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THE ESTATES + YOUNG BRAVES + THE CHASE + SHEMP + THE NEW CONSISTENT
The Estates gained popularity from the EP ‘Extended Play’, along with then seeing their song Lately become the BBC Introducing song of the week which really gained them traction on the local Midlands scene, before even playing a show. Rarely does a band gain popularity before playing any live shows but the lads have backed up the blind faith with their performances so far. The band are now in the process of writing and recording new material which will see its release in 2019.
Check out the track ‘Lately’ here:
Young Braves are an alternative rock band hailing from Shropshire. After support slots with the likes of Little Comets, The Sherlocks and The Amazons, the band has been busy focusing on writing new material. Spending 2018 building up a wealth of new tracks that are now ready to be shared with the world and they are set to release their new single ‘Lunatic’ in March 2019.
The band consists of Ollie Scott (23) – Lead Vocals & Guitar, Jacob Ferguson (23) – Guitar, Synths & Backing Vocals, Elliot Scott (21) – Bass & Backing Vocals, with newest member Max Powell (23) – Drums & Percussion, joining in early 2018. With influences including Pixies, Foals, Radiohead and Kings of Leon, their sound is catchy, exciting and explosive.
Their tracks are regularly played on BBC Introducing, with track ‘Youth’ receiving airplay by Huw Stephens on Radio 1. They have also played live sessions for BBC Introducing Shropshire and a session for Sofar Sounds London. Their song ‘For the Day’ got selected for Record of the Day, which created a lot of interest around the band. Under their previous band name Arcade Parade, they also received airplay on Radio X, Amazing Radio, Beacon Radio (now known as Free Radio) and their song ‘Grace’ featured on a Jamie Oliver YouTube video.
Hailed by the media as one of the best up and coming bands, The Chase have climbed from local pub gigs to highlight sets at renowned venues such as Rock City, Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena and a variety of the UK’s top festivals! Receiving airtime from the likes of Hollyoaks and GMTV; as well as a shout out from their childhood hero, Liam Gallagher, The Chase really do have a bright future ahead of them.
The Chase are no strangers to the big stage having already rubbed shoulders with international artists such as: The Hoosiers, Petebox, Cast,and Twisted Wheel.
The Nottingham lads have attained admiration from well known bodies in the industry such as: Dean Jacksonat BBC Introducing East Midlands, Jackie Pat Kemet FM, Notts TV, NUSIC.Org.UK, Nottingham Post, Leftlion Magazine and loved Indie magazines up and down the country.
The Nottingham based four piece began life as a trio at an extremely young age! Brothers Tyler (Lead singer and Guitarist) and Dion Heaney (Drummer) were joined by their cousin Luke Childs (Bassist) at the mere ages of 10, 8 and 12. Expanding their sound, Tyler and Dion introduced their school mate, James Cahill (Keyboardist), into The Chase unit providing a more distinct sound to the group. Inspired by their council estate roots, The Chase branded themselves after the very streets they were raised, taking influence from their local precinct named The Robin Hood Chase.
“Oozing with cool Britpop vibes, get on this track ‘Knock on the sky’ by The Chase” – This Feeling
Watch the official music video for ‘Reign Over Me’ below:
Shemp are a Midlands based band formed in Rugby that sing sad lyrics over rad music. Comprised of four burnt out guys, they’re looking to bring their brand of 90s inspired indie rock to a dejected modern audience. In times of trouble, you can always get the Shemp.
Shemp released their first single ‘Gifted Kid Burnout’ in March 2019, and have been played on BBC Introducing Coventry and Warwickshire.
Watch the official music video for ‘Gifted Kid Burnout’ below:
The New Consistent is a 19 year old unsigned artist from Worcester in the West Midlands, described as having ‘exceptionally personal lyrics’ (IndieMidlands) and ‘a sharp wit and unique style of delivery that definitely marks him out as one to watch’ (So Young)
Produced by Austin Williams of Swim Deep, his first two singles ‘The New Consistent’ and ‘3 Years’ come from the heart, creating an instant rapport with the listener.
‘You would have to search long and hard to find a single – or an artist for that matter – that is so completely bona fide.’ Words For Music
Watch the official music video for ‘The New Consistent’ below: