New Music: Skatan

A beautiful sound reminiscent of Florence & The Machine. Check out here.

New Music: Hounds

This 4-piece from Essex were hand-picked by The Prodigy to play Milton Keynes Bowl, as well as playing Sonisphere and touring with Does It Offend You Yeah? last year. They have now been confirmed to play Download festival this year and release their blistering new EP ‘The Wicked’ on June 4th. It’s a brash four track EP stirring punk rock and high energy dance together in the same pot. Check out here.

New Music: Conner Youngblood

A beautifully breezy and light sound that takes you to another place. Check out here.

New Music: Erik Emanon

Catchy new Swedish pop. Check out here.

New Music: Blackbird Blackbird

I can’t describe this sound but it plays around with a lot of fun sounds and has a summery feel to the whole thing. Check out here.

New Music: Locnville

South African electro/ hip hop made by twins. And they are absolutely huge down South… Check out here.

New Music: Broken Door

Swedish electro rock with some pop thrown in. I can imagine this on UK radio. Check out here.

New Music: Nick Ellis & The Noise

Perfectly crafted Swedish electropop. Check out here.

New Music: Young Believers

 A Folk/Beat band who have been lucky enough to already support Willy Mason, The Mystery Jets, The Rifles, and The Fratellis. Check out here.

New Music: Kirsten & Marie

Brilliantly catchy indie pop from Denmark that has a very distinct 90’s vibe around it. It’s impossible not to smile when you listen to this! Check out here.

New Music: Northbrook

An extremely addictive chorus that references the heady times of jazz clubs in eras past but with a completely modern swing. It’s the first of many smashing singles to come from the trio who are fascinated by the sex, the smoke and the swing of the pre-war heady days.  Check out here.

New Music: Eli and Fur

It’s that time of the month when I get overly excited about a new pop act that sounds amazing. Eli & Fur are a girl DJ duo from London and Surrey who have played around the world and have made their own house mixes since they were 16. Both now 23, they’re on the precipice of finding their vocal talent and have recorded their first studio song ‘Sea of Stars’. The track is available as a free download. Check out here.

New Music: Allman Brown

This kid’s gone a long way since sneaking into gigs whilst working as a bartender at the Royal Albert Hall. Check out here.

New Music: Enjoyed

This fits under the term ‘joystep’ apparently, and I can sort of understand why. Check out here.

New Music: Paper Aeroplanes

Beautiful and intricate yet simple music by this Welsh folk/pop duo Check out here.