Lucy Warr is a London based, but countryside born singer-songwriter, with broad music influences ranging from Nina Simone to Jimi Hendrix, Sigrid, Amy Winehouse and Bonobo… Her lyrics carry strong messages of support and rally, they are hopeful, empowering and impactful and by all means, wholly anthemic. Her sound is predominantly pop within the genres of electronica, rock, indie and folk. She is currently taking time on the production of new music and gigging around London.
Toronto artist Laurent Bourque released his debut album ‘Pieces of Your Past” in
2014 and quickly became an important force in the canadian folk/pop scene.
The album won him Canada’s “Stingray Rising Star Award” and led him to multiple
tours around the world. Lead singles from the album were featured on CBC stations
across the country and on many MTV and E Network programs.
After touring for nearly 3 years, Laurent decided to put the brakes on and rethink his
approach to songwriting. During a lengthy creative ennui, Laurent was introduced to
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.
Rookie - A new, up and coming 4 piece band based in Birmingham with inspiration coming from indie rock, pop and punk. With a mix of already well established originals and classic covers, be sure to keep an eye out on Rookie!
Gonzo Salvage Co. is a London-based indie-rock band, playing songs that mix often heavy guitars and poppy melodies.
Elle Beale is a 19 year old singer/ songwriter from The South/East of England.
Elle took an interest in music from a young age, taking up classical guitar at the age of six. She went on to study music, music theory and music technology at school, at college and in her spare time. It wasn’t long before she began writing and producing her own original music.
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).
Leopard Rays are currently based in Hartlepool (in between Middlesbrough and Newcastle) - a coastal town with cult bands such as Plaza, Future Horizons and Para Alta. The band consist of front man Luke Dawkins, lead guitarist Sean McCloskey, bassist Tom Pattison and drummer David Wilcox. McCloskey is originally from Chicago, IL, thus providing a traditional American twist to an otherwise full-English outfit.