Not just one of the best bands to come out of Manchester, Autumn Ruin are up there with the very best rock bands we’ve heard this year. From anywhere. I saw them perform live before I even knew who they were, and that’s a great place to start; flawless musicianship, and a wonderfully compelling presence from … Continued

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There is no way to begin, and absolutely no sane way to end. Sharon Van Etten is a talent that leaves us begging for more. An absolute pleasure to hear, see, and experience. Power ballad, pop rock, lyrical bliss, depth, angst, dance, devour, absolute artistry, raw, real, devoted and pure. In a nut shell; we’re completely … Continued

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An overcast, dreary, very British Tuesday; a good day to talk about an exciting alternative band from Sydney, Australia. The Sunpilots. We’re absolutely loving this sound. They’re kind of fusing the whole alternative rock thing, (think Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, System of a Down) with an almost Kate Bush kind of artistry. Lyrically, melodically, … Continued

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One of the most exciting new bands of recent years – Half Moon Run have gone from the mass sharing of their acoustic videos, to global alternative superstars. It all started with Full Circle, followed by a series of phenomenal live performances; their passion and chemistry on stage is unparalleled, not to mention that each … Continued

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If you find yourself in the loop pedaling, beat boxing section of Youtube – you can be stuck there for weeks. It’s mesmerizing, the music a single person can now create; the possibilities are endless. The problem though, is that with such a saturated industry of similar skill sets, it can be a little difficult sometimes for an artist to … Continued

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I haven’t been excited about a heavier sounding band since I scratched up all of my Papa Roach, Puddle of Mudd, Seether, and Audioslave CD’s in a low quality car system five years ago. What a poor sentence to open with, way too lengthy, I apologize. Anyway, five years is a long time to be without a … Continued

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The first I heard of them was a straight up introduction to a live show at The Troubadour, London. They were as brilliant then as they are in studio form. ‘Wake in Fright’ sounds the same live as it is below, except for one important detail; at the live show, you get to witness the relentless raw energy … Continued

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These guys grabbed my attention within seconds. No explanation necessary. Exciting, new, only vaguely reminiscent of The Gossip, purely because of the lead vocal, and the fact that I read it some before I listened to them – damn media influence. (Although, is that why I listened?) Now is not the time for universe contemplation. This is … Continued

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The power of the internet – a short video clip, taken on a strangers phone; shared, loved, and shared, and loved – and suddenly, something new and wonderful has made your day that little bit more special. Lior Shoov. If you aren’t yet familiar with her art, you will be soon. Every single video showcases a stunning performance from … Continued

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