News: Satellite Stories release new album

The Finnish Indie Pop troupe that is Satellite Stories has recently stormed into the music realm with its shimmering ten track comeback Cut Out By The Lights. Heralded by rave single reviews from the likes of CLASH magazine – critics for which have praised the singular release of “Coupons” as ‘ridiculously infectious’ – the album…

Review: The Go! Team – SEMICIRCLE

Parting group members and a radical change in style might suggest a band’s disenchantment with musical performance; a languishing devotion to the often demanding nature of art. But through the loss of former band members – the governing theme of previous album The Scene Between – and a fruitful exploration of the American Midwest, band…

Come Together, Right Now: The 5 Best Music Festivals of 2017

From chilled vibes to lively crowds and seemingly endless nights, festivals embody – for so many of us – the pinnacle of summertime fun; not only are you leaving the house and interacting to normal human beings, but you also have the opportunity to gorge your ears on as many awesome bands as you like….

Music Scenes: The 5 Best Soundtracks of 2017

In our second 2017 round-up piece, some of our writers have chosen the five best soundtracks from TV and film this year. From fluffy bears to gritty warfare, a good audio accompaniment can deeply affect how you view something, so read on to see some of the most effective audiovisual combinations to hit our screens…

Screening Music: The 5 Best Videos of 2017

Our selection of the best music videos of 2017 includes dances of colour, classic movie tropes, enchanting spectacles and myriad notes of didacticism. Join us on our countdown of the five most bewitching, engrossing and powerful visual articulations of music to emerge this year.  5. Andromeda, Gorillaz This may seem a peculiar contender for best…

Review: Pale Honey – Devotion

In collaboration with producer Anders Lagerfors at the illustrious Nacksving Studios in Gothenburg – the birthplace of the Swedish band – Pale Honey deliver a powerful narrative on romance, devotion and heartbreak through an infectious blend of musical styles. Although individually distinct in sound, regarding content, each track flows neatly into the next to reveal…

Review: Scarlette – Attack of the 6ft Woman

Dealing with a myriad of issues, from introspection to drug addiction, singer-songwriter Scarlette (known formerly as Karen Barrow) provides the opportunity for both inward and outward reflection with new album, Attack of the 6ft Woman. Beginning with the punkiest title track of the moment, this album is as diverse in style as it is in theme, with each…

Feature: Top Debut Albums of All Time

No matter how successful an artist or band may later become, their first offering is in many ways the most defining. Here, We Are Unseen pick their all time favourite debuts, and explain what makes them stand out from the crowd. White Lies: To Lose My Life Besides its sombrely uplifting core, what makes To…

Review: Treetop Flyers – Palomino

It’s hard to believe that it is almost five years since Treetop Flyers received Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent Competition, after having contributed to the revival of folk for the first time with their well-received debut single, ‘To Bury the Past’. As a band that would go on to garner a hoard of dedicated fans following the release of…

Review: TW Walsh – Fruitless Research

Since the release of Songs of Pain and Leisure in 2011, Tom Walsh has undergone both a creative and spiritual transformation. The victim of a debilitating illness, Walsh reluctantly took a break from the world of music, during which he became interested in the deeper questions that music can pose, such as spirituality. Now, three years after returning…

Review: Rob Bravery – Esque

It is very rare to find an album which provides both a chilling and uplifting auditory experience to its listeners. Then again, albums like Rob Bravery’s eclectic masterpiece, Esque, are not easy to come by. Comprised of eleven tracks, all of which explore a variety of musical genres, styles and tropes, the album offers a lyrical exhibition…