Feels

Band of The Week. Feels

Introducing the debut EP from Helsinki based ‘indietronica’ band Feels.  The band’s first singles ‘Weightless’ and ‘If You’d Meet Me Tonight’ (the latter is included on this EP) created a fair amount of blog buzz and now that early promise has been fulfilled on their debut EP. Feels was formed by singer and songwriter Sofi Meronen, keyboardist

Sunspots

First Signs of Love No. 185 Sunspots

Introducing Sunspots, a new four piece indie/pop outfit from Leeds. Formed just last year, this is their debut single ‘I Know What You Don’t’ produced by Mickey Dale (Embrace, Cud). From the opening thundering drums and wailing guitars Sunspots announce their arrival and signal their intent. Perfectly balancing moody indie angst with uplifting indie anthem, they

Freeholm Wilson

Artist of The Week. Freeholm Wilson

Freeholm Wilson is a musician from North London.  His debut LP  ‘Children of June’ is set for release in March, but you can have a cheeky first listen here. Freeholm produces his songs in a dusty North London basement on reel to reel and a collection of old analogue equipment from yesteryear.  He admits listening to

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Mangoseed. Lucy

Hailing from the cultural and creative melting pot that is England’s capital city, Mangoseed comprise four musicians of Trinidadian, Jamaican, Australian and Irish descent. Perhaps no surprise, then, that this multinational troupe produce an enthralling fusion of global sounds, mashing up ska and soca, jungle and funk, rock and punk, all of it high-energy and

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First Signs of Love No. 183. HAWK

Not only is ‘Once Told’ the new single by HAWK a thunderously good tune, it also carries a bigger message. Once Told tackles Ireland’s archaic abortion laws, where it’s still illegal to have an abortion, with the exception of very rare circumstances. Julie Hawk explains: “This song is just a tiny fraction of the frustration that’s