Hardwicke Circus – “Walking On Broken Glass”

Talk about good fortune. Carlisle band Hardwicke Circus was plucked from obscurity to potential stardom at Glastonbury last weekend, thanks to a request from a music icon. The six-piece rock band played the Rabbit Hole stage at the festival after the Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney heard their music and asked if they could be included in the line-up. In a tweet, Glastonbury stage officials … Continue reading Hardwicke Circus – “Walking On Broken Glass”

The Beths – “Silence Is Golden”

ARTIST OF THE WEEK: THE BETHS It has been a while since we had an indie rock band on the blog and this band is the perfect candidate to revisit a genre that seems to be enjoying a bit of a resurgence. The Beths are a New Zealand indie-pop band, originally from Auckland. Formed in 2014, the band consists of Elizabeth Stokes (vocals/guitar), Jonathan Pearce (guitar/vocals), Benjamin Sinclair (bass/vocals), … Continue reading The Beths – “Silence Is Golden”

Fred Again – “Julia (Deep Diving)”

Fred John Philip Gibson, known professionally as Fred Again, is a British singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and remixer. Fred is known for the range of artists he has worked with including Swedish House Mafia, BTS, Baxter Dury, Stormzy, Ed Sheeran, Burna Boy, Headie One, Halsey, Eminem, Octavian, The xx, Underworld, Brian Eno and Stefflon Don, but he also has managed to put out some very tasty originals. His whole ethos is that he does not need a professional … Continue reading Fred Again – “Julia (Deep Diving)”

Tems – “Crazy Tings”

Crazy Tings indeed. Hailing from Nigeria, singer, songwriter and producer Tems first introduced her smooth mix of reggae, soul and R&B back in 2018 with “Mr Rebel.” Since then, the West African storyteller has gone on to be featured on Wizkid’s “Essence,” which was the first Nigerian song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, and on Drake’s “Fountains,” taken off his latest album “Certified … Continue reading Tems – “Crazy Tings”

Doe Paoro – “Divine Surrendering”

Paoro is a pointy, sharp artist. She is pointy because she bursts the bubble of what we think is normal. And she is sharp because she cuts to the quick with her music. This new song Divine Surrendering comes off her latest EP due on June 10. It is constructed like a secular hymn, working over the same musical motifs, until they translate into a … Continue reading Doe Paoro – “Divine Surrendering”