Getting infected with Ho99o9’s CYBER COP

Getting infected with Ho99o9’s CYBER COP

The infection has begun. Ho99o9’s latest EP ‘CYBER COP’ centre on the topic of technology, much like the recent 1975 album. But that’s where the similarities end. Ho99o9 want to induce you into a mind-fuck, making you question everything you believe about modern technology.  Or...In their own words:  ’Is it safe to share on the internet? Is it safe to learn from the internet? What’s real, what’s fake and what’s actually true. Is it safe to say the Internet isn't safe? Is it safe to love the internet? Is it safe to hate the internet? Is Internet God? Is Internet the Devil?’ Is it Safe to Internet goes straight in with adrenaline filled madness. It perfectly demonstrates their musical versatility, as genres collide and swap within the 3 minute 20 song,…
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Going DIY with Allusinlove

Going DIY with Allusinlove

"The worlds shit and it’s getting divided - let’s stand for unity."  An incredibly strong statement from Allusinlove made with the announcement of their return. Previously named Allusondrugs, the Leeds based band have been working in secret for the past year on brand new material. Unfortunately this means all tracks released under Allusondrugs have been removed off streaming platforms; goodbye ‘Sunset Yellow’ and ‘I Should of Gone to Uni’... You will be missed! But times are changing, the band is progressing and sacrifices have to be made for their rebirth- cue Allusinlove. The band allowed some fans early access to their new music by direct messaging them on social media.  Cutting out the middle man and getting music straight from the artist creates a personal connection between band and fan, as well as effectively…
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Fontaines D.C- Too Real, A Review.

Fontaines D.C- Too Real, A Review.

Irish Rock n’ Rollers, Fontaines D.C have just surprised us all with the sudden release of single ‘Too Real’ and B-side ‘The Cuckoo Is A Callin’’. The band are about to embark on a ridiculously massive 62 date world tour, starting on Thursday 15th in Bristol supporting the mighty Shame and stretching all the way to May, ending on the 27th in Portland, Oregon in support of IDLES. Fontaine’s style is heavily driven by lyrics as they all have a strong passion for poetry, and Too Real is no exception. Singer Grian delivers his vocals in an almost spoken word way, leading into an easy to pickup chant of ‘Is it too real for ya’, suggesting the track will be a hit with fans and new listeners alike when performed live. He is accompanied by riotous guitars, giving them a garage-punkesque edge to their otherwise nostalgic sounding track. B-side ‘The Cuckoo…
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White Room – Shoot!

White Room – Shoot!

The Brighton quintet, White Room have released their first single since their outstanding double EP, Eight. New track, Shoot, beautifully embodies their psychedelic pop sound they established in Eight, while also introducing new elements as their style progresses. Shoot is led with a heavy, incredibly infectious bass line that makes it somewhat more powerful than White Rooms' previously released songs. The blunt ‘Shoot’ in the chorus gives it a strong edge, contrasting with Josie’s dream-like backing vocals. They're currently joining The Blinders on the second leg of their 22 date UK tour. (And what a brilliant choice on The Blinders' behalf choosing White Room to accompany them - their punkadelic styles complement each other perfectly.) White Room are a special band; they’re taking retro psychedelic sounds and giving it a modern twist, creating a 70’s funky punky pop dream. I for one, am…
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Calva Louise – I Heard a Cry

Calva Louise – I Heard a Cry

London based trio, Calva Louise are back, releasing their fourth single.  'I Heard a Cry' contains an upbeat riff, a thumping leading bass line and to top it all off  is Jess's beautifully diverse vocals; she can cross from harmonies to shouting effortlessly. For those of you who've never listened to Calva Louise before, they're style is a wonderful blend of punk, grunge and pop, creating a sound that's both loud and angsty, but also very fun. 'I Heard a Cry' in particular seems to lean towards the pop with its levels of energy. In fact, their Spotify describes them as 'Bubble gum punk rockers', a phrase which I think perfectly described the new track. The short 2 minute track is packed with energy and quite frankly just makes you want to grab…
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