Tag: manchester

  • SINGLE REVIEW: Dogs – Electric Screams

    SINGLE REVIEW: Dogs – Electric Screams

    Since the formation of Manchester-based band, Electric Screams, just earlier this year, there’s been high anticipation for the release of a debut single. It’s safe to say that the wait is (almost) over, in the form of short but sweet, jazz infused rock ballad, ‘Dogs‘.

  • SINGLE REVIEW: He Takes Over – Luke Royalty

    SINGLE REVIEW: He Takes Over – Luke Royalty

    Released today (August 2nd), ‘He Takes Over‘ is the glittery debut from Darlington/Manchester based singer-songwriter, Luke Royalty. Although Luke has been singing and gigging in bands for years, Luke Royalty is his brand new solo project, the clever moniker of his full name: Luke Taylor.

  • SINGLE REVIEW: Fruit – Ronald Raygun

    SINGLE REVIEW: Fruit – Ronald Raygun

    Fronted by the ever-so talented multi-instrumentalist Sam Kennedy, the past few years have seen Ronald Raygun develop into an impressive musical body of artists. Known for their dreamy electro-infused tunes and endearing psychedelic sounds, the Manchester-based group are back with latest single, ‘Fruit‘.

  • SINGLE REVIEW: Foreign Places – Belvoir Hill

    SINGLE REVIEW: Foreign Places – Belvoir Hill

    Originally reigning from North Yorkshire, Belvoir Hill have spent years performing mainly as a cover band. Playing hometown pubs, parties and even a private island in Essex, they’ve had a long stretch without any official releases under their belts. However, yesterday (28th April) marked the end of an era and welcomed a new, as the […]

  • INTERVIEW: The Killers’ Dave Keuning on solo project ‘Keuning’

    INTERVIEW: The Killers’ Dave Keuning on solo project ‘Keuning’

    After taking a break from touring with The Killers on their recent tour, Dave Keuning is back with his solo project, Keuning. Lead guitarist in The Killers, Keuning is the first time where Dave has been taking centre stage as frontman and vocalist, and he’s doing a pretty cracking job. Three singles have already been […]

  • BAND REVIEW: Thin-Skinned

    BAND REVIEW: Thin-Skinned

    Brian Eno coined and began using the term ambient music in the late 70’s. In the liner notes of his 1978 album, Music For Airports, he describes ambient music as being “an atmosphere, a tint…intended to induce calm and a space to think”. Combine this idea of ambience with a dollop of shoe-gaze and a […]