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Rhi Ramsay

20 year old internet person and attempted music journalist, studying at Edinburgh Napier University, 2017. Contact: rhiannonramsay97@gmail.com

Interview with Frank Iero

Despite the stereotypical Scottish weather, fans of all ages settled in outside Edinburgh’s La Belle Angele last week in anticipation for the nights lineup. Frank Iero and the Patience return to the UK alongside Homeless Gospel Choir, Paceshifters and Dave Haus And The Mermaid in support of September’s Keep The Coffins …

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Interview with Kaya Tarsus of Blood Youth

With only two years as a band and three releases already under their belt, Harrogate three-piece Blood Youth set off in support of Blessthefall’s headline tour in the UK. I sat down with Kaya Tarsus to discuss the release of debut album, Beyond Repair, and his personal favourite artists. M.E: You …

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Single review: Shifty Eyes – BEAST

From the heart of Alberta, Canada, dynamic lyricist Shifty Eyes is breaking into the music scene once again with 2017 single, “BEAST”. The debut album including “BEAST” (the name of which is yet to be announced), will be released early 2018 according to social media output, which also suggests that …

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Interview with Beau Bokan of Blessthefall

For the first time since 2016’s Impericon Tour, metalcore five piece Blessthefall kick off their United Kingdom tour in York, alongside Harrogate’s own Blood Youth. I sat down with vocalist Beau Bokan in Glasgow to discuss February’s single “Dead Air”, the next Blessthefall project and family life on the road. …

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Interview with NHD

Described as “a dizzy array of talent to good to ignore”, alongside a clean-cut dreamy aesthetic, three-piece trio NHD are back with a new release this October, an LP titled And The Devil Went Up To Portland. With the clash between Salim Nourallah‘s critically acclaimed solo talents, alongside Billy Harvey‘s post-modern pop sound and …

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Interview with Jack Murphy of Youth Killed It

Drawing a great deal of attention to themselves in the touring circuit, sad boy alternative quartet Youth Killed It released their debut record, Modern Bollotics this May; a 12 track album that’s pristine and perfect sound makes for their perfect break in their genre. Modern Bollotic’s grit alongside clear post-punk influences carry lyrics with …

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Single review: The Winter Sounds – Heartbeats

Founded in 2007 with the release of their first album, Porcelain Empire, Tennessee’s own indie pop three piece The Winter Sounds are back this autumn with the release of Maximum Reality, the group’s fourth album, and rumours say that this is the record that will push the Nashville alternative outfit …

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Introducing: Cardinal Slinky

Described as a “female-fronted band with roaring electric guitar, thunderous bass lines and explosive drum fills”, self titled “punch rock band” Cardinal Slinky from Jacksonville, Florida, crashed into their music scene just in time, are currently working on a debut record, the name of which has not yet been announced. …

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Single review: Rebel Westerns – Peaches

After a six date headline tour in March and a slot supporting Scotland’s own Prides, Edinburgh alt-pop outfit Rebel Westerns are back with their second single of the year, “Peaches”.  After a quiet few months in the studio, the indie five piece released their former single, “Envy”, accompanied by a long-awaited music video introducing John Cargill on guitar to add a …

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Song review: Do The Freddie – The Roving Apatosaurus

This July, The Roving Apatosaurus released long awaited cover of “Do The Freddie”, an original 1960s dance hit by Freddie And The Dreamers.   The Roving Apatosaurus (an animal described by the group as a dinosaur that survived the extinction and lives on to create fun) took a more childlike approach from the original, whilst also replacing Freddie Garrity‘s vocals with an original kids-bop sounding feminine …

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