Video: Alex Moir – ‘Holding On To You’

By now I think we all know what to expect from Alex Moir, which would be upbeat summer-suited indie-alternative sounds that blend contemporary indie with 90’s Britpop glory. Shockingly, ‘Holding On To You’ fits straight into this description. Not that we’re complaining, mind – it’s a sound that Moir pulls off beautifully. The video for ‘Holding On To You’ has just been released, and it’s a perfect piece of tongue-in-cheek filming. It would be too easy to fall onto stereotypes […]

Alex Moir – ‘Night Of Nights’ Review

Alex Moir never disappoints, and his newest single is no different. A stomping guitar-led flurry of indie-alternative goodness, ‘Night Of Nights’ treads a comfort zone previously wandered (and since longed for) by Coldplay. But Coldplay comparisons don’t really do justice for ‘Night Of Nights’. It’s pretty much the epitomising sound of ‘the best of british indie’, as if peak-period Coldplay orchestrated a collaboration with Noel Gallagher and Johnny Marr. The guitars punctuate a powerful rhythm section, with a vocal melody […]

Video: Alex Moir – ‘Havana’

Alex Moir’s new track ‘Havana’ is an explosive upbeat summer-time tune that everyone can enjoy, as its uplifting vocal hooks and constant bass groove are undeniably infectious. Throw in a wave of other instruments and you’re onto a winner from Moir with this one. It’s probably the soundtrack to summer 2014. The video itself is subdued and let’s the music speak for itself. I mean, it’s just a video of Moir walking in greyscale slow-mo down the street with a […]

Interview: Alex Moir

Birmingham-based indie artist Alex Moir recently stunned us with his upbeat summer tune ‘Like Ted Dexter’. So we had a few words with the man himself about who he is and his material. Tell us a bit about who you are and how you got into music? “I’m Alex Moir. I’m writer and a musician. I believe that music and lyrics transcend any other form of communication. I first got involved in music when I heard some class mates playing […]

Alex Moir – ‘Like Ted Dexter’ Review

Feel-good indie doesn’t get more feel-good (or indie) than ‘Like Ted Dexter’, the latest single by Birmingham’s Alex Moir. This song is the musical epitome of summer. It’s a clap along, dance along, sing along masterpiece that will be a summertime hit, no doubt about it. What Moir has done here is put together something magical that will be the envy of many musicians. Combining breezy drums with laid-back acoustic guitars, simple but effective bass grooves and backwards guitar, Moir […]