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Josh Carvell
Birmingham, University of
I’m an English graduate from The University of Birmingham (2014) with a passion for Film and gaming, and a specialist knowledge of music.
Principally dedicated to new music content, I’m always searching for the most exciting and original artists across all genres.
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The latest band to catch TNS' eyes are Buckinghamshire four-piece As Elephants Are. Their Ethereal Indie music evokes memories of Bombay Bicycle club and Given To The Wild era Maccabees.

New Band of The Day: As Elephants Are

The latest band to catch TNS' eyes are Buckinghamshire four-piece As Elephants Are. Their Ethereal Indie music evokes memories of Bombay Bicycle club and Given To The Wild era Maccabees.

Hadouken! are a band known for polarising opinions, with their debut For The Masses Drawing praise and criticism in equal measure. With the new singles Parasite and Bad Signal James Smith and co. have given their doubters a reason to think again.

Interview: Hadouken!

Hadouken! are a band known for polarising opinions, with their debut For The Masses Drawing praise and criticism in equal measure. With the new singles Parasite and Bad Signal James Smith and co. have given their doubters a reason to think again.

Earlier this year TNS earmarked Don Broco as ones to watch as we speculated whether 2012 would be their year. With debut studio album Priorities they have provided the best possible answer.

Album Review: Don Broco - Priorities

Earlier this year TNS earmarked Don Broco as ones to watch as we speculated whether 2012 would be their year. With debut studio album Priorities they have provided the best possible answer.

In metal music a band has to do something pretty special to stand out from the crowd. While She Sleeps have done just that with their immense debut studio album.

Interview: While She Sleeps

In metal music a band has to do something pretty special to stand out from the crowd. While She Sleeps have done just that with their immense debut studio album.

Newton Faulkner is back. TNS sits down with the folk troubadour and catches up with the man that has written a number one in his underwear.

Interview: Newton Faulkner

Newton Faulkner is back. TNS sits down with the folk troubadour and catches up with the man that has written a number one in his underwear.

The latest band to come under the radar is folk five piece Skinny Lister. Contemporary folk isn't usually associated with drinking and partying, but TNS will be last to object!

New Band of The Day: Skinny Lister

The latest band to come under the radar is folk five piece Skinny Lister. Contemporary folk isn't usually associated with drinking and partying, but TNS will be last to object!

It's easy to see why people are getting excited about The Chevin. Their anthemic sound can be compared to the early work of The Killers and Snow Patrol and is equally as suited to stadiums

New Band of The Day: The Chevin

It's easy to see why people are getting excited about The Chevin. Their anthemic sound can be compared to the early work of The Killers and Snow Patrol and is equally as suited to stadiums

Derby four-piece Alright The Captain are joining the likes of And So I Watch You From Afar and You Slut! In bringing instrumental rock to the fore once again.

New Band of The Day: Alright the Captain

Derby four-piece Alright The Captain are joining the likes of And So I Watch You From Afar and You Slut! In bringing instrumental rock to the fore once again.

New folk heroes Dry The River are one of the most talked about new bands of 2012. TNS caught up with them to find out why.

Interview: Dry The River

New folk heroes Dry The River are one of the most talked about new bands of 2012. TNS caught up with them to find out why.

Andrew W.K is back, and unlike the lightweights in LMFAO, he is not sorry for party rocking.

Interview: Andrew W.K

Andrew W.K is back, and unlike the lightweights in LMFAO, he is not sorry for party rocking.

After last year’s claims that ‘rock is dead’, Don Broco are right behind the likes of You Me At Six and Young Guns in proving just how wrong people were.

New Band of The Day: Don Broco

After last year’s claims that ‘rock is dead’, Don Broco are right behind the likes of You Me At Six and Young Guns in proving just how wrong people were.

Plan B is back and angrier than ever. The rapper/ soul singer released ‘Ill Manors’ this month, a track that attacks a frequently overlooked prejudice in society.

Plan B: The Voice of The Disaffected Youth

Plan B is back and angrier than ever. The rapper/ soul singer released ‘Ill Manors’ this month, a track that attacks a frequently overlooked prejudice in society.

Bos Angeles are causing a buzz at the moment, with many tipping the Boscome five piece for big things in 2012. They play gloomy surf pop that rightly draws comparisons to the Drums and early New Order.

New Band of The Day: Bos Angeles

Bos Angeles are causing a buzz at the moment, with many tipping the Boscome five piece for big things in 2012. They play gloomy surf pop that rightly draws comparisons to the Drums and early New Order.

TNS sat down with the man behind Download and picked his brain on all things festival-based.

Interview: Andy Copping (Download Festival)

TNS sat down with the man behind Download and picked his brain on all things festival-based.

Big Sixes play moody indie music packed with hooks and the maturity of industry veterans.

New Band of The Day: Big Sixes

Big Sixes play moody indie music packed with hooks and the maturity of industry veterans.

You Slut! is a band that write technical, convoluted music layered with intricacies and surprises at every turn. Their music is certainly experimental, but it smashes all conventions expected in the genre, with songs that grab you by the throat and drag you into a world of pure anarchy.

Album review: You Slut!- Medium Bastard

You Slut! is a band that write technical, convoluted music layered with intricacies and surprises at every turn. Their music is certainly experimental, but it smashes all conventions expected in the genre, with songs that grab you by the throat and drag you into a world of pure anarchy.

The Happy Gun consisting of brothers Brett and Tony Benka, play electro-acoustic music that brings inevitable comparisons to the likes of The Postal Service and Owl City, yet they show a greater maturity and ability to break free from such restrictive labels.

New Band of The Day: The Happy Gun

The Happy Gun consisting of brothers Brett and Tony Benka, play electro-acoustic music that brings inevitable comparisons to the likes of The Postal Service and Owl City, yet they show a greater maturity and ability to break free from such restrictive labels.

Cheap Jazz are a band that can never be accused of being unoriginal. Their brand of post rock fuses elements of math rock and garage rock providing an enjoyable yet unpredictable listen.

New Band of The Day: Cheap Jazz

Cheap Jazz are a band that can never be accused of being unoriginal. Their brand of post rock fuses elements of math rock and garage rock providing an enjoyable yet unpredictable listen.

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