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SINGLE REVIEW: Light Up The Sky – Apollo Junction.

As a band you know that you are heading in the right direction when you can count among your supporters such diverse personalities as Steve Lamacq, Graham Norton and…Marcelo Bielsa. That’s the position Leeds five-piece Apollo Junction currently find themselves in. Light Up The Sky is Apollo Junction’s second single of 2021 following on from […]

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Q&A: Get to know…Abnorm

Jay recently caught up with one of Halfway 2 Nowhere’s artists to watch in 2021 to see how their year is going and what the plans are for the future. Abnorm are: Abbie Rose (front woman), Alex McArthur (drums), Jamie Budge (lead guitarist), Matthew Middleton (rhythm guitar)and Krzysztof Furgała (bass). Where did you get the […]

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Q&A: Meet Parker Lee

The latest band to take on our 2021 Q&A challenge are York based band Parker Lee, a revolving lineup of musicians centred around Jowan Mead and multi-instrumentalist producer Annie Prior. Q1: 2021 will hopefully be better than 2020. What are your hopes and ambitions for the band this year? Jowan: I think it’s hard to be able […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: Environmental – EAD WOOD.

For a song about such a serious topic as global warming and it’s detrimental effects on our planet’s fauna, Environmental by Bristol band Ead Wood is actually quite an up-beat, catchy, quirky, little number. Ead Wood are Ed Soles (vocal/guitar), Pete Woollaston (lead guitar), Chris Howarth (bass) and Dave Weir (drums). They’ve been together for […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: Western Skies – The Pretty Visitors.

With the release of their third single – Western Skies, Brighton four-piece The Pretty Visitors continue to spring surprises. You don’t know when, or how ‘The Visitors’ will arrive, but when they turn up it’s always a enjoyable distraction. To recap – The Pretty Visitors are Aaron Evans (guitar), Sam Bennett (bass), Connor Reid (Vocals), […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: Loose Canyon – The Gabriels.

When future historians and critics come to review the artistic output of 2020/21 (and believe me they will: they will go over it with a fine tooth comb), they will try to establish a theme for the period. I firmly believe that they will come to the opinion that the theme is one of escapism. […]

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Q&A Series 2021: Apollo Junction

The latest band to take on our 2021 Q&A challenge are Leeds’ Apollo Junction, an accomplished 5-piece who’ve produced some of our most played tracks on the H2N Radio Show. Apollo Junction are…Matt (Guitar), Jamie (Vocals), Ben (Bass), Sam (Keys) & Jonny (Drums) 2021 will hopefully be better than 2020. What are your hopes and […]

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Q&A Series 2021 – The Feens

The latest band to take on our 2021 Q&A challenge are Scarborough’s “The Feens” a lively four piece who have been on ours and many other radars for some time. THE FEENS ARE:Freddie Schmuck (Vox/Guitar), Adam Lodge (Vox/Bass), Sam Dowling (Lead Guitar) and Perrie Bunton (Drums). 2021 will hopefully be better than 2020. What are […]

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Q&A Series 2021 – narcissus

The first to take on our 2021 Q&A challenge are an intriguing, innovative band from Manchester, signed to 42s Records, narcissus. NARCISSUS ARE:Ben Guy – VocalsChris James – Beats & programmingLee Mulvey – Bass & guitar 2021 will hopefully be better than 2020. What are your hopes and ambitions for the band this year?  Nothing […]

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INTERVIEW: The Luka State – Fall In Fall Out.

Last Sunday was a day of agony and ecstasy for Conrad Ellis, singer/songwriter with the exciting Winsford indie-rock quartet – The Luka State. He was suffering with an abscess on this tooth, while watching his beloved Manchester United knock arch rivals Liverpool out of the FA Cup. In-between the pleasure and the pain, he managed […]