Electric Castle is a five day Festival in Romania, inside the walls of a 15th Century castle. Encouraging great music, great food and booze from prices as low as just $2. Summarising what you can imagine to be a great summer atmosphere. Each year the Festival announces a handful of some of the best acts. This year the line up includes aContinue reading “Top 10 must-see acts at Electric Castle Festival 2017!”
Reggae Rockers, Jeramiah Ferrari, talk new directions, their embarrassing moment with UB40 and Butterfly Sex Bongs. “Sex bong”. Bass player Hanson Pollitt completes the song title after I had left the word ‘butterfly’ hanging over the conversation. The table instantly erupts in laughter as the other band members remember one of their earliest efforts, Butterfly SexContinue reading “[INTERVIEW] JERAMIAH FERRARI”
Just when you thought Sweden couldn’t export any more perfect power pop, Two Blocks Down by The Happy Hippo Family comes along – and it’s an indie pop belter. The Swedish quintet have compiled surging synths with a super smooth vocal to create four minutes of anthemic, euphoric and uplifting sonic joy. The band, consistingContinue reading “[TRACK REVIEW] THE HAPPY HIPPO FAMILY – TWO BLOCKS DOWN”
We got Sutton indie band The Bulletproof Bomb tipsy in our homemade Club Tropicana and spoke to them about their upcoming appearances at Reading and Leeds, played a game of Would You Rather? and even challenged the lads to make their own cocktail, creatively titled, The Bulletproof Bomb, get it? Video by Hannah Cade, ShannonContinue reading “[VIDEO] TIPSY TALK WITH THE BULLETPROOF BOMB”
Sundara Karma are the kings of consistency. From the first version of Freshbloom back in 2013 to their latest offering Vivienne, the Reading natives have always managed to nail a pure indie pop sound. Against soaring riffs and bouncing drums frontman Oscar Lulu sings a modern day love story: “wild eyes, skinny jeans, disengaged atContinue reading “[TRACK REVIEW] SUNDARA KARMA – VIVIENNE”
It’s been three long years since we’ve heard a new release from The Kooks, and they’ve undeniably been missed.
You can’t beat a bit of indie synth rock. Currently, none do it better than London-based quartet Bastille. The band’s fantastic musical capability has led to them going from strength to strength in a fairly short space of time.
Second album in, London psych-rockers Toy haven’t swayed much from the foundations of their debut. The same swirling feedback, nonchalant vocals and expansive instrumentals lie behind their latest offering Join the Dots. It all just feels a little more together; a little more like they’ve managed to finalise the sound that they were always aimingContinue reading “ALBUM REVIEW: Toy – Join The Dots”