Sleaford Mods have been, in my opinion, probably the most refreshing act to come out of the U.K. in recent years. Full of working class rage, swagger, minimalist punk arrangements, rapid fire lyrics, and pure political passion; this duo from Nottingham has always been able to cut through bullshit in this dismal world. The band […]
If you have followed my website for a long time, the name Simon Kent may sound familiar to you. Ever since I was introduced to his music a couple years back, Simon’s music has held my attention. You can imagine my excitement when I was given early access to his forthcoming record In Another Life […]
I’ve featured Suffolk-based rapper and R&B artist Jake Aldridge before on this site. He’s got a new track out that is a solid bet for the radio or the clubs. The verses are crisp and the hook has a memorable melody. I highly recommend you check it out.
When you look at current music that fuses electronica and rock sounds, you typically get a bunch of indie hipster nonsense. The music doesn’t have any bite to it, and more importantly, it is derivative of everything in its genre. But wait, there’s actually good stuff out there. Enter KLOQ. These guys have gotten a […]
It’s always interesting to see how a music artist evolves in terms of their sound. In the case of Manchester native Naomi we’ve seen her go from what I’d call a “pure” pop sound (when she performed as Caleidra) to a more progressive pop sound (with her debut single under the Naomi name “Rivers Run”). […]
(Hey guys! Here is an interview with an awesome singer who is making waves in the UK music scene. Enjoy!) Derek: So tell me how you got into music? Zoey: Music always played a massive part in my life from a very young age. My dad was forever blasting out Whitney and Mariah. As I […]
(I’m pleased to present an interview with the founder of Two&Two Records, a UK label specifically for ambient and experimental artists. You guys know that I love this genre as I write this music also, so I hope you read and give the label some love.-Derek) Derek: Tell me about Two&Two Records, how did it […]