Album review: Eclectica – Doris Brendel and Lee Dunham

Doris Brendel and Lee Dunham will release a new album on 1st May 2017. “Eclectica” is a collection of 10 songs which they’ve been working on for over 2 years. It follows their fabulous 2015 album, “Upside Down World”.   I’ve been lucky enough to listen to a pre-release copy of the new album. It’s Read More …

New Music: Double A-Side Valentine’s Day Single – Bauer

What could be more perfect for Valentine’s Day than a new single from Bauer? And it’s a double A-side: “True Romance / The First Time”, which are featured on Bauer’s awesome new album “Impossible Is Nothing”, along with two exclusive new tracks! There’s a hauntingly beautiful cover version of the Aqualung classic “Strange And Beautiful”, Read More …

New Music: Elmore – I’m Still Here

I was just browsing on Youtube and came across this excellent new single and music video from Elmore. “I’m Still Here” is his debut single, and it’s so good I had to share it here. Bio: At age 18 Elmore began playing shows in local bars and venues, Uploading his covers and originals to sites Read More …

Best New Music 2016

As the year draws to a close, everyone is reflecting on the past 12 months and I’ve been noticing many ‘best of’ and ‘top 10/20’ lists for music. It’s impossible to make a complete list of the best new music releases for 2016, of course, because I haven’t heard all the new music that’s been Read More …

Gig review: The Slow Readers Club, SKIES, Puppet Rebellion – Oslo, Hackney – 26/11/16

There were 3 awesome bands playing at last night’s sold-out show at Oslo, Hackney, London. I was particularly looking forward to seeing Puppet Rebellion and The Slow Readers Club as I hadn’t heard of SKIES. PUPPET REBELLION I arrived late, slightly gutted at having missed half of the Puppet Rebellion gig due to an unreliable Read More …

Bauer – Manchester gig 24th February 2017 – Zombie Shack!

Following the release of their awesome new album, Impossible is Nothing, Bauer have announced a gig in their hometown, Manchester. They will play Zombie Shack on 24th February 2017. This event goes on sale on Friday 2nd December 2016 40 Early Bird Tickets available will also get you into a special exclusive Mikey Guitar & Read More …

New Music: Resolve EP – velettes

Back in June, I interviewed velettes after the release of their awesome EP “Colour Studies”. They have now released their second EP, “Resolve”. The new EP features 5 brilliant tracks: Revive (I’m Drifting) Out of Phase Study No. 2 101 Nights Resolve These songs have an uplifting vibe. “Revive” is quite dancey, calling to mind Read More …

New Music – The Man On The Moon – Burning Astronomers

“The Man On The Moon” is the latest single from the prolific songwriting duo Burning Astronomers. This band are producing very unique music. The new single is one of the best songs I’ve heard from them so far. About the song: Man On The Moon was barely more than an idea the early stages. It Read More …

Featured Artist: Liam McClair

Talented Manchester based singer/songwriter Liam McClair has two great releases available on Bandcamp. Honest is a wonderfully mellow, acoustic folk 4-track EP. I found out about him today while scrolling on Twitter. The first song I listened to was his latest release, the single “Hunted”. It’s brilliant. Melodic, catchy, with beautiful vocals. The single on Read More …

New Bauer Album – Impossible Is Nothing – Out Now!

“Impossible Is Nothing” , the awesome new album by Bauer featuring the hit indie chart single “Made The Change” is out now and available to purchase at the links below: Amazon iTunes The band would prefer fans to purchase via Amazon for chart placing reasons. You can read my review of the album here: http://soundwavesreview.com/album-review-impossible-is-nothing-bauer/ Read More …