Meadowlark – Postcards || VH Track of the Day

Meadowlark – Postcards || VH Track of the Day

Not too long ago, I was introduced to Meadowlark, a Bristol based duo with a sweet pop sound steeped in emotion. Having recently announced the upcoming release of their debut album (30th June), I took to Vulture Hound to feature the title track, 'Postcards' as Track of the Day. It is a single that spoke [...]

SINGLE REVIEW: Splashh – Pure Blue

Originally posted on Noise Cannon: http://noisecannon.com/2015/10/11/noise-of-the-week-051015/ ‘Pure Blue’ is a track that, as soon as it starts, you know it’s going to be huge. An upbeat melody is fronted by delicately sweet and dreamy vocals, creating a feel good energy that remains smooth and coherent, so that it glides through the air, almost leaving a glimmer [...]

SINGLE REVIEW: Human Heat feat. T Lieberson – All Night

Originally posted on Noise Cannon as part of the Noise of the Week feature: http://noisecannon.com/2014/11/16/noise-of-the-week-101114 Former singer of the recently broken up indie band Yellow Ostrich, Alex Schaaf is now working on a solo project under the name of Human Heat. Though taking a much more electronic-pop route, Schaaf’s vocals remain on the same level [...]

SINGLE REVIEW: As Elephants Are – Crown

Originally posted on Noise Cannon as part of the Noise of the Week feature: http://noisecannon.com/2014/11/02/noise-of-the-week-021114/ Striking in with a funky guitar riff that coincides perfectly with the smooth vocal pattern, ‘Crown’ is yet another heavily infectious indie-pop track from As Elephants Are. In comparison to previous tracks this latest effort is one of their most guitar-driven, [...]

SINGLE REVIEW: Bonobo – Flashlight

Originally posted on Noise Cannon as part of the Noise of the Week feature: http://noisecannon.com/2014/10/26/noise-of-the-week-20102014/Leave it to a genius of experimental music to create something that is both lively and somewhat soothing. Though at first hinting at a typical (yet nonetheless strong) electronic number, Bonobo’s latest track ‘Flashlight’ soon opens up to the idea of a [...]

SINGLE REVIEW: Paolo Nutini – Iron Sky

Originally posted on Noise Cannon as part of the Noise Of The Week Feature: http://noisecannon.com/2014/10/06/noise-of-the-week-29092014/Iron Sky from Paolo Nutini’s latest album Caustic Love is straight up class. With excruciatingly soulful vocals and an extremely dramatic melody, this single stands out as a theatrical masterpiece amongst the rest of the album. Nutini’s voice is rich with passion, [...]

SINGLE REVIEW: Netil – Sweet Teeth

Originally posted on Noise Cannon http://noisecannon.com/2014/09/22/netil-sweet-teeth/London four piece Netil – named after Hackney venue Netil House – are a band with beguiling vocals that strike a tone reminiscent of your typical 90s rock ballads. In the midst of this familiarity, the fluctuation in guitar melodies kicks their sound into something that is a lot more [...]

Warpaint – Disco//Very (For Noise Cannon)

A month since the release of Warpaint’s self-titled album, enchanting little number Disco//Very is still proving difficult to shake off. Moody vocals and a hint of hip hop vibes offer an enticing energy that lends your body to a deep trance of head swaying and shoulder popping. Best played loud, Disco//Very is accompanied by an [...]