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EP Review: Hippo campus

On 12th September Hippo Campus released the EP ‘Warm Glow’ consisting of three songs, ‘Baseball’, ‘Traveler’ and title track ‘Warm Glow’, and I’m happy to say that their instantly likeable Phoenix/Two Door Cinema Club vibe continues. When I saw Hippo Campus back in January at Thekla, a small boat used as a concert venue in Bristol, they lit up …Read More


The National – ‘Sleep Well Beast’ Album Review

Rating: I’d honestly be happy to drown myself in concept albums for the rest of my days, if every one continued to sound like The Nationals new Sleep Well Beast. A seeps under your skin and stays there kind of painful, it’s completely intoxicating and I still can’t get it out of my head – …Read More


Brother Strut Gig Review

I didn’t know who Brother Strut were, but after their gig tonight (12/10/17) at the O2 Academy I most certainly do. Formed back in 2012, Brother Strut are a funk-soul act with saxophonist and producer Stevie Jones. The group includes Paul Turner (bass), Sam Tanner (keys and vocals), Frankie Tontoh (drums) and Otha Smith (electric …Read More


Burn Weekly Playlist

Follow Burn FM on Spotify here to stay up to date with all our playlists, and tune in to the Music Team show (Tuesday 6-7pm) for the premier of next weeks playlist, along with discussion, interviews and more! You can find Burn Weekly on Spotify here, including 6 bonus tracks not featured below… The Ninth …Read More


Yonaka EP Review

An E.P launch can be one of the most challenging, awkward situation inducing moments of a band’s career. Have we got enough people? Have we got enough publicity? Are we fully confident in who we are as a band at this early stage? Yonaka don’t ask themselves these questions. They don’t need to. They simply …Read More


Burn Weekly Playlist

Follow Burn FM on Spotify here to stay up to date with all our playlists, and tune in to the Music Team show to hear all the following tracks, along with discussion, interviews and more! Find Burn Weekly on Spotify here, including 6 bonus tracks not featured below… ALASKALASKA: Patience Newton Faulkner: Smoked Ice Cream …Read More


Burn Weekly Playlist

The Burn Weekly playlist returns after the summer off with your fix of some of latest tracks we at Burn Music are loving! Follow Burn FM on Spotify here to stay up to date with all our playlists, and tune in to the Music Team show to hear all the following tracks, along with discussion, …Read More


saintmotelevision: Music to Move to

Saint Motel came to my – and a large audience in the UK – attention in the 2015 version of the excellent EA Sports Fifa soundtrack with their song, My Type. This track, from their 2012 album Voyeur, represents the band’s first taste of real chart success, and saintmotelevision is very much built in the mould …Read More


Sampha Wins 2017 Mercury Prize

It probably has not escaped your attention that this year’s Mercury Prize winner was announced on Thursday evening. Sampha, a South-Londoner, who has worked with some of the biggest names in the business; including Drake, Kanye West and Beyoncé, bathed in his own recognition last night, as he took home this year’s Mercury Prize. The …Read More


Bands You Didn’t Know Were From Birmingham

Black Sabbath: This legendary rock group are cited as the leading pioneers of heavy metal, and formed in Birmingham in 1968. The original line-up featured lead guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward, and of course singer Ozzy Osbourne. They have since sold over 70 million records worldwide and won …Read More