AK Patterson is a 3 piece out of Cambridge, UK. Consisting of Alex Patterson, Nat Reading and Alfie Weedon. Shadows, is produced by Mercury prize-winning producer, Charlie Andrew (Alt-j, Marika Hackman). Alex Patterson was raised on a diet of eclectic music, from Buckley to Bjork. Her love of traditional Portuguese folk music, Fado, and especially
The Soft Spots. When reading the bio and visiting their Bandcamp you are captivated by the colours, sounds and words they use to describe themselves. You imagine a huge electronic mix of ukes and synths and a wonderful blend of old and new styles. You share in their huge love of the sea and sailing
London four-piece Peyote have within a year, taken a giant musical leap. When the band first emerged in 2013 their sound was influenced by heavy rock ‘n’ roll. Yet over the course of 2014 Peyote have moved into the indie pop arena. Their genre-hop has brought them festival slots, European tour dates and BBC radio
Adam Wedd is a singer-songwriter from the outskirts of Kingston Upon Thames, South London. He has shared stages and music videos with artists including Ed Sheeran, Luke Sital Singh and Thomas J Speight. He’s no rookie in the music business and has been making music for 10 years in and out of various different bands.
Stokeley is an independent, alternative electronica producer and songwriter from South Wales. ‘Father’ released yesterday is his third release, all are available via his Bandcamp page. Father is a beautiful EP, effortlessly combining ambient textures with indie pop sensibilities. There is variety and depth within this five track offering that keeps you wanting more. Father
Our First Signs Of Love feature is normally reserved for artists releasing a début single or EP. In the case of Jamie Heawood, we’ve jumped the gun. This 21-year-old singer songwriter from Sheffield has already won a number of competitions including Yorkshire Unplugged and Acoustic Idol but is yet to formally release anything. His debut single and EP
In January we picked Stillwave for our First Signs of Love feature, and now the Dutch trio have released their new self titled EP, and our love is once again ignited. The alternative-indie band dive between genres, from new wave to post-punk revival. Yet beneath their edgy, harsh exterior, a softer indie core resides. Stillwave
After releasing her debut album ‘Under Mountains’ in 2012, Rachel Sermanni is back with her newest offering, an EP titled ‘Everything Changes’ which was released in January 2014. ‘Everything Changes’ is an absolute pleasure to listen to. The release contains four incredible songs, all of which are both written and performed by Rachel who is
Belfast based indie band Hurdles, bring a sense of fun to everything they do. The four-piece, of Northern Irish and Southern English origin, formed in 2012 and set about making music that would get people on their feet. Last year the band played the main stage at Glasgowbury Festival, proving that big audiences help fuel
Singer-songwriter Jess Morgan is playing a crucial part in the Roots Revival movement. As a modern young musician, she is bringing back tradition folk music and making it her own. Her music features organic acoustic guitars, harmonicas and themes of religion, love and family values at the core of her lyrics. After wining funding from
When we heard that Strangers were releasing a brand new EP, we thought Christmas had come early. Every month since July the London based trio have been exhibiting new material online. All of the previewed songs, as well as some exclusive extras, will feature on the bands new ten track EP ‘Close’ The EP rounds
The Preatures should be well known to regular RCM readers. The Sydney 5 piece has been featured previously with their singles Is This How You Feel, Manic Baby, and Revelation (So Young). All songs come from the recently released 5 track EP ‘Is This How You Feel’, a follow up last year’s debut ‘Shaking Hands’.