Singer and Musician Leila Williams from London found the licensing procedure as an independent musician much too complicated and intransparent. As a consequence, she didn’t license her music to advertisement, TV, films, and gaming for a long time. But she didn’t stop there and started the project The Unsigned Library. It aims to simplify and demystify music licensing and make it fair for independent artists who can’t afford a lawyer. She is now crowdfunding to kickoff her project from musicians to musicians. Continue reading →
It’s like living in the 80’s again! South London’s girl-gang Goat Girl release their debut album on Rough Trade. 19 songs in 40 minutes. Taking the energy from punk, but experimenting with different genres.
Start your weekend with The Allergies and their new single Rock Rock / Blast Off. In the past years, the duo from Bristol/UK has made themselves a name with their take on sample-led beats andbreaks. Continue reading →
On February 20, London’s resident So Kobayashi released the EP With You on RF, with two new tracks and two remixes. All songs both invite you to dance and dream. Start into the weekend with this chillout soundtrack!
Our Artist of the Week #23, Sisika, are a four piece from South London, featuring Georgia Duncan on guitar and voice, her sister Katie on keys and voice, David Coughlin on bass and Lucy Katz on drums. Combining close, earthy harmonies with warm guitar, melodic bass lines, minimal synth sounds and subtle drums they create intricate, freely arranged songs with a rootsy soul folk sound.
This week’s featured artist (#22) is Birmingham/UK based The Grey Goose Blues Band. They have been beavering away on the blues scene for over 8 years now, playing at venues and festivals up and down the country.
PRIMA QUEEN, our featured artist of this week, is an energetic and quirky indie-rock band fronted by Louise Macphail (Bristol, England) and Kristin McFadden (Chicago, USA) whose influences range from performers as diverse as Rilo Kiley, The Killers, Fleet Foxes and Alanis Morissette.
Over the past year the duo has been capturing audiences with their brutally, yet beautifully honest lyrics and their infectiously fun stage presence. The band has been playing gigs at venues across the UK including Metropolis Studios in London, The Great Escape Festival for Funnel Music in Brighton, and in Bristol, for ‘iluvlive’.Continue reading →