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An Interview with ABH Promotions!

Over the past few weeks Portsmouth’s ABH Promotions have been announcing gigs anticipating the imminent return of live music in June. The last year has been tough for live music, but pre-pandemic, local promoters, including ABH Promotions, had been bringing some of the best acts to Portsmouth. Going to gigs at grassroots venues put on […]

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An Interview With Amongst The Pigeons!

Earlier this week, West Sussex based Amongst The Pigeons announced the news of their fourth album ‘Silence Will Be Assumed As Acceptance’ which is set for release on 7th May! Following this news, we thought this was the perfect opportunity to have a chat with him before the release of the second single taken from […]

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An Interview With The New America!

Bristol based noise-rock band The New America returned today with their latest, and probably best single yet, ‘Hong Kong Free Press‘! We decided this was a better time than any to catch up with them to find out more about the band, their brand new single and the future! Rupert Gammond Hi there! Firstly, so […]

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Interview: Who the F**k is Eddy Höek?

Here’s the first of two, possibly even three interviews we’ll be posting this week! We caught up with elusive local artist/musician (yet familiar face to some) Eddy Höek who recently released their experimental debut album ‘F**ked Jazz’ in full exclusively as an NFT (Non-Fungible Token). Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I’m sure you […]

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An Interview With HAAL!

Here is our first interview in over a year and hopefully the first of many to come! We first listened to Bristol based band HAAL mid-way through last year and after being impressed by their debut single ‘Carmen Jones‘, they ended up being one of our most exciting discoveries of 2020! The band create intense, […]

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Let’s Take Five: An interview with Askies!

I’m not too sure how I’ve been missing out on Leeds based band Askies over the past few years. However, since discovering them a few weeks back, they’re now one of the bands I’m most excited about seeing at Icebreaker Festival, Portsmouth this weekend! I’ve had their back catalogue on repeat whilst finishing this post up […]

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Let’s Take Five: An interview with Calum Lintott

Calum Lintott is a Southampton based solo artist that we’ve been aware of for quite a while now but only managed to catch him live for the first time last year and were impressed. He released his latest single ‘Hideaway’ towards the end of last year which is probably his best and most catchy yet […]

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Let’s Take Five: An interview with DJUNO!

I’ve only ever heard good things about Southampton based alt-rock band DJUNO, but for some reason, I only ended up listening to them for the first time a couple of weeks ago. The band are set to play the Wedgewood Rooms for Icebreaker Festival in Portsmouth next week so we thought this was a good […]

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Let’s Take Five: An interview with The Pretty Visitors!

We first saw The Pretty Visitors just over a year ago when they headlined The Wedgewood Rooms (upgraded from the Edge of the Wedge due to demand) and we were impressed by their energetic live performance from the word go. The band have since released three singles, gigged across the south and next week they […]

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Let’s Take Five: An interview with Telemarkk!

Ahead of their debut headline show this Wednesday, we decided to catch up with Southampton based electronic duo Telemarkk. The band recently released their third single ‘No Beginnings No Answers No Ends‘ and we were super impressed by it, so we spoke to Telemarkk about the track, their forthcoming Southampton show at Heartbreakers and the future! […]

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An interview with Hallan!

By far one of the Portsmouth’s best post-punk bands, Hallan have been going from strength to strength over the past year and have quickly become one of our favourite local bands. The band have released a steady stream of singles plus an EP this year and have played gigs across the south including not one, […]

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Let’s Take Five: An interview with Our Propaganda!

Southampton’s Our Propaganda return this Friday with a huge launch show at The 1865 in Southampton following a 3 year silence regarding new releases. However, the band have been far from silent otherwise having gigged across half a dozen countries and working tirelessly on their debut album, ‘Fast Food at Midnight’ which is set for […]

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Let’s Take Five: An interview with The Taboos!

London based trio The Taboos were one of the first bands we saw this year back in January when they headlined the Edge of the Wedge, Portsmouth. Fast forward 9 months and the band recently returned with their latest single ‘No Miracles‘, a punchy, thunderous indie-rock track. Following a summer of gigging and the single […]

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Let’s Take Five: An interview with The Collision!

The Collision are one of the most exciting, upcoming local bands of the moment and regardless of whether you’re into pop, rock or anything else in between, their live performance is so infectious you’ll only want more. Last week the band released their latest single ‘Ghosts‘, a catchy, powerful track with a heartfelt side to […]

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Let’s Take Five: An interview with Sarpa Salpa

Northampton based Sarpa Salpa are set to grace the stage at Wedgewood Rooms for Icebreaker Festival this Saturday. Over the past couple of years the band have gone from strength to strength having released a string of singles and playing 62 shows, 20 UK festivals and 2 European festivals in 2018 alone. We caught up […]