LIO – “Growing Pains” Single Review

At this time of year we all need some chill-as-hell ambient indie, don’t we? LIO provides just that. Based in Sheffield, LIO channels influence from Daughter, Nothing But Thieves and more, to create her brisk, atmospheric vibes. She dropped a new single last week called “Growing Pains”, so in true fashion as a music reviewer, we reviewed it. (Don’t ever …

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Deliah – “Silence” Single Review

London based Deliah were a pleasant surprise for me today. Combining ambient rock with dark pop and deep synth makes for an interesting combo on a Monday morning. Not only is their new single pretty cool (hence the review), their artwork is slick as hell. Anyway, let’s get on with the review! Deliah’s new single “Silence” blends so many different …

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BASH! talk Creativity, Bubblegum Pop & LEGO!

BASH are one of the most creative, fun and vibrant new bands that we’ve seen this year. They made a music video out of Lego using stop motion animation and they PULLED IT OFF! We had a chat with them about it and they spilled the beans on everything BASH. Q1: You’ve just taken part at BBC Music Introducing Live …

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DARMA – “Gloom” EP Review

Manchester trio DARMA describe their sound as ‘loudquietheavypop”, as blending the best bits of grunge and alternative indie together and then spitting it back out has proven hard to pidgeon-hole. Having been named as one of the most energetic young bands around by many a review, they’ve gained a decent reputation for volume and vigour. They dropped a brand new …

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Satin Beige on Heritage & Cello-Infused RnB

Satin Beige caught our eyes and ears at this month’s BBC Introducing Live in London with her combination of RnB, soul and… wait… the cello? You heard right. This year has seen so many original sounds come forward out of the underground, so we caught up with Satin Beige about how she makes hers! Q1: Your acoustic cello performance at …

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Southpaw – “Secret’s Out” Single Review

Three-piece indie rockers Southpaw from Retford have been offering a grit-fueled, fiery experience since their debut EP ‘In With A Chance?’ back in 2015. Their newest single “Secrets Out” showcases the raw and ready sound that the trio have become infamous for. We’ve loved Southpaw for a few years now, since about four years ago, when two of our staff …

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