Welcome to the end of the working week, people! Do you know what that means? Yep, that's right, another 4 amazing tracks from 'New Music Fridays'! This week with got some dreamy indie-folk, some settled indie-pop and Americana-fuelled indie-rock... yep, we've gone all indie on you! As always, click the pic for a listen. Helsinki Lambda Club - Happy Blue … [Read more...] about New Music Fridays – 16th October 2020
We've got a blinding 'New Music Fridays' this week, with five fantastic tracks to bring in your weekend. From indie pop, to fuzzy rock and psychedelia, we've even got a bit of R&B thrown in for good measure. As always, give the pic a click to have a listen. Enjoy! The Holy - I Don’t Know This Finnish indie-rock five-piece from Helsinki really are one to watch out … [Read more...] about New Music Fridays – 9th October 2020
That day of the week is upon us again, and we're here to bring you our top picks for the best new music that's been on our radar. This time we have some spirited indie pop, summery retro-soul and downright dirty blues. So, relax, take a few minutes out of your day and check out some new music. Click the pics for a listen. No Star - What Do I Know Taken from their … [Read more...] about New Music Fridays – 2nd October 2020
On the 30th anniversary of its release, Matthew Wand revisits Alice in Chains' debut album, Facelift, telling the story of how it came into being. In August 1990, Alice in Chains, Seattle's first successful sons released their debut album Facelift to critical and commercial success. The Oxford dictionary defines grunge as "US slang; a general term of … [Read more...] about Alice In Chains: Facelift – Setting The Tone For Grunge.
Saying that 2020 has been a bit of a rubbish year for a lot of people is an understatement. This is due to a host of reasons, as well as the well known and obvious one, beginning with C. However, we must hang on to the positives and draw inspiration from anything we can, and, as we all know, especially on this site, music regularly provides a breadth of inspiration in everyday … [Read more...] about Let’s Celebrate… Emerging Artists of Manchester
Matthew Wand delves back into the ’80s to revisit the soundtrack of cult movie classic, The Lost Boys with the vinyl reissue released this month. Officially, I hate the 80’s. I know, it's a bold statement. The excess, the indulgence, the fashion, the haircuts, for the most part, the cinema, and especially mainstream music. Music that was overproduced, compressed, shotgun … [Read more...] about ‘The Lost Boys’ Bite Back: Vinyl OST Reissued