Tag: ones to watch

Ones To Watch: LIINES

Life can’t be easy for bands coming out of Manchester. As a notorious breeding ground for new music, it’s often tricky for bands to feel fresh, or – even if they do – people hunt endlessly for some comparison. Yet LIINES –…

Ones To Watch: SHEAFS

Sheffield is one of the UK’s most cherished musical cities, and rightly so with the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Richard Hawley, Millburn and Reverend and The Makers all hailing from the industrial landscape – of course I could continue with…

Ones To Watch: Prism Tats

Prism Tats – the result of Garrett van der Spek’s move from South Africa to Seattle – is proof that every one should do just that. Move to Seattle, create a musical persona, and make a fantastic album: easy, right?…

Ones To Watch: The Bay Rays

Comprising of Harry Nicoll, Maxwell Oakley and Anthus Davis, The Bay Rays are the latest band to arise from Kent. Having only been discovered in 2015, their debut track ‘Four Walls’ is undoubtedly a hit. Resembling a mix of bands such…

Ones To Watch: Naropa

Naropa are a new, passion-filled, band from New Cross, London. Consisting of band members Josh, George, Sam, Rose and Francis, their two tracks ‘1952’ and ‘Fame’ show evident future potential. Distorted guitars open ‘1952’, with the vocals enhancing our first impressions….

The Orielles to release new EP, ‘Jobin’

The Orielles first caught my attention with their jangly brand of surf-pop last year with their single, ‘Space Doubt’. Now, having received praise from the likes of Steve Lamacq and NME, and headlined gigs across the country, these three teens…

New Track: Nada Surf – ‘Believe You’re Mine’

Reaching over four million listens on Spotify alone, Nada Surf are back to showcase their evident ability and experience. Having released their first album in 1996, their sound is mature yet draws incredible attention. Consisting of Matthew Caws, Ira Elliot, Doug Gillard and…

Ones To Watch: Universal Thee

Universal Thee is a five-piece indie-rock band hailing from Edinburgh. With an album already under their belt, and they have another, All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace (a title of a poem by Richard Brautigan depicting a world…

Ones To Watch: FLIIIS

FLIIIS may have only been around for just over a month, but it seems a month is all you need to get it going – other bands are obviously just slacking. Certainly proving their dedication, the start of 2016 has…

Ones To Watch: FLESH

FLESH launch a mix of their fellow Mancunians – Happy Mondays, Stone Roses and Oasis – in their attention grabbing tracks. Seeing FLESH perform in their home city itself, the band has even introduced their own version of Bez – fashioning an…