BILLY LOCKETT

“For a second I lost myself” – from Billy Lockett’s new release, ‘Hands Tied’ – his lyrics pretty much have that effect, hitting you right in the solar plexus. Starting gently, the track builds powerfully throughout, drawing you in and carrying you along with it. Lockett’s vocals are distinctive and unusual and sit perfectly alongside the piano-led accompaniment. … Continue reading

CATGOD

  Taking the opportunity to build momentum following praise for previous single ‘Ready When You Are’ from BBC6 Music’s Tom Robinson, CATGOD have released ‘Someone Love’, a two and a half minute track where you can really indulge in the rich vocal harmonies that the Oxford based collective do so well. There isn’t the wailing … Continue reading

MARSICANS

It’s been a couple of years since an influx of summery-garage pop exploded from Birmingham (Swim Deep, JAWS, Peace) and it looks like it’s been picked up by Yorkshire quartet Marsicans. Their latest upbeat track ‘Too Good’ is oozing summer vibes and a breezy attitude that makes you want to strut around in the sun. … Continue reading

ULYSSES WELLS

On offer today we have a rebellious, invigorating rock track in the form of Ulysses Wells’ ‘What It Takes’. After a brief sweeping guitar that ceremoniously opens the song everything breaks from the blocks, driving guitars and drums smash out whilst screaming organ chords play alongside. Raspy vocals join in not soon after and the … Continue reading

THE OLD PINK HOUSE

The North East of England is a fantastic hub for new and exciting music and over the past year if you ask anybody from the area which bands they are most excited about, you’ll hear The Old Pink House come up quite often. Our tip today is their new single, ‘Talk’. ‘Talk’ is a pacey … Continue reading