In a world where new music is more accessible than ever its funny how the same bands and artists are played over and over on radio and TV. I’ve pretty much given up regular radio as a result. Being able to stream music from my phone through my car stereo was the final straw and now Spotify helpfully suggests new bands to me every week.  Continue reading “Wages”


Amber got together while they were studying at Nottingham university. These five guys are unsigned and have gained interest with their stunning cover of Imogen Heap’s Hide and Seek. They also featured on BBC The Heat live sessions in June and have been picked for radio 1’s introducing. Probably best described as indie folk but shouldn’t be dismissed as another new indie band with nothing … Continue reading Noah

I Wanna Go

There’s been a distinct lack of females recently as my new music Monday. Today I will rectify that by sharing the wonderful Yuna with you. Yuna is a Malaysian born singer songwriter, discovered in February 2011 and signed to a Indie-Pop record label, Fader. Originally studying Law she gave that up to follow what she loved in the hope it would bring joy to others. … Continue reading I Wanna Go

Modern Jesus

My new favourite summer track. It’s cool, clever and reeks of summer. Portugal. The Man are an American indie rock band. They’ve been together since 2005 and since then haven’t really stopped, either recording or touring. They’ve released an album/EP pretty much every year and have played at every festival running it seems. Their latest album has been produced by Danger Mouse, the producer with … Continue reading Modern Jesus

Compliment Your Soul

Dan Croll is a British singer-songwriter, originally from Newcastle-upon-Lyme but attended the famous, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. While there he won the national Songwriter of the Year award and was one of 8 picked to have a 1-2-1 with Sir Paul McCartney himself. He creates folk melodies mixed with a bit of electronic and the result is beautifully chilled upbeat music. He describes them … Continue reading Compliment Your Soul

The Woodpile

Another great Scottish guitar band, they are based in Glasgow but not sure if they are originally all from here. These guys have been around for a while now, their first album was released in 2006. They are already pretty known in America but this year might be the year they breakthrough here. Their new single, The Woodpile, has been taken up by Radio 1 … Continue reading The Woodpile