With Swirling Hammond Organ and Vocals delivered with real purpose, The Sha La La’s are a London based Four piece Steeped in Mod and Soul Roots. Signed to Detour Records their 60s R&B influences are apparent but make no mistake, their sound is definitely their own and definitely NOW.
Ruth-Ellen is a singer/songwriter from South London and a member of the SXWKS collective, who has been pursuing her passion for music over the past four years. 2015 saw the release of Ruth-Ellen’s debut EP 'Life' with 7 inspirational songs,which she launched in March.
Currently, Ruth-Ellen has be experimenting with hiphop instrumentals from producers such as JDilla and Evrl, singing her old original songs over them with a fresh melodic approach, showing off her big range and soulful tones.
From the coastal city of Brighton; drawing influence from the likes of D'Angelo, Uncle Fox deliver smooth bass lines coupled with unique guitar riffs and memorable lyrics.
Bobby Tarlton is the lead singer, guitar player and songwriter with Dr Bird. As a solo performer he has supported artists like The Chords-UK and French Boutik and has played in some of London's best music pubs (The Pelton Arms - Greenwich, The Hand in Hand - Brixton, The Fiddler's Elbow - Camden).
Bobby's style has recently been described as a cross between Dr Feelgood and Brinsley Schwarz.
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Dr Bird started as a solo acoustic project for Bobby Tarlton to get out there and sing his own songs to anyone who would listen. Dr Bird, as a band, came together in April 2015, and have already built up a good following by playing at such venues as The Pack & Carriage in Euston, The Ealing Blues Club, The Fiddler's Elbow in Kentish Town and The Stow Fest. They have played support slots for The Chords UK, The Scene and French Boutik, amongst others, and headlined several of their own shows.
Scottish singer-songwriter Natalie Clark, who has reaped plaudits from Richard Branson and BBC Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw, launched her self-released debut EP, Eagles, in Scotland before heading stateside. Recently selected as a KTLA Mercedes Benz "Artist to Watch" she was handpicked to open for the Grammy award winning Indigo Girls tour and has been recording in L.A. when not busy touring the US. Natalie was recently featured on Season 10 of NBC's T.V.
Hello there! I'm Nathan Hunt and Im a singer songwriter who lives in Crawley, although originally from South London. I enjoy writing and performing music and I'm influenced by many different styles and genres. Being exposed to an eclectic mix of music from a young age- from Irish Folk to Soulful Jazz and everything in between, helped inspire me to pick up the guitar and start writing at aged 7.
Currently I'm gigging around bars and clubs in London with Joseph Fleming on bass and Joe Doyle on electric. We will be adding a drummer very shortly and also some more gig dates.
Stephanie Sounds is an East-London born songstress with the voice of an Angel scarred by life’s harsh realities…. A daughter of the first family of UK Gospel, Stephanie began singing with Europe’s famous London Community Gospel Choir from the tender age of 9 under the watchful eye of her father Rev Bazil Meade. Her earliest touring duties starting at age 11 training in the intense soul-drenched atmosphere that only a gospel choir can deliver and travelling the globe honing her ‘strong soprano with the husky undertone’….
My name is Faye Meana. I'm a 19 year old artist from London. I write, produce and perform all my own music which is a blend of Neo Soul, R&B and Hip-Hop.
My five piece band consists of Matthias on drums, Manny on bass, Viktor on keys and Sam on guitar. We formed at the beginning of February this year.
Every artist can pinpoint that specific moment in time that inspired them. For Yvonne Hercules, it was coming across footage of Lightnin' Hopkins performing that truly inspired her to want to hone her songwriting and playing ability. Something in the rawness and vulnerability of Hopkins’ work inspired her to want to evoke something of this into the music she was creating and she became fascinated by the Blues, spending hours listening to pioneers such as Bessie Smith, Leadbelly and Howlin’ Wolf.