Jane N’ The Jungle – ‘One Time’

Jane N’ The Jungle are certainly making a name for themselves with their unique blend of 90s style alt and modern rock. The Phoenix Arizona trio, who formed back in 2013, have already graced the pages of Essentially Pop several times in 2017 alone, most notably with their singles, ‘Killed Someone’, and ‘Faded Stars’. Now they’ve released their final instalment for the year, ‘One Time’; a pared down ballad which gives the listener a deeply personal look at the band.

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Flatlands – ‘Friday Night’

Flatlands came together in September 2016 and comprise Tom Keogh on vocals and guitar, Rob Maclennan (drums), Nat Jones on guitar, and Jamie Cornish on bass. With Tom, Rob and Nat essentially rising from the ashes of two bands at Abingdon School, Flatlands was later made complete with the addition of bassist Jamie.

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NICE TO SEE YER! – Sleaford Mods Tie The O2 Academy Brixton Up In Nottz

For some the thought of spending 90 minutes in the company of two middle-aged blokes, armed only with a laptop and a microphone, would be […]

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World War IX – ‘Thank God It’s Monday’

Brooklyn American punks World War IX have been on the scene for a while now and their new video, ‘Thank God It’s Monday’, the follow up to their previous, ‘Have You Seen My Drugs?’ is a hilarious, ironic riot.

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DIDI – ‘Back Off’

Lauren Deakin Davies, aka DIDI is back again with her new track, ‘Back Off’. Feisty and fierce, the producer come singer songwriter has once again given her listeners a musical feast.

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The Burning Peppermints – ‘Don’t Try To Lie To Me’

The Burning Peppermints join the illustrious set of excellent music coming out of Birmingham, Alabama, with their blend of punk, grunge, and rock’n’roll in their new single, Don’t Try To Lie To Me’.

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Room Full of Strangers – ‘Modern Media’

Room Full Of Strangers have found themselves compared to the likes of Mac Demarco and Modern Lovers’ Jonathan Richman, to The Dictators, and other proto and early punk bands. They’ve even been called a tougher DEVO – high praise indeed. Regardless of all this, Room Full Of Strangers are rock and roll all the way through to their bones – taking their approach to life as well as their music.

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Eat The Evidence Are Far From Politically Correct And We Like It – ‘Tories Go To Waitrose’

We love a bit of ska around here and when it comes in a punk wrapper we like it even more.

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Otoboke Beaver Premiere Video For ‘Love Is Short’

The new video for Otoboke Beaver’ s track, ‘Love Is Short’, premiered on Friday April 21 in NPR/Natalie (Japan), ahead of Record Store Day.

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THE SNEAKY NIXONS NEW SINGLE – ‘RETURNING HOME A FAILURE’

Liverpool’s newest rock-n-roll four-piece, The Sneaky Nixons have released their new single, ‘Returning Home A Failure’ on February 3 through Ocean Waves Records.

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Hello Casanova Release Single ‘I’ll Be Waiting’

Northern Ireland’s pop punk sensation Hello Casanova have recently debuted their latest single ‘I’ll Be Waiting’ available through online retail and most streaming platforms internationally […]

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Alternative Prog Rock Band Janus Join Forces with Paul Phoenix To Release Brand New Album ‘Phoenix’ Under Their Own Label ‘JanusUK’

Janus, formed back in 1971, are a prog rock, classical, and early punk band. They’ve recently released their brand new album, ‘Phoenix’, under their label, ‘JanusUK’.

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‘A Crafty Cigarette’ By Matteo Sedazzari Is On The Road For My Generation

With a foreword by punk poet John Cooper Clarke, and a subtitle of ‘Tales Of A Teenage Mod’, you start out with a good idea of what to expect from Matteo Sedazzari’s story of a half English half Italian boy growing up in the leafy Surrey suburbs.

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It’s ‘Life As We Know It’ For West London Electro Punks Calling All Astronauts

Calling All Astronauts are back with their followup to their critically acclaimed second album, ‘Anti-Social Network’. New single, ‘Life As We Know It’ is a four track release, comprising the original song and three remixes. It’s set to come out on December 23 via Supersonic Media.

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MNNQNS Are On Top With New EP, ‘Capital’

Rouen band, MNNQNS has been one we’ve written a lot about over the years, and for good reason.

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