Saytr Play- Mothers Love

I think I may be out of superlatives for this band now but here, goes… Saytr Play have brought us an ode to that strongest of loves, Mothers Love, and it’s a certified summer anthem. I’ll be honest and say that when I saw the title of this track I wandered whether the band may […]

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Blackthorn 2017- Preview 3

The Claremonts: They came, they saw and they conquered the Aatma stage for our very own Emerging North Live at Aatma recently and I fully expect the same when they play Blackthorn this summer. This is a band primed and ready for festival success. They bring slick, bona fide indie anthems that are guaranteed to […]

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Larkins- Sugar Sweet

Yes. Yes. Yes. All roads have led Larkins to this point. Sugar Sweet is here and it couldn’t be any more of a perfect encapsulation of this band if it tried. As an early vibe chaser of Larkins nothing delights me more than the success that the band is currently experiencing. From sold out shows […]

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Cabezudos- Tempting Fate

Cabezudos are a band whose progression seems to have accelerated of late and the release of Tempting Fate is crystal clear proof of why. A ballsy and provocative bluesy belter, Tempting Fate has all the pomp and ceremony of a Doors classic but with a modernistic spike at its core. It’s amazing how a band […]

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Bang Bang Romeo- Chemical

Are Bang Bang Romeo the hottest new band on the planet at the moment? They can certainly take a claim to be so. New single Chemical arrives just as the bands star is burning brightest and this track is certainly going to make this band galacticos. With Chemical Bang Bang Romeo have provided us with […]

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Blackthorn 2017-Preview 2

Blackthorn Festival 2017 Preview Part 2 Dantevilles: Judging by how 2017 has started it will be the year that deservedly catapults the Dantevilles name in to the hearts of the masses. It started with the release of their endearing Indie Pop anthem Graffiti, an absolute must hear and Emerging North regular play, and builds to […]

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Blackthorn 2017-Preview 1

Blackthorn Festival 2017 Preview part 1 With each passing year Blackthorn Festival continues to grow in size and stature and 2017 continues that trend for sure. Main headliners Reef and Lightning Seeds will bring the singalongs and a touch of the 90s that is so very much in trend at the moment and, as usual, […]

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