GIG – Wild Front at The Railway Inn -Friday 31st March 2017

Organically formed, South Coast Band, Wild Front, aim to pair the unrestrained emotions of music with the capricious nature of life. It came as no surprise when the band formed, as the four boys had been musically working together for years.

The band have self released 3 singles this year, all of which have had support from BBC Introducing and been added to numerous Spotify playlists, surpassing 100,000 streams.

Although 80’s rock and alternative indie is a love they all share, their primary musical influences are so different. Jack offers his love of folk and Josh studied classical music at university, whereas Mike and Joe’s musical repertoire ranges from West Coast hip hop to indie folk. It’s this exotic mix that creates their unique and distinctive sound.Wild Front had a busy summer performing at Common People, Y Not Festival, Truck Festival & Together The People, amongst others. More live dates will be announced soon. The band write, record, engineer & mix all of the tracks at their home studio.

“If there’s any band that could better defy expectations, it’s Wild Front.” – Indie.

“Their unique sound is rooted in diversity, but comes together to create something individual to them.” – Earmilk

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GIG – Fickle Friends at The Joiners – Friday 19th February 2016

ficle freindsBrighton 5-piece, Fickle Friends first caught people’s attention in 2014 when their debut single ‘SWIM’ amassed over 750,000 Soundcloud plays.

After becoming HypeMachine’s 25th most blogged artist of 2014, the band have also received acclaim from Zane Lowe, Billboard & BBC Introducing.

Fickle Friends’ upbeat summertime synth-pop has made them a firm festival favourite.
This year they embark upon their first UK headline tour and will be releasing their debut EP ‘VELVET’. “They’re masters of crafting joyful pop tunes with darker messages.” The 405 “Fickle Friends have something of Haim’s magical ability to write a bouncy pop song.” MTV District “One of the most blogged bands on the planet, and quite rightly so too, as their music is ridiculously infectious” Kick Kick Snare
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GIG – Indiana at The Wedgwood Rooms – Tuesday 26th May 2015

indianaLauren Henson (born 28 July 1987), better known by her stage name Indiana, is a British singer-songwriter from Loughborough.

Henson began writing songs in 2010, after she taught herself piano-playing with a piano that she was storing temporarily for her sister. She was approached by musician John Beck after she uploaded a cover of one of his compositions, “Gabriel”, to the video sharing website YouTube. They wrote their first song together, “Blind as I Am”, which she performed at her first gig in April 2012, at the semi-finals of the live music competition Future Sound of Nottingham. Henson took her stage name, Indiana, in memory of her late father, who was a fan of the Indiana Jones film series.

“Blind as I Am” was released as Indiana’s debut single in November 2012, followed by “Bound” in February 2013, “Smoking Gun” in June 2013, and “Mess Around” in October 2013. Also in 2013, Indiana signed a record deal with Sony Music and played at the Splendour in Nottingham and Glastonbury music festivals, the latter on the BBC Introducing stage. She performed for Queen Elizabeth II during the monarch’s visit to BBC Radio 1, singing a cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes” with Irish band The Script.

Indiana’s fifth single, “Solo Dancing”, became her breakthrough release, amassing substantial attention from music blogs and inclusion on Time magazine’s mid-year “Singles of 2014” list. Released commercially in April 2014, it reached number 14 on the UK Singles Chart. “Heart on Fire”, its follow-up (in August 2014), was less successful, peaked at number 89 in the UK. Indiana’s debut album, No Romeo, was released in February 2015 and reached number 17 on the UK Albums Chart. John Beck co-wrote and produced the majority of No Romeo, which also features contributions from Joel Pott and Jesse Shatkin.

Indiana describes her music as “menacing and emotional electronica with 80s-inspired synths and haunting vocals”. She cites James Blake, Gary Numan, Frank Ocean, Portishead, The Weeknd, and the xx as her biggest musical influences. She has mentioned the soundtrack of the 2011 film Drive as being a major inspiration for her work.

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