Biting Elbows Give Us What We Want With ‘Heartache’ And ‘Control’

It’s an interesting name, Biting Elbows. We thought that last year when we introduced the Moscow-based band to our readers: our opinion hasn’t changed. We’re pleased to bring two more songs from the indie band whose music is notable for its dark undertones – ‘Heartache’, and ‘Control’. Naturally, there’s videos as well.

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Wild Wing Takes A Languid Look At ‘New Futures’ With Fourth Album

Los Angeles band Wild Wing is the coming together of four lifelong friends, originally from the San Fernando Valley. The quartet blend together a variety of genres, including but not limited to country, synth-punk, and garage rock, with their lyrics peppered with political satire. Their fourth release, ‘New Futures’, is set to come out on June 21. We preview the track ‘Me ‘n Mine’.

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The Elephant Room Have ‘Bad News (For Good People)’ With 60s Tinged New Single

Not sure if you’ve noticed it, but lately a lot of the music coming out of Ireland *doesn’t* sound like it’s from Ireland. At all.

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VanWyck – ‘Red River Girl’

Amsterdam-based independent folk artist VanWyck writes songs that are statements clothed in gorgeous layers of sound, with a voice to match.

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Percolator – ‘Sestra’

Percolator, based in Dublin, Ireland, are a three piece group formed in 2009. With influences drawn from such diverse sounds as Krautrock, shoegaze, avant garde, experimental and prog rock, Percolator released their debut album, ‘Sestra’, in April this year. It’s out through Penske-Recordings, a Cork-based independent label which has also released albums from the likes of up and coming Irish bands including The Altered Hours and Magic Pockets.

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Earnest Releases Debut Single ‘Gravity’

Based in Birmingham, singer songwriter Earnest is set to release his debut single, ‘Gravity’, ahead of his album of the same name.

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Ben Haenow New Single ‘Alive’ Out Now

Ben Haenow is coming out of the darkness and taking back the night.
The Croydon-born singer recently released his impassioned new single ‘Alive’ and it has been met with a rapturous response. With an explosive chorus and faultless rock-infused vocals, Ben is reminding everyone why he was crowned the winner of The X Factor in 2014.

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Jedward Wow With New Acoustic Cover Of ‘Sad Song’ From We The Kings

We’ve never hidden our love for Jedward here on Essentially Pop. The Irish duo continue to impress us with their talent and imagination, and they are for us – and should be for everyone – an example of what can be achieved if you refuse to give in and believe what others say about you.

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Bradford’s Warme Heats Up With ‘Council House Opera’

Bringing a heavy blend of classic rock Bradford band Warme turn up the heat with their album, ‘Council House Opera’.

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Emma King – In Her Own Words

The power of Emma King’s voice has taken her from her home in Kingston-Upon-Hull to touring the US and Europe, along the way receiving 5-star reviews. Now she’s back, and has released her debut, self-titled, solo album. We talked to Emma recently.

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Lucan Mills Reaches ‘Level 1’ With Brand New EP

Lucan Mills, originally from Winchester but now based in London, is a rapper making waves in that city’s independent music scene with his unique hip-hop style.

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Introducing: Gabe Kubanda

Self-made and entrepreneurial, Gabe Kubanda lets his music and actions speak for themselves.

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