In recent years, Nottingham has produced some of the music industry’s best new talent, from London Grammar and Dog is Dead to Saint Raymond and Jake Bugg. Amber Run, a five-piece indie pop group who met at the University of Nottingham, is the latest band to emerge from the city, and their debut album ‘5AM’ is something to behold.Continue Reading "Review: Amber Run – 5AM"
Grace Ackerman, Phil Plested, Phil Leigh and Matt Holmes make up Chasing Grace – an indie-pop group who formed at Rickmansworth School in Hertfordshire. The four friends got their big break after performing at a “Battle of the Bands” competition at the school, where they impressed none other than Shahid Khan, better known as Naughty Boy.Continue Reading "Bands to Watch: Chasing Grace"
Laura Welsh is a fine example of an artist’s sheer persistence and hard work paying off. The Staffordshire-born singer/songwriter began her music career as the front woman of indie rock group Laura and the Tears.
Following the band’s split, Welsh embarked on a solo career under the Hey Laura alias, before finally settling on her birth name for the release of her content.Continue Reading "Review: Laura Welsh – Soft Control"
Since Rae Morris signed a recording contract on her eighteenth birthday, she has been teasing her loyal, yet ever-growing fanbase with her music, or so it seems, with each of her six EPs offering a tiny glimpse of what to expect from her debut album.Continue Reading "Review: Rae Morris – Unguarded"
The first acts for Wychwood Festival 2015 have been announced by organisers.
Legendary reggae band UB40, Scottish brothers The Proclaimers and British vocalist and musician Ghostpoet are among the artists performing at the family-friendly festival.Continue Reading "Preview: Wychwood Festival 2015"
At the age of five, Charlotte O’Connor (known by her stage name Charlotte OC) began playing music and started to write her own songs ten years later.Continue Reading "Bands to Watch: Charlotte OC"