CloseUp Top Tracks of 2018: Part 2

CloseUp Top Ten Tracks of 2018: Part 1 Humble by Arcade Hearts Four-piece Arcade Hearts have done it again. 'Humble' which was released back in Summer and was on their simply-titled 'EP' is an exuberant song filled with sparkling synths and buoyant guitar riffs that will have your feet burning holes in the dance... Continue Reading →

COMING UP: SPINN @ thousand island

September is an exciting month for indie pop connoisseurs SPINN as they embark on a debut UK headline tour, and on the 27th September, they'll be playing their biggest London show to date at thousand island in Islington.  If you've not heard of SPINN, they perform ear-pleasing songs fuelled with jangly guitars, chiming chords, topped... Continue Reading →

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

SPINN – She Takes Her Time (CloseUp TOTW)

The new release from Liverpool quartet SPINN ‘She Takes Her Time’ dropped last Friday (30/11) and it cements their place as one of the finest indie pop bands in the country at the moment. Our favourite scousers are mid way through a nationwide tour (organised by CloseUp) that's seen them hit Birmingham, London, Newcastle, Glasgow... Continue Reading →


It may be freezing outside, but we’ve rounded up a selection of artists who are hot on the scene right now for you to check out. As always, remember to tweet us at @CloseUpPromo and to tell us what you think! SPINN: Part of the CloseUp family, SPINN are a 4-piece from Liverpool who have been friends since school. They... Continue Reading →

SPINN – Notice Me: Single Review

After the success of their debut single 'Home', our (and soon to be your) favourite Liverpool 4-piece are back with their hotly anticipated new single 'Notice Me'. Premiering on DORK, the new track embodies the SPINN sound perfectly. Combining intricate guitars, catchy lyrical hooks and an undercurrent of shoegaze, 'Notice Me' is a more summery... Continue Reading →

SPINN – Home: Single Review

Somewhere between JAWS and Gengahr lie Merseyside 4-piece, SPINN. One of our favourite artists to emerge so early in 2017, SPINN look destined to become (if they are not already) one of the majorly exciting bands that has held the title of 'Liverpool's most exciting emerging act'. Compiling of their usual mix of simple yet... Continue Reading →

Spinn – Bliss: Single Review

Liverpool is packed to the rafters with amazing emerging talent at the moment, maybe rivaling every city in the country with the amount of great artists coming out of the fantastic musical city. Indie hopefuls Spinn are fairly new on the block, but their 2nd single 'Bliss' shows serious maturity from the 4-piece who are... Continue Reading →

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