Drunk driver tragedy spawns emotional indie-pop EP from Brighton’s own Luna Blue

Brighton’s own funk-rock band, Luna Blue, sourced inspiration for their highly emotional debut EP after the best friend of one of the band was tragically killed by a drunk driver in 2015. The talented four piece put their creative talents together, writing the song ‘Welcome Home’ in dedication to their friend. The song was performed …

Beatles inspired Barcelona band, Pablo and The Appleheads, collide vintage aesthetic with modern sound

Barcelona native, Pablo Villavecchia, and his band of ‘Appleheads’ are back with their sophomore album, Alessandra, named after his girlfriend. Pablo notes that ‘meeting her meant the culmination of the album, as well as my unsatisfied love story, which was finally satisfied in a fantastic and unexpected way’. The album is set for release on …

Former homeless musician J.J Leone busked for survival on the streets

Singer-songwriter J.J Leone’s latest track ‘With You’, released 7th July, showcases the Norwich singer’s soulful sound. J.J prides himself on the fact that he writes, records and produces all of his own material, setting him apart from the crowd as the ultimate un-manufactured DIY artist, with a work ethic and busking background similar to the …

Manchester electro-pop duo TONICA avoid city’s brit-pop cliché with debut single ‘Save Yourself’

Manchester-born Tonica are looking to break out of the box with their fresh, vibrant brand of electro-pop. The brooding beats, vivacious synths and warped vocals make for an interesting heavy alt-pop sound. The song creates atmosphere through its cinematic sound and expressive lyrical content, as it speaks of the plight of modern day love. The …

Chase The River releases new album ‘Recycle Your Regrets’

https://open.spotify.com/album/16G36IFwzxtxPpz9rpQZOE Folk resurgence artist, Chase The River, has had his fair share of difficulties in life, but it is these experiences that have helped form his latest album, Recycle Your Regrets. The Belfast born storyteller has suffered the death of his father, a series of heartbreaks, his mother being diagnosed with cancer and breaking his …

John Dylan aims to ‘Get Beyond’ with genre defying sonic odyssey

  Multi-instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire, John Dylan, has had music running through his veins before he was even born, his parents playing the likes of Elvis Costello, Bob Marley and Stevie Ray Vaughn whilst he was still in the womb. But now, after previously having exhibited his work through the vehicle of the genre-defying band …