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Featured Artist

Featured Artist – Rusty Shackle

The captivating live performances of Welsh indie-folk band Rusty Shackle are a centrepiece of their music, tying together lots of instruments including guitars, fiddle, banjo and even trumpets to have their songs in your head for days and leave you yearning to see their live spectacle. (more…)

Featured Artist – Ruby Force

There’s something very fierce about a name like Ruby Force, and her strong vocals throughout her music reflects this. Being the brainchild of Erin McLaughlin, Force tells her tales of love and loss in her debut album Evolutionary War – due for release later this year.

Featured Artist – Pete Yorn

Californian artist and songwriter Pete Yorn first rose to international fame with his debut album Musicforthemorningafter, released in 2001. It was released to critical acclaim and his music and success has been on the rise in the last 15 years.

Featured Artist – Trevor Moran

Trevor Moran has had one hell of a professional career so far, and he’s only 17. Since he first made a name for himself dancing around Apple Stores on YouTube, he’s auditioned on The X Factor, had a YouTube career with group channel O2L (Our 2nd Life) and is now a singer, with two EPs being released in the last two years.

Featured Artist – Sophia Grayce

17 year-old Sophia Grayce is an actress and model as well as a singer. She’s made covers on YouTube of some of the most popular songs in the past few years, from artists including Hozier and Lady Antebellum. She’s going to be releasing some self-written and recorded tracks soon, under the genres of Country/Pop/Rock. I can’t wait to see what she has in store.

Featured Artist – Grizfolk

American Alt-Rockers Grizfolk may be a new name to your ears, but they’ve been around since 2012. Signed to Virgin Records, the band who were formally Griz Adams changed their name to Grizfolk  after their demo went viral and released their first EP From The Spark in 2014. (more…)

Featured Artist – Olivver The Kid

Former drummer of Alt-rock band The Neighbourhood, Bryan Sammis has one hell of a CV, with Billboard-topping singles and even a performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. But since leaving the band, he’s chosen to go solo as Olivver The Kid and release 2 EPs, the most recent of which being The Boy Who Cried Wolf.


Featured Artist – Damien Escobar

It’s not very often that a violinist is a Featured Artist, but I’ve got to tell you about Damien Escobar. Having come third on America’s Got Talent as part of duo Nuttin’ But Strings (which he has since left) and at age 10 being the youngest student to be accepted into the Jilliard School of Music, his violin talent is certainly something to be in awe of.