Tag: ones to watch

Ones To Watch: Table Scraps

Whilst groups losing members is fairly common, how often do duos become trios? Well, that’s the case for Birmingham garage band Table Scraps who, following lead singer and guitarist Scott’s recovery from skeletal surgery – clearly the rockingest form of…

Ones To Watch: Pronto Mama

It seems that only north of Watford and up where the air is cleaner – and perhaps a little purer owing to an absence of the cultural miasma of the London bubble – can makers of music like Glaswegian six-piece…

Ones To Watch: The Coathangers

Having spent ten years in the business, it feels somewhat strange to term Atlanta natives, The Coathangers, as ‘ones to watch’. But, with this year bringing UK tour dates and with the release of latest EP Parasite coming hot on…

Ones To Watch: Dead Naked Hippies

Leeds ‘trash-punk’ trio Dead Naked Hippies have been gaining quite a reputation since their emergence last year, with their debut single ‘Lights Out’ ensuring they were a force not to be left undiscovered. The band have recently teamed up with…

Ones To Watch: Sacred Paws

Sacred Paws are a duo, simultaneously based in both Glasgow (drummer Eilidh Rogers) and London (guitarist Rachel Aggs), simultaneously combining a light, but danceable, indie-pop sound with an uplifting edge of Highlife. And, what’s more, both members also simultaneously play…

Ones To Watch: Gurr

With a name that appears to be a partial homage to Riot Grrrl, and a self-identified genre of ‘First Wave Gurrlcore’, you would be forgiven for thinking this duo from Berlin are mining a seam of Bikini Kill and Sleater…

One To Watch: Noga Erez

Hailing from Tel Aviv, Noga Erez attracted huge levels of attention during 2016 with the release of her debut single ‘Dance While You Shoot’. And this year looks to be a promising continuation of her vital journey as her new…

Ones To Watch: H. Grimace

H. Grimace are a London-based four-piece, with roots in places as far afield as Yorkshire and Melbourne; describing themselves as ‘post punk’, they may actually fit more into a rapidly emerging group of disparate DIY acts best described as post-post-punk….

Band Of The Week: Ibibio Sound Machine

Led by London-born Nigerian, Eno Williams, Ibibio Sound Machine present a combination of the familiar and the unusual: bringing together a smattering of US/UK pop, disco and synth sounds with Highlife, the West African super-genre that dominates popular music in…

Ones To Watch: Lasso Moon

Emerging from Liverpool’s ever-febrile indie-rock scene, Lasso Moon‘s origins stem from two bands: blues-rock gang Sankofa and garage-rock troop, Broken Men. From these roots, Lasso Moon’s sound takes in a wide number of indie, rock and grunge influences, with lead…