Already Heard Recommends: Sleeping Lessons

Hailing from Cheltenham, Sleeping Lessons take the subtle atmospheric sounds of Sigur Ros and combine them with the aggressive indie rock of Brand New and La Dispute. Their début EP, ‘Cellar Door’ is full of energy and raw emotions that is focused throughout. Although it’s early days for the quartet, we certainly think Sleeping

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Already Heard Recommends: Dead Beat

Meet Dead Beat, the brand new punk outfit to come out of the UK. Consisting of members from other bands and musical projects, this exciting line up have got a lot in store for their first year as a band. Having only recently launched their profile, the band has immediately premièred their

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Already Heard Recommends: Adventures

Adventures are a new band formed from 3 members of the hardcore band, Code Orange Kids. They reside in Pittsburgh, PA and their latest offering is an emotional journey which takes you through personal experience, released on No Sleep Records. ‘Adventures 7"’ is 4 tracks of pure 90’s emo. Showcasing

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Already Heard Recommends: Yearbook

Yearbook is an up and coming alternative rock band based in and around London. They sound like a crazy mix of every band you ever got obsessed with as a kid and put on a formidable live show, as witnessed last month as they supported The Xcerts at their special,

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Already Heard Recommends: Lay It On The Line

South London hardcore group Lay It On The Line only formed at this start of the year but have been steam rolling forward ever since. With two EP’s; ’Midnight In The Bellagio’ and ‘A Lesson In Personal Finance’ already under their belt but the quartet made up of Tristan Chate,

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Already Heard Recommends: Make Sparks

Pop Rock trio Make Sparks are the latest band in a long line of Scottish bands making a name for themselves nationally. Hailing from Dundee, brothers Craig (Guitar & Vocals) & Adam (Drums & Vocals) Parker and Bobby Garland (Bass & Vocals), Make Sparks’ brand of indie-pop rock proves to

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Already Heard Recommends: Horrible Things

Horrible Things are a straight up punk band from Champaign, Illinois. With their latest musical offering, ‘Dumb Days,’ they are able to create a whole sense of emotion within 13 minutes and 9 tracks.  The record is full of fun little quips, anecdotes, and plenty of hooks. It genuinely just

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Already Heard Recommends: Pedestals

Consisting of members of the now defunct Fine Young Firecrackers, Liverpool’s Pedestals are a pop-punk trio that recently delivered a free EP in the form of ‘Simple Life’ – four tracks of punchy, hook-filed songs with a DIY approach.  Although they’re influenced by US counterparts such as A Loss For Words and

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Already Heard Recommends: Light You Up

This week Birmingham alt-rockers Light You Up release their new EP ‘Broken Jaw,’ a combination of energetic melodies and bold riffs delivered in a thriving Pop Punk fashion.  Although some may know them under their former moniker LYU which saw them support the likes of Set Your Goals, Anti Flag,

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Already Heard Recommends: Drug Church

Drug Church are a new(ish) band from Albany, New York. Fusing together the sounds of Quicksand and Seaweed to create something that isn’t often heard much of in circles of artists such as the ones these run in. Their latest offering is a self-titled 7" released on No Sleep Records.

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Already Heard Recommends: I Divide

Having recently been crowned winners of this year’s Red Bull Bedroom Jam, Exeter’s I Divide are destined for bigger things, with a new EP and a UK tour alongside Funeral For A Friend in the works you’ll be hearing a lot more of the quintet in the coming months. They’ve

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Already Heard Recommends: Morain

With influences consisting of Feeder and Jimmy Eat World, Leeds quartet Morain are a confident melodic rock band that have the songs to back it up. The quartet’s latest EP ‘Are We Lost’ is a bold, sharp collection of anthemic rock songs.  From recent single ‘Animals,’ a twiddly, bright slice of soaring

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Already Heard Recommends: Tu Amore

Peterborough’s Tu Amore formed in 2011 and to avoid being compared to any band or genre, the band picked an Italian name to give them a sense of mystery. And surprisingly, it works, as their forthcoming EP ‘Your Love’ is a refreshing collection of soulful, Alternative rock that comfortably draws you in

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Already Heard Recommends: Cytota

Cytota are a five-piece melodic Post-Hardcore band hailing from the home of metal – Birmingham. Having formed in late 2009, the young band have achieved quite a lot so far; support slots with Funeral For A Friend, While She Sleeps and Rise To Remain. Whilst airplay on major radio and TV

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Already Heard Recommends: Harbour

Hailing from Cheltenham and formed just under a year ago, Harbour are a indie rock group who in their short time have released four sincere, honest singles that are carried by a mature, atmospheric tone with the end result being compelling.  Tracks like recent single ‘Colder’ and ’Almost Home’ have the ability

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Already Heard Recommends: Lower Lands

Hailing from the Cathedral city of Lincoln and having been compared to everyone from Blakfish to Reuben to Deaf Havana, Lower Lands are on band on the up as their latest EP, ‘Growing Pains’ has been warmly welcomed by critics and fans alike. Mixing enthralling alternative rock guitars with layered harmonies and

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Already Heard Recommends: Joia

Having met through friends in the London gig scene, Athina Andrelos and Martin Dukelow formed Joia in early 2012. Now some eighteen months off, the quintet joined by Bill Dukelow, Tommy Williams, and Callum Read, have released a warming début EP entitled ‘Match Light’. Whilst it’s easy enough to compare

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Already Heard Recommends: ME

Hailing from Australia, indie rock quartet ME have had a hectic 12 months. From playing shows with the likes of Kasabian, Panic! At The Disco, Twin Atlantic and Evanescence to the recent release of their mini-album ‘Another Story High.’ Their sound takes a laid back, summery approach and combines it

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Already Heard Recommends: Subsource

Self-described as a “dubstep-punk” band, London’s Subsource having played shows alongside the likes of Young Guns, Skindred, and Sonic Boom Six as well UK chart-toppers Dizzee Rascal and Example, the quartet have a diverse audience and it’s clear to see why. Mixing frantic electro sounds with a scrappy metal undercurrent,

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Already Heard Recommends: Devon Kay & The Solutions

Devon Kay & The Solutions are a fun straight-up punk rock band from Chicago, IL. Comprising of Devon Kay, Campy, & Ryan Solava, they write music of a raw calibre akin to bands such as The Dopamines, Max Levine Ensemble, and many more of the great punks. Emotions are glaring

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Already Heard Recommends: Young Kato

With an average age of just 18, Cheltenham sextet Young Kato showcase a vibrant indie pop sound that has been compared to Foals and The Killers, although they are also influenced from 80’s pop as they combine synths and indie guitars to create instant poppy hooks that leave you wanting

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Already Heard Recommends: Heartwell

Hailing from South Jersey and Philadelphia, indie punk band Heartwell combine energetic punk rock with the sincerity of 90’s emo, with comparisons being made to the likes of Compound Red, Giants Chair, Boy’s Life, and Mineral. Their latest full-length ‘Certainty of Change’ is a passionate, guitar-driven record that is reminiscent of The Promise Ring, and

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Already Heard Recommends: Captain, We’re Sinking!

Captain, We’re Sinking are an incredibly catchy punk rock band from Scranton, Philadelphia. Blending melody and passion to create something more than your everyday 3 chord punk band. Being home to some other homegrown talent such as The Menzingers, Tigers Jaw, and The Holy Mess, you can only presume this band are

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Already Heard Recommends: Baby Godzilla

Meet Baby Godzilla, Nottingham’s answer to ultimate heavy punk rock, or as they prefer to call it “general extreme noise”. Receiving reviews that hail nothing but overwhelming positivity, the four-piece are creating a memorable name for themselves.  Inspired by rock legends Nirvana and compared to the likes of Pulled Apart

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Already Heard Recommends: It Boys

Influenced by parties in LA, pop-rock group It Boys have a number of high-profile fans from Miley Cyrus to Joel & Benji Madden of Good Charlotte. Californian alt-pop five-piece have just completed a successful visit to the UK which including playing at last month’s Slam Dunk Festival. With their harmless

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Already Heard Recommends: The Afterparty

With their debut release just around the corner, South Coast rockers The Afterparty are the latest up and coming band to be featured in our “Recommends” series. Formed in 2009, The Afterparty bring a slick pop-rock sound that has been compared to bands such as Kids In Glass Houses. Their

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Already Heard Recommends: Brendan Rivera

With his new album ‘No Ocean In Ireland,’ New York native and singer-songwriter Brendan Rivera has produced a stunning collection of delightful Americana indie rock that which proves to be thorough and cohesive with and Rivera being compared to the likes of Mumford & Sons, Jimmy Eat World, Cassino, Good Old War,

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Already Heard Recommends: Proxies

Over the last 18 months Yorkshire electro-rockers Proxies have shared the stage with the likes of Kids in Glass Houses, Hadouken, Canterbury and Patrick Stump. Whilst their recent single ‘If I Had A Penny To My Name’ features vocals from The Blackout’s Sean Smith. Having been labelled as “Pendulum! at the

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Already Heard Recommends: State Lines

Hailing from Long Island, New York State Lines have been compared to the likes of Tigers Jaw, Saves The Day, Brand New, and Alkaline Trio. However their new self-titled EP sees the band defining their own sound with a mix of punk energy combining with pop hooks. Whilst lyrically the

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Already Heard Recommends: On My Honor

Hailing from Knoxville, Tennessee On My Honor are the latest bright pop-punk hopefuls out to make a name for themselves. Influenced by the likes of Jimmy Eat World, The Movielife and Drive-Thru Records of the early 2000’s, On My Honor bring an organic sound to the pop-punk genre with a

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