Single Review: Elephant Castle – Rocket To The Moon

Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist Phil Danyew has leaned heavily into the similar tendencies of trippy, psych-rock connoisseurs Tame Impala, Temples and Zac Farro of Paramore's side project, HalfNoise to commence his newest project, Elephant Castle. Phil, previously known for playing keys in Foster the People, ventured into creating original music. This decision, a direct response to his...

Single Review: Elephant Castle – Cool To Be Unhappy

Elephant Castle is a retro inspired indie rock project from Los Angeles based singer and multi-instrumentalist Phil Danyew. Their debut single ‘Cool To Be Unhappy’ is a wondrously dreamy track presenting a fresh take on a break-up ballad. Danyew was a touring member of the band Foster the People, he has recently quit to pursue his own music and has taken those heavy 50s and 60s influences...

Pentatonic Picks #001

The first Pentatonic Picks features some of our favourite songs that we've had on repeat recently. These are the bands and the song we think you should be listening to and adding to your playlists. Two Years Vacation - Don’t Know Anybody Else Hailing from Sweden’s second city, Gothenburg, Two Year Vacation have a gentle funky feel to their music combining Two Door Cinema Club with...

Gig Preview: Saytr Play – Gorilla, Manchester

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Saytr Play, they are a 5 piece Indie Pop band from Manchester, made up of frontman Fred Farrell, bassist Daniel Crowther, lead guitarist Jamie Vere, guitarist Juanan Garcia & drummer Thomas Castrey. Over the past few years Saytr Play have been working on building a fanbase and finding their own sound. They have become extremely well know in...