Category: Track Reviews

Five For Friday – 13th May 2022

Pandas – ‘Mischief’ Following on from a flurry of rich and enticing offerings these last few months, Glasgow-based outfit Pandas have recently released their hotly-tipped debut EP ‘PANDAMONIUM’, showcased by the energetic lead single ‘Mischief’. Taking cues from the likes of Foals and The Night Café, their newest release makes for a fun and adventurous …

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Jazz FM Approved Rich Meehan Trio Share Debut Single ‘Prelude’

A first look at their upcoming EP ‘Sweet Antique’, Rich Meehan Trio demonstrate their ability as musicians and ear for sublime subtlety on their debut release ‘Prelude’. Despite its chilled exterior ‘Prelude’ does not relinquish. From start to finish, the ever change chords and dizzyingly complex piano playing from the band’s leader (Rich Meehan) are hypnotic, …

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Al Swainger’s Pointless Beauty Demonstrate Unique Chillout-come-Jazz Soundscapes On ‘Relentless’.

Al Swainger’s Pointless Beauty demonstrate their class and truly unique Progressive-Jazz soundscapes on the new single ‘Relentless’. Effortlessly impactful, the new singles use of washy synths which create a pillowy backing under the groovy guitar and brass lines is nothing short of inspired. Demonstrating a feel for melancholic emotion and multidimensional musicality, a sense of …

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OCNA reveal atmospheric debut single ‘Can’t’

Introducing Ocna with their debut single ‘Can’t’. Fresh, exciting and undulating with glorious synth-work Ocna are a new experimental indie band from Brighton. Featuring a mix of English and Swedish members, with Karl Nilsson who produces the band’s work, instrumentalist and writer Dale Hudson, drummer Matt Burns and finally vocalist Fiona Roberts, their influences collide …

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Berried Alive Blend EDM-Pop and Alt-Rock On New Single ‘Pearanoid’

Blending elements of EDM-Pop and Trap with their Rock exploits, Berried Alive demonstrate a strikingly unique approach on their new single ‘Pearanoid’. Using a mixture of cutting electronic beats, deep distorted bass, subtle synths and shredding guitar lines, the track possesses a dark yet vibrant backdrop for the intense vocal delivery. Working with acclaimed producer …

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Freya Beer’s delivers to bitter truth to all narcissists in new single “Love Child”

If you’re the kind of person who is drawn to the works of Charles Bukowski or Anne Sexton or enjoy listening to Nick Cave, Johnny Cash, and David Lynch, then get on this incoming bandwagon. Freya Beer introduces her single “Love Child”, which she says is “an important release as it touches upon the subject …

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Folk Duo Grafted Culture Share Haunting New Single ‘Change Of Winds’

Folk duo Grafted Culture share the beautifully haunting new single ‘Change Of Winds’. An ode to their love of Celtic-inspired folk, the pair once again showcase the poetic lyricism and tight overlapping vocals and harmonies they’ve become renowned for. Opening with finger-picked guitar riffs, the pair’s vocals are given space to shine over subtly airy …

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Molly Roberts Shares Optimistic, Heartfelt New Single ‘Wings To Fly’

London based singer-songwriter Molly Roberts makes her debut with the gentle, heartfelt and refreshingly optimistic new single ‘Wings To Fly’. Demonstrating her impeccable ability as a performer and a songwriter, Molly conveys an air of confidence despite this being her first single release. Not relying on lavish production and huge sounds, this piano ballad sees …

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Suffolk Ambient Rock Singer-Songwriter Leon O’Leary Shares New Stunner ‘China Heart’

Suffolk’s Leon O’Leary returns with his new single “China Heart’, an emotional, ambient stunner packed with beautiful moments. Having made an impression on his local scene, sparking widespread interest in his ambient Ben Howard-esque sound, Leon has been growing as an artist and a songwriter, showing more and more promise with every release. ‘China Heart’ …

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