Pushing the boundaries of the ukuleles creative possibilities is 4-piece North London band- San Blas. Just a year ago San Blas made their debut with tracks ‘Zaid’ and ‘Reckless’ and have since been chosen as part of the Glastonbury Festival’s Emerging Talent Comp.
Singer and songwriter Nikki Loy is recognised not only for her sensational vocals, but for the ability of her writing to draw out both pain and joy, with an injection of hope and motivation. Her songs will undoubtedly move and inspire every listener to take control over their pain and heartache and turn it into a new journey.
Nikki brings a wealth of musical experience that includes busking, festivals, Hillsong music college in Australia, writing a column for The Oxford Times and writing 52 songs in 52 weeks.
STAC's latest music venture sees her write, record and self release an EP, co-produced with the help of Memotone (William Yates). Perpetual is the follow-up to her 2010 debut album released on WahWah45s, and sees the artist propel into perky nostalgia. Compelling songwriting accompanies achingly beautiful melodies with a Badu-esq cool, the record delivering an element of timelessness captivated by Stac's effortlessly angelic vocal delivery.
'Specimen' is the latest EP release from Progressive 4 piece Elk.
Having spent 10 years together working to create music that brings a sense of escapism, Elk aimed to explore space, texture and transformation with this release and have inevitably succeeded.
Reverting back to a rural atmosphere, similar to where the band first discovered their need to create music, they began to work on the 3 track EP.
Organically formed, South Coast Band, Wild Front, aim to pair the unrestrained emotions of music with the capricious nature of life. It came as no surprise when the band formed, as the four boys had been musically working together for years.
London based group Bare Traps have seen their play count stagger to 150,000 streams and national radio play from the likes of BBC Radio 6 and Radio X with a small collection of five singles throughout their young career. Now with their new release, the band feel they have truly developed the 'Bare Traps' sound. As positive and upbeat as their music, the band is filled with confidence in their new two track single release ‘All In You’, which also features the second track B-side 'Waiting Outside'.
With a fascination of exploring sounds within electronic music production, PATHS loves to manipulate found sounds to unique, multi-cultural sounding pop hooks. 'Right Beside You and 'Last One Standing' were written and produced in close succession and although different in sound, are all a lyrical reflection of relationship challenges.
HOT VOX are super excited to announce that X&Y will be joining our line up at The Alternative Escape - as part of The Great Escape Festival.
Coming from London, Brighton and Wales, the trio have already played across London's top venues! They're not planning to slow down any time soon as their latest EP 'Experience Y' comes out this Friday!
Italy's very own Old Fashioned Lover Boy is today's ONE TO WATCH.
His dreamy rhythms and gentle vocals are nothing short of romantic - something that has been recognised by Spotify themselves as they featured his track 'Oh My Love' on their Spotify Fresh Finds playlist!
Having collected over 30,000 plays, mainly across the UK and USA, he has even been likened to folk-pop heroes, Bon Iver.
We're pleased to announced Albert Gold will be performing at this year's Alternative Escape Festival - as part of The Great Escape Festival!
Sweet soul singer-songwriter Albert is London based and has been gaining exposure since the release of his single 'Don't Let Me Go' which you can listen to below -