The Black Leaders – ‘Take It Easy’

The Black Leaders – ‘Take It Easy’

Rock and Roll may be a universal language, but there is a distinctly French flavour to The Black Leaders. Formed in Rennes in 2014, the band released their first album My Best Friend in 2015. Their follow-up, Take It Easy, reflects a journey between France and the UK...
Lahayna – ‘Lahayna’

Lahayna – ‘Lahayna’

It’s rare to find a band that hits its stride straight out of the box, but Lahayna made their mark with their debut single “In the City” back in 2007, achieving UK music history by reaching #33 in the Official UK Singles Chart, despite being unsigned...
Jay Woodward – ‘Blue Sky Blue’

Jay Woodward – ‘Blue Sky Blue’

Jay Woodward combines relaxing melody with meaningful lyrics. His songs are based on his real life experiences of death, bereavement and grief, so the words are poetic and deep. His vocal style is distinctive – intimate with an overlay of blues on a backdrop of...
Aural Air – The Torpor of Minds

Aural Air – The Torpor of Minds

Aural Air, aka Dublin-based singer-songwriter Laura Rai, is a recent arrival on the indie music scene. Although she’s been playing music for many years, Laura has only recently started releasing it to the world and spent the past year playing a number of live...
Belly Of Paris – ‘Peste’

Belly Of Paris – ‘Peste’

Belly of Paris may well be the ultimate international collective. Based in Bahrain and bringing together musicians from India, Argentina, Palestine, Hungary, UK, and Bahrain (of course), the band takes its name from a book by French novelist Emile Zola. Frontman and...
Allen and Douglas – Casino Games

Allen and Douglas – Casino Games

Longevity is a rare commodity in the music industry. Bands come and go, artists pop up and disappear again with alarming frequency, so it’s a delight to find musicians who have been working together for most of their lives. For duo Allen and Douglas, their...