Lilac Melt soon to release new EP

Lilac Melt soon to release new EP

Scottish indie outfit, Lilac Melt, are on the brink of releasing their debut EP and their self-titled release is sure to strike the exact right chord with current fans of the band but also drafting in new ones as well.  And, for good reason. Formed in Edinburgh earlier this year, Lilac Melt are a Scottish/Greek band who create dream pop without being ambient that is both well-crafted and cleverly arranged.  The songs are drafted into…

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She Makes War release new two singles ahead of upcoming album

She Makes War release new two singles ahead of upcoming album

As we transition from the end of festival season to the start of winter we are blessed by the peak time for new music releases. The changing seasons also corresponds to a change in atmosphere among the music world. Gone are the upbeat summer anthems, or the laid back, hazy melodies that compliment the warm weather, replaced by the darker, more heavy-hitting tracks that capture the grit of winter. In amongst the flood of releases…

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Barns Courtney releases official music video for new single ‘99’

Barns Courtney releases official music video for new single ‘99’

With his unique cocktail of a rag’n’bone man-esque, soulful voice, indie instrumentals and a big, pop production, Barns Courtney made his name in 2017 with his debut album, ‘The Attractions of Youth’. The album was a huge hit, with the tracks mounting a combined total of nearly 113 million, especially the singles, ‘Fire’ and ‘Glitter and Gold’ which were paraded across adverts for months. Now, after barely any rest, the London based singer-songwriter has returned…

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Hozier’s new EP “Nina Cried Power” due to be released today

Hozier’s new EP “Nina Cried Power” due to be released today

Hozier’s new EP Nina Cried Power will be released today and he’s described it as a small taste of his long-awaited second album, which is due for release early in 2019. This will be the first major release from the platinum-selling singer since his debut album in September 2014 and his single Better Love, which featured in the 2016 blockbuster The Legend of Tarzan. Tracks on the new release include NFWMB, Wasteland, Baby and No Plan. “I’m thrilled to release the Nina Cried Power…

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Review: Maggie Rogers at KOKO, London

Review: Maggie Rogers at KOKO, London

Hailing from Easton, Maryland, Maggie Rogers is a singer-songwriter surrounded by an ever-growing amount of hype, and as we edge closer to hearing her highly anticipated debut album. Maggie sold out not one, but two spellbinding nights at Koko in London. After a spectacular support set from Mosa Wild, a band who have since found their way into my playlists, Maggie took to the stage, opening with ‘On+Off’. The atmosphere in the room at this…

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Interview and Review: Darlingside at recent Cambridge Folk Festival

Interview and Review:  Darlingside at recent Cambridge Folk Festival

Drenched in a dreamy, harmonic and verging on ethereal collective of voices from the group that is Darlingside, the crowd at the recent Cambridge Folk Festival was bathed in the powerful yet unforced and natural set of their songs in a gorgeous, idyllic summery setting.  They offered that they were, ‘underslept but happy’ to be back at the festival following their 2016 performance which garnered a hearty cheer. Indeed, many there had seen them perform…

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