LISTEN: “Our Days” by Cam Mannix

Right off the bat, one knows that “Our Days” by Cam Mannix is going to be an infectious jam. Instead of kicking off with a guitar hook, “Our Days” starts with drumming and synths and I’m hooked. Then the bass follows and well, I’m in love with “Our Days”. Recorded with Grammy-nominated producer Mikko Gordon (Idles, Arcade Fire), Cam says this of the song of … Continue reading LISTEN: “Our Days” by Cam Mannix

WATCH: “New Babylon” by Kamelot featuring Melissa Bonny

From their latest album, The Awakening, symphonic metal icons, Kamelot, have released their latest single and video, “New Babylon” that also features Melissa Bonny. The Awakening debuted at #2 on the US Current Hard Music Albums shart and #27 on the Current Album Sales chart and are embarking on a North American headline tour with Battle Beast and Xandria in August. On the song, founder … Continue reading WATCH: “New Babylon” by Kamelot featuring Melissa Bonny

HOT TRACK: “Mercury” by Small Miracles

If I’m honest, Small Miracles had me hooked at the opening bass riff. Everything that followed was icing on the cake. Hailing from Cardiff, Small Miracles are Finn Pelling (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Jim Webster (keys, organ), Steve Kenward (lead guitar), James Sarson (bass) and Lucas Eldridge (drums). On their track, “Mercury”, Small Miracles says, This track is a critique of toxic masculinity and a … Continue reading HOT TRACK: “Mercury” by Small Miracles

LISTEN: “Jimmy’s House” by Aviv

Toronto based D.I.Y pop singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Aviv has released her latest single, “Jimmy’s House” with delicate vocals that are filled with depth and emotions. On “Jimmy’s House”, Aviv says it is A song about worry, particularly anxiety caused by physical distance. We grow so used to that person always being there and when they aren’t, and you’re left alone, you become lost. With her … Continue reading LISTEN: “Jimmy’s House” by Aviv

WATCH: “Samauri Dancer” by Mr Bewlay

I love all things the 80’s, but mostly the music, and Cardiff’s Mr Bewlay satiates my 80’s craving with their song “Samurai Dancer”. I am immediately transported back in time to where music was fun, bright, and covered in day-glo colours that could reflect the sun. But what’s even better is the video for “Samurai Dancer”. “Samurai Dancer” is a fully puppetted journey created by … Continue reading WATCH: “Samauri Dancer” by Mr Bewlay


As a daughter and granddaughter of US Airforce and Navy veterans, I was more than excited to sit down with Robynn Shayne to discuss her latest single, “Coming Home”. No stranger to supporting the troops, Robynn has played with Gary Sinise for Salute to The Troops and she wrote the song about every son, daughter, father, and mother who went off to war and left … Continue reading A CONVERSATION WITH…Robynn Shayne

LISTEN: “Someone Else” by Ratoon

South Wales based Ratoon formed with social media during the pandemic. So, I can confidently say they are a relatively new band to everyone’s radar, including my own. After lockdown, the four piece of Jack Garrett (vocals, rhythm guitar), Sam Davies (lead guitar), Matti Huxtable (bass), and Eifion Davies (drums) threw themselves into a recording studio with renowned producer Richard Jackson. On the song, the … Continue reading LISTEN: “Someone Else” by Ratoon

EP REVIEW: Live at Bakehouse by Lipstereo

Australia’s four-piece Lipstereo recently released their EP Live at Bakehouse and while the band covers a multitude of themes including nostalgia, relationship issues, parental entanglements and the importance of sincerity it is within three tracks that clocks in at a mere 9 minutes and 27 seconds. Hefty topics for a short amount of time. But Lipstereo nails it perfectly. Live at Bakehouse, their sophomore EP, … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Live at Bakehouse by Lipstereo

DISCOVER: Bella Dose

Say hello to Bella Dose.  The fierce foursome recently released their single “(Man)ifest” and even have the likes of Shakira even dancing to their music. You know, if they have the “Hips Don’t Lie” singer shaking her groove thing, then there’s gotta be something there. That something is charisma, uniqueness, and talent mixed with a whole lot of Latin flavour. The Latin flavour is from … Continue reading DISCOVER: Bella Dose