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Ones To Watch: Rupert Stroud

August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Location: Leeds (UK) Genre: Singer/Songwriter Rupert Stroud has been dubbed one of Yorkshire’s hottest young talents. A title justly awarded to the striking upcoming musician, who has relentlessly worked the live circuit, earning critical acclaim along the way. Having garnered comparisons to Ray LaMontagne, Jim Morrison and Lloyd Cole, and with a full summer of festival...

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Ones To Watch: Hunter And The Bear

August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Location: Scotland/England Genre: Folk/Rock Band Members: Will Irvine, Jimmy Hunter, Gareth Thompson, Chris Clark Hunter & The Bear may have been compared to every current folk-rock band there is going, but critics have always made it clear that the quartet have that little something extra special that makes them stand out from the crowd. Inspired by...

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Ones To Watch: The Innocent

July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Location: London, UK Genre: Indie/Rock Band Members: Chantelle Gibbons, Phil Short, Si Short and Cem Andre Emerging London four piece Indie Rock band The Innocent make their debut with a resounding rip-roaring live remake of Rihanna’s “What Now”. Reminiscent of Britrock legends Skunk Anansie, The Innocent are led by Chantelle Gibbons on vocals, completed by siblings Phil Short...

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Ones To Watch: Rick Kelly

July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Location: Los Angeles, U.S.A Genre: Pop/Singer-Songwriter Rick Kelly has the kind of voice and a knack for melody that is both richly and warmly familiar, like the classic pop styles of Neil Diamond, Billy Joel or Frank Sinatra, or even someone more contemporary, like John Mayer. Yet it’s different from anything else you have ever heard....

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Ones To Watch: Midnight Faces

June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Location: Los Angeles, U.S.A Genre: Pop Members: Matthew Doty, Philip Stancil To better understand what The Fire Is Gone, the second album by Los Angeles-based duo Midnight Faces is, please understand what it isn’t: No fancy producers, no big name special guests, no one wearing robot costumes, no all-analog studio, and no songs recorded live to tape The...

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Ones To Watch: Bastard Mountain

June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland Genre: Indie-Folk Members: Neil Pennycook, Reuben Taylor, Jill O’Sullivan, Pete Harvey, Rory Sutherland, Rob St. John Bastard Mountain are Pete Harvey & Neil Pennycook from Meursault, Jill O’Sullivan from Sparrow & the Workshop, Rob St. John from eagleowl & Meursault, Rory Sutherland from Broken Records & Reuben Taylor from James Yorkston & the Athletes. Farewell,...

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Ones To Watch: Jon Fuller

May 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Location: New York, U.S.A Genre: Singer-Songwriter/Chamber Pop Jon Fuller, a 25-year-old singer songwriter currently based out of New York City, has had music in his DNA as long as he can remember. At the age of two, he discovered the upright piano in his childhood home’s living room and picked out the melody to a...

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Ones to Watch: Hepz Tagoe

April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Location: London, UK Genre: Funk/Pop Storming onto the live music scene in 2008 with her straight to the point hit single Record Deal, Hepz’s unique style of contemporary vocals with old school Funk beats quickly came to the attention of Gary Crowley and it was not long before she was earning well deserved radio airplay...

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Ones To Watch: Jacob Sgouros

April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

With a set of vocals that ring with conviction and a song-writing talent that is reminiscent of prominent singer-songwriter staples such as Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini and fellow newcomer, Lewis Watson, who Sgouros has also shared a stage, it’s a disappointing wonder why rising act Jacob Sgouros is still a relatively unknown and unsigned artist....

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