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The Shh

The Shh, betwixt Malta and Paris in France, is an indie-pop duo which comprises of Alison Galea and Ian Schranz. The out-fit is but a few months old though have already released a video and EP – The Burning Love. Happy notes bound out of the speakers with aplomb. There is an anchored instrumentation which demands […]

Battle for Paris

For my first review of thrash metal ironically I head to Bridport – Dorset in England, where over half the county is designated as an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’. Here we find Battle For Paris. Joe Bush (Guitar), Philip King (Guitar), Chris Brown (Bass), Sam Bush (Drums) and Tim Preston (Vocals) have been plying their trade for a few years […]

The Instruction

The Instruction from Louisville in the USA, is a five piece rock band. Blake Sakal (Vocals / Lead Guitar), Jeremy Stein  (Bass), Matt Davidson (Guitar / Keys) Stephen Wolf (Guitar) and Landon Tompkins (Drums). Wow, that’s a lot of guitars to fit on a stage. Fit, they all do and of more interest, they each add something to the material which […]

Clean Bandit

Clean Bandit is a collective based in London, England. The core of Jon Wandeck (Bass, Saxophone, one deck), Luke Patterson (Drums) and The Chatto Quartet collaborate with various vocalists. The genius of the Clean Bandit collective is the way in which the classical compositions are undiluted, whilst playing inside an indie-pop framework. Strings soar out of the speakers and are […]

The Ocean

From Buenos Aires in Argentina we find The Ocean. A four piece indie band made up of Eduardo Capparelli (Vocals), Javier Tainta (Bass), Leandro Castellot (Guitar) and Sebastian Quintanilla (Drums) who got together in 2011. Delivering a gallimaufry of sixties and seventies rock which they turn in to a mellifluous resonance. There is an alluring sound-scape that rolls […]

Jamie West

Jamie West is a folk-pop singer songwriter from London, England, who gained considerable exposure when he won the young busker of the Year Competition for 2009/10. This morning has been one full of smiles and Jamie keeps up the good vibe with the lilting guitar and vocal with which he has become synonymous. There is nothing challenging […]

Band of the week 18th to 24th March 2012

Hungry Ghosts, from York in England is the band of the week on the indie bands blog for week ending 24th March 2012. More on Hungry Ghosts Join the indie bands blog on Facebook to keep up to date with the best synth rock from around the globe.

The Glass Canoe

The Glass Canoe from San Diego in the USA formed back in 2009 to unleash to the world an emergent psychedelic-pop through the line up of David Korrigan, Max O’Reilly, Blake La Grange and Drew Galindo. Reminders of live-aid come wondering out of the trails of my mind as I take a listen to The Glass Canoe, whilst fuzzy […]


Kae, from Dordrecht in Holland started out life in 2008 as a singer/ lyricist –  songwriter collaboration between Alex Elzer and Korine Varekamp. In mid 2011 the band developed to the current stage presence of Korine (vocal), Eric Hertogh (Keys), Marcel Chrétien (Guitar), Pim Nagtzaam  (Bass) and Rob Wagterveld (Drums). I pondered between Alternative vocal and alternative pop to get […]

Animaux Surround

Animaux Surround is a solo project for cinematographer singer songwriter Isidore Hibou to translate visuals in to music. Based in Paris, France, Animaux Surround came in to fruition in late 2010 with the  EP Booking Rooms appearing in July 2011, which is to be followed later this year (2012) by a planned second release. The music blends electro-pop […]

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