Posts Tagged ‘Bands That Inspire’

BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Flight Brigade

Flight Brigade 2016

It takes 7 people to put together the sounds of Flight Brigade, as the London/Hampshire band throw in influences from the world of groove, indie and folk to make their own brand of alternative rock. Their size gives them the opportunity to produce an anthemic guitar sound mixed with challenging and varied hooks. We caught up with the band to find out 5 tracks that have influenced their upcoming debut record ‘Our Friends Our Enemies’ to see what gets inside the mind of Flight Brigade.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Chasing Cadence

Chasing Cadence 2016

Hertfordshire boys Chasing Cadence have had a hell of an introduction to the music world sorting support slots with Taking Back Sunday and Don Broco and even touring arenas with TNA Xplosion Wrestling. The rock newcomers are gearing up to release their new EP ‘Destroy Something Beautiful’ and we caught up with guitarist Rob Barlow who picked 5 songs that give an insight into the writing methods that formed their new 5 track record.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Heyrocco

Heyrocco 2016

If you’re into your 90s alternative rock bands like Weezer and Pavement, then you need to get your ears round South Carolina trio Heyrocco and their latest EP ‘Waiting On Cool’. The band took some time to pick 5 songs that inspired them to write their dark and nostalgic style of music, to give us an insight into the mind of the ‘Teenage Movie Soundtrack’ band.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Chapter And Verse

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East London newcomers Chapter And Verse may just be starting out but their fresh sound on debut EP ‘The Wolves Back Home’ has earned them rave reviews across the music industry, and are selling out shows already. We grabbed the alt-rockers and quizzed them on their 5 top inspirational records, why they mean so much to them and how they’ve shaped ‘Chapter And Verse’ into the band they are today.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Not Today

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Manchester pop-punks Not Today have just released their second EP ‘Headway’ and are looking to emulate their heroes that they listened to when they were younger. We caught up with the band as they each chose a stand-out album that inspired them to start a band and make their brand of upbeat, effervescent music.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: JPNSGRLS

JPNSGRLS Promo Shot 1 - 2016

If you’re into garage rock or indie/alternative guitar music then JPNSGRLS need to be on your playlist immediately; think Arctic Monkeys being aggressive mixed with Hot Hot Heat and Franz Ferdinand hooks and you’ll be about half way there. The Canadian band are about to drop their second record ‘Divorce’ and we managed to catch up with frontman Charlie Kerr to find out which records inspire him when writing.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Citizen Zero

Citizen Zero 2016

Bands are always on the listen out for creative ideas and influences, and all kind of inspiration that they can incorporate into the music that they make. Everyone has a story of when they listened to that record that changed their life and in a lot of cases – why they decided to start to pick up an instrument. We’re setting out to talk to your favourite bands about who inspires what they do and what goes into their music.

Detroit newcomers Citizen Zero have had a huge 2016 already, brushing shoulders with the biggest names in rock and metal while playing huge US festivals Rock On The Range and Carolina Rebellion. The grunge inspired rock n’ roll band are gearing up for the release of their debut full length ‘State Of Mind’ in August, and we caught up with lead guitarist Sammy Boller to find out the albums that influenced him and the band when writing the record.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Witterquick

Witterquick

Why did your favourite band pick up a guitar and start playing? Who moulded them into the band they are today? Who do they look up to now? We’re setting out to answer these questions by talking to musicians about who inspires what they do and what goes into their music

Exeter newcomers Witterquick are so fresh to the scene, that they’ll be releasing their first ever EP ‘Beneath The Spinning Lights’ soon – and if you like Mallory Knox and Young Guns then you’ll need to pick it up on June 17th. We caught up with alternative rockers to talk about the albums that inspired them to start a band and release music.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Values

Bands are always on the listen out for creative ideas and influences, and all kind of inspiration that they can incorporate into the music that they make. Everyone has a story of when they listened to that record that changed their life and in a lot of cases – why they decided to start to pick up an instrument. We’re setting out to talk to your favourite bands about who inspires what they do and what goes into their music.

Leeds newcomers Values came together from previous projects Anchored By Avarice and Portraits and are already about to release their first EP ‘Broken Nation’, after less than a year of playing together. Their new blend of melodic hardcore is raising eyebrows throughout the music industry, so we wanted to catch their thoughts about all the bands that make them who they are.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Bellevue Days

So much goes into a band’s style, persona and sound – and they music they listen to can make a big impact into the creative direction they choose. Delving into the minds of the musicians you look up to can help understand how they’ve reached the position they are in now and why they’ve ended up there. We’re setting out to talk to your favourite bands about who inspires what they do and what goes into their music.

Bellevue Days

It’s difficult to find someone who isn’t raving about Bellevue Days at the moment and 2016 is starting to look like it’s going to be a big year for them – so Dead Press! got in touch with the Croydon four piece to find out which bands have inspired them to be the band they are today.

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