Becky and the Bands

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Talk Show Release Debut EP ‘These People’

If you haven’t listened to Talk Show yet, then you seriously need to. The bands brand new EP ‘These People’ is out today, and is available to stream on all platforms. It contains four singles, that will stir your subconscious and invade your mind.  On this punchy new release, Talk Show simmer to boiling point…Continue reading »

5 Music Films You Must Watch

What better way to relax and unwind, than putting your feet up and watching a good film? Seeming as we’re all music lovers here, I thought I’d compile a Music Film Guide for you all. Here are 5 films about bands and musicians, that I think are definitely worth watching. 1. The Dirt A must…Continue reading »

Foxxglove Releases Debut Single ‘City’

A new voice emerging in the Welsh music scene. Dark-pop artist Foxxglove has a gorgeous gift of allowing her accent to flow beautifully within her music. Embracing an alternative, grungy edge to both her vocals and overall style. Foxxglove’s unique persona really helps push her music forward, and showcases her as more than just your…Continue reading »

COVID-19 and The Music Industry

My Thoughts and How We Can Help Music has been a saviour for so many. Now it is our turn to save music. I don’t know where to start with this. All I know is that I hold an immense passion for music and I want to help in this pressing time. I hope that…Continue reading »

Every Bad by Porridge Radio – Album Review

Every Bad, Porridge Radio’s second album is in many ways their debut. Their previously quiet, bedroom recordings have paved the way by allowing them to flourish on stage. Captivating their audiences and myself. Their sound has blossomed into music so pure, lead singer and songwriter Dana Margolin’s voice is something I can only describe as…Continue reading »

International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women in Music

Today is International Women’s Day. A day on which everything about our female personalities, spirit, nature and beauty in whatever form it may be, is celebrated across the globe. A day for women to support, empower and encourage one another, and take action for gender equality, whilst celebrating our achievements. I am choosing to celebrate…Continue reading »

Porridge Radio Release Latest Single ‘Circling’

Circling is beautiful, raw and emotional, and what pours from it is nothing shy of exquisite. With their album ‘Every Bad’ due to be released next week, Porridge Radio have shared another new single with us today, as anticipation builds. I have been eagerly awaiting their album release for a long time, purely for one…Continue reading »

Panic Shack – Gig Review

28/02/20 – Clwb Ifor Bach Panic Shack absolutely rocked Clwb Ifor Bach with an immense performance. On what was possibly the most chaotic night of weather this year, Clwb Ifor Bach was gearing up for its most chaotic gig. Smashing into the music scene last year, Panic Shack have quickly made a name for themselves…Continue reading »

Twin Stranger Release Debut Single ‘Tears of Joy’

A synthy pop swirl, that first struck me as being nostalgic and dream-like. The song is one that I quickly found myself becoming lost in. Led by singer and multi-instrumentalist Alex McConnachie. Twin Stranger are an emerging indie-pop band from South Wales.  Initially a bedroom recording project started by Alex, to become Twin Stranger as…Continue reading »

The 1975 – Gig Review

23/02/20 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff. Usually on my blog, you will see me reviewing gigs from emerging bands in smaller venues. Here is my first take on an arena gig review, and what other band to break that in, than The 1975.  The 1975, led by frontman Matty Healy, are passionate about not only music…Continue reading »

Attending The Brit Awards

So, last night I had the incredible privilege of attending The Brit Awards with my best friend Charlotte. We were lucky enough to nab tickets as a result of Charlotte winning a competition, and she wanted me to go with her! After I was told the good news, I was completely overwhelmed and excited about…Continue reading »

Preparing for The Brits

Recently I’ve received an incredible surprise from my friend Charlotte, she has only gone and won us both tickets to The Brits! At first when she called to tell me the news, I honestly thought it was some kind of a joke. I just couldn’t comprehend that it was actually happening. The Brits is one…Continue reading »

Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard release new single ‘John Lennon Is My Jesus Christ’ and announce signing to Communion

Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard are back with their latest single ‘John Lennon Is My Jesus Christ’. Having toured the UK extensively, fresh off the back of their own tour, and from supporting the likes of The Mysterines and The Magic Gang. Buzzard have been very busy, even making appearances in countries such as Canada. The band…Continue reading »

Independent Venues: The Heart of Music – Part 3

Independent Music Venues that I adore, and I know you will too Through my last two posts, I have shared with you the reasons why I love going to gigs in independent music venues, I have spoken about the wonderful music community ensuring their survival, and have hopefully inspired you to visit to your local independent…Continue reading »


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