I’ve been a fan of Death By Shotgun since seeing them open for Trash Boat in Southampton last year and was super excited to catch them again in Southampton for another show and an interview. This four-piece band melds pop, punk and rock together to create catchy melodies with incredibly relatable lyrics. We talked about favourite desserts, where the band name came from and which song is hardest to play live.
Old Note’s sophomore album, ‘With A Heavy Heart’, is set for release February 16th (Friday) through Old Press Records. The follow up to their debut, ‘former self’, is a healthy evolution. Unlike their debut, this record deals with much darker themes, including suicide, loss, abusive relationships and an overall unease with life. These troubling and evocative lyrics are paired with hypnotic guitars, heavy-hitting percussions and clean vocals that break into screams with palpable intensity.
This live review is slightly different to the others featured on this site; mainly as we missed many of the bands due to coach times. This gig, headlined by Faux, at The Joiners in Southampton certainly began brilliantly. Death By Shotgun kicked off the night, followed by a band called Polary both of whom captivated the audience at one of my all-time favourite venues.
Since first hearing Abbey Glover on YouTube I fell in love with both her amazing covers and fabulous original songs. Her 135,000 subscribers obviously feel the same way if all the likes and comments are anything to go by. There’s something on her channel for everybody and it’s definitely worth scrolling through for hours.
Future Sunsets is the project of multi-instrumentalist David Michael Frank. Having received critical acclaim on MTV, Billboard, Buzzfeed & Perez Hilton, FS has played over 60 sold out shows around the US and Canada, as well as headlining a 15-city European tour, he has garnered more than 141,000 subscribers. Continue reading “FUTURE SUNSETS | Sing Something Saturday”
Jasper Owen is relatively new to YouTube with only 4 videos on his channel. However, people were first introduced to his beautiful voice through his collaborations with Abbey Glover. Jasper has just over 5,000 followers but he deserves much more and I’m sure he’ll one day be selling out stadiums.
I can’t think of a better way to kick off our new feature, Sing Something Saturday, than with Daisy Clark. With over 40,000 subscribers, this 19-year-old singer-songwriter from the UK has a large following for a reason.
Twenty One Pilots‘ second studio album, ‘Vessel’ turns 5 years old today. It was the first album I heard from the dynamic duo and its the reason I’m so in love with them. ‘Vessel’ is an eclectic mix of alt-rock, rap and ukuleles. This album is impossible to pin down; some songs are heavy on synths, whereas some are stripped back completely. It is this versatility that makes this album so loved by people with all musical taste.
Abbey Glover caught my attention with her original song ‘I Wish You Liked Girls’ and I’m not alone. This YouTube singer has over 100,000 subscribers and that video has nearly 1 million views. This new upload, ‘Lie to Me’, is raw and emotional and as beautiful as every song Glover shares with her fans.
Country songstress Natalie Alexander uses her strong voice and powerful storytelling to create astounding songs. Her single ‘Cruel’ from her recent EP reminded me of Country royalty; Carrie Underwood. Her own unique style draws on this influence, giving her music strong emotional power and making it incredibly catchy. She spoke to me about ‘Cruel’, living in LA and where she hopes to be in the future.