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TRASH – Bored

TRASH. A band mocked by many, even themselves a few times on Twitter, are no more. Announcing yesterday about the split on Twitter and their website they have decided to call it a day. The quartet have been together for four whole years dropping their debut EP back in 2015. This EP was followed up […]

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BOYS – Hollywood

Boys. Some think of their best friend and some think of them as a whole different species yet to be decoded, not these boys though. Dream pop quartet Boys release their luxurious new track ‘Hollywood’. Built with every element of a crafty indie track they wave into a more lo-fi and laid-back beach vibe with […]

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Ellie Occleston – Splinters

Ellie Occleston has just released her debut single at the age of 18. This North London newcomer is showing off what it means to create a haunting and evocative track with this being the first chapter in her prosperous singer-songwriter career. ‘Splinters’ has been years in the making building up the confidence and vocal technique […]

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Pale Waves – All The Things I Never Said EP

Manchester-based indie pop band Pale Waves have released their debut EP after weeks of hype and anticipation. ‘All The Things I Never Said’ is a real 80s indie mash that doesn’t really fit with their overall look and general aesthetic. But lead singer Heather Baron-Gracie has said that “I love a lot of ‘80s artists […]

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Hanging Valleys – Fortaleza

Back again with their chilling and peaceful ambient noises are Hanging Valleys. Fortaleza is the first single from their forthcoming second EP following on from their debut EP released last March. Fortaleza is Spanish for fortitude which in turn translates into the track which orientates around being strong. The idea of weathering storms and having […]

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Amethysts – Be There

Amethysts. They are pretty, purple and very sort after. This could also be said for the East Anglian duo Amethysts returning with their new single ‘Be There’. Having spent the second half of 2017 hidden away in their rural studio in the tranquil eastern countryside, Clarice and Simon who craftily make up the duo, have […]

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Llovers – Just Lust

Llovers released their first single of 2018 today ‘Just Lust’ it is a thought-provoking track examining perceptions within society and how the band feel disconnected with certain stereotypes within society today. Digging further into social issues, the band’s carefully nurtured lyricism really comes to the fore front in this track and with the calming vocals […]

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Pizzagirl – Favourite Song

Liverpool, the home of The Wombats, The Beatles, Circa Waves and Frankie Goes to Hollywood just to name a few. The great city is now home to, what seems to be a lo-fi pop take over with the likes of Pizzagirl’s debut release. Favourite Song is an infectious single that is a written invite into […]

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The Academic – Tales From The Backseat

The Irish music scene has kicked off the year with some good old indie rock with The Academic’s debut album being released last week. They have come storming into 2018 with their first full length release, Tales From The Backseat. Crammed with youthful power for the people of the world coming directly from rural and […]

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Lake Jons – Lake Jons

This week it’s a little sneak peek into Lake Jon’s self-titled debut album up for release next Friday via AntiFragile Music. Being their debut album there has been a lead up to the release of it via the only way modern music seems to do these days and that’s with several singles demonstrating the talent […]

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Sam Fender – Singles

Welcome to the new year! It is sure to be packed with new music to listen and look out for, so keep your ears pricked all year because there are some killer albums in the pipeline from some big names and some less known acts too. The year has already kicked off with the line […]

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Top 4 Songs – 2017

2017… the year that most things changed and not for the best. But hey that’s just my opinion, just another cynical millennial disgusted with the world in which I live; much like everyone else is. The world of music has evolved to bring people even closer together than it ever has before this year. With […]

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Porridge Radio – O. Christmas

Art is Hard Records is a small independent record label ran by two friends based in Bristol. Ever since starting out the label in 2010 they have been ending the year with a Christmas single and this year they have turned over to the help of Porridge Radio. In previous years they have worked with […]

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White Room – Eight EP

Back again are Brighton indie rockers White Room. The gang are here with a fresh new double EP entitled Eight full to the brim with fabulous tracks. Released via Deltasonic Records on 1st December it has already been acclaimed by many critics. DIY magazine claim it ‘Will sweep you off your feet and into the […]

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Helena Deans – The Gasoline EP

Helena Deans. A name you most likely haven’t heard of… yet. Being a music student living in London she has just released her debut EP entitled The Gasoline. This piece of musical work as been a long time coming from the singer songwriter originally from Denmark ever since she moved to London in September. Already […]

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Niterooms – Niterooms EP

Released just over a week ago is Niterooms self-titled debut EP. This young three-piece all the way from a small forgotten mining town in South Wales called Brithdir have such a creative out look on music. They use a whole heap of beats and synths to craft gloomy minimalistic experimental pop. Using pop as a […]

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Mac DeMarco – The Coronet Theatre 2017

To celebrate his new album Mac DeMarco has been doing quite a few live shows especially in the UK. After the dust started to settle on his two sell-out shows at O2 Academy Brixton, Bird On The Wire decided to put on a whole weekend of Mac at The Coronet Theatre which was a massive […]

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Girli, Hot Mess Tour – Dingwalls, 2017

Last night, for the first time in her career Girli sold out a headline tour venue at Dingwalls in Camden. The London based pop artist has just released a brand-new EP entitled, Hot Mess and has just finished her second date for the Hot Mess tour that goes along with it. With her happy and […]

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Sad Palace – Melody Crux

Back again with their fourth single is Sad Palace. This South Coast foursome are brimming full of groovy attitude and the single itself is a continuation of their well-known icy pop mixes. Combining bubbling organs and ear piercing alternative rock guitars blended together with jazzy filled breaks they really make this track unique. All this […]

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Marsicans – Throw Ourselves In (Single)

Leeds. Home of many musicians; Kaiser Chief, Mel B, Soft Cell and of course Alt-J. Now home to Marsicans who have just released a new track. This is their grungiest track to date both musically and from a performance perspective due to its mix of happy little hooks and harmonies that have helped form what […]

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OUTLYA – Volcano EP

Indie new comers OUTLYA recently released a brand-new EP entitled Volcano after their hit track that holds the same name. Last year these guys could be found locked away in the studio purely making music for the whole year but ever since coming out this year they have taken the small music scene by storm. […]

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FEHM – Human Age/ Last Breath

FEHM released their second track from their up and coming double A-side out this Friday. This set of singles is following up the success of FEHM’s debut EP which saw the band gain support from the likes of NME, Clash, DIY and Line of Best Fit. This 5-piece from Leeds have seen their profile increase […]

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Wolf Alice & Bad Sounds – The Jazz Cafe, Camden 2017

Last week Wolf Alice announced they would be doing a headline show in Camden hosted and curated by the Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac. With support from the likes of Hak Baker and Bad Sounds the tickets sold fast for the event but never truly ‘sold out’. This was a surprise due to the sheer […]

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MADDEE – Lost (Single)

Up and coming artist MADDEE is just 19 years old and coming from Canada she is set to take the UK music scene by storm with one of her brand-new tracks. Having already performed for Canadian Music Week, Bestival Toronto and being picked by Red Bull as one of the newest artists in their Red […]

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TUSKS – Dissolve

This week I bring to you TUSKS and her debut album Dissolve. This album follows up her two previous EP’s Ink (2014) and False (2016) which have helped formed the foundations on which this album is built upon. She uses, as a key part of her musical working, her rich visual imagination to help her […]

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