*PICK OF THE WEEK Kings and Castles | Eyes to the Skies | Marmalade Moonshine | The Bedroom Text | 22nd June @ The Joiners*
20th June 2018
Pick of the Week: Kings & Castles
For Fans Of: Circa Waves | The Hunna | The Sherlocks
Welcome to Pick of the Week, a feature where we choose a show from the gig guide and give it some extra spotlight. This week's choice is Kings and Castles show at the Joiners on the 22nd June, with support from Eyes to the Skies, Marmalade Moonshine and The Bedroom Text.
Kings and Castles are an indie rock band formed in early 2017 featuring Ross, Matt, Louis and Aiden. The band is based in Hampshire and come from various areas of the county such as Southampton, Gosport, New Milton and Portsmouth.
They recorded their first single "Love is the word" at The Old Blacksmiths recording studio in Portsmouth, followed by another fan favourite "Nowhere left to hide" weeks later. Both songs were self-released on all major platforms by the band.
You can listen to their song "Love is the Word" Below:
Eyes to the Skies
Eyes to the Skies are an Indie Rock band from Portsmouth and have been on a steady rise since their formation last year. No strangers to Southampton; many music fans will remember them supporting indie stars The Sherlocks at The 1865 last September, three weeks after the South Yorkshire band’s debut album reached number six in the official chart.
As well as headlining last years Icebreaker Festival in Southsea, the band has released four singles, and have received airplay on BBC Introducing South with Steph Newenhouse as well as The Shout on Express FM in their home city.
You can listen to their track "Glasgow" below:
Marmalade Moonshine is a Fareham/Portsmouth based band playing their response against “commercial pop music” with their rock ‘n’ roll, Britpop influenced sound. Formed from all the band members working at a leisure centre and finding common interests in music, once they had some songs together they quickly developed a loyal following.
They released their debut EP Walk of Shame on the 16th May and you can check out the title track below:
The Bedroom Text
The Bedroom Text is an emo-tinged Indie Rock band based in Bournemouth and Southampton. Formed in early 2017, the band were quick to release their first EP entitled 'Devoid' in June of that year. With a headline show in Bournemouth under their belt, they have made their way along the south coast supporting the likes of Flowvers, October Drift, Monmouth amongst countless others. Prepare to feel melancholy as The Bedroom Text is sure to deliver an emotional set.