Tag : single review

Jagged Moon Make Waves with Debut Single, ‘Learn To Swim’

3 months ago / 0 comments

It takes Jagged Moon less than three seconds to make their ever so gorgeous-sounding point. Experimenting with a wavy synth filter on the lead guitar, the oscillating riff which opens ‘Learn To Swim’ drives the song with a shimmering consistency until its emphatic finish. And it’ll be stuck in your … Read More

Jorja Smith mixes dance and commentary in ‘Blue Lights’

6 months ago / 0 comments

Instead of stumbling through second year like myself, Jorja Smith spent her transition out of teenagehood storming through the internet music scene. Originally released in 2016 when she was only 18, Jorja uploaded the emotive and impactful song ‘Blue Lights’ onto SoundCloud and the rest is history. Smith recently released … Read More

Childish Gambino releases the revolutionary ‘This Is America’

6 months ago / 0 comments

Childish Gambino, the musical alias of Donald Glover, released the video for his latest single ‘This is America’. In less than a week it has racked up nearly 78 million views, and justifiably so. This is America is a chaotic and incredibly poignant narrative on the current state of the … Read More

Frank Ocean Serenades Us with Valentines Cover of ‘Moon River’

9 months ago / 0 comments

If you’re looking to shed a tear and wallow in the post-misery of Valentine’s Day, then Frank Ocean has the perfect gift for you. Dropping a cover of the iconic ‘Moon River’ on his Blonded YouTube last week, the first new release since last summer, Ocean transports you to a … Read More

Laura Marling Pays Tribute to Bob Dylan with ‘A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’

10 months ago / 0 comments

Laura Marling has released a cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’. She has previously covered ‘Like A Rolling Stone’ with Eddie Berman for his album. Bob Dylan is clearly an influence for Marling. You can hear his easy-going folk style in her original songs and, as one … Read More

Beat Up by Late Night Legacy

11 months ago / 0 comments

2017 is finally over (almost). As we limp towards the new year, saddled with exam revision and any straggling unsubmitted essays, it might be hard to face the new year with anything but the weary resignation that we’ve had in our back pockets for the last twelve months. However, if … Read More

From Under Liquid Glass by Peace

11 months ago / 0 comments

Indie band Peace have recently released a new single. The band are known for their upbeat and positive sound- their last album was called ‘Happy People’. This latest track is far mellower than their usual sound, which is appropriate for its subject matter. The song is about mental health struggles … Read More

Single Review: Need You The Most by Heir

1 year ago / 0 comments

It’s safe to say Heir are fast becoming the masters of creating infectious, glossy pop particularly within the Leeds music scene. Having supported Olly Murs over summer and winning the Futuresound Ones To Watch competition earlier this year leading to the 5-piece band playing at both Reading and Leeds Festivals, … Read More

Single Review: Loving Is Easy by Rex Orange County

1 year ago / 0 comments

Rex Orange County, aka Alex O’Connor, has well and truly laid down the law of how to make sweet easy to listen to tunes. Already two albums down and having featured on Tyler the Creator’s new album Flower Boy, O’Connor’s presence is undeniable. As sweet soulful lilts serenade us throughout … Read More

Single Review: Here We Are Again by Ella Grace

1 year ago / 0 comments

After the success of her two previous singles, Ella has returned with ‘Here We Are Again’, a bittersweet and more solemn ode to the ache of lost love. Beginning and ending with the sound of birds immediately transports the listener to a patch of nature much like that featured in … Read More