Wide Eyed Boy | Kycker Review

Wide Eyed Boy – “Sun Again” Single Review

Two parts British, one part German and one part Australian, Liverpool four piece Wide Eyed Boy dropped their new single “Sun Again” back in March, just in time to warm up our wintered British souls. Wide Eyed Boy have sold out shows both at home and in Germany, along with supporting The Libertines, Feeder and more. Safe to say that …

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Purple Drummer | Kycker Article

How To Build A Live Audience

  • Live
  • 25th May 2018

It’s every artists dream to get on stage and play to an audience of thousands of adoring fans, but that doesn’t just happen overnight, as to build a live audience is a gradual process. Here’s some tips for how to build a live audience! Start Off Small. Rather than heading straight for your nearest stadium and trying to sell it …

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Seaker Smoke | Kycker Review

Seaker – “Words” Single Review

Seaker is the music of Kiran Hungin, a London based artist who channels influence from all over the place to form her subtle but striking style. Influences from the likes of Massive Attack, Fever Ray, Sade and Phil Collins all mash together to create a hypnotic take on modern pop. Seaker just dropped her newest single “Words”, so here’s our …

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Girl Guitar | Kycker Article

Making Money From Music

The age old question. We all love playing and writing music, but if you are serious about having a career in the music business, it all comes down to money. Scratch, cheddar etc. So, how do you go about making money from music? Public opinion would have you believe that music is a dying industry, and no one makes money …

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Hanover – “Saw You Alone” Single Review

4 piece electro-pop group Hanover are from Merseyside, and take influence from the likes of The 1975, LANY, and Years & Years. They carry a sound that is not too dissimilar to the recent surge in neo-80’s pop, only far more refined. Hanover’s sound is characterised by synths that are both modern and retro, if such a thing is possible.  …

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Fruit & Flowers | Kycker Review

Fruit & Flowers – “Drug Tax” EP Review

We’re a little late to the disco on this one. Fruit & Flowers are a four piece band from Brooklyn, New York, and this month, they’re touring in the UK. So out of curiosity, we checked them out and saw that they describe themselves as ‘art punk / surf noir’. How could this amazing genre name not have peaked our interest? …

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LIFE 2 | Kycker Review

LIFE – “Grown Up” Single Review

LIFE. You know ’em, you love ’em. Hull punk four piece LIFE dropped a stream-only link to their new single “Grown Up” last week, and exciting times are ahead. Ever since their debut album “Popular Music”, LIFE have been here there and everywhere, including to Texas for SXSW with yours truly back in March. After being championed by pretty much …

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Liverpool | Kycker Article

Our First Year at Sound City!

Liverpool Sound City, what a weekend you gave us. This year was Kycker’s first official year at Liverpool Sound City, and we were massively impressed. From the location, the weather to the the artists and the atmosphere, everything was perfect. Here’s our run down of our weekend!  So after arriving on Friday night following a sunny drive over from our …

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KOLARS | Kycker Review

KOLARS // Live @ Sound City Review

KOLARS are a self described “Desert Disco Duo” from the USA, who blend glam rock, country rhythms and grunge together to create their unique sound. Alrighty then. We caught their set at Hangar 34 for Sound City, and they put on quite a show. KOLARS consist of two members, Rob (guitar / vocals) and Lauren (drums / tap dancing). That’s …

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Puma Blue | Kycker Review

Puma Blue // Live @ Sound City Review

Puma Blue is the lo fi jazz music of Jacob Allen, a London based artist. He’s a pretty recent discovery for us, we found his single “Only Trying 2 Tell U” on Spotify a few weeks ago, and upon finding out he was going to play at Sound City this year, we just had to get there.  Puma Blue’s washed …

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