I'm gunna try and do a more regular piece on what new tracks I've been listening to, that you should all listen to at least once. Hopefully much more. We all need to do our bit especially as lock down continues and gigs seem further away then ever. Please try and buy physical copies of … Continue reading The Rebirth Of Cool Hot List
I'm back after a short rest and recharge. I haven't been resting too much though, been trying to catch up on all the good music out there brothers and sisters and by jingo there is plenty. So just a quick piece on some of the new bands, artists and tracks I've been listening to over … Continue reading Dig The New Breed! Papas got a brand new bag!
There's a hole, a stadium filling sized hole, a hole that is Kasabian sized. It needs filling. Enter Apollo Junction.... If your looking for your next indie superstars with the tunes to fill your stadia (if we ever get back to that) - then you look no further then Leeds favourite sons of the stage. … Continue reading Up the Apollo Junction
I don't really like genre labels, its a pigeonhole that says you can only listen to this if you like that form of music - its a bit elitist at times as well, but then taking it to the extreme we wouldn't be able to call it Rock or Rap or Indie I spose. But … Continue reading New Band/New Music – Polyhymns – Hybrid Sunday E.P.
I'm no good at Science - I failed it miserably at school - I was more into Science Fiction dreaming off into space about Light-sabres and aliens from another world. So what is a Macroscope? Is it some form of microscope that helps you see vast regions of space and brings them into vision? Maybe, … Continue reading New Band/New Music – Macroscope
Another new band on the horizon - I've always been a sucker for that New York Cool, the Punk Sound, CBGB's, Old Skool Hip Hop, The Beasties I could go on. So when I've been invited to listen to a band made up of two New Yorker's I'm going to say yes. Tiger Mimic are … Continue reading New Band/New Music – Tiger Mimic
So had a bit of a rush on in recent weeks and fortunately I've heard lots of great new music. The following is just a quick snap shot of some of my favourite new toons. Behind the sun - Eskobar - Coming on like early Kasabian and Ian Brown Solo work - Good groove and … Continue reading These are some of my favourite things – New Music
So its been one month already since I started this Blog and what a whirlwind. I have been completely taken away with the positive response it has had and its completely exceeded my expectations. I've been able to connect to so many interesting people - bands/artists/bloggers/influencers/comedians and all round good eggs. At times its been … Continue reading The Artists and The Music – My First Blogging Month
Ah the difficult second album - something of a legend in music or is it just a myth? Whilst some bands release such a magnificent first album its almost impossible to follow (The Stones Roses), other bands take it in their stride (Oasis), some release an even better album after a dodgy start (Blur, Radiohead). … Continue reading Album review – Finer Times in Other Worlds – Crimson Bloom
So DP Happy Hour has come up trumps again - just when I was struggling to find a SOTW, a band popped up that I had heard some tracks including the great Born Yesterday on the aforementioned happy hour. Trying hard to keep away from guitar led bands this week, I had a listen to … Continue reading Single of the Week – Its Alright – SKIES
You always need a bit of rock n roll in your soul don't you. Riffs, Drums, gravelly voice, big choruses the lot. I don't think we have had a decent UK Rock band for years - experts will probably disagree and tbf there probably has been, but for me no. Until a couple of weeks … Continue reading Maker – Rollicking Rock N Roll Band
So following up on my review of the great debut - Barfly Flew By - I wanted to know a bit more about this fantastic new band. Thankfully they agreed to answer 20 Questions - and this time the whole band did it so you get 5 for the price of 1 - Over to … Continue reading 20 Questions with… West on Colfax
Getting back onto the new band track - out of knowhere I heard two great remixes that immediately sent me back to 1990 blissed out afternoons and Ibizian sunshine. Immediately I had to check them out and luckily the rest of their stuff is great too and there is lots of it. I needed to … Continue reading 20 Questions with…Moonlight Parade
New releases should be an event. Exciting, anticipation as you finally get your hands on the piece of history. In these days, it's tricky to do but you can out of the blue hit everyone in the face with a bat as your release drops. Yesterday after some teasing we had two hits. One from … Continue reading Single of the week – Clockwork – Glass Violet
Pureveyors of late 80's/early 90's psychedlic sounds akin to The Stone Roses, The La's and other greats - Crimson Bloom are forging ahead led by their talented and all round nice guy Andy - This really is a band to watch and with a second album due, they are soon to be adored - So … Continue reading 20 Questions with….Crimson Bloom