Sunday Notes – 8/2/15

Hi, my name is Zach. I’m a DIY spoken word artist and music enthusiast. This is a new weekly blog on Seeing Your Scene; detailing the stuff that has caught my eye in music news, sounds you need to hear and, when applicable, a breakdown (in all senses of the word) of touring. As I’m […]

News: Magpies and Vagabonds split

Birmingham’s Magpies and Vagabonds have today announced they’re splitting up. You can read the full statement and stream a new, final, song below. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the end of Magpies & Vagabonds. As of now, we join the countless other bands on “indefinite hiatus”, choosing to focus on other personal and […]

EP Review: The Attic Diary – Nervous Heat

Their Facebook description reads as “sad noises from Ireland.” The Attic Diary’s private seclusion of identity is clever in the fact that it made me want to listen to them even more. With who they are in mystery, you can only focus on the music and the words: a feat that can be pulled off by […]

News: The Lonesome Crowded West Midlands

Modest Mates, made up of Sarah Carey and George Gadd, have released a two track EP called The Lonesome Crowded West Midlands where they’ve covered a couple of Modest Mouse songs. The release is the first on the newly formed Midlands-based Not Cool DIY label, and all proceeds will be donated to St. Basils who help homeless […]

EP Review: Milk Teeth – Sad Sack

All bands start somewhere small, but when you effectively see the beginning and then the rise, it makes it all the more poignant. I saw Milk Teeth first playing a small venue in Stroud, the Stroud Valley Arts space, and have enjoyed their climb from 2013’s Smiling Politely, the cassette single release of Vitamins, to finally […]

EP Review: Hora Douse – Crash

Hora Douse are an alternative punk rock trio currently located in Manchester, England originally from the neighbouring city of Leeds. Band members including Tom Lee, Jonny Russell and Reece Gibson. Adding elements of punk, indie, post-hardcore and emo, they have already created a buzz in the underground scene for their energetic live performances. Releasing their […]

News: SYS DIY #5 with River Jumpers, Perkie and More

Seeing Your Scene presents… River Jumpers – Punky pop-punk with big singalong choruses and cool melodies – http://riverjumpers.bandcamp.com/ Perkie – Great keyboard based catchy poppy punky songs – http://perkie.bandcamp.com/album/time-machines Alex Hel – Really great acoustic stuff from Nottingham’s own – http://alexhel.bandcamp.com/ One more TBA! £4 adv, fiver OTD so buy advance tickets! All ages BYOB […]