Track of the Week: Take It Back // Gold Jacks

Gold Jacks, an alternative/rock four-piece from Manchester, are shrouded in a cloak of mystery; their website sets up the conspiracy that it’s no coincidence that Zayn Malik quit One Direction days after they dropped their debut single ‘One Kinda Woman’. And, with one intention and one intention only – to resuscitate the still-twitching corpse of … Continue reading Track of the Week: Take It Back // Gold Jacks

Single Review: Give and Go // Grim Disco

Brooding Birmingham band, Grim Disco, have released post-punk track ‘Give and Go’ today, premiering the song exclusively on The Indiependent. It’s a construction which is dripping with ambience and attitude from start to finish, with the same sinister undertone which is apparent in a vast proportion of Echo & the Bunnymen’s discography. The pulsating melody, punctuated … Continue reading Single Review: Give and Go // Grim Disco

Single Review: My Darling Defibrillator // Officer

Standing at 5.23 minutes long, Officer’s self-proclaimed “oddly titled single” ‘My Darling Defibrillator’ is an epic saga from start to finish. The Glaswegian singer-songwriter – who also goes by the name David Logan – couples his poignant lyrics with purposeful melodies, making him the male retort to Florence Welch, of Florence + the Machine fame. … Continue reading Single Review: My Darling Defibrillator // Officer

Track of the Week: Boys In The Street // Greg Holden

Last year same-sex marriage was legalised in England, and recently Ireland voted to follow suit. Whilst the world still has great lengths to go in terms of LGBT rights, progress is definitely being made. Greg Holden’s sentimental acoustic track ‘Boys In The Street’ is just one example of music being used to explore issues of sexuality … Continue reading Track of the Week: Boys In The Street // Greg Holden