Sundara Karma – Fresh Bloom

A lovely track bristling with deep russet coloured summer vibes, Freshbloom is the gusting and gorgeous debut single from Reading band  Sundara Karma. Ludicrously young (only 17) yet evidently brimming with talent, this song quivers and quakes with vivid storytelling and bright guitars. The gentle lull in sound (look at the dip on the soundcloud) before itContinue reading “Sundara Karma – Fresh Bloom”

The Beautiful Word – May Not Be Love

The Beautiful Word create music that they refer to as mystery pop. Gentle, dazzling and beguiling, the infectiously happy warm nature of the band shimmers with dimensions, and the blend of front girls Emily Bryant and Megan Clifton voices together make one singular, captivating texture. This new track May Not Be Love has more melancholyContinue reading “The Beautiful Word – May Not Be Love”

Festival Finder

Stuck for which festival to go to this summer? Check out this hugely useful interactive tool to help you decide. Created by thetrainline it allows you to select your favourite artists – and reveals the perfect festival for you. Click image to open interactive version (via thetrainline.com).

A Sunday afternoon in Reading – Festival 2012!

A little bit corporate, somewhat dirty, with its big wire fencing, dusty paths, and discarded chip trays, Reading Festival isn’t one I usually cite as one of my favourites, sometimes lacking the spirit and joie de vivre that percolates smaller festivals. However, with a big reputation, big bucks, and a big profile, it does attractContinue reading “A Sunday afternoon in Reading – Festival 2012!”

It's All Happening! festival – Alessi's Ark!

The very first It’s All Happening festival! A day of folk music, acoustic indie, original art, craft, spoken word, performance poetry and film – in short our favourite things. Taking place at the Gallery Cafe in Bethnal Green, on June 23rd, from 1pm til late, tickets are available now! We’re thrilled that the lovely Alessi’s ArkContinue reading “It's All Happening! festival – Alessi's Ark!”