Adam Wright

Manchester-based Music Journalist

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The Goa Express: The Goa Express Review - refreshing and melodic | Indie

With their self titled debut album coming over four years after the band’s first release, its proceeding releases have flirted with various genres including indie pop, psych pop and indie rock. so the announcement of an album was greeted with anticipation and wonder. What’s delivered is a youthful and expressive alternative to the current indie rock scene.

The record seems to make active attempts to revive the indie sounds of the 1990s and the early noughties. Sharp yet infectious guitars ho

CMAT: Crazymad, For Me Review - ambition meets concept | Country

She’s an artist who has hit a creative purple patch on album number two; imagining, and delivering, a story worthy of its creator’s prowess.

While addressing themes not unheard of on a pop record, Crazymad, For Me is still a unique piece of work; creating a psychedelic soundscape with a foundation of country-influenced chord progressions. Its themes of heartbreak and regret meanwhile are, of course, commonly walked paths but its the presentation of such themes that give the album its edge.


Y Not 2023: even the heavy rain can’t dampen spirits at the indie-heavy festival

While this year’s affair looks like it could be another wet one, Y Not​’s indie-heavy lineup comes tailor-made to ensure Pikehall’s festivalgoers remain keen. One early highlight is Phoebe Green, who captivates with her effortlessly cool stage presence. Cult outfit The Royston Club later incite the day’s first mosh pits via their rough-around-the-edges indie. Meanwhile across the field, Mystery Jets are letting the festival in on future plans. We’ve been away for a while,” says frontman Blaine H