Becky and the Bands

Welcome to my Music Blog

These are my latest posts:

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 »

Independent Venues: The Heart of Music – Part 2

The Community Spirit Surrounding Independent Music Venues Together we are the music community. All of us care for and love our Independent Music Venues. It is our spirit and dedication that will keep the heart of music beating. Since I’ve started my blog I have felt more involved in the warm, friendly community of our…Continue reading »

Lindsay Munroe Releases New Single 'Mirror'

Yesterday, Lindsay Munroe released her brilliant new single ‘Mirror’.  A song with a powerful opening, possessing captivating lyrics that draw the listener in instantly. This is an incredible debut release that demanded my attention on my very first listen. Lindsay, an alternative-indie singer/songwriter, from Manchester, has a voice that is powerful without being overpowering. There…Continue reading »

A little about me:

I’m a music blogger from Wales. You’ll quickly discover that I have an overwhelming love for live music!

I’ll be sharing gig reviews, music recommendations, posts about new bands you should know about, as well as a lot of other exciting things.

I hope you enjoy reading my blog, please let me know what you think by leaving a comment. I’d love to hear from you!