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Introducing: Gia Ford

Introducing: Gia Ford Hometown: Wilmslow (now based in London) Listen to: ‘TURBO DREAMS’, ‘Anywhere You Are!’, ‘HIGH CLASS TRAGEDY’ Signed to the same record label as Rina Sawayama, The 1975 and Wolf Alice after just a 60-second vocal clip on Instagram, I’m clearly not alone in thinking Gia Ford is the type of artist that […]Read More

Introducing: Elle Músa

Introducing: Elle Músa Hometown: Brisbane Listen to: ‘Mango Pops’, ‘Bibi’s Bay’, ‘Lime Green’  We may be slowly approaching spring, but the temperature is still floating around the 0°c mark—for those of us in the UK, something that feels like summer wouldn’t go amiss right now. Enter Elle Músa: an Australian musician with cotton-soft vocals, giving us […]Read More

Introducing: Black Peaks

Introducing: Black Peaks From: Brighton Listen to: ‘Can’t Sleep’, ‘Glass Built Castles’, ‘King’ Whenever I tell people they should listen to Black Peaks, descriptions like “they play heavy music” or “they are a metal band” never seem to do them justice. Singing along to their songs makes you feel weightless; sang with a soothing falsetto, […]Read More

Introducing: ELSZ

Introducing: ELSZ Hometown: Between Sydney, Columbo and Brooklyn Listen to: ‘Take Me to the Sun’, ‘Your Rage is Necessary, Pt. I’, ‘Poison’ As a singer, producer, harpist, activist, and dancer, the multi-talented ELSZ (the alias of Australian-born Natasha Nathanielsz) is a force to be reckoned with. From the hypnotic crescendo of ‘Your Rage is Necessary, […]Read More

Introducing: Alfie Indra

Introducing: Alfie Indra Hometown: Once Suffolk, now Norwich Listen to: ‘Cool People’, ‘All My Friends Are Depressed’, ‘Just a Kid’ It all started when Alfie Indra got a ukulele for Christmas aged 12, and started strumming away to Jason Mraz songs. Then, he started writing his own music. “I can’t remember why but I’ve always […]Read More

Album Review: Shifting Distance // Kinbote

Decades after the internet first threatened the music industry, the digital production process has transformed into a democracy of increased affordability and open sharing. As anyone with a social media account can attest, it can be an overwhelming experience to be inundated with this new breed of creative- the MacBook musician. However, this enlarged access […]Read More

Introducing: Portobello

Introducing: Portobello Hometown: London Listen to: ‘Money’, ‘Colourblind’, ‘Speak My Mind’, ‘Santa Fe’ Portobello: the name of one of the best markets in the world, a pretty versatile mushroom and also, one of the best upcoming indie-soul bands in the UK right now. Characterised by strong Tom Misch-esque guitar riffs, funky melodies and effortless vocals, […]Read More

Introducing: Drug Store Romeos

Introducing: Drug Store Romeos Hometown: Hampshire Listen to: ‘Frame of Reference’, ‘Quotations for Locations’, ‘Now You’re Moving’ Much of the UK has been plunged into a second lockdown and the days are only getting shorter and colder. So finding music that sounds just like the distant dream that is a summertime festival is exactly what […]Read More

Introducing: Mysie

Introducing: Mysie Hometown: South London Listen to: ‘Bones’, ‘Sweet Relief’, ‘Heartbeat’ As the worthy first winner of the Ivor Novello Rising Star Award, Mysie is certainly one to watch for the latter part of 2020 and beyond. It’s only a matter of time before Mysie’s bold, immersive music explodes in popularity.  Her latest single ‘Bones’ […]Read More

Introducing: Maya Hawke

Introducing: Maya HawkeHometown: New YorkListen to: ‘By Myself’, ‘Coverage’, ‘So Long’ Maya Hawke, 21-year-old actress, model and singer-songwriter is set to release her debut album Blush on 19th June. All proceeds from her merchandise will go to The Food Bank for New York City; you can get your hands on a t-shirt, CD, vinyl or […]Read More

Discover: Mirror Shot

Hometown: London  Listen to: ‘Crutch’  The opening chords of ‘Crutch’, the debut single from London indie-rock four-piece Mirror Shot, remind me immediately of Semisonic’s ‘Closing Time’. Perhaps that’s not surprising, given the band’s passion for alternative American guitar canon, which led Niall Rush (guitar), Adam Smith (guitar) and Olivia Horox (percussion/drums) to form in 2018 […]Read More

Introducing: Sun, Moon & Talia

Hometown: Manchester Listen To: ‘Depend On’ We can’t get enough of the oceanic soundscapes crafted by Manchester-based alt-pop duo, Sun, Moon & Talia. Their single ‘Depend On’ was released at the beginning of October, and has already been picked as one of The Unsigned Guide’s Spotlight artists, and showcased on Amazing Radio. The track makes […]Read More

Introducing: Cavalcade

Hometown: Barking and DagenhamListen To: ‘Blueness is a Heavy Stone’  Hailing from Essex and East London border, Cavalcade are made up of Connor Duggan (Lead Vocals/Guitar) Jack Campbell (Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals) Tom Nunn (Bass) and Steve Norris (Drums).  They’ve already made quite an impression with their debut single ‘Alkaline’, and now they’re keen to lend […]Read More

Album Review: BROODERS

After knocking about on the scene for the last few years, 2017 is looking set to be rather fortuitous to the Leeds outfit who ply their trade in creating torrents of pumped up psyche-grunge. 2016 brought festival slots at the likes of Liverpool’s Sound City and the band oversaw the release of their ‘Hunny’ EP and […]Read More

Introducing: Jerry Williams

Indie-pop songwriter Jerry Williams is here to prove that the seaside town of Portsmouth has the capacity to produce musicians of the same calibre as other, more well-known seaside locations such as Brighton. Releasing her debut EP ‘A Hairdressers Called Sid’ in 2014, the title-track has Jerry telling a story of a night out and […]Read More