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Review: The Cult Collective – Seeking Thrills

The Cult Collective are: Jake Goodman, Dale Medlicott, Ben Gibbs Genre: Britpop, indie For fans of: Noel Gallagher, The Strokes, Reverand and the Makers When you come across a band with just 63 followers on Twitter, it might be easy to assume that they aren’t going to be the most exciting group in the world. For H2N, seeing bands with […]

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Review: Stillia – Let Me In

It’s pretty safe to say it’s been a whirlwind start to 2017 for the lads from St Helens. After confirming the date for the release of this single as the 3rd February, Stillia have been announced at new Manchester venue Jimmy’s, chosen as one of “This Feeling’s” Big in 2017 and were asked to play at […]

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Dead Natives – Ones to Watch in 2017…

Dead Natives are: Liam Dutch, Nick Lemon, Robbie Ferguson and Adam Payne Genre: Alt. rock/Brit pop For fans of: Oasis, The Smiths, The Stone Roses You’re looking out over lush sandy beaches from a hotel balcony in the Mediterranean. You close your eyes; take a deep breath, then listen to the waves of the sea […]

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Review: Howland – No Way

Howland are: Tyler Adams, Lee Vincent, Joe Barnes and Jake Saunders Genre: Pop-rock/indie For fans of: The Hunna / Vant / Sundara Karma Following the incredibly successful Hide, released in 2016, it was only amount of time before Brighton based four-piece Howland released their next huge indie track. Unlike Hide though, which is so raw and powerful, No Way is more relaxed, effortless even […]

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Review: Nobody’s Watching – SHEAFS

SHEAFS are: Lawrence Feenstra (lead vocals), Chris Goodacre (guitar and backing vocals), Callum Wright (bass and backing vocals), Charles Mellor (guitar) and Charlie Eastap (drums) Genre: Indie/rock For fans of: The Sherlocks, The Libertines, Arctic Monkeys At first, it appears effortless for a band to gain social media followers as news quickly spreads through friends […]

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SINGLE REVIEW – KASHMERE – PORCELAIN

Genre: Indie Rock Hometown: Stockport Members: Joe Newey (Vocals/Guitars), Charlie Cole (Guitar), Andy Law (Vocals/Drums), Dave Pennington (Bass) For fans of: Two Door Cinema Club, The Vaccines   H2N are willing to bet that 2017 will be an exciting year for Kashmere – and we’re not the only ones. This indie four-piece from Stockport has […]

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Live: Double Denim – Verve, Leeds

Halfway to Nowhere’s first Double Denim Live of 2017 was without doubt a resounding success. Four bands with masses of potential took to the stage over three hours of heavy indie vibes, guitar solos and killer vocals. All the way from London, Lighthouse were the first act out. With their new single release imminent, this […]

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Live: Native City – Fibbers, York

After the atrocious year that was 2016, what better way to get back in the party mood than good old pop-rock from local band Native City. Headlining Fibbers for the first time since reforming last year the guys showed they still know how to get a crowd up for a great night. Main support Pura […]

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EP Review – Stealing Signs – A Different Time

Genre: Alternative/Indie Hometown: South Woodham Ferrers For fans of: The Magic Numbers, Foals, The 1975 Hailing from Essex, England, Stealing Signs recently released their highly anticipated follow up to 2015’s Hide and Seek. The energetic band from a small town in Chelmsford, continue their trend of merging extremely catchy pop melodies with indie vocals and guitars to great effect […]

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Single Review – Native City – Tomorrow

Genre: Pop-rock Hometown: Selby Members: Robbie Cliff (Vocals), Richy Jones (Bass), Max Shaw (Drums), Ryan Mellor Davis (Lead guitar) and Jack Randles (Rhythm Guitar) For fans of: 5SOS, All Time Low, Lacey Born from local heroes Premonition, Native City are a hot new band hailing from North Yorkshire ready to steal teen hearts and make a dent in a dying genre, pop-rock. Their most […]