Double Denim Live Review – 14/01/2017

Halfway to Nowhere’s first Double Denim Live of 2017 was without doubt a resounding success. Four bands with masses of potential took to the stage over three hours of heavy indie vibes, guitar solos and killer vocals. All the way from London, Lighthouse were the first act out. With their new single release imminent, this very accomplished set seemed to mark the start of what … Continue reading Double Denim Live Review – 14/01/2017

Single Review – VITO – Masquerade

Friday 13th January saw the release of VITO’s debut single Masquerade. The four-piece from Newcastle are one of 2017’s hottest prospects after signing with End of the Trail Records near the end of last year and if this first offering is anything to go by they are going to be household names very quickly. The track’s video has been online for just two months but has already amassed … Continue reading Single Review – VITO – Masquerade

Single Review – Native City – Tomorrow ★★★★☆

Genre: Pop-rock Hometown: Selby Members: Robbie Cliff (Vocals), Richy Jones (Bass), Max Shaw (Drums), Ryan Mellor Davis (Lead guitar) and Jack Randles (Rhythm Guitar) For fans of: 5SOS, All Time Low, Lacey Born from local heroes Premonition, Native City are a hot new band hailing from North Yorkshire ready to steal teen hearts and make a dent in a dying genre, pop-rock. Their most recent single is a signal as to what Robbie Cliff … Continue reading Single Review – Native City – Tomorrow ★★★★☆

Top 40 of 2016: 20-11

Into the top 20 we go and as you’ll be expecting, there are some serious “tunes” in the final half of the countdown. With only a few days to go, we will rattle through the next ten and then countdown the final ten from tomorrow. 20 – The Chaser – Twin Atlantic Twin Atlantic’s triumphant “GLA” was released earlier in the year with The Chaser … Continue reading Top 40 of 2016: 20-11

Top 40 of 2016: 30-26

Now we’re getting serious, the best 30 songs of 2016. Bear in mind, at some point in 2016 over 300 songs were considered for this prestigious list so these final 30 really are quite special. 30 – Blink-182 – Bored to Death I honestly didn’t think I’d be sat here in 2016 writing about an excellent Blink-182 record. I fully believed their best days behind them but … Continue reading Top 40 of 2016: 30-26

Top 40 of 2016: 35-31

Continuing the countdown, the next five songs see artists from all over the globe from Orange County, USA to the Czech Republic and of course, God’s own county Yorkshire. 35 – Asylums – Alternative Occupations Asylums are a band who are going to very quickly become one of the most instantly recognisable acts in the UK. With an extremely unique sound, this group of lads … Continue reading Top 40 of 2016: 35-31

Top 40 of 2016 – 40-36

This epic countdown of the best songs from the rock and alternative world in 2016 has begun. Despite 2016 being a down and out year, British, Australian and American rock has been thriving and this countdown has been changed almost weekly since the start of the year as artist after artist released new tracks. Enjoy!! 40 – Jackobins – Hasty A seriously big summer tune made … Continue reading Top 40 of 2016 – 40-36