abridged. issue 1 is out now!

Don’t worry, the website won’t be going anywhere, plus you’ll still receive the same high-quality music journalism all for free. Over the past two months, we have been busy working away to give you abridged. To enjoy the full experience even more, why not listen along to our playlist designed especially for this issue. Plus there is lots more from other cool creatives, so check them out too! Ever since I started ICM, more than seven years ago, I always dreamed of turning my concept into a magazine, and although it may have been a slog, I couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve achieved.  Click here to read for free.… Read More

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Friday’s Finest with It’s All Indie, Nexus Music Blog and Dead Good Music

Alex Pearson Producing their most enchanting sound yet. To have it written about the strength of friendships too – it just makes perfect sense. ICM: The Lutras – ‘Waiting All Night’ Returning with blistering new single ‘Waiting All Night’, The Lutras are back on top form.  From the pub circuit to sold-out music venues, the Scottish four-piece have grown from strength to strength who are now gearing up for their debut album.  ‘Waiting All Night’ is an anthemic and melodic track about encompassing the feeling of wanting to make someone happy although being in the position that you can’t necessarily do that.  Written by frontman, Ben Clements, his raspy and… Read More

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Lauran Hibberd announces Virgin Music deal with new single ‘Charlie’s Car’

Alex Pearson Lauran Hibberd and her sensational rise to fame continue as she announces signing to Virgin Music with new single ‘Charlie’s Car’. Featured image by James Kellegher Share This track is definitely just a down spiralling array of unhealthy events that I find myself (as always) coating in infamous comedy.” All pleasing signs ahead as rumblings of her debut LP earmarked for release next year. The bombastic new slice of slacker rock follows on from the satire-fuelled Goober EP in the summer, attracting rave reviews, including a 9.2 from ourselves. It’s ironic that this totally unreasonable behaviour is something I find myself thirsty for. “WHAT’S WRONG WITH ME? Lauran… Read More

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