Just as many other famous musicians have in the past, Arcadial formed less than a month after the band members completed their chemical engineering degrees. So, laden with accumulating student loan debt, Arcadial decided to make the excellent financial decision of moving to central London without jobs - to pursue a lucrative career in music. If they can't be found at arcadialmusic.com, the band is probably drinking tap water in preparation for a showing of their unique form of synth-heavy alternative rock.
Dog Unit are a four-piece instrumental improv rock band. Do call them: purveyors of entrancing drone, tactile texture, slow-mo polyrhythm and skewiff riff. Don't call them: Dogwai.
Great Coke Taste. Zero Sugar.
The Horn St Albans, Battle of the Bands finalists, The Hats, will fill your ear space with sweet sweet sounds.
London based rock-electronic duo born in 2018.
Produced by Berto (Husky Loops, Animal House, Pleasure Complex and more), they released their first two singles in Spring 2019 followed by the latest release "Moon", anticipating their debut EP "Disconnected", out in Autumn 2019.
Their music comes from an alternative rock background and merges with contemporary hip-hop ways and effective pop songwriting.
Emily Magpie is a Dreampop artist from Bristol. Having been championed by the likes of BBC Introducing and BBC Radio 6, her latest EP (Be Your Own Light) was described by The Line of Best Fit as ‘spine-tingly special’ and has already notched up over 90,000 streams on Spotify. Over the last few years, Emily has toured the European live music circuit: playing as a support act for acclaimed acts such as This Is The Kit and Let’s Eat Grandma, and everywhere from Green Man Festival and Boomtown Festival to live music venues in Belgium, Switzerland, France and as far afield as Peru and Ecuador.
play(dead) is a band-of-one electronica / alternative rock band - guitar and vocals with programmed drums and samples. Like early Placebo met late Deftones and started a band with 65daysofstatic. Ex-Freeze The Atlantic (Hundred Reasons/Reuben).
Entropy combines various genres, including alternative indie, soul and jazz. The band formed of vocals, keys, violin and cello take particular inspiration from film scores, which can be seen through their use of soulful string arrangements and jazzy vocals. Their ethereal and ambient instrumentals are prominent throughout their music, adding an exciting twist to their already eclectic style. Their style is also influenced by artists such as Portishead, Zero 7 and Florence + The Machine.
GARDEN are an alternative Indie Rock band hailing from Northampton. They take influences from Wolf Alice, Pearl Jam and Prince. With one EP released, the band are releasing another later on this year! City people are weird x
Piano-indie band Pacific, based in Manchester, UK are making a name for themselves, with their unique blend of alternative rock and indie nuances. The band consists of brothers & songwriters Anthony Orzel – Vocals/Piano and Daniel Orzel – Synths/Bass/Backing Vocals, Dave Bithell – Guitars and Drew Burns – Drums/Percussion.
Having been spun on BBC Radio 1 by Huw Stephens and featured in METRO, “New band Pacific are proving indie music is getting a much needed coming back”, the band’s electrifying immediate sound has been gaining them strong momentum.
Myself (Carl) from Jersey Channel Islands and Alex from Mexico City met on the first day of ACM. We began writing music together in September 2018. We both had different styles/influences and so it took us about 6 months to settle on a sound.
We have formed a Rock band called Static Paradise and brought in two session musicians from ACM to play bass guitar (Current member: Will Smith) and drums (current member: Aaron Brown).