EP REVIEW: Coach Party’s ‘Party Food’ EP boasts a number of endlessly enjoyable rock-influenced tunes and makes a perfect debut full-length release

A long-awaited release within the South Coast’s local music scene, Coach Party’s first EP under their new name and record label secures the Isle of Wight group as a force to be reckoned with within UK indie music. Formally known as JEPH, Coach Party have continued to grow in popularity, with numerous support slots alongside Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Leeds newcomers RAE make a bold statement with their incredible debut single, ‘Never Meant To Start A Witch Hunt’

Ever since this group announced their name change back in January, we’ve been eagerly anticipating what their new identity would bring. Formally known as Ørmstons, RAE have remodelled and returned to take the UK’s local music scene by storm with a heavier, more mature sound to their music. As the group’s first official outing under Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Crystal Tides release ‘Monday’, an optimistic pick-me-up indie number.

Having made a great name for themselves in and around Portsmouth, Crystal Tides have built an impressive reputation and boast a growing fanbase since their debut in 2018. Known for a number of uplifting indie tunes and for their highly energetic live shows, the group continues to impress audiences, whether in a support slot alongside Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: Deco offer fun-filled selection of positive synth-pop tunes with new EP ‘Real Life’

Following some pretty high profile support slots alongside the likes of Jess Glynne and Casey Lowry, Deco return with a selection of impressive synth-pop tracks. The indie influence is also clear in the tracks, perfectly demonstrating the group’s ability to blur the lines of different genres, always providing incredible results. With 2019 having been such Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Birthday Card release sparkling new futuristic summer anthem ‘Radio Star’

Recorded just before the start of the UK’s national lockdown, Radio Star is a perfect follow up to Birthday Card’s debut, Shy Away. With a steady drum beat looped throughout the verses and George Harrison’s gorgeous use of synths taking the track to a new level, Birthday Card continue to develop their bright, futuristic sound Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Indie-pop princess Lauran Hibberd releases playful new tune ‘Old Nudes’

Although Lauran Hibberd’s popularity continues to rise across the UK, many of us have already learnt that she is no stranger to a deeply-satirical indie tune with an unforgettable guitar riff, just like the bubbly and endlessly sarcastic Sugardaddy. The release of Old Nudes is yet another perfectly playful addition to her impressive discography, following Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: The Cheap Thrills offer ‘Party’, another unforgettable indie anthem

With over 600,000 Spotify streams and previous support from a number of radio stations (including Radio X, BBC Merseyside and Amazing Radio), alongside their biggest headline show to date expected to take place at Liverpool Arts Club Theatre in 6 months time, The Cheap Thrills return with Party, another energetic indie anthem to follow up Continue Reading