckless’ celebrates the moment you realise you’re…

New Track: Cortes – ‘Close to Nowhere’

Recently championed by Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1 with single ‘Close to Nowhere’ receiving airtime, three piece Cortes serve as an excellent example of the good that can come from paying one’s dues on London’s sweaty circuit of intimate…

Premiere: ISLES – ‘Bury Me’

Consisting of Goldsmiths students Amber, Luke, Miles and Oliver, ISLES draw influences from the likes of the almighty Orange Juice and REM, creating their own twinkling, melancholic pop. New track ‘Bury Me’ is taken from their double A-side ‘Bury Me’/’The First…

Premiere: Castorp – ‘Fool’

Described as “a bit like a less goofy Mac De Marco” (The Line Of Best Fit), Welsh singer-songwriter Castorp, aka Steffan Davies, creates luscious dream pop with sweeping melodies. Inspired by the likes of George Harrison and Unknown Mortal Orchestra,…

EP: The Rook – ‘The Rook’

The Rook are an unsigned four-piece from Bradford, forming back in 2012. Since their birth the band have played venues such as The Cockpit, Brudenell Social Club, The Wardrobe, The Key Club and also Sheffield’s Academy. After periods of relentless…

Ones To Watch: Naropa

Naropa are a new, passion-filled, band from New Cross, London. Consisting of band members Josh, George, Sam, Rose and Francis, their two tracks ‘1952’ and ‘Fame’ show evident future potential. Distorted guitars open ‘1952’, with the vocals enhancing our first impressions….

Video Premiere: King Catcher – ‘Butterfly’

Stephen Bodger and Andy James are two scientists who, last year, decided to conduct the experiment of forming a band… The experiment was successful, they formed King Catcher, and they continue to create their own unique brand of electro-pop today….