‘Whispers’ are all Sapienn needs in order to be heard

[Sapienn – ‘Whispers’ single art] By Sandy Power Sapienn is the solo project of Glasgow singer-songwriter Scott Simpson. The multi-instrumentalist, who spent his formative years as a guitarist in the city’s underground metal scene, has seen his solo acoustic project grow arms and legs over the last year or so, with broader arrangements and stylisticContinue reading “‘Whispers’ are all Sapienn needs in order to be heard”

Single Review: Fauves – Ends Of Me

Glasgow six-piece Fauves gifted us with their new single Ends of Me on the 6th of August 2021. With life rapidly changing from what we have experienced over the last eighteenth months, Ends of Me is a track which works perfectly to fuel our collective feelings of relief and excitement for the prospect of aContinue reading “Single Review: Fauves – Ends Of Me”

You’re Gonna Go Tonto When You Listen to This Cracker – Insider OUT NOW

By Megan Hughes Scottish Indie Rock n Roll four piece are ready to make waves as they released a new single, which is sure to be a crowd pleaser, just in time for their upcoming live gigs. The quartet hails from Alloa and is made up of front man Kieran Fisher; Jason Strachan commanding theContinue reading “You’re Gonna Go Tonto When You Listen to This Cracker – Insider OUT NOW”

Jodie Rae shows a different side on latest single ‘Glance’

[Artwork credit: Shot by Will] By Kieran Cannon Fresh off the back of her first live gigs since Scottish lockdown restrictions were eased, Ayrshire based artist Jodie Rae has returned with her second single – the follow up to ‘Creepin‘, released late-April. Produced by SoundMagic Studios and Circa16 Recording among others, you can stream itContinue reading “Jodie Rae shows a different side on latest single ‘Glance’”

SHEARS helps us out of pandemic blues with a ‘Pick Me Up’

[SHEARS – ‘Pick Me Up’ single art] By Sandy Power Edinburgh based Singer-songwriter SHEARS has returned with her new single ‘Pick Me Up’, which eschews the dark overtones of previous releases with a chirpy and creative arrangement and toe tapping personality. The song begins with crisply mixed stomping and clapping percussion, married with pulsing synthsContinue reading “SHEARS helps us out of pandemic blues with a ‘Pick Me Up’”

Holly Roseanna seeks to preserve ‘Eden’ on majestic folk-pop number

[Holly Roseanna – ‘Eden’ single art by E Collins Creates] By Sandy Power Kirkcaldy based singer/songwriter Holly Roseanna’s latest single ‘Eden’ gives off light 90s RnB/Soul vibes whilst tackling the pressing issue of coastal erosion. Sung in her distinctive Fife twang, the vocal describes a series of coastal images, evoking both its beauty and fragility.Continue reading “Holly Roseanna seeks to preserve ‘Eden’ on majestic folk-pop number”

The Awkward Release New Track ‘Ride The Wave’.

Hailing from the Netherlands, The Awkward have just released their newest single ‘Ride The Wave’ and it’s an absolute bop. The band have already been picked up by the likes of Spotify’s New Music NL, Amazing Radio and many more which shows that The Awkward have got big things ahead of them. The Awkward beautifullyContinue reading “The Awkward Release New Track ‘Ride The Wave’.”

Hadda Be come to ‘Another Life’ on debut album

[Hadda Be – ‘Another Life’ album art] By Sandy Power Hadda Be is a four-piece indie-pop/post-punk band from the joint hometowns of South London and Brighton. Formed under the band’s previous moniker Foundlings in 2018, the group have built up an extensive repertoire of EPs and singles both as Foundlings and more recently as HaddaContinue reading “Hadda Be come to ‘Another Life’ on debut album”

All The Colours of You has shades of complex themes, fresh sounds, and a relevant feeling throughout that old fans and new listeners alike can engage with.

I would like to preface this piece with my prior ignorance of the history of James, apart from the 90s hits, it was not until I took on this review and did some research that I realised that vocalist Tim Booth is not James, James is the whole band.  I did enjoy their performance atContinue reading “All The Colours of You has shades of complex themes, fresh sounds, and a relevant feeling throughout that old fans and new listeners alike can engage with.”

Declan Welsh and the Decadent West Leave Lockdown Behind With New Single – ‘Another One’ [Review]

Songwriter and poet Declan Welsh has returned with his band The Decadent West for their first single of the year. The Glasgow band released ‘Another One’ on the 13th of May with a dance choreographed music video that dropped on the 28th. The band had this to say about their new track: “It’s a songContinue reading “Declan Welsh and the Decadent West Leave Lockdown Behind With New Single – ‘Another One’ [Review]”