Chairfight was formed in Bristol in 2010 by 3 friends who's brains were the same. Together they disparately mind thrashed and made an album 'Fighting with Chairs' with Jim Barr of Portishead. After a 6 year holiday, they self-recorded an album at a house in Herefordshire. It will be released on Babylegs records autumn 2017.
Hungry Joe are a four piece band from Brighton whose tight, edgy guitar based tunes owe much to early punk but draw on indie, rock and even dance sensibilities. A busy 2017 has seen Hungry Joe play many shows in the South East, the highlight so far being headlining the prestigious Great Escape Festival in Brighton, where they topped the Queens Hotel Stage. Anyone who has had the pleasure of catching Hungry Joe live will be able to testify that there is something familiar about this band – you may feel as though you have heard them before but at the same time, you’ve never heard anything lik
The Institutes started writing together last summer and had their debut live performance in August last year. From then on they've gone on to perform with Kings Of Leon at the Genting Arena and the superband YOTA (Gorillaz, Beady Eye), playing up and down the country. The Institutes debut single, Million Miles was recorded and produced by Gavin Monaghan (Editors). Self released in February 2017, it enjoyed critical acclaim from the likes of Owen Morris (Oasis) who hailed it as "epic with stunning melodies" and Richard McNamara (Embrace) describing it as "Immense".
Originally formed in 2015, MONIKA is a three piece alternative rock band based in South London, drawing on hero influences from the present and past including The Cribs, Suede, Blur and Joy Division.
BENEFITS, the debut EP, is available to stream on SoundCloud and ReverbNation:
Jimmy & the Wolf are a London based alternative rock band formed in 2015, their influences range from The Streets to Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Ghost Poet to Arcade Fire and many, many more. Currently JWolf are busy writing and developing their distinct sound, merging rap and folk with heavy rock riffs and catchy melodies.- keep up to date by following them @jimmyandthewolf, happy hunting.
Vocals, Guitar / Reuben Beau Davies
Vocals, Keys / James Bryant
Bass / Sam Adamson
Vocals, Drums / Anthony Hollis
Lensmen quintet are dark and atmospheric. Formed in Stroud Gloucestershire in 2016 their explorations of the passions draw influences from post punk, new wave and psychedelia. They have been likened to Bauhaus, Joy Division, The Sisters of Mercy and Nick Cave with momentary lapses into Mogwai, Nils Frahm, Tinder Sticks and Radio/Motor/Portis head. Drawing on themes of death, dying and property speculation, (amongst other things) they provide a soundtrack to our lives and its passing. Alternating between hard and soft, quiet and loud Lensmen tell the stories that bind us all together.
Ladies' Darts Night latest release ‘Tragedies, Comedies & Histories’ chronicles the grim reality and abstract magnificence of life in North Manchester.
There’s no pretence in this story, just a tongue in cheek reflection of the ups and downs of what exists between the apartments of Ancoats and Leafy Suburbs.
MONGÜSE are a British Post-Punk band, formed in 2010.
The band comprises Ben Hall (lead vocals, guitar, melodica), Joe Donohoe (electric bass, synthesiser, backing vocals) and Auberon Hall (drums, percussion).
MONGÜSE have so far released one EP, with a second scheduled for release in late 2017.
Alongside their studio work, MONGÜSE have played numerous live dates across London and Europe. They embarked on a successful tour in Austria and Czech Republic in 2010 and later supported Animal Kingdom and Slow Club in London.
Raw and real, ‘fiercely provocative art-pop… energetic with a neo-punk edge’ The Revue
‘part art-pop and another part '90s alternative, but the sum is exhilarating’ Angry Baby
The Fabricators are a caramelised post-punk band from South London, stirring psych grooves into honey-glazed grunge-pop.