Single Review: Beafets – Open Letter

East Kilbride, indie four-piece Beafets released their new single Open Letter earlier this month and we have had it on repeat since! Trust us when we say that it definitely worth checking out. With melodic guitar riffs, buoyant rhythm guitar and poetic lyrics, Open Letter is reminiscent of bands such as The Libertines, Arctic MonkeysContinue reading “Single Review: Beafets – Open Letter”

Single Review: Pale Waves – She’s My Religion

by Emily Duff Pale Waves have just dropped ‘She’s My Religion’, the second track to be released from their upcoming album Who Am I?. A track following the story of a cynical girl and the speaker’s love for her, it fights against the usual stigma that darker characters are unlovable and Hollywood’s preference for positiveContinue reading “Single Review: Pale Waves – She’s My Religion”

The Music Files: Ones to Watch 2021

We’re celebrating our first birthday and after a jam-packed year of discovering some of the best bands / musicians in the music scene. we just had to share with you our ones to watch… Garden Party – selected by Ryan Mcconnell: ‘Their single ‘In The Middle’ is undoubtedly one of my favourite tracks over the last 12Continue reading “The Music Files: Ones to Watch 2021”

The Music Files Top Tracks of the Year – Part 3 (no 20 -11)

We continue the countdown of our favourites tracks of 2020… Make sure you view part 1 here and part 2 here. In no particular order here is numbers 20 to 11… Number 20: Emma Kelly – Drunk Released: June 5th Selected by Orla Brady: ‘It seems only suitable to listen to this track from Emma KellyContinue reading “The Music Files Top Tracks of the Year – Part 3 (no 20 -11)”

TMF Top Tracks of the Week (9th – 15th December)

Recommendation 1: Before Stories – Born Below the Tide Taken from their latest EP, The Next Reason to Breathe, Born Below the Tide is an atmospheric anthem with addictive drums, infectious guitar riffs and dark lyrics. Before Stories, based in Aberdeen are made up of Jamie Reid and Colin Brennan who have been making quiteContinue reading “TMF Top Tracks of the Week (9th – 15th December)”

Vansleep – Stargazer [Single Review]

The Aberdeen Alt Rock band have been making waves with the release of their impressive EP – ‘You Should Have Said Something’. The track ‘Stargazer’ being the last of the three songs to receive a single release from the EP – and I feel like they’ve saved the best to last – the track hasContinue reading “Vansleep – Stargazer [Single Review]”

Jack Blackman and the Beautiful Wreck release alternative Christmas song in aid of Homelessness.

Newly formed indie rock n roll band, Jack Blackman and the Beautiful Wreck release the incredibly clever Grinch-like Christmas track, ‘I Wish It Was Summer (At Christmas Time)’ in order to raise money for Crisis, a national charity for the homeless. The track focuses on the longful wait for Summer 2021 with the band wishingContinue reading “Jack Blackman and the Beautiful Wreck release alternative Christmas song in aid of Homelessness.”

Scottish DJ Will Atkinson live from the Main Arch aftermath…

Scottish DJ and producer Will Atkinson broadcasted an exclusive live set in the Main Arch to celebrate the release of his debut album: ‘Last King of Scotland’ which sold out on CD a few days after its initial release! The trance DJ hosted the live stream event on the 15th November which allowed fans toContinue reading “Scottish DJ Will Atkinson live from the Main Arch aftermath…”

Single Review: John Rush – Merry Christmas

It’s finally the time of year where it’s acceptable to listen to Christmas songs and what better way to start off the festivities with Glaswegian singer songwriter, John Rush‘s latest release, Merry Christmas. This fun, catchy track will inevitably get you in the Christmas spirit with it’s soulful lyrics, magical melodies and of course weContinue reading “Single Review: John Rush – Merry Christmas”

TMF Top 40 Tracks of 2020 (No 30 -21)

Welcome to part two of The Music Files’ top 40 tracks of 2020. You can view the first part here. In no particular order here is part two… Number 30: Chris Greig and the Merchants – SHY Released: February 26th Selected by Chelsea Ness: ‘The first release of the year for indie pop explosion, ChrisContinue reading “TMF Top 40 Tracks of 2020 (No 30 -21)”