The Great Escape… Part 3!

The festival is finally over and I’ve now seen a total of 26 bands over 3 days – quite impressive! There were a few unpleasant experiences (We’re Marching On, Foals) but overall I’ve been highly impressed by the bands I’ve seen and have a few new favourites as well. Here are my thoughts on the… Continue reading The Great Escape… Part 3!

The Great Escape… Part 1

This weekend over 200 arists descend on the most fabulous English town of Brighton (where I happen to live) for the second annual Great Escape Festival. Focussing on new bands and international acts, it’s a great way to discover new music and there’s a huge variety to choose from. I bought a wristband for all… Continue reading The Great Escape… Part 1

The Next Big Thing?

Four Day HombreThe singer sounds remarkably like Chris Martin, but there is something very likeable about this music nonetheless, particularly the songs Daylight Came and Rocket Pack. I doubt I’d ever buy their album myself, but I think a lot of people would – there’s definitely a big market for this sort of thing, as… Continue reading The Next Big Thing?

New Pop On The Block

Josh Groban – Don’t Give Up (You Are Loved) (Video)Along with the brilliant In The Clouds by Under The Influence of Giants, this is my current biggest tip for the top. Considering how much I detest You Raise Me Up, this must be a pretty amazing song for it to get my approval, and it… Continue reading New Pop On The Block