Artist Noise is back with some new artists we hope you’ll enjoy. Add them to your music playlists and let us know what you think. If you’ve got any suggestions for our Artist Noise selection, make sure to tweet us at @CloseUpPromo.   If you’ve yet to cross paths with Off Bloom, then get ready... Continue Reading →


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 →

Marsicans – Friends: Single Review

Straight off the back of signing to LAB records, Leeds boys Marsicans have released hotly anticipated new single 'Friends'. After a massive 2016 which saw them perform up and down the country whilst also hitting the Glastonbury stage (amongst several other feats) their new single embodies just why everybody loves Marsicans. 'Friends' discusses the idea... Continue Reading →

Marsicans -Far Away (Saudade): Single Review

It’s an emotionally grabbing experience through sun-kissed melodies thickened by staggered waves of intense guitar playing. Opening with James Newbigging’s vocals, ‘Far Away’ begins as an alternative version to the image that Marsicans had created in, earlier singles, ‘Arms of Another’ and ‘Swimming’. With the full band quickly flying in from the intro, a sense... Continue Reading →

Marsicans – Swimming: Single Review

Marsicans are a band that upon listen, nobody doesn’t like. Insanely catchy guitar hooks with choruses that you don’t forget in a hurry, this is no different with latest venture, ‘Swimming’. Fitting for any BBQ, pub garden or festival stage, the latest track captures perfectly the sound we have come to parallel so frequently with... Continue Reading →

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