Robbing Millions – Robbing Millions

Hello Stranger, This week its Robbing Millions self-titled debut album, released last September and full of psychedelic dreams. Its influenced by the likes of pop, rock and jazz genres which is evident throughout the LP. Right from the start in fact! They seem to have slotted themselves into a more psychedelic genre for this debut…

Paris Youth Foundation – Losing Your Love / If You Wanna

Hello Stranger, This week’s post is just a small one as its exam season and bla de bla. Boring I know but it does mean that I have been listening to a lot of new music to try and keep myself vaguely level headed. One of these artists has been Paris Youth Foundation. These guys…

Orchid Mantis – flashbulb memory

Hello Stranger, Once again Orchid Mantis is back with another soul soothing album via Track & Field records. This shoegaze dream pop mix is the first release from them since 2015 with Mystery Zones which I thoroughly love still to this day. Released 30th December 2016 it was the best type of release to end…

Top 4 Songs – 2016

Hello Stranger, Back again for the second year running it’s my top 4 songs of the year! Much like last year’s post at around this time I can’t believe how far we have come! We have managed to take a small idea I had back in 2015 and blow it up into a rather big…

Top 5 Albums – December 2016

Hello Stranger, December is finally over. It seemed to just go on and on forever not ever ending in my eyes. One thing led to another and it all seemed to fall apart right at the end once again with the tragic loss of George Michael. He, much like too many others, shaped parts of…

Morewine – Old Dust EP

Hello Stranger, This week is the last proper review week and post of 2016. So, to end it all, sort of, with a bang its Morewine and their EP Old Dust. This was released September last year and was a bit of a hit among the indie pop-rock community selling out of the EP on…

Team Picture – Singles

Hello Stranger, This week I bring to you three singles from the wonderful Team Picture. These guys have recently released their final single of the year last week which is perfect timing. This emerging five-piece have a big year ahead of them as 2017 looks amazing for them all. They are supporting The Orielles and…

FEHM -Circadian Life EP

Hello Stranger, This week I bring to you something a little different and brand new from Art Is Hard Records, FEHM! These guys have only been recently signed by the label and released their debut EP, Circadian Life, at the end of month with great success. FEHM are a three-piece establishment who make pissed off…

Winter Showcase 2016

Hello Stranger, This Fridays special is a small school event I attended at my school. This school year kicked off with the Winter Showcase which is an event that the pupils within the school no matter their talents or skill can sign up too and perform their musical talents. This year was full of classic…

Top 5 Albums – November 2016

Hello Stranger, Its official winter has sent in. Christmas is everywhere even though its only November. All of the things I need to do for my future have to be in at some point around now. And once again this month has bought with it a wave of ideal gigs to go to in the…

DIANA – Familiar Touch

Hello Stranger, After waiting for what felt like longer than 3 years for this new LP, DIANA are back with a whole new album! After the success of Perpetual Surrender, Familiar Touch I set to be of similar success after the build of hype for 3 years. This trio of artists have been touring all…

Honey Lung – Kind of Alone EP

Hello Stranger, This week I bring to you the grunge band Honey Lung and their highly anticipated 5 track EP ‘Kind Of Alone’ out this Friday. These guys have recently released a new single at the beginning of October and it went down a storm as it was full of funky things. Earlier this year…

The Night Cafe – Singles

Hello Stranger, This week I bring to you a small band called The Night Café. This is a 4-piece boy band all the way from Liverpool who have been realising singles for a while now. they don’t currently have any sort of album out so I’m going take a listen to some of their singles….

The Hunna – 100

Hello Stranger, Welcome to the best month of the year! November has started out on a high for me with the flash back of The Hunna’s debut album 100. I have been listening to this album for a while more or less ever since it came out. These guys are a four-piece indie rock band…

Top 5 Albums – October 2016

Hello Stranger, It is almost the end of this not so spooky month called October and I bring to you the sounds of my October. It has been full of a variety of sounds, immense traveling and many gigs which I never went to. Bare Knuckle Parade performed in Bath at Moles for the second…

Shovels & Rope – Little Seeds

Hello Stranger, This week on the table on music is Shovels & Rope. This is an epic husband and wife duo who at the beginning of this month released their brand new album Little Seeds. This album is full of personal sounds and powerful tunes which really gives for a mixed EP. This type of…

Venus II – Inside Your Sun

Hello Stranger, Today I bring to you Venus II debut album Inside Your Sun. This Australian duo is made up of Jarrad Brown from Eagle & The Worm and Dorsal Fins, and Ryan Grieve from Canyons. These guys came together to make some really cosmic disco tunes after Jarrad had made up a few demos…

Travis Bretzer – Bitter Suites

Hello Stranger, This week I bring to you Bitter Suites the brand new LP from Travis Bretzer! This is his 3rd LP to date and was released via Human Sound Records. Travis Bretzer first started out making tunes by himself but has since moved on over to HSR to get a better quality of recording….

Top 5 Albums – September

Hello Stranger, September is over and what a quick month that was. Full of gigs I couldn’t go to and new albums I can’t afford! Oscar came over to Bath which was apparently a proper incredible gig, The Hunna came to Bristol which was and I quote ‘One of the bets gigs I have ever…

Trash – Urban Glow EP

Hello Stranger, This week I bring to you 4 spunky young slacker-glitter-indie-pop rejects, hot & fresh from the swamps of Chesterfield. Well that’s how they describe themselves but I would just call them Trash. Trash released an EP around this time last year called Urban Glow which was their debut EP. They have been doing…

Teen Brains – Translucent EP

Hello Stranger, Today I present to you Teen Brains. Another epically named band with epic music. These guys dropped an EP on Monday 12th for both digital and cassette release via Witchgirl Recordings and Citrus City Records. This was so that they could release it in both the US and UK, which I rather clever….

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Live

Hello Stranger, I have for you today a small review of  Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds live in Singleton Park, Cardiff on 2nd September 2016. My friend Ashlea went to go see them and did a small write up for me so enjoy! – On the 2nd September 2016, I attended my first Noel Gallagher gig…

Daisy Victoria – Animal Lover EP

Hello Stranger, Today I have a little EP by Daisy Victoria called Animal Lover. This was released back on 19th August of this year roughly a year after her last EP, Nobody Dies. All of her music so far in her career has been released and recorded via her own record label cleverly named Daisy…

SULK – No Illusions

Hello Stranger, SULK! These Londoners released an album way back in April this year exactly 3 years after their last album. Which was either planned or very very coincidental which could be the case. SULK are a psychedelic rock/shoegaze band whose latest album No Illusions was released via the label Perfect Sound Forever. They spent…

Top 5 Albums – August

Hello Stranger, SUMMER IS OVER KIDS! That’s it, back to school! Get back to that job of yours and do that work. Stop going to the beach. Start stocking up on hot chocolates and jumpers because winter is coming. Of I’m sort of joking about all of this as it will most likely stay warm…