Meet The Bands

Get to know more about some of the most talented and upcoming bands in the music scene…

Meet the Bands – Minds Idle

WHO? Sheffield based band, Minds Idle GENRE? Psychedelic retro-pop band FOR FANS OF: Mac Demarco, Temples, The Moons WHY WE ARE DIGGIN THEM: The band’s release funky, breezy summer vibes through their music that we just can’t get enough of! THE MUSIC FILES’ FAVOURITE TRACK: 6060 – Take a trip back in time to the 60s with this hypnotisingContinue reading “Meet the Bands – Minds Idle”

Meet the Bands: Invisible Wire

WHO? Dom Milne (vocals and guitars), Stu Mc George (Guitars), Tomaso (Bass, drum programming and production) make up INVISIBLE WIRE. A Yorkie and two Scots down the smoke. GENRE: Indie/rock/pop/atmospheric FOR FANS OF: Joy Division/Blue Nile/Massive Attack/Tom Waits… WHY ARE WE DIGGIN THEM? Stadium choruses, big bold electronic synths alongside an 80s alt rock style…Continue reading “Meet the Bands: Invisible Wire”

Meet the Bands – INEGO

WHO? Toby Belshaw (vocals/guitars), Pete McKenzie Hodge (drums / backing vocals), Dan Myers (Guitars) Stefan Güttel( Bass) make up Manchester’s own INEGO. GENRE? Indie Rock/Pop  FOR FANS OF: New Order, Daft Punk, James, Blossoms, Mgmt, Foster The People, Chic WHY WE ARE DIGGIN THEM: Inego produce these incredibly feel good tracks that will certainly put a smile on yourContinue reading “Meet the Bands – INEGO”

Meet the Bands – Phantom Booth

WHO? Louis Upton-Wheeler (vocals/guitar/bass), Lewis Cowper (vocals/bass/guitar), Henry Morley (drums) and Olly West (guitar) make up Reading’s own Phantom Booth. GENRE? Alternative FOR FANS OF: Frank Turner, Queen of the Stone Age and The Strokes WHY WE ARE DIGGIN THEM:  Phantom Booth stand out from the crowd with their captivating melodies and story-telling lyrics. They writeContinue reading “Meet the Bands – Phantom Booth”

Meet the Bands – Primes

WHO? Falkirk trio, Ollie (Vocals/Bass), Sarah (Guitar) and Reece (Drums) all make up Primes GENRE? Indie Rock FOR FANS OF: Biffy Clyro, Feeder and False Friends THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: Nine Lives. Right from the get-go, this track pulls listeners in with it’s punchy drums, rhythmic guitar hooks and a beautiful blend of harmonies.Continue reading “Meet the Bands – Primes”

Meet the Bands – Cherym

Who? Derry 3 piece, Hannah Richardson, Nyree Porter and Alannagh Doherty all make up Cherym Genre? Pop punk rock For Fans of? BigFatBig, The Bangles and Placebo Why we’re diggin them? Energetic, catchy melodies and bold lyrics that will leave you wanting more! Favourite Track? Weird Ones – A track filled with attitude, female empowermentContinue reading “Meet the Bands – Cherym”

Meet the Bands: Quorum

Who? Hailing from Exeter, Jordan (Hookway) vocals and guitar, Jake (Hodgson) guitar, Noah (Groves) bass and backing vocals and Mack (Hodgson) on the drums all make up Quorum. GENRE? Pop Punk Rock FOR FANS OF: Don Broco, Deaf Havana and The 1975 THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: GO. Their latest track begins at a slowerContinue reading “Meet the Bands: Quorum”

Meet the Bands: Red Six

WHO? 5 piece all the way from Indonesia GENRE? Pop Punk and Rock FOR FANS OF: 30 Seconds to Mars, Young Guns and My Chemical Romance THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: Break in. This fast pace high energy track emphasises the band’s ability to write powerful guitar solos. I can honestly imagine hearing this songContinue reading “Meet the Bands: Red Six”

Meet the Bands: Layaway

WHO? Stewart Matheson on the Vocals and Rhythm Guitar, Rob Lees on Lead Guitar and Backing Vocals, Euan Wilkie on the Drums and latest addition to the band, bass player, Fraser MacDonald all make up Glaswegian band, Layaway. GENRE? Cinematic alternative rock FOR FANS OF: Lower Than Atlantis, Deaf Havana and Young Guns THE MUSICContinue reading “Meet the Bands: Layaway”

Meet the Bands: SUNFLOWER

WHO? Hailing from Brisbane in Australia, Lawson Doyle, Kahila Ferguson, Dan Ferguson, Willow Keith and Luke Woods all make up SUNFLOWER. GENRE? Soul Pop Rock FOR FANS OF: The DMA’s, Twin Peaks, Haim THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: Better Days… The band’s latest release, Better Days creates an dreamy aura throughout the track with it’sContinue reading “Meet the Bands: SUNFLOWER”

Meet the Bands: Hook

WHO? Eoin O’Donnell, Morgan O’brien and Danny Spelman all make up the Dublin trio, Hook. GENRE? New Wave Indie FOR FANS OF: Counting Crows, Elvis Costello and Arcade Fire THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: The Light. The catchy bass line just instantly reels listeners in alongside the punchy drums. It’s the type of track thatContinue reading “Meet the Bands: Hook”

Meet the Bands: Cellos

WHO? Durham based duo Niall Fenwick & Joe Teasdale first started Cellos with bass player, Jack Walker and drummer, Harry Mason joining the band later on. GENRE? Indie Rock FOR FANS OF: The Verve, Travis and Arctic Monkeys THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: ‘So Happy’ – When I first had Cellos on shuffle I cameContinue reading “Meet the Bands: Cellos”

Meet the Bands: The Ritz

WHO? Keiran Murphy, Mylo Ainslie, Gregor Watson and Mark Dornan all make up East Kilbride four piece, The Ritz GENRE? Indie Rock FOR FANS OF: Retro Video Club, Baby Strange and The Snuts THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: ‘Bootlager’ – The rapid guitar riffs, addictive drum beats and edgy vocals all fuse together to createContinue reading “Meet the Bands: The Ritz”

Meet the Bands: GETRZ

WHO? Joshua Heather, Declan Casey, Toby Pollitt and Dan Geary all make up Swindon band, Getrz GENRE? Alternative/ Indie rock FOR FANS OF: The Blinders and Royal Blood THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: She Heard I’m a Dreamer WHY ARE WE DIGGIN THEM?  They capture the perfect mix of alternative rock and indie to createContinue reading “Meet the Bands: GETRZ”


WHO? Lucas Rothwell, Mary-Anne Murphy & Simon Tarbox make up Newcastle Trio, Cat Ryan GENRE? Alternative pop FOR FANS OF: Cassia, Vampire Weekend and Sundara Karma THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: Amsterdam WHY ARE WE DIGGIN THEM?  They make the sort of music that produces feel-good summer vibes. The type of music you would listenContinue reading “MEET THE BANDS: CAT RYAN”

Meet the Bands: The Flitz

WHO? North London 4 piece, The Flitz GENRE? Alternative indie FOR FANS OF: Catfish and The Bottlemen, The La’s and DMA’s THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: Three Stripe WHY ARE WE DIGGIN THEM?  Intriguing lyrics, gripping guitar riffs and addictive melodies that create a 90s edge with a modern day feel THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITEContinue reading “Meet the Bands: The Flitz”

Meet the Bands: Leaving Bordeaux

WHO? Frontman Jamie McAulay, Bass player Caleb Blackwood, Guitarist Darren Huston, Drummer Louis Kane & Synth/Keys Alex Curran all make up Glaswegian band, Leaving Bordeaux GENRE? Alternative Indie FOR FANS OF: The Enemy, Milburn and The Fences THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: The band’s debut single, ‘Caught Out Cold’ which was released in September lastContinue reading “Meet the Bands: Leaving Bordeaux”

Meet the Bands: Pale Fire

WHO? Adrian Walker, Barry Boulton, James McCann, Kris O’Rourke, Stephen Forrest & Matthew Nevans all make up Lanarkshire, Pale Fire. GENRE? Scottish alternative indie folk band, Pale Fire. FOR FANS OF: Frightened Rabbit, Kasama, Fatherson & Admiral Fallow THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: William and the Black Dog WHY WE DIGGIN THEM? They make thatContinue reading “Meet the Bands: Pale Fire”

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