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As announced by BBC Radio 6 earlier this week, Rae Morris is the latest artist to join our music line up!
'Having supported Bombay Bicycle Club, Lianne la Havas, George Ezra and Tom Odell on tour, Rae Morris is a seasoned and spectacular performer. Signed to Atlantic records at just 17, Morris co-wrote and featured on the Blockbuster single ‘Up Again’ by Clean Bandit, and appeared on the BBC Sound of 2015.
Her second album ‘Someone Out There’, released in February 2018, to rave reviews (The Telegraph, Independent and Standard) saw her dive firmly in to the world of electronic pop, writing her songs in technicolour and drawing on the experience of falling in love with her long-time collaborator Fryars.
‘A Revelation’ - NME
‘Big, reckless pop songs’- The Telegraph'
Afriquoi are an underground sensation, bringing an uplifting fusion of African music and live electronics. The masterful 6-piece live show combines Gambian kora, Congolese guitar + Mandinka percussion styles with electronic music drawing on house, soca, hiphop, soul + jungle to create something entirely unique.
"Brilliant fusion of afro/jazz music" - The Independent
Berlin, Ibiza, Paris: The wildly brilliant academic turned superstar DJ and author of discographies takes to the decks. He’s worked with the likes of Ladytron, Depeche Mode, Goldfrapp and Gwen Stefani. He is joined for an exclusive one-night-only performance by Drag-Queen Club-night Legend Savage from the creators of Sink the Pink
“The Venus Williams of the DJ world’- The Guardian
The little-sister of drag-dance-glitter-ball collective Sink the Pink, Savage is a club-night institution with fans from Lady Gaga to Daisy Lowe.
Featured as MTV Iggy’s Artists of the week, with performances on BBC Newsnight and profiles in magazines such as Vogue and ID, Bloom Twins are making waves in the pop world. Their ‘classy sinuous electro-noir’ (The Sunday Times) has taken them on tour with Nile Rodgers and Duran Duran. Expect mysterious and beguiling pop from these classically trained multi-instrumentalists.
‘You need to know about their brand of dark pop’ – The Daily Mail
‘Divinely dynamic yet dark sisterly harmonies’ - The Guardian
Since the release of their "hugely impressive" (BBC) debut, Stealing Sheep have toured as guests of Postal Service and Alt-J and opened for St. Vincent. Named the Guardian’s new band of the week, their experiments with tuned percussion, programmed beats, and effected synths, lead them out of folk into something entirely their own.
“Delightful... beguiling” - The Guardian
“Fabricated, fantastical and wildly colourful imaginings’ – The Guardian
Described by The Telegraph as “like Arcade Fire with better lyrics”, film star Orlando Seale and his epic band Harpo Smith will make you dance, laugh and cry with tales of the concrete jungle, from the caffeinated highs to the gin street lows of the capital.
“To hear them in full splendour makes me want to weep. Absolutely unique.” Joanne Good, BBC
The youngest ever member of the British National Youth Opera, classically trained Gabby Young 'switched sides' under the influence of Jeff Buckley. Flamboyantly attired gypsy-jazz-folk queen and a brilliant stage performer, she has played festivals from Shambala to Glastonbury and will wow you with her performance at HTLGI London.
‘Gloriously cheerful live perfomer’- The Guardian
‘Exquisite and personal’ – The Guardian
Slick and subversive, these award-winning stars come with style as sharp as their wit. Winners of the London Cabaret Award for Best Music Act, Bourgeois and Maurice’s provocative sell-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe have garnered critical acclaim far and wide.
"A guerrilla cabaret of genuinely subversive originality" - The Stage
Born in Seattle USA, and raised listening to all of the great crooners of the 50’s and 60’s as well as Jazz, Soul, Blues and R&B, Mo’s Not Just Jazz Duo is a performance not to be missed.
Old time, mountain and early bluegrass music. Expect furious breakdowns, nonsense songs, fiddle and banjo tunes and cautionary ballads of love and loss.
‘The Fordsons … excellent!’ - Pete Lawrence, Founder of the Big Chill and Campfire Convention
"Aaron Douglas has clearly acquired some serious songwriting chops. His velvet vocals and cliche-free lyrics are fresh minted as if they sprang fully formed straight from the Douglas heart." - Tom Robinson (BBC6 Music)
Sadie is an independent singer/songwriter based in Bristol, who has developed a reputation for her ‘haunting and enchanting’ (BSR) live shows.
A jazz sextet ensconced in the blossoming London jazz scene, these players have a zest for a whole range of genres; everything from neo-soul through bop to experimental free jazz.
Wednesday's Wolves are Chrissy Renker and Ysabelle Durant, a female contemporary folk duo from Oxfordshire. With radio play from Huw Stephens and a BBC Introducing Tip Of The Week expect great things from these spellbinding singers.
Hailing from Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland, Kai Henderson's vocal and guitar talents are both impressive and irresistible.
"This guy is going places." - Rock the Pigeon
An asthmatic clown making balloon animals in the corner.
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