Live Review: Port Cities

Sometimes the banter between songs is what really clenches the audience-member/live-performer relationship, and Port Cities have perfected their in-between-song conversation.

May 29, 2017 | Music


New Music: Harlequiin

Melt in Olive is the debut single by multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer, Harlequiin (real name Rory Simmons) featuring the vocals of the very talented Elliot Cole, who recently performed on the Lack of Afro album.

May 22, 2017 | Music


Focus: The View

A decade has passed since the release of The View’s Hats off to the Buskers, an album that captures a moment in time when indie music dominated the music scene.

May 14, 2017 | Music


New Music: Skinny Days

Norwegian pop-producing duo, Skinny Days are back with a new track alongside singer Emilie Adams.

May 12, 2017 | Music


New Music: Arizona

They say that when you leave Earth’s atmosphere and ascend into space, you pass through a region that astronauts call ‘The Discotheque of the Angels’.

April 28, 2017 | Music


Hoxton Radio x Record Store Day

This year marks the ninth of Record Store Day – a day devised in America and brought over to the UK – to champion and promote the over two hundred independent record stores throughout the fair isles.

April 20, 2017 | Music


New Music: IDER

Gut Me Like An Animal is the latest offering from incredibly cool female duo IDER.

April 16, 2017 | MusicReview


Bushmills Whiskey: Live Music Tour

Cheese and crackers; Thelma and Louise; salt and pepper, some things are just meant to be together.

April 12, 2017 | Music


New Music: Lo Moon

Your first release must make a statement.

April 9, 2017 | MusicReview


Live Review: Lewis Watson

Last Sunday, I headed to Sound Control in Manchester to watch Lewis Watson perform.

April 2, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: GOOSE

Belgian electronic band GOOSE have an incredible ‘80s darkwave-era feel to their material, moody yet with a funky beat that makes you want to dance.

March 31, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Jakil

The only way to describe Jakil is sugary sweet, cavity inducing pop music; even their press release features pink love hearts and emojis.

March 26, 2017 | MusicReview


Live Review: Little Comets

On Sunday evening I went to Manchester Club Academy to watch Little Comets’ final show as part of their thirteen date UK tour.

March 25, 2017 | MusicReview


Salute Music Makers Launches

Today marks the launch of the UK’s biggest new music platform, Salute Music Makers, which aims to discover fresh, unsigned talent within the UK.

March 22, 2017 | Music


Live Review: Club Drive

On Saturday, Club Drive took to the stage at Sound Control in Manchester, for their second night of a three date tour (London, Manchester and Birmingham) around the UK.

March 19, 2017 | MusicReview


onlyhoneylionbaby releases Oh, Caroline

Laced with nostalgic melody, Oh, Caroline by onlyhoneylionbaby is an exquisite piece of songwriting.

March 3, 2017 | Music


New Music: Pale Honey

Swedish indie rock duo Pale Honey have returned with a fresh new single Why Do I Always Feel This Way? which was released on February 10th on Bolero Recordings.

February 26, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: CHILDCARE

CHILDCARE are an enigmatic indie quartet based in London that have burst onto the music scene with as much energy as a toddler in a soft play centre.

February 25, 2017 | MusicReview


New Music: Ásgeir

It has been three years since In the Silence came out, the debut full-length release for Icelandic artist Ásgeir, and there has been a shift in the shape of music since then, something that is reflected in the evolution of his own sounds, as well as those of his peers.

February 19, 2017 | MusicReview


Focus: Áine Cahill

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February 12, 2017 | Music


JAKL Single Launch: Shadows

Hughie Gavin, also known as JAKL, is one of London’s most promising new sounds.

February 9, 2017 | Candid's Weekly PlaylistMusic