Freshly Squeezed: December/January

Sarpa Salpa Indie-Pop five-piece

Phil Moore runs you threw the month’s new releases

Sarpa Salpa ‘Say Something’
The four-boys-one-girl NTown gang start 2020 with an EP of some considerable wow-ness. Lead single ‘Say Something’ is just the sort of insistent banger we’ve come to expect from them, and they do it better than many of their more famous contemporaries. The bassline is brain-battering, and the melody will have you by the third listen. Now watch them go conquer the world and come back with tales to devour. […]

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Made in Northampton: September

Tom Rose & The Heathen Orchestra, Wellingborough based alternative blues band

Tom Rose & The Heathen Orchestra
Self-proclaimed as forming out of playing in other bands badly, the macabre charm of Tom Rose & The Heathen Orchestra first caught my eye when performing at Woodfest last year. I have since had the pleasure of seeing them perform at Twinfest and I highly recommend that you do too. With their unique instruments and irregular tunings they are a musical treat to chase the demons from your life in short rhythmic bursts. If you like Nick Cave and Tom Waits, you’ll love these. Watch out for Trouble’s What You Get. Listen to the interview and a live acoustic performance at […]

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