Caoilfhionn (pronounced Keelin) Rose is a singer, songwriter and producer from Manchester. Emerging from a diverse music scene, she ties together remnants of Manchester’s musical past with its evolving present. She has collaborated with musicians from around the world and is perhaps best known for her work with Vini Reilly of Durutti Column: Collaborating on four songs on The Durutti Column – Chronicle LX:XL album.
"a completely authentic delivery, believable and engaging with echoes of CSNY, Dylan, The Allman Brothers and Little Feat but with a modern musicality and lyrical flair that will appeal to fans of Tame Impala, Clean Cut Kid or The Magic Gang”
Andy Maclure (Sleeper)
Ciggy Kiss is an act of lighting someone else's cigarette with your own when all lighters and matches are out. A nostalgic, retro, cinematic almost tribalistic form of a post pop modern progressive musical show. Borrowing from Rock & Roll and psychedelic influences to modern Hip - Hop elements that define music of today. If you're looking for pleasurable ways to hurt yourself, then this is the band to come and get your fix.
Echo Gecco are three friends from the West Midlands that want to push the boundaries with their music. We have all heard the same bands in the same genres doing the same thing over and over again but Echo Gecco wanted to stitch all these wonderful genres together. With this ethos being the forefront of the bands mindset, they have created a sound all of their very own that has the ability to mix and blend different genres that normally should not mix. Heavy riffs in a smooth Jazz song? Who knew that would work?!
DXTA is a Southern English band lead by Dexter Krenal, joined by his mates and various vagabonds. The project started in January 2018 after Dex was forced out of London by impossible rents and his turbulent personal life leaving him sleeping rough. After his musical endeavours subsequently ended in the capitol, Dex formed DXTA in Portsmouth.
Mokono are a Southampton-based psychedelic soul band, whose music sports exciting grooves and jazz-inflected harmony.
Formed in 2017, they have spent the last year making their mark on the Southampton music scene and gigging at other cities in the south of England including London, Bristol, and Portsmouth.
Mokono’s debut single “Signs” was released in December 2018 and has received airplay from BBC Introducing. The band's next single is expected to come out in Spring 2019.
Giant Peach are a four-piece indie band from Brighton. Meeting at Sussex University, they formed Giant Peach in early 2018, exploring sounds that merge psychedelic grooves over canorous melodies and tightly packed harmonies, creating an indie-pop blend of fuzz-driven guitars and levitating 80s synths. They released their debut single 'Melatonin' in June 2018 via Beth Shalom Records. In October 2018, they were shortlisted out of 600 applicants for the Firestone Road to the MainStage competition. "As a unit, Giant Peach are incredibly tight live.
Tokyo Tea Room are the psychedelic-dream-pop lovechild of Canterbury natives Daniel Elliott and Ben Marshall. A meeting of melodic bass lines, hypnotic guitar riffs, blissful vocals and dreamy synths form a unique sound with a soulful personality.
With Daniel on guitar and Ben on bass, the duo is joined by four of their closest friends and fellow musicians. On vocals and keys, Beth Plumb. On Drums, Sam Teather. On Guitar, Ryan Debling. On synth, Graham Nunn.
“Phantom Isle have an edge to them which is reminiscent of some the ’70s greatest pop rock groups, blending some soft vocals with heavy guitars and synths” - Bittersweet Symphonies
"The band have a clear grasp of their pop sensibilities and a good ear for a hook; a fact which is best reflected in the song’s killer chorus (Focus). Definitely one to keep an eye out on" - Reyt Good Magazine
“Absolutely amazing live band” - BBC Introducing Northampton
“POLSKY are a band of the people, by some people” – Chris Warren, Founder & CEO POLSKY has evolved from the bedroom laptop electronics of Chris Warren (vocals, guitar) to a fully-formed, energetic pop band with the appointment of the executive board; Senior Synth Architect, Ben Warn (keyboards), Rhythm Logistics Engineer, Alex Robertson (drums) and Low Frequency Systems Analyst Chris Norman (bass).