The Subways are back! Welwyn Garden City's finest announce their first full UK & Irish tour for 2 years. The band, renowned for their raucous live performances, are set for a tour of intimate venues to kick stage their return to the live stage.
This South Carolina-bred trio may be known for their dark, nostalgic pop tunes, but their compelling image and onstage persona is in-your-face rock and roll. Their music is reminiscent of bands such as The Cure & Nada Surf.
Withered Hand: solo musician and artist Dan Wilson from Edinburgh, previously of Peanut and The Love Gestures. Scratchy, grassroots alt-pop, skewed folk and punk intention, accompanied by cello, drums, banjo and the like.
Having played his way from the basement to the studio, whilst captivating fans from YouTube to shows up and down the country, it's no surprise that Billy's been attracting attention from some of the biggest names in the industry.
Flyte is a young alternative four piece from London. Rooted in classic pop songwriting and propelled by the sound and sensibilities of New Wave, Flyte's songs are infectiously melodic and compellingly lyrical.
Buck 65 is the alter ego of leftfield hip-hop pioneer Rich Terfry producing lo-fi electronic hip-hop in the style of Anti-Pop Consortium or EL-P with evocative alt-country ambience and menacing doomy guitar riffs.
Marika Hackman is an English vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. Her style is often described as English Folk, but with a twist: "folk-ish", "brooding folk", "infusing traditionally winding melodies with leftfield production".
Boy & Bear are set to return for a full UK tour after briefly stopping by in August to play the esteemed Green Man and Boardmaster festivals. Their February run of dates entirely sold out including two dates at London's Village underground.
A punk influenced duo from Nottingham. "Sleaford Mods deal in grotty, cheap, abrasive, two-bit punk ferocity" - NME. Sleaford Mods started out sometime during 2006 whilst Jason Williamson was living in Nottingham.
The UK's premier sonic pioneers and legends of the UK underground. Formed in the early 80s as a freeform psychedelic jam band, the Ozrics have evolved into a deceptively disciplined band with world class ambient atmospherics.
Blessed with an astonishing voice equally agile in the soul-racked depths of sonorous baritone or soaring otherworldly soprano, he also happens to be a songwriter & a charmingly affable performer to boot.
Darth Elvis & The Imperials are a Star Wars themed Elvis tribute band from Viva Mos Eisley. In 1977 Elvis didn't die he turned to the Darkside of the Force and ever since he has been playing music venues around the Outer Rim Territory.
Milton Keynes five-piece Hacktivist take their name from a term used to describe activists who, through computers, spread political messages. Primarily known as a metal band who blend their heavy sounds with rap.
Despite picking up the guitar for the first time at the age of 16 and being a self-taught guitarist he has already packed in plenty having worked as a sideman for artists such as PP Arnold, Joe Lewis Walker, The Selecter, Jimmy Carl Black.
This Middlesbrough based band have been together for nearly four years. Frontman Stuart has both the look & sound of Adams while the band reproduce all the hits with great authenticity, there are definitely no backing tapes in sight.
Now firmly established as one of the leading eighties cover/tribute bands in the UK, Party Fears Three play classic songs from the 80s, the decade still regarded by many as one the most innovative & enduring periods in music ever.
Once and future king of Rhyl, frontman of '80s rockers The Alarm and a folk/roots performer in his own right. Mike writes songs with passion and skill; blending erudite Dylanesque lyrics with the anger of punk.
Manchester trio GoGo Penguin are hotly tipped as the rising stars of the UK Jazz scene. Featuring pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner, GoGo Penguin are an exhilarating live act.
Bipolar Sunshine is the solo project of Manchester based Adio Marchant, who since the release of his debut 'Aesthetics', continues to impress &carve out his own singular path as one of the most exciting new talents to look out for in 2014.