CloseUp Top Tracks of 2018: Part 1

It's been an incredible year for CloseUp and all our artists, and we couldn't let it end without taking a look back at some of the sensational releases they have graced us with in 2018. Tweet us with your fav CloseUp Top Track to @CloseUpPromo Youth by Only Sun Probably the most ambitious of... Continue Reading →

How’s Harry – Skeleton (Single Review)

Just a few days after Halloween, those loveable dark pop connoisseurs How's Harry unleash unto the world 'Skeleton', the follow up to their Summer smash 'Desire' and third single release of the year.   'Skeleton' has hooks galore, it's deep, dark and euphoric, leaving you wanting more. It may contain woeful lyrics such as  “loving you... Continue Reading →

How’s Harry – Desire (Single Review)

Londoners How’s Harry are at it again, gracing their song of the Summer, ‘Desire’ unto us.  Following on from the release of ‘Totem’, ‘Desire’ sees a different side to the dark pop fiends with a more upbeat and optimistic sound. Starting off as a recorded loop on Snapchat, the song sees jangly guitars, harmonious vocals, catchy chants, and... Continue Reading →

Arcade Hearts // Birthday Card // Franko Fraize // Glass Peaks // How's Harry // The New Coast // Only Sun // SHANGHAI BLUES // Sølv // SPINN // Youth Club


Summer is the season of festivals, and as we truly get into the heart of it, we’re proud to introduce our brand new Follow The Sun festival, a one-day event taking place at The Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth. On Saturday 7th July we’ll be joined by some of our hotly tipped CloseUp pals from both near... Continue Reading →

CloseUp Top Tracks 2017: PART 2

As we all reflect on what 2017 has offered us, we bring you part two of our top tracks of the year. If you haven’t already, check part one here and don’t forget to tweet us your favourite tracks of 2017 to @CloseUpPromo! I’m Okay - Glass Peaks Throwing it back to the summer of this year, Kent-based trio Glass... Continue Reading →

Hows Harry – Gathering Storm: Single Review

If like most of the world, you've spent the last few weeks binging on Stranger Things 2, you could be forgiven for thinking How’s Harry's eighties-inspired intro to their latest track indicates an upside down portal being opened. Out on the 10th November, ‘Gathering Storm’ has elements of eighties style pop synths alongside plenty of rumbling... Continue Reading →

Hows Harry – Othello: Single Review

How's Harry are back, the London 4-piece's exciting new sound develops with each single that's released, and it's no different with latest cut 'Othello'. For fans of High Tyde & The Amazons, powerful vocals and thick yet intricate guitar amalgamates for catchy lyrical hooks and beats on 'Othello'. With a debut UK tour run spanning... Continue Reading →

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