Reptile – ‘Echoes of Twins’ [Single] 2016

Autumn is a beautiful time of year with a tint of nostalgia that makes us snuggle by a fireplace with a book or some good music to soundtrack long dark evenings. London-based band Reptile have made a great contribution to autumn’s unique atmosphere by releasing their single ‘Echoes of Twins’. It’ll get under your skin, touch … Continue reading

Drifting Sun – ‘Safe Asylum’ [Album] 2016

Drifting Sun are known for the music crafted with precision, attention to details and a refined taste for beauty. The band’s newest record ‘Safe Asylum’ has all these qualities, and a lot more. ‘Safe Asylum’ is full of surprises and breathtaking moments of enchanting beauty. The record is a classical grower – you need time … Continue reading

Glue – ‘Balloon’ [EP] 2016

Having risen out of its former incarnation Projected Images, Glue was born after a line-up change – the kind of change which proves crucial and brings a fresh start to the tried and tested ways. December 2015 saw the band launching properly and presenting their debut single ‘Peace For Now’. This summer will be marked by the release of Glue’s … Continue reading

Reptile – ‘Confused’ [Single] 2016

Since their formation in 2014, London-based Reptile have been touring relentlessly and gaining more and more listeners into their loyal following. The same year the band released their debut EP ‘Something and Nothing EP’ which presented the musicians able to mix various genres fluently and talk about a wide range of topics. Come 2016 and Reptile … Continue reading

Take It As Gospel – ‘Sober’ [Single] 2016

Championing DIY ethics, Take It As Gospel mark their appearance on the stage with the debut single ‘Sober’. The song takes listeners on a roller-coaster ride over sharp chords, mighty bass lines and steep rise-and-fall music landscape following sharp turns at full speed. It’s bold and daring, with angelic turning devilish in a matter of … Continue reading

Future Sound Cartel – Communities Chest [Single] 2016

With a lot of today’s music sounding as if it came from one and the same sound factory, London-based Future Sound Cartel do stand out. A lot. A challenge to mainstream and mundane, the band boast unusually crafted sound with attitude, character and unmatched boldness. They’re absolutely unafraid to experiment and thus put all their … Continue reading

The Mirror Trap – ‘Simulations’ [Album] 2016

The third full-length from the Dundee wonder The Mirror Trap was, for me personally, one of the most anticipated records of 2016. Having heard some of the songs last July live in Moscow, I knew that those who love really good music were in for a real treat. And a real treat ‘Simulations’ is! Packed … Continue reading

Getting to know /// Some Kind Of Illness

So beautiful that you instantly fall in love and so heartbreaking that it hurts – that’s the music Some Kind Of Illness make. Their debut, self-titled album is full of ambient melodies, striking instrumentation and hypnotising vocals. In the time when so many bands try to be as loud and brash as possible, Some Kind Of … Continue reading

Getting to know /// Vladimir

Dundee-based Vladimir have the air of mystery around them. It shows in their exquisitely crafted dark, atmospheric tunes where inner powers rage and layers of diverse sonic elements weave their webs of music enchantment.  It’s no wonder Vladimir have been dubbed as one of the most exciting emerging bands in Scotland. Rock Britain offers you … Continue reading

In their words /// David Roddie on ‘Green Door and Star Wars’ [Single] 2015

If you want to hear incredible life stories told to stunning, stripped-back melodies, then welcome to the world of David Roddie. He creates the music that turns heads and charms ears with its sincerity and simplicity. David is preparing for the release of his debut album ‘Boy No More’ (out November 9, 2015) and prior to that … Continue reading