Indie Midlands Blog

The Seamonsters Coming To The Sunflower Lounge

Thursday September 12th – 7:30pm to 11pm Indie Midlands Presents The Seamonsters + Special Guests The Seamonsters The Seamonsters are an indie pop band from Sheffield, driven by ethereal vocals and 80s inspired synths....

Gazel Coming To The Sunflower Lounge

Sunday October 13th – 7:30pm to 11pm Indie Midlands Presents – Gazel’s Book of Souls – The Tour + Special Guests Gazel For centuries, music has been used to tell stories. Some of the...

Strange Cages Coming To The Sunflower Lounge

Monday September 16th – 7:30pm to 11pm Indie Midlands presents Strange Cages + Special Guests Strange Cages ‘Brighton’s Strange Cages are one of the country’s most vivid live acts, a group whose psychotic take...

Lazybones Coming To The Flapper

Saturday November 2nd – 7:30pm to 11pm Lazybones are Candi Underwood (Vocals & Organ), Joe Tighe (Bass) and Sam Barnes (Drums), forming in Brighton in late 2017. With one fuzzy bass guitar, amplified organ...

Press Club – Wasted Energy

The sophomore album by Melbourne punk band Press Club, ‘Wasted Energy’, is a direct and animated take on themes such as expectations, consistency, and stalking. The band raced into recording in Balaclava not six...

Chastity Belt – Elena

Seattle based Chastity Belt return with ‘Elena’ the second single released from their up-coming album, the simply self-titled, ‘Chastity Belt’, released 20th September. The soft vocal intro sets the mood for this gem of...

Joseph Of Mercury – Pretenders

“Oh yes, I’m the great pretender” sings Freddie Mercury. Oh wait, I’ve got ahead of myself. This is however a wonderful 80’s revival – a glorious blend of Spandau Ballet at the pinnacle of...

Japanese Television – Slime

Japanese Television have a growing reputation for producing solid groove mini-masterpieces of psychedelic mind-blowing freak-out tunes. Tunes that cascade in from altered dimensions and transport you to a different plane. ‘Slime’ continues the formula...

Violet Coming To O2 Academy

Wednesday October 30th – 7pm to 11pm Midlands indie quintet Violet come drenched in big sounds with an indie spark, blending sugary sweet pop melodies with heavier 90’s grunge influences. Pedal immersed guitars combined...

Sweet Sore – Flowers

Sweet Sore is the project of South African musician Justin Mitchell. ‘Flowers’ is a dreamy lo-fi number. All instruments on the track were recorded by Mitchell himself in his bedroom. The music has elements...

Opus Orange – Tell It Like It Is

‘Tell It Like It Is’ is the first single to be released from Opus Orange’s forthcoming album ‘Miles From Nowhere’. Opus Orange is the recording project of LA-based musician Paul Bessenbacher. Both ‘Tell It...

Brad Stank – Watering The Garden

Liverpool musician Brad Stank has released a funky summer jam with single ‘Watering The Garden’. ‘Watering The Garden’ is as laid-back as it’s possible to get. It’s a perfectly paced track for those of...

Suzi Wu – Taken Care Of

This review is a little different as it is a review of a live version of a song. ‘Taken Care Of’ by Suzi Wu to be exact. The first thing that stands out about...