Cat Ryan – “Lost My Connection” Single Review

Newcastle-based indie-rock quintet Cat Ryan return with upbeat new single, "Lost My Connection". Released on September 22nd, the buoyant and bright track simply oozes creative vision. Cat Ryan refuse to be pinned down to a single genre (I had trouble dubbing them as "indie-rock" as they are so much more than that!) Their off-kilter art-rock... Continue Reading →

Olympia Palace – “Must Be Tokyo” Single Review

Tyne/Tees-based indie-rock triad Olympia Palace return with lively sophomore singled titled, "Must Be Tokyo". Released on October 14th, the exhillerating track is a strong addition to the bands budding discography and a must-add to any towngoer's playlist. Penned by Will Clucas, the track playfully captures the chaotic motions of a passion-fulled (and albeit wild) night... Continue Reading →

Olympia Palace – “Cruel Paradise” Single Review

Emerging indie trio, Olympia Palace etch their name onto the local music scene with energetic debut single "Cruel Paradise". Released on August 5th, the sun-tinted and colourful "Cruel Paradise" is a must-add for any indie lover's playlist. From long-hot summer road-trips, to lively student house-parties, this anthem is ripe for any occasion. Penned by frontman... Continue Reading →

Pensacola Mist – ‘Horizon’ Single Review

★★★★ Released on June 3rd, 'Horizon' is the perfect addition to Pensacola Mist's growing arsenal of glossy, high-contrast synth-pop. Inspired by action-filled cop movies of the 80s, the adrenaline fuelled track delves into the mind of an anti-hero narrowly escaping the police after a bank robbery goes awry. 'Horizon' is chock-full of energy and finesse,... Continue Reading →

Holiday In Tokyo – ‘White Marquee’ Single Review

★★★★ Holiday In Tokyo tease their upcoming album with dazzling new single 'White Marquee'. Ripe with summer-tinted melodies and warm vocals, the sentimental track follows vocalist Matty Rogers down memory lane as he recounts a core moment from his childhood. The single encapsulates the band's signature mellow lo-fi-esque beats, husky vocals, and kitchen-sink lyrics to... Continue Reading →

Docksuns – ‘So Cold Love’ Single Review

Back on April 30th, Sunderland-based indie-rockers, Docksuns dropped their latest single titled 'So Cold Love'. The retrospective track sees the band look back upon, and candidly open up about, unstable past relationships, serving as a sequel to their passionate previous single, 'Blew Up A Kiss'. Docksuns is composed of: James Baxter’s vocals and guitar, Adam... Continue Reading →

Spilt Milk – ‘Rocks against Your Window’ Single Review

Gateshead-based indie quartet, Spilt Milk return with their fourth single, 'Rocks against Your Window'. Released on May 28th, the upbeat new offering is full of thoughtful lyrical content, arena-worthy instrumentals, and the bands signature indie-rock sound. Made up of Oscar Nolan (lead vocals/rhythm guitar), Isaac Nolan (lead guitar), Theo Nolan (drums) and Thomas Carney (bass),... Continue Reading →

Docksuns – ‘Blew Up A Kiss’ Single Review

Emerging indie-rock five-piece, Docksuns return with their most recent single, ‘Blew Up A Kiss’. Released on January 29th, the track is an intense, gritty, and roaring rock’n’roll inspired anthem, complete with an effortlessly catchy hook and a fuzzy bass-line. Hailing from Sunderland, Docksuns formed back in 2019 with the goal of one day being able... Continue Reading →

Spilt Milk – ’12 Weeks’ Single Review

'12 Weeks' is an introspective new offering from indie-rock quartet, Spilt Milk. Released on March 12th, the track sees the Gateshead-based band experiment with a more acoustic sound as they reflect on their experiences over lockdown.   Emerging onto the scene back in 2019, Spilt Milk consists of Oscar Nolan (lead vocals/rhythm guitar), Isaac Nolan... Continue Reading →

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