Our weekly deep dive for mind-boggling new releases returns. The unstoppable charge of invigorating and important new music has acted as a crutch in 2020, a guiding light and a spark for change. Artists, the grassroots music industry and music fans have had to adapt, innovate and come together this year to help save what they love. So much has been done to maintain our … Continue reading New music, new artists and Hard Of Hearing Firsts.
Fresh from the fantastic news of music venues being able to reopen again within London’s Tier 2 measures – swapping the scotch egg (aka a substantial meal) for a gig ticket purchase will count as a ‘cultural purchase’ and therefore allow alcohol sales – we’re now looking forward to December and January. A shout-out must be given to the fantastic Music Venues Trust for all … Continue reading New music, new artists and Hard Of Hearing Firsts.
There’s nothing more exciting for a music fan than discovering a new artist that connects with you straight off the bat (alongside none of your mates knowing that artist). Whether that’ll be the case with one of the new bunch of bands you’re about to dig into below, we can only hope so. From the floral and psychedelic big band feel of Oxford’s Mandrake Handshake … Continue reading New music, new artists and Hard Of Hearing Firsts.
Sink into our weekly list of marvellous new musical discoveries. NEW MUSIC | FIRSTS | WORDS BY KARL JOHNSON As the UK preps for another essential lockdown, our time and attention must go to supporting those most vulnerable to being alone: physically and mentally. Mind is a mental health charity based in England and Wales – directed by Stephan Fry – and offers information and … Continue reading New music, new artists and Hard Of Hearing Firsts.
Our weekly deep search for new music continues with a bunch of stellar new releases. NEW MUSIC | PHOTO OF MARINE STORE DEALER | WORDS BY KARL JOHNSON As winter weather sets in with November just around the corner, it’s almost time to talk about those end of year lists. Until then, we’ve gathered together a list of tracks that have warmed our hearts this … Continue reading New music, new artists and Hard Of Hearing Firsts.
Our weekly deep search for new music continues with a superb period for new releases. NEW MUSIC | PHOTO OF PSYCLO | WORDS BY KARL JOHNSON The plight of grassroots music venues in the UK continues to be a miserable one, though buoyed by a recent Cultural Revival Fund. Where would we be without Music Venue Trust, the charity only formed in 2015 and has … Continue reading New music, new artists and Hard Of Hearing Firsts.
It’s autumn and the temperature has taken a sharp jolt towards cold. The question is, is cold wave and goth-rock now in season? Do those jangly summer number take us through the colder months quite as well? It’s 2020, the forgotten year, none of this matters. We’ve chosen a mixed bag of new tracks from new artists for you to scroll through, and perhaps find … Continue reading New Music, new artists and Hard Of Hearing Firsts.
Despite the circumstances, an unstoppable wave of newly formed bands with incredible new releases continues to wash over us. Tuesday the 22nd of September will mark the first day of Autumn, and with a new season approaching, we’ve found solace as always in new music. Live streams may still be functioning adequately alongside the tough measures of socially-distanced live gigs, but it’s recorded music that … Continue reading New music, new artists and Hard Of Hearing Firsts.