VH Artist of the Week (22/8/16): Bel Esprit

VH Artist of the Week (22/8/16): Bel Esprit

Here’s a piece I wrote for Vulture Hound a little while back. Find it on the site here: http://vulturehound.co.uk/2016/08/artist-of-the-week-220816-bel-esprit/ Each week VH Music picks out a new artist you should definitely be checking out. This week, Samantha explains why you should be checking out Bel Espirit. A fiery energy fuelled by the unison of passion and skill [...]

Why You Should Care About… Rosenblume

Originally posted on Noise Cannon: http://noisecannon.com/2015/04/16/why-you-should-care-about-rosenblume/ Here we have Daniel ‘Rosenblume’ Ross, a Liverpudlian musician, ready to sooth your soul with some soft blues tones. With an EP set to launch on 27th April, this is a guy full of charm and charisma, carrying a gentle blend of acoustic folk. With essentially a lifelong passion for [...]

INTRODUCING: Goodbye Stranger

Originally posted on Noise Cannon: http://noisecannon.com/2014/12/18/goodbye-stranger/ If you can’t decide between indie and electronica, London four-piece Goodbye Stranger could be the new band to help you out. Their soft style of Indie Synth-pop holds promises of dynamic melodies delivered in a delicate manner with a striking undertone. Latest single ‘Cave’ blends sharp riffs with bouncing electronic [...]

Noise of the Week – 01/12/14

Another Noise of the Week, this time I wrote about The Black Keys’ Weight of Love…

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NC logoThis week we’re talking about a band who are ever-popular, an authentic ska-punk track, and a new singer-songwriter who is anything but cliché

Heart In Hand – A Beautiful White

With the recent release of A Beautiful White, and their outstanding title track, British quintet Heart In Hand are hitting up the road this month with Australia’s The Amity Affliction. ‘A Beautiful White’ is certainly a step up from all past material, this is shown instantly right from the very start of the guitar intro, which is soon joined by a bashful beat. Highlighted by Charlie Holmes’ reaching vocals that carry the pace, the track provides a classic HIH beat which is filled with uplifting changes that are left implanted in your head.

Words by Isha Shah

The Black Keys – Weight of Love

Recent announcements that The Black Keys will be playing at next year’s Isle…

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INTRODUCING:Demob Happy

Originally posted on Noise Cannon: http://noisecannon.com/2014/11/26/demob-happy/Working on creating “edible pop chunks” out of songs originally standing as ten minute prog-rock operas are grungy garage four piece Demob Happy from Brighton. Packing a deep bass line behind a fuzzy rock tone, bass playing vocalist Matt Marcantonio claims that lyrically there is an influence from his “bitter disdain [...]

Introducing…The Floodgates

Originally posted on Noise Cannon: http://noisecannon.com/2014/11/01/the-floodgates/ Photo credit: Max Jowitt – http://www.maxjowittphoto.co.ukFrom busking in London to headlining local events, fresh-faced acoustic rockers The Floodgates have rocketed through the past year, even playing for Heavyweight Boxing champion David Haye at the opening of his gym. The Tunbridge-Wells trio draw inspirations from Mumford and Sons, Bruce Springsteen [...]

COLDBONES

Originally posted on Noise Cannon: http://noisecannon.com/2014/10/06/coldbones/ With an ambition to produce something more than ‘just a record’, new instrumental trio Coldbones are all about creating something crammed with emotion as well as a cracking sound. Without vocals to guide this they rely solely on a strong set of varied melodies to demonstrate those emotional ups and [...]