David Ramirez Conquers The Borderline

David Ramirez Conquers The Borderline

It was the 7th of September, just another day, when David Ramirez played London for a second time in 2018. But for the Austin-born, the gig at the Borderline surely felt like an unbeatable chance to pay tribute and honour those who suffered the event that changed everyone’s life in recent History: 9/11. The singer – who has dual American and Mexican heritage – chose ‘Twins’ to open the last UK show of his European…

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Aaron Lee Tasjan, ‘Karma For Cheap’ – Album Review

Aaron Lee Tasjan, ‘Karma For Cheap’ – Album Review

Following Drivin’ N’ Cryin’s Kevn Kinney’s advice, Aaron Lee Tasjan released last month a new album – his eighth so far – that is nowhere near the same formula used in his previous one. As American rocker Kinney once said to Lee Tasjan during a tour years ago, a musician never has to be defined by one sound or genre. And that is the rulebook that the Ohio-born seems to have followed. With ‘Karma For…

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Interview: Vix from Fuzzbox ahead of Polyfest

Interview:  Vix from Fuzzbox ahead of Polyfest

Brummie all-female band Fuzzbox came together in 1985, with lead singer Vix (Vickie Perks) at the helm.  After two albums, the group disbanded but in recent years, have reunited to the relief of many fans.  In advance of their performance at the iconic PolyFest 2018, Vix took some time to sit down and discuss their history and evolution and what it is to be in a band such as Fuzzbox.   What drew you to…

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Man With A Mission release ‘Hey’ Video

Man With A Mission release ‘Hey’ Video

Man With a Mission, or MWAM as they are also known have released the music video for their new single ‘Hey’, It’s over five minutes long as it’s actually quite impressive. Tokyo Tanaka, Jean-Ken Johnny, Kamikaze Boy, DJ Santa Monica and Spear Rib who form Man With a Mission hail all the way from Japan and they are already making waves with their style of music. These guys come from Tokyo, Japan, and have been…

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Sting and Shaggy release animated video for latest track ‘Just One Lifetime’

Sting and Shaggy release animated video for latest track ‘Just One Lifetime’

Global music stars, Sting who rose to fame with hits such as ‘Every Breathe You Take’ with band The Police, and Boombasticstar Shaggy have just released their new animated Lewis Carroll-esque music video to collaborative track ‘Just One Lifetime’. Released on 17thAugust, the animated video takes on the story from Lewis Carroll’s ‘The Walrus and The Carpenter’. Animated, directed and produced by UK-based illustrator Judit Boor, the video features lookalikes of both singers battling to…

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Don Broco Live at The Cambridge Junction

Don Broco Live at The Cambridge Junction

In an intimate UK show, preceding their appearances at this weekend’s Reading and Leeds Festivals, and, ahead of their upcoming European tour with 30 Seconds To Mars and Mike Shinoda, Don Broco completely dominated the stage at Cambridge’s The Junction on Wednesday night and was a muscular display of what future performances on the tour will shape up to look like. Having seen them perform earlier in the year touring on this, their new album…

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Ocean Alley, ‘Happy Sad’ – Single Review

Ocean Alley, ‘Happy Sad’ – Single Review

Australian band Ocean Alley have released their brand-new single ‘Happy Sad’, it’s over five minutes long and have got to say it actually sounds really good. They are a six-piece band from Sydney, Australia. Happy Sad is one of those songs that captivates your interest within the first 15-20 seconds because it sounds like something you probably haven’t heard before and combines rock and reggae in a smooth combination. Also, it isn’t everyday that you…

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The ‘ That’s What I Call Music 100’ album outsold Arctic Monkeys by more than double in its first week

The ‘ That’s What I Call Music 100’ album outsold Arctic Monkeys by more than double in its first week

If it’s anything to go by, you haven’t lived if you haven’t owned a NOW cd or downloaded from one of its many playlists. So was it any surprise when the Now That’s what I call 100 album outsold The Arctic Monkeys by more than double in its first week? Let’s look at some stats. The Arctic Monkeys are a UK based Indie Rock band. They consist of four members- Alex Turner, Matt Helders, Jamie…

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James to release new album August 3rd

James to release new album August 3rd

How can it be possible that it has been thirty-six years (!) since the band, James, took root?  It seems wholly improbable when you consider how fresh and relevant they sound, and with their 15th new album, Living In Extraordinary Times, out on the 3rd August, they are still completely James in every sense yet still so contemporary and accessible. The band is currently playing festivals throughout August in the UK and then travel to…

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Weekly Spotify Playlist | Rock Anthems | Week 35

Weekly Spotify Playlist | Rock Anthems | Week 35

This Global Sound Groups weekly Spotify playlist. Our specialists compile a special playlist that will surely be the soundtrack to you week. Hosting a mix of genres and also special themed weeks that you are sure to love. This week’s playlist as always includes a tone of great tracks. Remember you can head over to our Spotify to get all our playlists! And make sure you follow us on all social media outlets. If you’re…

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