Blindwish – Good Excuses

It is a rare occurrence to come across a band that formed in a little over a year ago and already producing a large spectrum of solid sounds in a full-length album. But despite the rarity, that is exactly what Blindwish has gone and done. Hailing from Dallas, Texas and establishing themselves back in March 2016, they wasted no time in producing their debut album, set to be released on September 1st. With a Rise Records relationship under their belts, there’s no stopping them now. Continue reading

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Introducing… Shaded

It is fair to regard pop-punk as pretty selfsame from time to time when newbies arrive to incorporate bouncy hooks and catchy melodies. Shaded are, as expected, full to the brim with emotive pop-punk songs that you can’t help but enjoy. They bring together some of the best names from the popular genre, with WSTR style guitar hooks and drums and vocal patterns that resemble that from State Champs or Neck Deep. Continue reading

Introducing… Bordello

The local music scene in Bristol is a diverse one. With the vast selection of common cover bands to rock newcomers performing at the local brewer for a quick set of entertainment. Four-piece Bordello come with something a bit different up their sleeves: a refreshing approach to bringing together soulful blues and lively rock vibes that sets them above the rest of the ordinary music scene. Continue reading

Muncie Girls announce headline shows

To cap off a summer that’s already seen Muncie Girls tour Australia, play Glastonbury Festival, 2000trees and more, the Exeter trio are gearing up to round off the season with performances at Reading & Leeds Festivals and Bingley Live. In addition to the final festivals of the summer, Muncie Girls will play five headline shows across the country, kicking off at the end of August. Continue reading

Ratboys – GN

Topshelf Records have put out some great records, by some great bands such as Braid, Enemies and toe. So listening to this record, having previously not known the band, I am instantly drawn into the rosters family. There’s a clear identity to the label and this fits nicely into the mould. Continue reading