You know when you listen to something new for the first time not knowing quite what to expect and it is nothing like you would imagine and blows your mind somewhat? Well that was my experience of listening to the Isrights.
As the weather heats up ( as much as it ever does in the uk ) and the festival scene in full swing what better time to listen to some brand new music from beach punk band Reminders. The Isle of Wight trio released their debut E.P last week on local indie label, Chalkpit records and it’s definitely worth a listen. The E.P, named ‘Water sports and major cities’ has 4 tracks, two of which are their previously released singles,’ Purple Stripes’ and ‘If I know you’ and two new tracks, ‘Handbrake’ and ‘I’ll be fine’
All my Spotify playlists from all my shows in 2017 including Liverpool and Manchester bands specials and Festevol faves playlist
33 Amazing acts taking part on 3 separate stages from 3pm- 3am, it’s the event of the year so far in Liverpool.
Reminders are a cool af three piece beach punk band from the Isle of Wight who are beginning to make waves beyond the island with their Beach Boys meets the Ramones kinda vibe, most definitely not to be confused with hip hop band The Reminders from Colorado Springs U.S.A.
Skyfever are a four piece alt rock band from Dublin who have been played on Irish, UK and US radio and following the release of their debut EP Means of Escape last year have just dropped a new single, The Returning, on March 31st. I spoke to their guitarist Tyson about the origins of the band, their new single and their hopes for the future.
On what was possibly the coldest, wettest, windiest night since I arrived in Liverpool in September, I set off with eager anticipation to Olympia with my two best friends full of excitement to see Blossoms for the second time knowing that it was going to be a gig to remember. I can only say that it surpassed all my expectations – what an amazing night!
Having put teasers on social media for the last couple of weeks, Brighton 4 piece psych-rock band, Black Honey have today finally dropped their new single, Somebody Better. It’s a touch of Americana with a memorable infectious chorus – “I guess I’ll learn to be somebody better, I won’t get burned, I’ll stay here forever” -and a slightly retro twisted 50’s guitar sound complimenting Izzy B Phillips’ Lana del Ray meets Debbie Harry style vocals, this song conjures up images of Thelma and Louise style road tripping along Route 66 in a pink Cadillac convertible wearing heart-shaped shades with the wind in your hair. It’s a refreshingly summery antidote to a dull Liverpool afternoon, and I loved it.
Elephant Bay are my friend John Taylor’s band and I would love for people to listen to them because to be frank, they’re actually a decent band and to quote John “ELLIE are u on radio one yet? I need my band to be famous ’cause I’m definitely failing uni’
Well I’m sorry I’m not quite Annie Mac yet but this is the best I could do.