Perry Manning is a singer-songwriter from the West Midlands. His songs are guitar-heavy indie rock, and he mixes his sound between acoustic and electric. His lyrics within his songs are extremely meaningful with a soulful feel to them and is always creating wonderfully bold sounds. He has also supported some big names such as Peter Doherty from The Libertines.
Foo Fighters are back with their long awaited tenth studio album 'Medicine at Midnight.’ They have been a band for 26 years, and obviously that's a very long time, but they have proved that there is no sign of them slowing down.
Bringing together a range of surprisingly complementary genres and sounds, I Divorced Life brings us an album so forward thinking it’s almost a blast from the past with ‘Petting Zoo’. Look I know how it sounds, nonsensical gibberish at best, but if you listen or have listened I hope you can understand the reasoning behind the phrase. I would attempt to describe it in words however, they’re failing me right now, a new sensation I must admit and one that truly shows that this album is a winner. After all very few artists have ever left me speechless!
Ali Aslam is a Pakistani-American indie-folk artist from New York City. His music explores the complex, sometimes contradictory facets of his identity with a curious introspection and explores the life and feelings of someone who has spent a lot of time on their own. He would also describe his unique genre of music as “Supersonic folk”, which is more forward-thinking than the typical booming singalongs of the indie-folk genre.
Jack Cattell is back on the scene with his newest EP 'Locked Away'. The quartet from Walsall came onto the scene with their energetic approach to indie music, with their playful riffs and bouncy blues sound. However, this time around they’ve changed up their style.
Trevor Meyer and Thomas Heun’s musical relationship beggan at school as musical rivals in competing bands. Since then they have joined forces and now form the songwriting team behind The Jobs, with Marc Barone on bass and Jon Schlote on drums. Their new EP ‘Sailing Upon the Times’ has already been well received, with several singles being released in anticipation of the EP introducing a new wave of followers to their sound since their debut release back in 2015.
Michael Barnes deput EP ‘Ghosts’, featuring his debut single of the same name, has been years in the making, and clearly over that time Michael has been inspired by his many great musical influences to create something drenched in style and tone. Throughout the four tracks Michael blends together modern, electric indie music with iconic synth sounds of the 80s, giving the EP a sense of familiarity and heritage.
Today we’re bringing you the debut EP ‘Tranquil in Turmoil’ from Birmingham based artist and producer, Brad. With all of his material being based upon original ideas formed in his Bedroom studio, this EP particularly draws on personal experiences and everyday problems, which are reflected not only in his lyrics but also the general tone of the music.
Wrexham band Jonny Ash released their debut EP entitled ‘Blurry Vision’, including four songs: The faster and more upbeat ‘MDMA’ and the heartfelt, uplifting and quite frankly extremely impressive ‘Brother’, as well as the two previously released singles; ‘Rosies’ and ‘Eclipse’, the latter of which contains the lyrics which provide the eponym of the EP. A review of the two respective singles can be found by clicking the song titles.
After such a turbulent and unpredictable week for music, with new Coronavirus restrictions cancelling shows and Rishi Sunak infamously calling on musicians to “retrain”, an EP entitled 'Shine On' seems way too optimistic for the times we live in. Yet, George Rowlands’ latest release is a reminder of the beacon of hope that grassroots music represents in the performing arts sector, with a versatile blend of anthemic guitar riffs and chilled ballads.
This is the debut EP from Aidan Tulloch and sees the artist embrace a lot of different genres, from electronica to indie pop. In this EP, Aidan is very nostalgic looking back at the innocent nature of youth.