Tag: discovery of the week

Discovery Of The Week: The Van T’s

When your music’s described as the ‘musical equivalent of a John Hughes movie’ (CLASH), you know you’re doing something right. It’s a well deserved allusion for twin sisters Hannah & Chole Van Thompson, who began playing as The Van T’s…

Discovery Of The Week: Bugeye

If you’re looking for a sound that incorporates familiarity with unfamiliarity, look no further than Bugeye. The trio cut their teeth in the late 90s supporting bands like The Cranberries, and they’re back with their infectious indie-disco sound after reforming…

Discovery Of The Week: Reverieme

If your ears are partial to soothing vocals and smooth Scottish accents, it’s worth investing in singer-songwriter Reverieme’s material. She’s about to release her new album Straw Woman, but Louise Connell’s quaint, pure musical style has been winning over the…

Discovery Of The Week: Zoey Lily

Zoey Lily may only be nineteen years old, but she’s already lived a remarkable rock and roll lifestyle. Raised by a Parisian fashion designer and a prolific live music agent, Zoey was on the road with Van Morrison as an…

Discovery Of The Week: Lena Laki

London-based German singer-songwriter Lena Laki is one of those ultimately talented musicians it’s essential to appreciate. She began her career recording popular jazz and folk covers, all the while developing her own skill and style to become the artist and woman she…

Discovery of the Week: Whitney

Coming to my attention through my hometown’s biggest promoters, Whitney are something of an enigma. Formed from previous members of Smith Westerns, Max Kakacek and Julian Ehrlich, Whitney remain just as exciting and divisive as their previous project. However, now…

Discovery of the Week: King No-One

York based indie-rockers King No-One are back with a bang with new single ‘Stay Close’. A great track record so far sees previous singles hyped by Huw Stephens and others at 6 Music and Radio X. The five piece have been…

Discovery Of The Week: PLAZA

Genre is often hard to define these days, but Hartlepool newcomers PLAZA have pinned themselves and debut single ‘Totem’ as “post-indie”. I like it, for many the term ‘indie’ is now synonymous with generic guitar music, hipsters and dickheads on…

Discovery Of The Week: Posture

“I’m too young to be so bitter” is the chorus line yawned out in this brand new single from Posture. Backed with jangling surf guitars and gentle snare, these boys from the South coast excel in this five minute debut…

Discovery of the Week: Pure Joy

If you’re on the hunt for almost six minutes of unpredictable, compelling and sometimes bizarre music then, my friend, you have come to the right place. Often when one door closes another opens, and that seems to be the case…