Single Review: Sea Legs – Head in the Sand

It’s not too often you hear a fully formed sound on a first track but that’s what you get with Leeds trio Sea Legs and their November debut release Head in the Sand.  There’s plenty of complexity and polish in this crisp song which instantly has something of the quality, mature sound of Wilco but which also spends a bit of time morphing into a … Continue reading Single Review: Sea Legs – Head in the Sand

Apollo Junction release soaring new single Always Remember

I’m guessing those Leeds lads Apollo Junction must have changed their brand of Yorkshire Tea or something this year, as following their solid debut singles of 2017 they have clearly taken something and developed exponentially. Thus the tag end of 2018 finds Apollo Junction on the cusp of releasing some increasingly confident and free flowing tracks to close the year and to make 2019 something … Continue reading Apollo Junction release soaring new single Always Remember

LELO // I looked At The Sun

Lush is the only word anyone needs to describe LELO’S latest single I Looked At The Sun. The early summer released track is a fabulous piece of retro floating dream pop with rich production, guitar, soaring strings and some soft backing vocals from those Marsicians lads. Given the bright and sunny weather we have had this year LELO catches the mood perfectly here. Ronan Peaker is … Continue reading LELO // I looked At The Sun

Far Caspian // Holding On // Single Review

This past few weeks saw promising Leeds band Far Caspian celebrate the release of their new single Holding On (the first track from their forthcoming debut EP due to be released in the summer). The track extends Far Caspian’s growing reputation for producing well woven dream pop with complex melodies, light reverb vocals and a tight drums and bass arrangement. On this track the use … Continue reading Far Caspian // Holding On // Single Review

Single Review: The Sheratons – Better Days

The first time I heard “Better Days” by Bingley band The Sheratons I was left rather confused at the genre and style the band were aiming for. The song is a mix of grungy 80’s bass, with brit-pop vocals and early noughties guitar riffs. What is very clear by this bands first single is they have an eclectic mix of influences which feed in to … Continue reading Single Review: The Sheratons – Better Days