Freshly Squeezed: February

Empyre Northampton five-piece

Phil Moore runs you threw the month’s new releases

Empyre ‘My Bad’
The hard rockers ratchet up their proggy tendencies on this ballad, the final single from their well-received ‘Self-Aware’ album. The feel is akin to Queensryche meets Alter Bridge, with some slick Chris Cornell-style vocals from Henrik Steenholdt giving it serious gravitas. If you like your rock sound to be American-flavoured, and with plenty of light and shade, then you’ve come to the right party here.
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Freshly Squeezed: August

Joe Martin, local musician performing live

Phil Moore runs you threw the month’s new releases

Joe B. Humbled Why Did You Kiss Me
Joe B. Humbled is the new sideline venture from Joe Martin, aka frontman of maraca driven rockabilly band GOGO LOCO. Staying true to his blues influences, Why Did You Kiss Me is the third release so far. The track tells the story of misdirected hope during the early stages of a budding romance. The harmonising vocals are reminiscent a fifties pop song. […]

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