Tag Archives: indie rock

Album Review: Anteros- When We Land

Ben Standring/ March 18, 2019

Rising London-based indie outfit Anteros offer an enjoyable but all too familiar collection of dreamy guitar-based pop on their long-awaited debut record. Given the dire status of British indie rock, aside from a handful of artists in the first decade of the twenty-first century, it feels almost as if the genre has been both resurrected and repaired to its prime

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Album Review: Foals- Part 1: Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost

Faye Nichols/ March 13, 2019

 Foals are the best version of themselves in this instance of momentary bliss, reflecting the anxiety of the world’s current climate.             Foals truly foregrounded the 8th March, stamping their return across the music scene and rising from their hiatus surrounded by rose-red palms and flora. ‘Part 1: Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost’, the half-dose of their double release,

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Palace @The Bodega 19/02/2019

Becky Waldock/ March 8, 2019

On the 19th of February Palace, a four-piece hailing from London, delivered a sublime set of atmospheric rock for a sold-out night at The Bodega. This second date of their tour saw a Palace banquet served with some tasters from their much-anticipated upcoming album.  Hot Dreams quite literally warm up the place. You can see a compatibility with Palace which

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Interview with Palace

Becky Waldock/ March 8, 2019

We spoke to frontman Leo Wyndham and drummer Matt Hodges of Palace before the show: So, you guys have known each other for a long time, do you think that has had an influence on your bond as a band? Leo: Yeah, definitely. I guess the chemistry with how we play together and being relaxed and having fun – it

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The Rifles @Rock City 23/02/2019

Louis Romer/ March 5, 2019

Mods of all ages took to Rock City on the 23rd of Feb to welcome back The Rifles nearly 3 years after their last Nottingham gig. The 4 piece band from Chingford opened with the brilliant “She’s Got Standards” – the first track on their debut album ‘No Love Lost’. The sea of parkas were then gifted with the lively

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Album Review: Sundara Karma- Ulfilas’ Alphabet

Ben Standring/ March 3, 2019

Reading indie-rock idols offer a majestically grander adventure into unchartered territories  for a sophomore record emblazoned with emotional intelligence and obsessive hook-laden offerings A spiritual awakening has swept across Reading’s budding music scene since Sundara Karma’s foundation in 2013. Following the release of three sublime EPs, the four-piece brought out debut record ‘Youth Is Only Ever Fun in Retrospect’ to

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Middle Kids @The Bodega 24/11/2018 +Interview

Alex Melnikov/ December 5, 2018

Australian indie trio Middle Kids are currently touring their debut album ‘Lost Friends’, bringing them to The Bodega. Beginning their set with “Bought It” it was instantly clear their set would be just like the album, a performance packed full of beauty, emotion, and energy, and the crowd duly responded, immersing themselves in the performance. With lead singer Hannah Joy

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Interview with Sea Girls

Tristan Phipps/ September 30, 2018

Fresh from a jam-packed festival season boasting Reading and Leeds, Citadel, and Neighbourhood Weekender, we caught up with the lead singer of Sea Girls, Henry, ahead of their October headline tour to talk festivals, favourite bands, and Frank Sinatra.   So, how did the band form?   Well we all knew each other from school, and we all were in

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Album Review: Miles Kane- Coup de Grace

Ben Standring/ August 23, 2018

Last Shadow Puppets member and celebrated indie rocker Miles Kane steps out of the shadows on assured third album. There are some artists who are able to live a relatively peaceful and mundane lifestyle, opting to produce and release new material at a pace of their own choosing. Then there’s Miles Kane, the enigmatic and ever excitable troubadour, who first

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