Do you ever listen to a new unknown song in a band’s live set and go, ‘Fuck, this is going to be so big when/if it’s released’.
Early in the year we featured Minneapolis five-piece HOWLER who’ve been making waves with their hybrid of ‘60s surf and punk rock.
Penniless students rejoice.
When NME Magazine loses their shit over some band’s debut EP and album, you know there’s a likely tidal wave of hype and buzz to follow.
NME has been the Godfather of “good” music for quite a while — as longstanding trendsetters, it has become a huge honour for a band to be mentioned anywhere that’s associated with the brand.