Single Review: Katie Wood – Uh Huh Yeah

by Emily Duff Katie Wood is a flamboyant new singer from London set on transcending time with her blend of the ‘70s sounds with ‘80s style and modern sarcasm. After releasing her debut single, Steve, earlier this year Katie Wood is set for stardom from the get-go. With a Bowie-esque take to music from herContinue reading “Single Review: Katie Wood – Uh Huh Yeah”

Single Review: Cat Ryan – Blessed Through the TV

by Emily Duff Blessed Through the TV is Cat Ryan’s second single of 2020. Based in Newcastle, the band already have fans across the UK. Opening with an oriental sound that remains throughout the track, Blessed Through the TV takes on an unusual but very enjoyable spin on their usual indie rock music. Emerging withinContinue reading “Single Review: Cat Ryan – Blessed Through the TV”

Single Review: Psydove – Gimme Some Saké

by Emily Duff Psydove are a duo hailing from Newcastle and producing a blend of stoner and kind-of psychedelic music. Psydove follow on with their latest release of Gimme Some Saké after their debut single Wakey Wakey. Both tracks came out in 2020 and are equally as mellow and relaxing.  Made up of Steve ZiolkowskiContinue reading “Single Review: Psydove – Gimme Some Saké”

Single Review: Pizza Daddy – Too Many Boyfriends

by Emily Duff Based in London, Pizza Daddy is a duo made up of Ross Pearce and Mike Stothard. Both previously being part of pop band, BOYS, they have experienced touring around both Europe and America. This means the lads have a lot of experience behind them in terms of audience understanding and working withContinue reading “Single Review: Pizza Daddy – Too Many Boyfriends”

Single Review: SMUT. – Water Nymph

by Emily Duff SMUT. is an alternative RnB musician based in Edinburgh. With great anticipation, Water Nymph is her first single released on Spotify. Encapsulating a chilled out ethereal vibe, Water Nymph starts with layers of vocal harmonising that is mirrored throughout the song to give emphasis to the chorus. Taking on an RnB style,Continue reading “Single Review: SMUT. – Water Nymph”

EP Review: Kali Uchis – TO FEEL ALIVE

by Emily Duff Kali Uchis’ beautiful ethereal voice is back after a collection of collaborations with the likes of an album in 2020, which is very exciting. TO FEEL ALIVE EP takes on a new tone from her 2018 debut album, Isolation. With a more Little Dragon, KAYTRANADA and Free Nationals. The new EP isContinue reading “EP Review: Kali Uchis – TO FEEL ALIVE”

Spotify Playlist: Writer’s Recommendations – Emily Duff

by Emily Duff It’s been pretty hard to narrow it down – it was initially 50 songs. I’ve managed to narrow it down but it’s very random – or eclectic, that makes it sound cool. Below, I’ve written a few explanations. Enjoy the playlist. As the World Falls Down – David Bowie Bowie is myContinue reading “Spotify Playlist: Writer’s Recommendations – Emily Duff”

Single Review: Beta Waves – U Don’t Have 2

by Emily Duff Following on from their April Single, Hideaway, Dundee 2-piece, Beta Waves, have created another synthy (is that a word? it is now) banger. U Don’t Have 2 is the perfect chill-out track Mixing Synth, Vocals and Guitar, the track has sunset vibes to relax to. Get your picnic made and get inContinue reading “Single Review: Beta Waves – U Don’t Have 2”

Single Review: The Baltics – Carbon Theme Park

by Emily Duff The debut single from local indie band, The Baltics, has finally been released. Perfectly blending Synth- Pop and Brit-Pop, the tune uses catchy melodies and distinct vocals to create the anthem to your next road trip – whenever that may next be. With their main influences stemming from Oasis, the 1975 andContinue reading “Single Review: The Baltics – Carbon Theme Park”

Single Review: Fauves – Wither Away

by Emily Duff Fauves new single, Wither Away, just dropped on First Run Records. Always keeping their music interesting, the Glaswegian Indie Pop band uses a mixture of funk, jazz and disco to create unique sounds.  After the release of their single, Afterglow, I’ve been a huge fan of the band and this new tuneContinue reading “Single Review: Fauves – Wither Away”