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Wishful Thinking (Punk Rock) - Artist Discovery

Todays Artist Discovery is all about Melbourne (Australia) based punk rockers, Wishful Thinking! With a wealth of experience in the pop punk/rock world, the seasoned musicians having been releasing music and touring since the late nineties into the noughties! The talented four piece fuse together quirky, melodiously engaging guitar riffs with an electrifyingly upbeat and tightly locked rhythm section and catchy, committed vocal hooks/harmonies... Wishful Thinking fuses the creative strengths of brothers Carl Jackson (vocals/guitar) and Lachie Jackson (guitar) joined by Alistair Elkins (bass) and Leigh Thompson (drums). The group originally formed in Tasmania back in 1998 and immediately bega

Jonah Class (Electronic) - Artist Discovery

Another day, another Artist Discovery and oh, how we've got a good one for you today! It's with great pleasure to introduce you to Jonah Class - an electronica artist hailing from Sligo, Ireland. The talented creative merges together a powerful, hard hitting synth sound with rhythmically tight instrumentation guaranteed to have you up and dancing... Jonah is no stranger to the world of music having opened for the The Magician, Jax Jones and Denis Sulta as well as at top Irish venues/festivals such as District 8 and Trinity Ball (the later of which, a 9,000 strong sold out show). He's been producing new-era dance music for some time now, shaping his electrifying sound and style along the way.

Matt Ryan (Singer Songwriter) - Artist Discovery

It's an extremely exciting time indeed for London based singer songwriter Matt Ryan, with the recent release of his first solo single 'You Can Do Anything'! The track provides a solidly strong debut, setting the bar impressively high with upbeat, vibrantly tight instrumentation and a melodiously enjoyable lead vocal performing catchy hooks. We caught up with the man himself to find out more... We asked Matt how the song was originally written - he explained "the recording process for this new song was very easy. I went to my friend, producer Nick Tudor Pole, and we started work on this tune, starting with this massive pad sound. He had this old banged up piano, which I then came up with the

Luke Rainsford discusses new EP 'World In Colour' and more! (Full Interview)

The spotlight for todays interview is firmly fixed upon talented multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter, Luke Rainsford! Following the recent release of his exciting new EP 'World In Colour', Marty Jackson caught up with the Leeds based musician to discuss everything from the new record, to Greggs vegan sausage rolls, to life on the road, to female presence in the music industry and more! You can watch the full interview out below... View on YouTube Alongside the satisfyingly good EP, Luke also dropped a music video for track 'Lack' - something he discusses in the interview, picking the song as his current favourite from the four track release. Fusing together solidly strong instrument

Selfish Things Release 4-track collection, 'Logos // Alternate Versions'

Canadian rock band Selfish Things have released a four new tracks featuring three reimagines songs from their debut album 'Logos' alongside a cover of Jon Bellion's 'Stupid Deep'. Along with the release, the band have unfortunately announced that they will be canceling their planned upcoming tour dates throughout Canada. The band shared the following statement: Hey all, We’ve decided to cancel our Canadian headline dates. We live in uncertain times and it just doesn’t feel like it will be safe or morally sound to go ahead with the tour as planned. Our fans, crew and families health will always come first and we genuinely would never be able to cope with one or more of you getting sick. We m

Brian McGrane (Singer Songwriter) - Artist Discovery

It's with great pleasure that we bring you todays Artist Discovery - pop musician Brian McGrane! The Dublin (Ireland) based singer songwriter spent the last five years touring the world and performing in iconic venues such as the Sydney Opera House and Radio City New York, the talented musician has been working hard on crafting out his distinguishably unique and catchy sound. Though it is has only been in the last couple of years that McGrane has been releasing original music, McGrane is certainly no stranger to the music industry having impressively written and produced tracks for some of the biggest names in the Irish music industry. Now, following the successful release of five tracks in

Slowly Slowly & Luca Brasi Team Up For Limited Edition 7" With New Acoustic Tracks Out Now

Australian rock bands Slowly Slowly and Luca Brasi have teamed up to record a limited edition split 7" release, with each band performing a new single. Yesterday marked the official digital release for each band's new acoustic track, 'Slow Learner' by Slowly Slowly and 'Yossarian' by Luca Brasi "Tyler and I had been sharing song ideas with each other, bored in iso," said Ben Stewart (Slowly Slowly) on the collaboration with longtime friend Tyler Richardson (Luca Brasi). "We are both so similar - it's so funny how you can take away our livelihoods and creative outlets, but we'll always find a way..." "The idea just kept growing, right until the point we had teamed up with Padre to release a c

VOID release lyric videos for two huge sounding tracks!

It's a very exciting time indeed for the band VOID - with the lyric videos for their tracks 'MEDICATE' and 'iHurt' released today via Music Republic! Fusing the creative strengths of Jax and Rocco, the talented duo offer an extremely unique and refreshingly captivating listening experience throughout their music - merging together alive sounding instrumentation with melodiously catchy hooks and heartfelt lyrics. The talented collective place a particular emphasis on mental health issues throughout their music and important VOIDfeels podcast - working hard to raise awareness by sharing their own experiences to offer their ever-growing online community support, solidarity and love... Listening

Joe Hawkes Releases New Album 'Gratitude With Attitude'

South West London based musician Joe Hawkes has today released his second full-length album, Gratitude With Attitude! The exciting new release follows last year's well-received EP In The Ashes of the Scalded Earth... Joe Hawkes is a solo artist who takes inspiration from the likes of Metronomy, Vampire Weekend and Self Esteem. Gratitude With Attitude was recorded mostly in his flat during lockdown and brings a more inward looking approach when compared to his previous work... With its tongue-in-cheek 'self help' style title, this album tackles and puts forward the idea of learning to accept and appreciate what you have, and the possibility of being compassionate without being a pushover. The

Mawpit (Alt Rock/Grunge) - Artist Discovery

Todays Artist Discovery is Alt Rock/Grunge three piece, Mawpit! The Cardiff (Wales, UK) based musicians take inspiration from a multitude of influences - showcasing their skilful use of big sounding guitars, strong rhythms and melodiously catchy vocals... The group fuses together the creative strengths of Cait Johansen (lead vocals), Jordan Mallinson (guitars) and Aled Nelmes (drums). Still a relatively new band, Mawpit formed in late 2019 - throwing themselves head first into the UK's music scene, defining their sound and style along the way. The Welsh rockers recently released their debut single 'Nature's Curse' on 19th June 2020. A enjoyable listen from start to finish, the track oozes li

Inbox Interviews: Sinikka Monte

Todays Inbox Interview is with Pop/Electronic/R&B singer songwriter, Sinikka Monte! Following a very strong debut back in November 2019, the talented young musician has shaped an incredibly upbeat, melodious and impressive sound for herself with her second single 'Play Pretend' - released recently on 19th June... We caught up with Sinikka to find out more about the new record, her musical influences and what it's like being an up and coming musician... Please describe your sound in just one sentence… It is passionate, authentic and versatile. Having grown up as a childhood dancer, creativity clearly runs thick through your veins. When/what inspired you to become a musician? Hannah Montana, j

Tom DeLonge's Angels & Airwaves To Premier New Video & Live Chat Later Today

Alt Rock giants Angels & Airwaves are set to premier the music video for their latest track All That's Left Of Love later today. The video, co-directed by Caleb Mallery and frontman Tom DeLonge will premier on YouTube at 8:30pm BST/12.30pm PST/3.30pm EST, following a live chat with Tom on YouTube at 8pm BST/12pm PST/3pm EST. "We never appreciate the connection we have with others until it's gone, and although we may not be able to change this first part of this story, we can for sure change the ending" says DeLonge Angels & Airwaves are also teaming up with Feed America, with proceeds from the single being donated to them, as well as launching an exclusive charity t-shirt that benefits the o

Rofi James (Rock Pop) - Artist Discovery

The topic of todays Artist Discovery is Rock Pop band, Rofi James! Hailing from Galway (Ireland), the dynamically talented musical collective offer impressively well written music - presenting strong pop hooks and melodies wrapped in a thick sounding blanket of rockier instrumentation to create a contagiously memorable and distinguishable sound... The group released their debut single back in 2016 and have been skilfully shaping their sound ever since - spreading their music across Ireland through their captivatingly energetic live show. To date, the pop rockers have opened for established acts including Picture This, Wild Youth and The Riptide Movement as well as performing at events such a

Dream State release new video for 'Are You Ready To Live?'

Welsh Alt Rock/Post Hardcore four piece Dream State have dropped a video for their song 'Are You Ready To Live?' and it's fricken awesome! Offering a powerfully epic instrumentation fused with an electrifyingly catchy lead vocal, 'Are You Ready To Live' serves as an exhilaratingly fun listen from start to finish - with a well edited and entertaining montage style video to match... The track was taken from the groups debut album, 'Primrose Path'. Recorded in 2019 at Silk Mill Studios by Dan Weller (Enter Shikari), the energetically charged album is the follow up to the band's debut EP 'Recovery' - released in 2018. To date'Recovery' has earned the band an impressive 20 million streams (and co

Strike Anywhere release new video for 'Frontier Glitch'!

Seasoned punk rockers Strike Anywhere have released a video for their song 'Frontier Glitch', ahead of their highly anticipated forthcoming EP 'Nightmares of the West' which comes out 17th July! The seven track EP marks the first new music in over a decade for the American five piece and it's safe to say they certainly delivered. Having formed in 1999, the group are no strangers to the world of music - building an impressive following over the years with their high octane and energetically charged sound... Sharing a glimpse of what we can expect from the new EP, the band released a music video for the song 'Frontier Glitch' on 24th June 2020. The short but sweet song offers a captivatingly g

R&B/Soul artist Mid November releases 'Cada Día'!

Nottingham based singer songwriter Mid November's latest offering,'Cada Día' is out today! The idea for the song came only a few weeks ago, when Mid November (real name Michael Newcombe) received a comment on his YouTube channel asking him if he could try singing his song 'Every Day' in Spanish. Always up for a challenge, he said yes! The talented musician worked in collaboration with his South American friend Juanjo, who translated the original lyrics of 'Every Day' into Spanish and skilfully provided vocal guidance along the way. Writing in his mailing list, Michael explained how the creative pair spent two days sending countless voice notes back and forth to one another (Nottingham to Col

Filthy Tricks (Rock) - Artist Discovery

Todays Artist Discovery is up and coming Rock N' Roll outfit, Filthy Tricks! The Warrington (UK) based five piece have shaped a huge sound for themselves by fusing together an energetic range of tunefully catchy guitar lines, strong rhythmic currents and a solid lead vocal performance. Their recently released single, 'Leah', offering an extremely entertaining listen from start to finish! We were lucky enough to be sent the official lyric video for the exciting new record - check it out below... Having formed back in 2016, the group have seen their popularity grow over the last four years, developing a loyal fanbase within their hometown of Warrington and its neighbouring cities. Filthy Trick

Make Them Suffer's Jaya Jeffery discusses their new album & more!

Australian born 5 piece metal band Make Them Suffer recently released their highly anticipated new studio album 'How To Survive A Funeral' via Rise Records! Marty Jackson caught up with bassist Jaya Jeffery to discuss everything from his favourite songs on the new album, to Dr Dre, to the groups pre-show rituals and more... View on YouTube 'How To Survive A Funeral' by Make Them Suffer is out everywhere now. To stream/download the new album, visit... Spotify | Apple Music | Amazon | Google Play Connect with the band elsewhere online on... Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Band Website Disclaimer: Live A Little Louder Music is not responsible for any side effects which may occur as

Justin Jackson Trauma PR

The subject of todays interview is Trauma PR - a London based music event promotion and artist development company! Established in September 2016, the exciting music venture was founded by musician/music lover Justin Jackson with the aim of "creating a much needed supplement to bands and artists to showcase their music within London". Many more successful events later and Trauma PR has grown a reputation as one of London's finest live music promoters, always putting the artist at the heart of what they do! We caught up with Justin to find out more about his motivations, the history of Trauma PR and what's next for this passionate music company... Please introduce yourself/Trauma PR... My nam

New Music Released From Upcoming 'State Champs Unplugged' EP

New York based Pop Punk mainstays State Champs have just dropped two tracks from the upcoming State Champs Unplugged EP via Pure Noise Records! Following the band's monumental 10-year anniversary celebration last night, they unveiled an acoustic re-working of their popular track Criminal, along with brand new release Crying Out Loud. Vocalist Derek DiScanio shared some thoughts on the new track, saying "'Crying Out Loud' took us the longest to get to a place where we truly felt excited about the song. Once we got there, we knew this emotionally heavy, yet upbeat tune about breakup, loneliness, and moving on would be a solid single." The two newly released tracks are taken from the upcoming S

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