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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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Girli – Hot Mess EP

Girli. You may have heard of her, you may have not. But you sure as hell will hear of her in the next few years. The London based pop artist has just released a brand-new EP entitled, Hot Mess. With her happy and fun-loving persona, she hits hard on subjects such as break ups, girl […]

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TRASH – The Lock Tavern 2017

Trash kicked off their tour yesterday at The Lock Tavern in Camden Town with love and support by Vestiges and Honey Moon. All of the bands seemed to have filled the room with egger fans spilling pints on each other and letting themselves go on what was a fabulous night in Camden. The venue itself […]

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Casey Lowry – Camden Assembly 2017

Casey Lowry and a whole heap of support acts where at the well renowned Camden Assembly rooms last night. Being a small pub downstairs and a small gig venue upstairs the whole vibe in the venue was chilled out and laid back for a typical Tuesday night. There where casual drinkers by the bar talking […]

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The Foo Fighters Arms

Legends start doing really strange things when they achieve that elite status that I feel is long gone within my generation. They start making strange merch and doing secret gigs that only a small number of people know about. Another even stranger thing is that they’ve started doing is pop up pubs one of which […]

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Honey Lung – Stuttering Mind

Honey Lung. A band that seem to have taken over the adverts on most of my social media platforms. They are alternative indie rockers all the way from London and have just released a brand new single, Stuttering Mind. This massively contagious track has leaked into every musical pore ever since their success performing on […]

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Jorja Smith – Singles

Hello Stranger, This week I bring to you a brand-new artist who hasn’t been around for long but has made a massive influence on everyone and everything she meets and sings. Jorja Smith. She is a British based singer from West Midlands who is most known for her guest appearance on Drakes playlist More Life […]

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Sad Palace – Singles

Hello Stranger, South Coast based foursome Sad Palace have just released a brand-new track to go along with their other two fabulous singles they have released. These guys are the dosage of alternative rock I feel is needed right now in the music industry. With their isolated yet power hungry sound that have the yearn […]

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Reading Festival – Friday 2017

Hello Stranger, Having never been to a festival before this year I thought it would be best to dive straight into the whole experience and only go for one day. Being a broke student is hard and only being able to afford the Friday at Reading Festival is even harder (especially when Eminem and Liam […]

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Top 5 Albums – August 2017

Hello Stranger, After going on for what seems like forever August is almost over. With it being the month of the last summer festivals it really generates mixed feelings in the music world once it’s over. With new music coming out all the time and people constantly posting photos from gigs and festivals it is […]

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Park Hotel – Gone As A Friend/Going West

Hello Stranger, A little bit of disco never hurt anybody. It’s a genre and lifestyle that we’ve all loved or been through at some point so Park Hotel is the perfect band for everyone. This post-electronic dance band based in London are making disco cool again. They are set on exploring the fine line between […]

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The Boxing – Singles

Hello Stranger, Leeds psych trio The Boxing are back with a brand-new track. These guys have added a sprinkle of light into the typically melancholy tunes that they normally adore making into the new tunes. They have chosen to embrace the colourful potential of their psychedelic embellishments that have aided them to create such a […]

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