Conor Molloy – Hiding A Storm

Conor Molloy – Hiding A Storm

Conor Molloy is a composer and performer of smart, chirpy tunes with dark lyrics. His influences include Bob Dylan, The Arctic Monkeys and The Libertines. Conor's already played some impressive gigs and has just released his new single, 'Hiding A Storm'. Kelly Munro grabbed an interview. How long have you been making music? "I've been writing songs since the age of nine (so my mother tells me). I've been singing them with my guitar since about age twelve (sometimes raucously!). I've been performing in front of whomever will listen since about the age of eighteen and pursuing music in a more professional capacity since late 2016." What’s been some of your highlights so far on your musical journey? "Supporting Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott on tour around the UK in…
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Madame So

Madame So

"I don’t believe art, including music, should necessarily be explained" Madame So interview by Kelly Munro From writing about music to composing sonic experiments with lyrics that have experienced reality, Madame So strides post punk dimensions. A wordsmith musician whose comparisons include PJ Harvey and Patti Smith, the Paris-born singer - song writer is based in London. New song, 'Generation Y', is loaded: Intense tangents of tempos. Guitars singing the harmonies while backing vocals are instruments. Increasingly sculptured with each listen, it winds up tight like a Wonderland clock until ticking out to finale. It's definitely time we found out more about Madame So, one of the stars in our documentary. November 2019, The Camden Mix Up (Sick Love EP launch) June 2019, rocking up. Madame So filming the 'Year…
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Idle Noise ‘Ghosts’

Idle Noise ‘Ghosts’

For fans of Circa Waves, The Courteeners, The Enemy, The Strokes. Q&A with Kelly Munro Tell us how long you've been making music? "Collectively as Idle Noise we've been making music for the last four or so years, individually a lot longer." What’s been some of your highlights so far on your musical journey? "Selling out Manchester 'Deaf Institute' in January 2020, shortly after supporting The Enemy's Tom Clarke's sold out hometown show in December 2019." Your single is called 'Ghosts'. Have you ever seen one? "Ben (frontman) sees Dead People."  Idle Noise, Ghosts, TheZineUK Tell us more about the single. Is there a story attached to it? "'Ghosts' is a track relating to a long distance relationship that eventual crumbled. Hence the "too far to hear me, too far…
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Joe Peter is ‘Self Adhesive’

Joe Peter is ‘Self Adhesive’

"Sticking myself back together again" Multi-instrumentalist producer, Joe Peter, reveals a brand new project with debut release; ‘Self Adhesive’ interview by Kelly Munro 'Self Adhesive' is recently released by Joe Peter - By jupiter, it's a confident intro to a Solo Artist with an obsessive attention to detail. This Brighton based multi talent has created, performed, home recorded, produced and presented an aural gem that is memorable within one play; “I wanted to kick things off with something that was a bit more guitar based than my other tracks. Lyrically, it was written as a kick up the arse to myself, but also as a reminder to pick yourself up, dust yourself down and start again.” Tell us how long you've been making music... "I started making music back in…
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‘Dust’ by Good Foxy

‘Dust’ by Good Foxy

For fans of:  Tame Impala, White Denim, Unknown Mortal Orchestra Single release/Interview with Good Foxy by Kelly Munro Tell us how long you've been making music... Good Foxy : "We’ve been making music as a band since 2013,  (when we were just 16 years old). After all meeting up at the same college in Blackburn." What’s been some of the highlights, so far, on your musical journey?  "I’d say our high points over the years have been supporting acts such as Status Quo to over 10,000 people. But our most cherished moment would be playing prestigious festivals such as Beatherder and Y-Not festival, also when we played The Great Escape festival in Brighton!" We hear shades of Joy Division in your sound amongst others. Who are the band's musical idols? "We…
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Ellie Moon – ‘Promise It Won’t Be Boring

Ellie Moon – ‘Promise It Won’t Be Boring

Liverpool and Madrid bred musician, Ellie Moon was Tidal 'Indie Britain' front page news with her second single, the joyful, retro tinged 'Promise It Won't Be Boring'... future accolades are calling. We want to know more pre-Moonisms! Interview by Kelly Munro: Tell us - how long have you been making music? Ellie : "This sounds so cheesy, but like most kids when I was little I’d always make songs up and also used to write little poems and stuff like that... ...I suppose that fascination followed me through teen-hood, when the traditional angst kicked in and forced me to “like-totally-express-myself” (fortunately not through the medium of dance, but in song form). I remember one of the first songs I “properly” wrote was when I was about 15. It was most…
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Brooke Henzell

Brooke Henzell

An Australian-born musician now living in New York City, Brooke Henzell's music has been described as "dreamy rock with one eye on vintage pop". Interview with Kelly Munro; Tell us how long you've been making music? Brooke : "I’ve been writing music in some capacity since I was about eight years old. I liked to mess around with the pieces my piano teacher assigned me. She got frustrated one day and told me that if I didn’t like the way the notes on the page were arranged I could write my own music in my own time. So I did. I started entering composition competitions for local kids. Then in my teens I started writing songs with myself in mind as a performer. I’m twenty-three now, so I suppose the…
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We Daydream with Loveblind

We Daydream with Loveblind

Welcome to a story which "takes place between North and South. Between past and present. Between loneliness and future." Welcome to Loveblind. The Newer Wave age has arena worthy soundtracks from star shaped talents. Mouse-hold more than household names. For now. . . Loveblind are a stargaze, cyper-electro force of supernature - their 21st century audiovisual-kraft werks. With hinted elements of Visage and Placebo, but their unique Mode and presence, Loveblind landed on Planet Lockdown with 'War Planets', the first single from 'Sleeping Visions' (debut album on Vinyl, CD and Digital via Saint Marie Records). https://youtu.be/O14cBH1mPeM Dorian Electrique (vocals) and Wyatt Parkins (guitar) were recently conversation with Kelly Munro. Kelly : Tell us how long you've been making music together. Wyatt - "We started in late 2017 as a three…
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SARA – Lovable Maybe. Interview

SARA – Lovable Maybe. Interview

SARA graces 2020 with a spectacularly special slice of alternative pop - 'Lovable Maybe' - and a conversation with Kelly Munro for TheZineUK. Kelly: Tell us how long you’ve been making music... Sara : "I think I wrote my first (albeit terrible) song when I was twelve – so I guess it’s been eleven years now!" What’s been some of your highlights so far on your musical journey? "The first thing that springs to mind is last May when I had my first experience of recording in an actual studio. It really hit home that I could have big ideas and didn’t have to limit myself, and it was just nice to feel confident. Another highlight is playing my first London show and hearing my manager say we had really…
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Friday I’m In Love 16

Friday I’m In Love 16

Aunty Social - Cortex https://youtu.be/-IXo882-LuI twitter.com/auntydannyfacebook.com/auntysocialmusicinstagram.com/auntydanny-----Tummyache - Commonplace https://youtu.be/oebs-qdEj5U https://youtu.be/oebs-qdEj5U-----Loose Buttons - I Don't Really Know https://youtu.be/mbebiCEKbeg twitter.com/LooseButtonsNYCfacebook.com/LooseButtonsMusicinstagram.com/loosenupyourbuttons-----Motel Thieves - Make It Better https://soundcloud.com/motelthieves/make-it-better facebook.com/MotelThievesinstagram.com/motelthieves------Michael G Moore - Vinney Weave https://open.spotify.com/track/5k4UgUqVMBN4lnBVo031xS https://www.instagram.com/michael_g_moore/https://www.facebook.com/michaelgmoorepianoanimal/-----TV People - Kitchen Sinking https://soundcloud.com/tvpeopleband/kitchen-sinking facebook.com/tvpeoplebandinstagram.com/tvpeopleband-----Carrie Baxter - Love Me Better https://soundcloud.com/carriebaxter/love-me-better https://www.instagram.com/iamcarriebaxter/https://www.facebook.com/carriebaxtermusic/-----Cuesta Loeb - grass it grows https://soundcloud.com/cuestaloeb/grass-it-grows-3 https://www.facebook.com/cuestaloebhttps://www.instagram.com/cuestaloebmusic/-----Jeremy Pascal - Valentine's Day https://soundcloud.com/jeremy_pascal/05-valentines-day https://www.facebook.com/ilovejeremypascal/-----No Time For Reason - Novocaine https://soundcloud.com/notimeforreason/no-time-for-reason-novocaine facebook.com/notimeforreasoninstagram.com/notimeforreason
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Good Days talk ‘Violet’

Good Days talk ‘Violet’

"We truly believe that love is the stuff that miracles are made of." (Good Days) Kelly Munro recently interviewed Good Days for TheZineUK, leading with... ...Tell us how long you've been making music together. Good Days : "We (Eric Ronick and Michael Cannova) met in 2015 in New York’s Lower East Side. " "Around the end of 2016 we started hanging out in the studio. By the beginning of 2017 we had finished our first song together and after that summer we had finished five songs and had an EP in our hand. All we needed now was a name. We talked a lot about wanting to put some good out into the world. Something that might encourage, inspire and even make someone feel loved. We wanted the world to…
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Friday I’m In Love. 15.

Friday I’m In Love. 15.

Black Lilys -Yalakta https://open.spotify.com/album/2mhguK50cskujEpjEtI5Kx twitter.com/blacklilysbandfacebook.com/blacklilys.officielinstagram.com/black_lilys-----LUCKY HORSES - Don't go making it easy https://youtu.be/CVSHJadif7o facebook.com/LUCKYHORSESband-----Tanya Ryan - Almost Famous https://soundcloud.com/tanyaryanxo/almost-famous twitter.com/tanyaryanxofacebook.com/tanyaryanxoinstagram.com/tanyaryanxo-----The Sweet Serenades - Runaway https://soundcloud.com/leonrecords/the-sweet-serenades-runaway facebook.com/thesweetserenadesinstagram.com/thesweetserenades-----Beachdust - Midnight Sally https://soundcloud.com/beachdust/03-midnight-sally instagram.com/beachduust-----Wolf & Crow - Midnight https://open.spotify.com/album/4FVhnt9TKcBeo7rWW6NjJE https://www.facebook.com/wolfandcrowband/https://www.instagram.com/wolfandcrowband/-----Cherryhead -Darling https://soundcloud.com/cherry_head/darling -----Fire in the Radio - Let's Get To The Start https://open.spotify.com/album/3V5t0hJzg1GKwTasJoS65B https://www.facebook.com/fireintheradiohttps://twitter.com/fireintheradio-----Far West -A Little Bit Hazy https://open.spotify.com/track/2b1zep0Ej6VGPiPABvBBH7 instagram.com/farwestmusic-----Strom Mccallum - Darling https://open.spotify.com/album/4sy4AT4OTeIlYc9LDUE0mu https://www.facebook.com/StromMcCallum/https://www.instagram.com/strom.mccallum/https://twitter.com/StromMcCallum
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J. Laser brings ‘Sunshine’

J. Laser brings ‘Sunshine’

Interview article by Kelly Munro. The amazing new track 'Sunshine' is the second single release from J. Laser who will release ten singles in 2020, rolling up into two EPs. https://youtu.be/WwMtHuBQTBE J. Laser - Sunshine (Audiam) J. Laser is the moniker of multi-talented composer, producer and musician, Jordan Lawlor. Based in Los Angeles and formerly a member of French dream pop outfit M83, J. Laser fuses modern electronic production and sonic manipulation techniques with classic song writing and an innate pop sensibility. We caught up with Jordan and posed these questions to him: M83. That went/is going well. Tell us your personal highlight/s? Or tell us to get lost if you're sick of talking about it? ;) "Yes, I’m really proud of the work I did over there. However, I…
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Friday I’m In Love – 14

Friday I’m In Love – 14

End of The Trail’s Kelly Munro brings you his weekly HOT releases.  #FridayImInLove #14 Parallax Skies - Blood & Bones https://open.spotify.com/track/5bWvLBKcDmsl3UcybXz9Yu facebook.com/parallaxskies-----golda - Under https://soundcloud.com/goldamusic/under-2 https://www.facebook.com/goldamusichttps://www.instagram.com/golda.mp3/-----Hannah Connolly - Meet You There https://soundcloud.com/hannahconnolly/meet-you-there facebook.com/HannahConnollyMusic/https://www.instagram.com/hannahhconnolly/-----Erika Wester - I Don't Really Like You Sober https://soundcloud.com/user-322649079/i-dont-really-like-you-sober https://www.facebook.com/erikarachelwester/twitter.com/_erikawesterinstagram.com/_erikawester-----Kadeema - Gotta Get It https://youtu.be/wz0wErPJmvE https://www.facebook.com/kadeemamusic/https://www.instagram.com/kadeemamusic/-----52 Hertz Whale - Fish in the Dead Sea https://youtu.be/pyro8NW8Hb8 https://www.facebook.com/52hertzwhalebandhttps://www.instagram.com/52hertzwhale.band-----Caro - Fall Apart https://youtu.be/z4-PYNUDXAo twitter.com/carothebandfacebook.com/carothebandinstagram.com/carotheband-----The Wants - The Motor https://soundcloud.com/councilrecords/the-motorthewants https://www.facebook.com/thewantsband/https://www.instagram.com/the_wants_ #NewMusicFriday tweet @TheZineUK / insta thezine.uk
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Y.O.U.N.G. ‘All My Mistakes’

Y.O.U.N.G. ‘All My Mistakes’

The new single from Y.O.U.N.G, 'All My Mistakes', tells the story of an artist in this industry, trying to get noticed and bypass the normal spoon-fed statistics of society, the news, politicians etc.   Ryan Foster caught up with the, ahem, youngsters for this interview. Be sure to check out the single too. Its a doozy. Introduce yourself and tell us how long you guy have been making music together. Ben : We’re Y.O.U.N.G, just five lads from a little spot just out of Manchester called Stalybridge. Been making music together for toooo long, especially when we have to sit through drum sound checks.  It’s been a journey for sure… and we’re just getting started! What’s been some of your highlights so far on your musical journey? Ben: Supporting the Script was…
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Friday I’m In Love

Friday I’m In Love

End of The Trail’s Kelly Munro brings you his weekly HOT releases.  #FridayImInLove - Roll the dice for Lucky 13 Mint Julep - Stray Fantasies https://open.spotify.com/album/5pQGuxzLUKFoNUQnu4rFiE facebook.com/mintjulepmusicinstagram.com/kenniffs------Dactylion - Stutter https://soundcloud.com/reckless-yes-records/stutter/ https://www.facebook.com/dactylionband/https://twitter.com/Dactylionband-----Pacific - Idols https://open.spotify.com/track/4S78xuxyfGyPUiaRszGiHg twitter.com/pacificofficialfacebook.com/pacificofficialinstagram.com/pacificofficial-----Sally Haze - Waiting https://open.spotify.com/track/3fIFlisAnaLEgKziXS9Zf6 https://www.facebook.com/sallyhazeband/-----Aleksander Waaktaar - She Really Doesn't Love You https://soundcloud.com/aleksander-w/01-she-really-doesnt-love-you facebook.com/aleksander.waaktaar-----Smokin' on Planes - Interspecies Love https://soundcloud.com/user-533602689-810191470/interspecies-love facebook.com/Smokinonplanesinstagram.com/smokinonplanesdc-----Chloe Lilac - Here's Your Song https://youtu.be/-_Q05RXZFoo https://twitter.com/chloelilac_-----Running Lights - Next Year https://open.spotify.com/album/1Do8h62KMkAEyMKHE05TAQ twitter.com/runninglights_facebook.com/RunningLightsMusicinstagram.com/runninglights-----Yes Please - Bikini Bottom https://youtu.be/hgaw1gukTto twitter.com/itsyespleaseinstagram.com/itsyesplease #NewMusicFriday#FridayImInLove tweet @TheZineUK / insta thezine.uk
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Hollie Findlay

Here at TheZineUK, we managed to grab a chat with upcoming teen musical talent, Hollie Findlay. Hollie has been making waves in the UK and impressing industry as she goes. Plays from Radio X and beyond put her in a great place for 2020. TheZineUK : You are very young! Tell us how long you've been making music Hollie : "I’ve always loved music ever since I was little, but songwriting was something that I didn’t think I could do, until I was about twelve or thirteen when I first realised how much fun that aspect can be as well." What’s been some of your highlights so far on your musical journey?"I think there isn’t yet a ‘best part’ because I’m just enjoying everything that I do equally, but I…
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Friday I’m In Love 12

End of The Trail’s Kelly Munro brings you his weekly HOT releases.  #FridayImInLove Kate Vogel - The Cycle https://open.spotify.com/album/0ppE1xdBEcuK9wujGFctK2?highlight=spotify:track:4u8555z4SuPsaogjFvugbt twitter.com/chips_n_katesoinstagram.com/katevogel-----THE Pre-Amps- DOESN'T CHANGE https://soundcloud.com/user-961709120/doesnt-change-1 https://www.facebook.com/thepreampsband/-----Rhode Island - Pale Yellow Light https://open.spotify.com/track/26rsAOy4B56E7jWoVTteDM -----Carley Varley - Found https://open.spotify.com/album/6xk0eGs4xCekPgcqN6ZDPL?highlight=spotify:track:5HJxBZ11GjUih8VciWNoyJ https://www.instagram.com/carleyvarleymusic/https://www.facebook.com/CarleyVarleyMusichttps://twitter.com/carley_varley-----American Wolf - Time for Bed https://open.spotify.com/album/3LXcojLzJpKqraxSIoBAYQ twitter.com/AmericnWolffacebook.com/americanwolfmusic-----Pizza Daddy - Family Time https://open.spotify.com/album/2ylcI99ltPqevkQv6HES8N twitter.com/pizzadaddybandfacebook.com/pizzadaddybandinstagram.com/pizzadaddyband-----Wild Manes - Northern Wind https://open.spotify.com/album/6PjZIN5nwCT5FkWqdDyjcm facebook.com/WildManesmusicinstagram.com/wildmanesmusic-----The Sweet Kill - Shutdown https://open.spotify.com/track/4C1vklrQDVuWV26eV4THVN facebook.com/TheSweetKillinstagram.com/TheSweetKill-----#FuturePicks - Charlie Moss - listen out for forthcoming single, 'Scared To Be Lonely' - In the mean time check out previous releases https://open.spotify.com/artist/5b4wWbsolSnfzSJVmVd30h?si=5cZ1pinXSjuhgK-NIvPpRw twitter.com/_CharlieMossfacebook.com/CharlieMossMusicinstagram.com/Charlie.Moss.Music #NewMusicFriday#FridayImInLove
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Friday I’m In Love – “Goes Up to 11”!

Friday I’m In Love – “Goes Up to 11”!

End of The Trail’s Kelly Munro brings you his weekly HOT releases.  #FridayImInLove The Lovepools - White Lies & Palm Trees / Indie pop goodness for these LA funsters https://youtu.be/xsApH8Iityc https://www.facebook.com/thelovepools/twitter.com/TheLovepoolsinstagram.com/thelovepools Ky Vöss - Tiny Words / Electro pop done right. Fierce. https://open.spotify.com/track/2Cea4EYoBMVWDDvWnCNwSv https://www.facebook.com/KyVossOfficial/instagram.com/ky.voss----David Baron and Fiona Glenn - Plans / Etherial tune by a 13 year old. Blimey! https://open.spotify.com/album/10RfCNgk21NQ0TiJ2zKNa9?highlight=spotify:track:2D7hfFyiyNq4UOPbB0Xgd6 https://www.facebook.com/EdisonMusicCorp/-----KOKO - Freak (Pablo Nouvelle Remix) / Lovely pop vibes from this electro outfit. https://youtu.be/iPSuGoUytBw https://instagram.com/kokowearehttps://twitter.com/kokoweare-----Anthony Green x Summer Swee-Singh - Changing Shape Reimagined / Dreamy stuff from Anthony Green. https://youtu.be/P8aF_T8z1YE MP Grey x Rudiger - Shoot for the Stars / Great piece of songwriting here. https://soundcloud.com/mp-grey/shoot-for-the-stars https://soundcloud.com/mp-grey/shoot-for-the-stars facebook.com/MPGREYofficialinstagram.com/grey.mp-----Sarpa Salpa - Say Something / Great new tune for these up and coming Radio 1 faves. https://open.spotify.com/album/1KqSGbdgXbB1r2iq1XY5JA?highlight=spotify:track:30s14HatZCSK9pqCroWzsH twitter.com/SarpaSalpaMusicfacebook.com/SarpaSalpaMusicinstagram.com/sarpasalpamusic-----The Aphotic - Work / Synth…
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Friday I’m In Love #10

Friday I’m In Love #10

End of The Trail’s Kelly Munro brings you his weekly HOT releases.  #FridayImInLove - 10. Grids & Dots- Never change / Australian alt done the right way. Super tune. https://soundcloud.com/gridsanddots/never-change-final-master facebook.com/gridsanddotsinstagram.com/gridsanddots-----Cali Santo - Big Moon / Dramatic but dreamy. Touches of early 70's Beach Boys. Tune. https://open.spotify.com/album/0dIP3YaWVu1yAtXw5rU09J?highlight=spotify:track:2fJEzS7uvWn5qAYyCtInd9 facebook.com/calisantomusicinstagram.com/calisantomusic-----Purple Thread - Back To NYC / Stomping rock with attitude. Glam for your Mam https://open.spotify.com/album/5VswxCLC3m0XtjVV2NV7uP?highlight=spotify:track:6mNu84kGSrKiH3afNmp7YD twitter.com/Purple_Threadfacebook.com/purplethreadbandinstagram.com/purple_thread-----The Inoculated Canaries - Donna / Singalong fun. Channeling 90's Dodgy https://open.spotify.com/album/0vnsHdYHbiaIm3Mhn84PLU https://www.facebook.com/theinoculatedcanaries/https://www.instagram.com/theinoculatedcanaries-----Fanclub - Trespassing / Indie goodness. Like in the olden days x https://open.spotify.com/album/4fXRS9xgI3BtrhPVIVfMU0 twitter.com/fffffanclubfacebook.com/fffffanclubinstagram.com/fffffanclub-----Sydney Eggleston - What makes you think / Power balladry ahoy. Big and bold and a sound to behold. https://youtu.be/eHy-rzVBNq8 twitter.com/Sydney_Egfacebook.com//sydney-eggleston-455523677827860instagram.com/sydneyeggleston.music-----of Montreal - Polyaneurism / Poptastic melodies and fantastic synths. Marvelous. https://youtu.be/LgPN8y3Ps1A https://www.facebook.com/ofmontreal/https://twitter.com/xxofMontrealxxhttps://www.instagram.com/of_montreal/-----keplar - Saturday Song / Psychedelic grooves and great moves. https://open.spotify.com/album/088l3FbYaGckBMeRtoyT0b…
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