Mates of State are an indie-pop duo from the US, and consist of husband and wife, Kori Gardner (vocals/keys) and Jason Hammel (vocals/drums). The band have a long and wide back catalogue, flitting between emo, indie and pure pop. They kicked things off at the Scholar Bar in Leicester with the dark and brooding “So Many Ways”, […]
Hello Bear kicked things off at Bodega to a room full of fog and spooky decorations… Their brand of poppy rock went over well with the crowd, and they put everyone in a good mood with their catchy choruses. Shortly after, The Computers took to the stage – and vocalist Screaming Al Kershaw was immediately […]
Today we have an exclusive stream in the form of a split EP by Candy (Wales) and The Velveteen Circuit (USA) which will be released on Sleep On It Records very soon. Both bands are solo projects – Candy being Calum from Lunatics and The Velveteen Circuit being Joey from Mallcops. Both artists play lo-fi pop, and […]
I was lucky enough to meet The Homeless Gospel Choir, aka Derek Zanetti, at an anti-fascist protest in Nottingham the night before his show at Rescue Rooms with Anti-Flag, Red City Radio and Trophy Eyes. He also played an in-store, and got the crowd immediately on side through just one song. We spoke afterwards about an […]
Our friends in Jake and the Jellyfish are exclusively streaming their new music video for “Coffee Tally” through Seeing Your Scene. “Coffee Tally” was also featured on our compilation which can be streamed here! You can also catch the band at The Fest in Florida next weekend! Check out the video below!
Arizona’s Lydia are used to change. They started out as a rocky emo band with their debut, This December; It’s One More and I’m Free which set them up perfectly for the follow-up: the cult classic, swelling winter record, Illuminate. In 2010, backing vocalist and keyboardist Mindy White, who now fronts States, decided to leave […]
Our second stream of the evening comes from Indiana’s We Love You. Stream “I’m Fine, You Okay Over There?” below! Their new EP, I’ll Go it Alone From Here, will be released on the 20th of October via NDE Records.
We’ve teamed up with NDE Records again to bring you two more exclusive streams! The first is “Campfires” by Sunglasses on a Plane from the forthcoming EP Excess Company The EPs will be released on the 20th of October via NDE. Stream the song below!
Lydia are best-known for their 2008 cult classic Illuminate, an incredible album which weaves pop, emo and ambience to create the perfect winter sound. After an EP, a brief split, and a new record, the band returned with a brand new sound on the vastly underrated Devil . On Devil, the band moved towards a […]
Nottingham’s George Gadd (also of Little Bribes) is streaming a new single, “Sweet Tea”, also featuring a cover of Bright Eyes’ “You Will. You? Will. You? Will. You? Will.” You can stream the single below, and check George out at the following shows: Dates: Oct 10th – The Garratt, Manchester w/ Felix Hagan, Dog Coffee Oct 17th […]