We are incredibly pleased to stream 'Ugly', the new EP by The Sinking Feeling. Straight out
of Glasgow, the band combine 90s emo with hints of grunge and dual male/female vocals
for a tastier treat on the ears. It’s a huge wave of 90s nostalgia from this Scottish 3 piece.
After taking a break last year, Hevy Fest is back for 2014 and even though it’s downsized
from 3 days to 2, there still loads of awesome bands on offer. With over 40 bands playing
over the 2 days, there’s bound to be some clashes. Already Heard is here to give you 10
must-see bands to see at Hevy Fest next month.
Influenced by the likes of Jimmy Eat World, Saves The Day and The Get Up Kids, Sheffield quartet O Captain have bucket loads of potential of their debut EP is anything to go from. Entitled 'Ghetto Hikes', the bands lyrical sentiment mixed with a stirring indie-pop sensibility quickly won us over. We spoke to bassist Ryan Smith to find out more about the band, their influences, what Sheffield bands we should be listening to and more.
Ww've got reviews and a whole load of live photos from UK Tech Fest 2014.
Having reached over the half way mark, July is a good time to reflect upon the smorgasbord
of great albums that have come out so far this year. Read on to find out what the Already Heard team picked as their favourite releases of the year so far.
After 2 years away, Sonisphere makes it return to the UK. Check out our full coverage of the festival.
McAllen, TX indie rock duo Sick/Sea have been compared Eisley, Copeland, Dear and the Headlights and recently joined Autumn + Colour Records. The sibling duo made up of Audrey and Cameron Scott are set to record a new album and with a sound that is influenced by a range of genres; from soothing jazz to plucky indie rock and even hardcore, it should make for interesting listening.
With honest lyrics and mature pop sensibilities, the Scott siblings bring a warming, intriguing approach to the indie rock genre.
Audrey and Cameron Scott caught up with Already Heard and put themselves forward to take part in our “If I…” series. They told us which legendary arena they would like to play, which fellow Texan group they wish they could share a stage with, their impressive fantasy festival lineup and more.
If I could re-record one song it would be…
Sick/Sea: ‘Cupid’s Drinking Song.’
If I could re-live one tour/show it would be…
Sick/Sea: Cine El Rey in McAllen, TX when we first opened for Miniature Tigers because there were a ton of kids, one of our favorite band saw us play, and we were a 5-piece band.
If I had the chance to play one venue it would be…
Sick/Sea: Madison Square Garden.
If I could play with one band it would be…
If I could play with any person living or dead it would be…
Cameron: Eric Clapton
Audrey: Etta James
If I could bring back any band that have split up, it would be…
Audrey: Dear and the Headlights. I never got to see them.
Cameron: Underoath with Aaron Gillespie
If I wasn’t playing music, I would be…
Audrey: Owning a coffeeshop/venue.
Cameron: A social worker because I like working with kids.
If I could play a different genre it would be…
Audrey: Acoustic folk like David Bazan or Wolftron.
Cameron: Experimental like Blues/Jazz/Funk/Hip-Hop/R&B/Reggae.
If I could have written any song it would be…
Audrey: Regina Spektor’s ‘Mary Ann.’
Cameron: Underoath’s ‘Breathing is a New Mentality.’
If I could have written any album it would be…
Audrey: Eisley’s ‘Room Noises.’
Cameron: ‘In Motion’ by Copeland.
If I could headline any festival, it would be…
Sick/Sea: Bonaroo. Woodstock if we’re going old school.
If I could organise my own festival, the bands playing would be…
Sick/Sea: Eisley, Regina Spektor, Deathcab for Cutie, mewithoutYou, David Bazan, Coldplay, Manchester Orchestra, City and Colour, the Colour Revolt, Minus the Bear, Dignan, and August Burns Red, Between the Buried and Me, and Miniature Tigers.
If I could play any other instrument, it would be…
If I could give one piece of advice to a new band, it would be…
Sick/Sea: Be humble.