2016

Discover: Glass Mountain

Ethereal, visceral, cinematic, and a whole other host of brooding synonyms are how best to describe the Bradford post-punk quartet Glass Mountain. In their arsenal lies their debut EP Glacial, an amal…

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Acts that RIOT enjoyed in 2016: Part Three

2016 feels just like yesterday, doesn't it? Well, we thought we'd cast our minds back into the murky depths of last year and reminisce on our final three acts we enjoyed in 2016. Skepta To be a …

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Acts that RIOT enjoyed in 2016: Part Two

Yesterday we took our first tentative steps back into 2016 and all the acts that wowed us along the way. Now, in this intermediate section, we continue our journey with three artists who have been equ…

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Acts that RIOT enjoyed in 2016: Part One

Yes, we know we're late to the party, but we just couldn't resist having a look back and picking out some of the acts we've really quite liked this year. In this, and two other posts to follow, we wav…

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Single Review: Cash // Soulohlove

Set to cause a stir in 2017, London-based singer Soulohlove has dropped her latest single, Cash. A track accompanied by a deep R’n’B-styled bassline throughout, Cash systematically hosts fragmented ye…

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Introducing: Astroid Boys

Name: Astroid Boys Hometown: Cardiff, Wales Listen to: Posted, Rinsa Hailing from Cardiff's CF10 area, Astroid Boys aren't quite what you'd expect at first. Having grown up fuelled on punk, co-fron…

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Single Review: Cling // Brooders

After their ferocious debut single Haze was unleashed, Leeds-based trio Brooders have hit back with a second offering in the form of Cling. Honing in on their neo-grunge sound tinged with psychedelia,…

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Single Review: Luna // Veludo Planes

Southsea quartet Veludo Planes have been bubbling under the indie radar for the past year after relentlessly playing gigs in 2016. Support slots with the likes of Spring King, and the release of their…