Essentially Pop Interviews Mild Horses

We sat down with Matt Leuw, creator of one man band Mild Horses, to chat to him about his new album ‘Ignorance to Enlightenment and Back Again’.

Song of Co-Aklan by Cathal Coughlan album cover

RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL – ‘Song of Co-Aklan’ Sees Microdisney’s Cathal Coughlan Back With A Vengeance On His First Solo Album In 10 Years

Cathal Coughlan has always been one of rock’s outliers. Operating from the fringes, he’s been a wry and frequently abrasive commentator on society and…

Stephen Jones Babybird live at the 100 Club November 2019

GOOD GOOD NIGHT – Babybird Live And Hilarious At London’s 100 Club

A first proper album in 21 years, deserves a proper tour and so EP’s Matt Catchpole (Words) and Sam Wells (Pictures) find themselves in…

Indie Rock Band The 27 Talk All About New Music Video ‘Run’, Being Recognised By Beyoncé and What’s The Next Steps For The 27

Polly Havelock spoke to Henry Parker from Guitar-Pop trio The 27 to discuss everything about their debut album and their sonic evolution as a band.

Chicago Trio She Rides Tigers Have Released Their Debut LP ‘SCARS’

Indie Rock Trio She Rides Tigers have just released their unique 8 track LP ‘SCARS’.

New Orleans’ Biglemoi Take A ‘Joyride’ From Upcoming EP ‘Permanent Vacation’

Biglemoi is a fanciful word which describes a dance, which if done right, entices everyone to join in. The term comes from the book by French Surrealist Boris Vian, ‘Froth on the Daydream (L’Ecume des Jours)’, and it’s a name which suits the five-piece indie rock band well.

Earthquake Lights – ‘So Far No Luck’

New York’s Earthquake Lights take listeners on an introspective journey in their new single, ‘So Far No Luck’.

Good Cop Bad Cop Eponymous Debut Album For Sheffield Indie Rock Stalwarts

Joe Carnall has been a reluctant figurehead of the indie rock scene in his hometown of Sheffield for over a decade, with his band Milburn. Wanting to explore a different area, he set out with the help of close friend Matt Helders, himself no stranger to the music of Sheffield, as drummer, vocalist, songwriter, and founding member of Arctic Monkeys. The result – Good Cop Bad Cop, and the project’s self-titled, 11 track album, written by Carnall and produced by Helders.

FIGHTING FIT – Cold Water Swimmers Follow Birthday Boxing Gig With Pile Driving New Double A Side

Formed, curiously enough, on the day Mark E Smith left this Earth, Manchester trio Cold Water Swimmers recently celebrated their first birthday. They chose…

Jaguar Dreams Are Made Of Electronica And The 80s With Debut Single ‘Just Life’

From Brooklyn New York comes Jaguar Dreams, an indie-rock band who make music you can dance to. Their debut original single, ‘Just Life’, was released on 22 August and comes with a lyric video made by the band themselves.

Canadian Indie Rock Trio Basement Revolver Share Title Track From Forthcoming Album ‘Heavy Eyes’

Canadian indie rock trio Basement Revolver have released the title track to their forthcoming debut album, ‘Heavy Eyes’. The song encapsulates the air of weariness which pervades the band’s sound, and sums up a general exhaustion, while hinting at a heavier direction.

Broke Royals – ‘Higher’

Hailing from Washington DC, Broke Royals are an alt-rock band whose varied influences include gospel, folk, pop, and even EDM.

‘ALEXIS KINGS’ Release Newest 80’s Funk Flavoured Single ‘VELVET’

Described by Huw Stephens from BBC Radio 1 as “not a band to miss”, indie rock 4-piece Alexis Kings are set to release their latest single, ‘Velvet’, on August 3.

TIDAL RAVE – Dub Sex and The G-O-D Guitarist Takes The Plunge With New Three Piece Cold Water Swimmers

Dub Sex guitarist Chris Bridgett is back with new power trio Cold Water Swimmers. Geordie Bridgett, whose short-lived previous outfit The G-O-D supported The Stone Roses at Wembley…

One Possible Option – ‘No King’

Out now, ‘No King’ by One Possible Option, from Rijeka in Croatia, is a hard rocking track which will have you wanting to hit repeat as soon as its nearly 4 minutes are finished.

Trevor Drury – ‘Jealousy’

Trevor Drury is a crossover sensation, blending indie rock, jazz, blues, and R&B with traditional pop. The end result is an original sound that will leave you wanting more. His latest track, ‘Jealousy’, displays his talents in both vocals and songwriting.

Where Are We – ‘Not My President’

Christopher Ian Brooker, who performs as Where Are We, is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia, and has been producing and releasing music for over a decade. His latest track, ‘Not My President’, is a contemporary electronic protest song, with a unique blend of indie rock and EDM.

Terry Ohms – ‘Ghost’

In 2009 Vulture Whale hit the indie rock scene with the music video for their track, ‘Sugar’. Now their frontman Wes McDonald is back, with his new project and alter-ego, Terry Ohms. Terry’s single, ‘Ghost’, and the accompanying video, showcases just how far he’s come along on the winding road of his career.

BACK TO BASICS – Earwig’s Lizard McGee Goes Acoustic For New Solo Album And Maiden British Tour Dates

Earwig mainman Lizard McGee is heading to the UK this month to play a series of shows in support of new solo album Spooky Jets At A…

Beekeeper – ‘Sunday Paper Politician’

Beekeeper is the indie rock project of Daniel Morton. The Brighton-based singer songwriter is set to release his very topical track, ‘Sunday Paper Politician’, this Wednesday, June 7, in time for the UK General Election.

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