What Music We’re Listenin’ To – April 2017

Music is pretty great. A soundtrack for living. Without it, life would be a lot quieter. But with an excess of new, old, popular and obscure aural delights available to the average internet-connected listener, it sometimes becomes exhausting and downright overwhelming to track down some new quality playlist fodder. So while some might be more than happy listening to ‘Hotline Bling’ by Drake (or whatever 2015 staple you might prefer) on endless repeat for the rest of forever, we at Purple Camera have some alternative suggestions based on what we’ve been plugged into over the past month.…
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Interview – THE AMAZONS – New Music, Touring and Awful Former Names.

Reading-based rockers The Amazons have had a pretty spectacular 2016. Previously having released their Catherine Marks-produced debut EP Don’t You Wanna? in 2015, the band have since gone from strength to strength. After a fistful of catchy-as-fuck singles, a cluster of well-received festival performances and a successful tour with The Strypes, The Amazons are truly now ones to watch.…
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Live: JIMMY EAT WORLD at O2 Academy, Birmingham

Reading four-piece THE AMAZONS are the ideal support band for Jimmy Eat World. Purveyors of crunching, caffeinating rock with a side of self-deprecation. Starting with ‘Stay With Me’ the band show a nice line in singalong choruses, and deceivingly inoffensive indie-poppery. But The Amazons are no flimsy indie types – just beneath the surface beat the hearts of warriors.…
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