New Music – Sun Silva ‘Blue Light’

  London based indie-poppers SUN SILVA dropped their debut single ‘Blue Light’ this week, perfect timing really as it slots in nicely with a headline show at The Lexington, tonight (Sept 4th). For a debut ‘Blue Light’ is making a big impression being selected to feature on the FIFA 19 soundtrack and getting support from DIY Magazine. The song…

Lessons From Boomtown: Sunday

I wake up on Sunday morning, in my tent, with my wellies on, feet outside my tent. I was thankful I had my wellies on as it was raining. There was a point on Saturday evening where I stopped taking mental notes, voice memos, searching for things, and just enjoyed the music and dancing. After…

New Music – STIIR ‘Free Yourself’

    STIIR – A band you may not have heard of. That’s because this is their debut release and it’s funky. London based, alternative pop in nature the  four-piece have given the world  shimmering piece of sun-drenched guitar pop with their first single ‘Free Yourself. The track is a musing on the“inevitable expiration of…

Lessons From Boomtown: Saturday

The twenty pound Halfords pop up tent I bought last minute holds well for the first night, but traps water like a pair of non-breathable waterproof trousers. It’s also not long enough for me. I’m glad I had a relatively tame night as I’ve got a big day ahead. I find the toilet related puns…

Music Video – The Nectars ‘Holy’

  Following the release of their debut album Sci-Fi Television, New Jersey’s hottest rising indie-punks The Nectars have shared the video for the opening track ‘Holy’. It’s fast, it’s frantic, it’s less than one and a half minutes of pure energy. The video sees lead vocalist Jessica Kenny in a chaotic truck ride, surrounded by…

Lessons From Boomtown: Friday

Boomtown has grown from relatively humble beginnings in 2009 to an immersive alternate society that more and more people are choosing over other festivals. It’s the oasis of hedonistic hope for many 9 to 5 workers seeking to escape the dull reality of British society for three days in August. Last year I met a…

New Music – Jack Vallier ‘Anyway’

    Jack Vallier’s latest release ‘Anyway’ follows on from the ‘Drink 2 U’ release. 23 years old from a lovely little place called Bournemouth (Yack’s hometown no less) Jack has been rising to prominence as a singer/songwriter that commands attention. ‘Anyway’ is a continuation of his open, honest songwriting whilst touching on experiences of…