2018 has been an exciting year for folk-rock singer-songwriter Liam Jordan. Having released his debut album back in May, Jordan has just finished a full eighteen city tour of the UK & Ireland to promote the record. The album fuses; folk, country, gospel and rock in a travelling blues band style format, forging strong subject matter with powerful and emotive production, and nodding a respectful head to songwriting greats such as Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen and more recently, Jason Isbell.
Raised in the wilds of central Kentucky, London-based singer-songwriter Grace Binford picked up her father’s for-ten-years-neglected guitar at age 13 and taught herself to play by ear. Having spent her childhood in classical piano lessons and in her parents’ living room listening to the likes of Joni Mitchell, The Beatles, James Taylor, and Crowded House, she began to write her own music as a means of attempting to process and connect with the world outside.
Herbie Hitt is a gifted multi-instrumental singer-songwriter. His tasteful blend of bluegrass fingerpicking and soulful vocals make him a hard act to follow! He is definitely an artist you must look out for in the near future!
On a quiet September night in 2017, Jake Frost found himself in an army bunker in the Taiwanese training camp. There and then he wondered why he hadn’t done anything with all the songs he had written. An intention was sent out that moment amongst 160 other cadets sharing the same room, determining to make that right. Growing up with classical piano, music has never been far away in Frost’s life. No matter the location, the age or the influences he was receiving, the desire to create is always present.
Providing an 'Ed Sheeran Experience' featuring a wide variety of upbeat pop, rock and country classics along with original material to which I build my own backing band using a looping station.
Oxford's jazz-mellow-pop girl Joely has just released her debut EP. Dreamy electric guitars with soulful vocals, harmonies and a hint of synth, accommodate personal and direct lyrics. Since launching it with a packed headline show at the O2 Academy Oxford, you can hear Joely and her band live around Oxford and London. She's also a frequent feature on BBC Introducing in Oxford.
Nii is a Leeds based Pop/R&B singer-songwriter, influenced by the likes of John Mayer, HAIM and Frank Ocean. His style mixes catchy hooks with R&B melody and bold guitar playing. He has released his first single 'Midnight in Tokyo' and is currently writing and recording for upcoming releases in 2019.
"Nii may be relatively young, but his tracks speak of experience much greater than this would suggest... his sound is one that encompasses personally reflective moments and sets them in an unexpectedly upbeat way." David Crocker - Listen to Discover
Hannah Elkins is a singer/songwriter from Bournemouth bringing a fresh, soulful/ jazz feel, with a multitude of gig experience under her belt including: Sofar Sounds, Greenman Festival, Camp Bestival and Upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club. Hannah’s music comprises of catchy hooks and vocal perfection in a vibrant performance, with gospel reminiscent harmonies and instrumental layers that let her voice shine. After graduating from the University of Leeds in 2017, Hannah is now based in London where she has started gigging with her full band.
Louis Warner has been playing and recording music for over 20 years. He was a founder member and lead singer of doomed indie rockers The Hotels, before going on to co-found High Above The Storm, who have to date released two full length studio albums. He also sings and plays bass guitar in three-piece garage rockers Electric Hoarse. His influences and interests are deep and wide, including the singer songwriters who've set the grief and humour bar high; Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, Mark Linkous, Jason Molina and Gareth Liddiard.
Born and raised in Brighton, Kipp Boucher embodies a parody of masculine sleaze backed by alternative 60s/70s songwriter style instrumentation inspired by the likes of Scott Walker and Leonard Cohen. He now resides in East London, and has recently began performing with his band The Current Fantasy.