The Strokes ~ The New Abnormal

The Strokes are back. The American five piece indie band has released their first studio album in seven years and the name is perfect for these unusual times.‘The New Abnormal’ takes us on a synth wondrous ride with the ingredients for an incredible album. This 1980’s sound laden album is a stark move from 2013’s ‘Comedown Machine.’

Blossoms ~ If You Think This Is Real Life

You Think This Is Real World” is the opening track of Blossoms’ brand new album, Foolish Loving Spaces (Virgin EMI Records). Since their acclaimed self-titled debut in 2016, the band has gone on to become one of the most interesting alternative pop acts of the British scene. This ten tracks piece is the confirmation of their potential. The times in which Blossoms were a promising band are long gone; they are not the future, they are the present.

EX-VÖID ~ Only One

‘Only One’ is the latest single by London based band Ex-Vöid. It was released in October 2019 with Prefect Records and Don Giovanni Records and comes with a music video which can be found on Prefect Records YouTube page. The band emerged from the remains of former group Joanna Gruesome and managed to conserve its indie punk sensibility in this new project that set off less than two years ago.

Black Honey

The indie-rock quartet Black Honey are making waves in the music scene as they step out of Brighton with their sonic offerings and western style visual package. Originally formed when Izzy B. Phillips (vocals, guitar) and Chris Ostler (guitar) met at university, the pair began writing together and was later joined by Tommy Taylor on [...]

Clean Cut Kid

Clean Cut Kid are an infectious indie pop band from Liverpool. They formed in 2012 and consist of Mike Halls (lead vocals/guitar), Evelyn Halls (backing vocals/keys) and Ross Higginson (drums). They were a quartet until late last year when bassist, Saul Godman, decided to part ways with the band. Their debut single ‘Vitamin C’ was [...]

Anteros

Glittering Indie Dream Pop band Anteros is made up of Laura Hayden, Harry Balazs, Joshua Rumble and Jackson Couzens. Laura is originally from Barcelona and moved from there to London where Anteros then formed as a band in 2014; it was just Laura and Josh who anonymously released their debut self-titled single. Since then the [...]

The Lion, The Witch and Crow and Pebble

  ♦I first came across Crow and Pebble a couple months ago on Reddit when searching for small affordable indie beauty brands to support. I was so excited going on the website and seeing their fantasy themed style products inspired by, English Literature, History, Mythology and much more. Being someone who lives in their own [...]

Community Festival 2018 Review ~ Karl Johnson

By Karl Johnson All photos owned by Sarah Bennett On a sun-kissed Sunday in Finsbury Park, today’s indie heavyweights took to the main stage at Community Festival whilst tomorrow’s hotly newcomers displayed an array of potential, providing back to back euphoria to a capacity crowd. As with most major festivals, the smaller stages and earlier [...]