Bands Similar to Imagine Dragons

M: Adoring fans, I'm back! I know you may have struggled without my fresh character featuring in your weeks but hope Elliot and Guy were almost good enough replacements in my absence. H: Yeah, yeah. Just introduce this week's post please. M: One of our bands of the year last year, Imagine Dragons's unmistakable epic pop has blown them up to the top of charts everywhere … [Read more...]

The Best Summer Songs

  25 more perfectly aligned summer tunes, from your favourite indie, rock and pop artists. Because everyone (mainly us) enjoyed our last post about the 25 best summer songs, we'd thought we'd load you up with 25 more for your playlists. Because now that summer's in full-swing in England, there's no better time to blast out music related to living in California! … [Read more...]

25 songs that will get you pumped for summer

Michael: Although my skin seems totally intolerant of what the sun does to it in the next few months, I still love the summer. Nothing makes me happier than sitting in the sun and doing absolutely fuck all for the day. Well not absolutely, the summer is only the summer if you have your summer songs to go with it. Henry: Amen to that fair prayer. We've spun through 25 of the … [Read more...]

Tongue Tied (Live) – Grouplove

We have a serious love of Grouplove at the blog and it's not surprising that they crop up so regularly in summer months. Their album is tailor made for scorching summer days with your mates, cruising across America or chilling on a beach. They speak to teendom (slumber parties, getting high) and the allure of summer (check out their video for 'Spun'). Here's a live session of … [Read more...]

Spun – Grouplove

This sunshine is almost unbearable - and not in a 'I hate when the weather is happy' grouchy way - because I'm stuck inside revising German nationalism and Virgil when I want to be outside lying in the sun/eating ice-cream. It's cool, in a month's time that's what I'll be doing. Until then I can only live vicariously through others. Step one: Grouplove's Spun. … [Read more...]