Hudson Taylor are brothers from the southern suburbs of Dublin who write
beguiling folk songs. Comprising brothers Harry and Alfie, Hudson
Taylor take their inspiration from both folk and pop, with a vivacity
all their own.
Collar Up - Edinburgh act, influenced by artists as diverse as Arcade Fire, the Smiths, Fleetwood Mac, Cocteau Twins, Beach Boys and Queen.
They play tunes with hypnotic piano and dreamy vocals mixed with more up-beat dancy numbers too.
21-year-old Lil Silva is fast becoming one of the most talked about artists on the UK Bass scene. Not only does he possess the musical understanding to work with genres such as American House, Funky and Grime but his ability also allows him to merge and blend styles.
“The one thing I knew was that I wanted this record to be a trip. All my favourite artists and DJs, they take the audience with them when they play; people lock into their world for a few hours and can’t easily step out again. You’re with them for the ride.”
The large aquatic mammals generate some proper nods of the head with their earnest, orchestral rock music. They build to stately crescendos, urgently treading on the toes of Arcade Fire and The Dismembermen. The band originate from Washington D.C., but moved to London UK.
A Canadian band from Saskatoon, who were nominated for two big awards;
in the JUNO Awards for 'Roots and Traditional Group Album of the Year'
and in the Sirius XM Indie Award in Toronto for 'Folk Roots Artist/Group
of the Year' in 2012.
There’s something inherently incongruous about the music of Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz, a pair of slight teenagers with singing voices this assured and worldly. Their songs are the product of two distinct musical personalities.