Heartworms is a South London based alternative rock band, Jojo (vocals/guitar) Gian (guitar) Charlie (drums) Ollie (bass) James (synth). With infusions of punk and dream pop, dreamy to daring vocals and contagous melodies, Heartworms takes infleunce from Wolf Alice, Alvvays, Jeff Buckley, Pixies and Black Honey in a new approach. They have some demos out on soundcloud and are in the process of wiritng their first ever EP.
Soft Wax is a five-piece band fusing shiny, clean pop hooks with dirty drums and gritty guitars. Formed in late 2018 by brothers Dan & Chris Angove, the DIY bedroom project has developed into a live act with the help of new members Kerry Edwards (Drums), Beau Bishop (Guitar/BVs) and Dan Elliot (Keys/BVs).
Founded when most of its members remained on the bridge between adolescence and adulthood, SWAY’s embryonic stages saw the band wrestle to come to terms with what they wanted to be as they idly wandered between genres and niches. Built upon influences ranging from boisterous indie rock to deeply introspective shoegaze and post-punk, their perseverance and ardent determination that was bred from playing in local Paisley venues soon spawned a prodigiously talented unit that managed to amalgamate their diverging tastes into an invigorating sound of their own devising.
Starting as an acoustic singer songwriter, Rowe has been progressing throughout her experimentations over the past 2 years, to fall into the prefect place she always imagined her music to be. With influence of Bon Iver, RY X and Daughter, she has taken her traditional folk roots and formed them into eerie ambient music with an indie edge.
Influenced by poetry and people watching her music can make you feel at home and accepted but also create the feeling that there is so much more and things are not always what they seem.
Bluish are a Lisbon based dream-pop duo with a distinctive 80s synth sound. Dreamy guitars cast an enchanting spell over the audiences, the resulting sound could quite easily be heard in a David Lynch movie. They left behind them the grey and cold winter; spring came and, with it, two voices and two instruments: A keyboard, with an incisive sonority, marked by occasional rebellion; and a guitar that varies between restlessness and crystalline softness, resulting in melodies that surround us in an intimate nostalgia. Vera Vaz and João Farmhouse had their big debut May 6 2017 at St.
Formed in the spring of 2018, Baby Husband create their tunes through laughing, drinking and dancing. After their debut performance saw them win Battle of the Bands at Kingston University, they have gone from strength to strength and are becoming one of the most hotly anticipated acts in the south west. Their debut single “TV” has already had recognition from around the UK as they have played various venues across London and at Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Dead Slow Hoot - Est. MMXIII
Bittersweet, anthemic, melancholy alt rock made in Sheffield.
Dead Slow Hoot combine poetic lyricism with rich musical textures and sparse sonic landscapes to fill your ears with melancholy musings. After the release of their EP 'I Suppose They Were Better Off As Dead' in 2016, Dead Slow Hoot have progressed to playing larger and larger stages, receiving critical praise from the likes of Steve Lamacq, BBC Radio 6 Music in the process.
Surup is a 4 piece band based in South East London. Based on the songwriting of duo Lily and Lucy the band demonstrates a mix between ambient, poignant numbers and jangly riffs with driven layers.
Made up of Ady (vocals & samples), Jim Dorney (bass), Mark Summers (guitar) and Leo Brown (drums), The Ady Baker Sound met whilst scrapping on the playground later than most. Fast forward to a chance conversation in the pub and their eclectic creation started just over a year ago. They’ve been developing their lively sets in venues around the south east and generating a good deal of interest. The band have found a natural rhythm to combining their diverse musical tastes, which shouldn’t work on paper but is "like baking a cake in your ear holes".