2019 Singles, Introducing, Premiere

Premiere: Real Cool – Be Quiet

Pop duo, Real Cool, keep things in the family. The two brothers Thomas Pledger-Barton & Jacob Barton, have a sound that’s described as late 80’s, early 90’s radio pop. Nostalgic lyrics, soft instrumentation brightly coloured synths - what more do you want in a well crafted pop song? The duo revolve themselves around writing sad songs that people can… Continue reading Premiere: Real Cool – Be Quiet

2018 EPs/Albums

The Creature Appeal – You Shouldn’t, But I Know You Probably Will (Review)

Local indie band, The Creature Appeal, from Birmingham released their debut EP in October 2018 which has already had quite a lot of streams on Spotify as well as their debut single having over 6,000 streams alone. They've been played on BBC Introducing a fair few times too. Implying that they hope to release new tunes… Continue reading The Creature Appeal – You Shouldn’t, But I Know You Probably Will (Review)

2018 Singles

Future Fires – Keep A Secret (Review)

Four-piece indie rock band from Birmingham, Future Fires are full of energy and are ready for anything. Formed in 2017 and serving a wide range of shows across the country, they released their latest single “Keep A Secret” back in October. With drawing influences from The Editors, The Subways and The Killers to name a… Continue reading Future Fires – Keep A Secret (Review)

2018 Singles, Live Reviews

Meme Detroit & Institutes live at The Night Owl, Birmingham – 5th May 2018 (Review)

I went to see Meme Detroit with support from Institutes live on the 5th May at the Night Owl. I know both bands personally so it was nice to go and do a feature on both. Institutes brought their theatrical side out with the theme tune of the Avengers signalling their first track. Gareth’s vocals were… Continue reading Meme Detroit & Institutes live at The Night Owl, Birmingham – 5th May 2018 (Review)