Four piece pop/rock group signed to Polydor Records. In May their debut single ‘When She Was Mine’ charted at number 4 which will be followed by single ‘Taking Over Me’. They have supported a variety of artists in the past 12 months including
The Wanted, The Saturdays and Westlife and completed their second headline tour of the UK in May.
CLEMENT MARFO & THE FRONTLINE www.clementmarfo.com
Seven piece grime crossover group signed to Warner Bros Records. They have been hotly tipped by many including Zane Lowe, Ed Sheeran and Mistajam and are one of MTV’s Brand New for 2012 tips. Their music combines elements of hip hop, grime, rock, pop and rap with keyboards and guitars thrown in for good measure. They release new single ‘Champion’ just in time for the Olympics.
NINA NESBITT www.myspace.com/ninanesbitt
Singer/songwriter currently unsigned to a major label. Her EP 'The Apple Tree' stormed the iTunes chart in May and she has supported both Ed Sheeran and Example on tour. She is currently working on her next EP and an album for next year.
JAKE BUGG www.jakebugg.com
Singer/songwriter signed to Mercury Records. He cites a variety of artists that are influences on his sound including Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Don McLean and Donovan. Single ‘Lightning Bolt’ was out earlier in the year and is followed by new single ‘Taste It’. His debut album will be out later this year supported by a variety of UK tour dates.
WILLY MOON www.willymoon.com
Singer/songwriter signed to Luv Luv Luv Records. Named as ‘One To Watch’ by The Guardian and one of the ‘Faces of 2012 by Q magazine he released debut single ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’ at the end of last year. He is currently working on his debut album due for release later this year.
B. TRAITS www.btraits.com
DJ and producer. She made her name in the Canadian clubs including Automatic (the longest running drum and bass club in Canada) before picking up regular bookings on the American and European circuit. Her debut single ‘Fever’ featuring vocals from Elisabeth Troy was released earlier this year charting in the top 40. She currently lives in London and once a month hosts her ‘In New DJs We Trust’ show on BBC Radio 1.
LADY NORTH www.myspace.com/ladynorthmusic
Three piece indie rock/dance/experimental group currently unsigned. In 2011 the played the
T Break Stage at T in the Park followed by further tour dates earlier this year.
ZULU WINTER www.zuluwinter.com
Five piece indie rock group signed to Play It Again Sam. They supported Keane on their ‘Strangeland’ tour earlier this year and have released singles ‘We Should Be Swimming’, ‘Never Leave’ and ‘Silver Tongue’ the latter two singles being Zane Lowe’s Hottest Record In The World in November 2011 and April 2012 respectively. Their debut album ‘Language’ is out now.
ALL THE YOUNG www.alltheyoung.co.uk
Four piece indie rock group signed to Warner Bros Records. They have released a brace of singles including ‘The First Time’, ‘Welcome Home’ and ‘Quiet Night In’ and have supported Morrissey, Kaiser Chiefs, The Courteeners and The Pigeon Detectives on tour. Their debut album ‘Welcome Home’ is out now.
Four piece folk/R&B group signed to Polydor Records. The three sisters that make up the majority of this group were part of Rockinhaim with their parents but increasing R&B influences caused a split. In the UK a 'bidding war' occurred between some of the major labels with an eventual signing to Polydor. Their debut EP 'Forever' is out now.
MIKILL PANE www.mikillpane.com
Hip hop rapper currently releasing tracks on Invader Music. He released 'The Guinness & Blackcurrant' EP in November last year, appeared on 'Little Lady' which featured on Ed Sheeran's 'Collaboration' EP and released a second EP 'The Morris Dancer' in February. He has supported Ed Sheeran, Mac Miller and Rizzle Kicks on tour and is currently working on his debut album entitled 'Blame Miss Barclay'.
LUCY ROSE www.lucyrosemusic.com
Singer/songwriter signed to Columbia Records. She has released four singles independently including 'Middle of the Bed' and 'Scar' which features Jack Steadman of Bombay Bicycle Club on backing vocals while track 'Don't You Worry' appears during season 6 of 'Skins'. She has toured the US and Canada with Bombay Bicycle Club and Noah and the Whale and is currently working on her debut album entitled 'Like I Used To'.
Four piece post punk group signed to Pop Noire. In just a year they have caused a stir on the music scene and have just released debut single ‘Flying To Berlin/Husbands’. The group are currently working on new material.
Four piece indie group signed to Infectious Music. They have already released singles ‘Matilda’ and ‘Breezeblocks’ with the ‘Tessellate’ EP being released at the end of the month. Their critically acclaimed debut album ‘An Awesome Wave’ is out now.