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Corella – Caught Up

Corella

Fresh indie-pop quartet Corella started their journey in Manchester early 2016. Joel (Vocals/Guitar), Ben (Vocals/Bass), Jack (Guitar) and James (Drums) are currently bouncing between the studio and the road with their powerful vocals, melodic guitars and pulsating drums.

Their 5 singles have been supported by the likes of BBC Introducing, ITV’s ‘This Morning’, Manchester United, BMX brand ‘Mongoose’, and Spotify playlist’s ‘The Indie List’ and ‘Indie Roadtrip‘ both with over 195k followers.

A busy festival season included appearances at Truck, Y NOT, Blackthorn, Tramlines, Ramsbottom and Edinburgh Fringe, followed by a UK tour in October including their biggest headline show to date at a sold out Academy 3 in Manchester.

The lads have an upcoming Spring tour with shows across the UK including a headline show at the iconic Band on the Wall in Manchester.

Corella
Fresh indie-pop quartet Corella started their journey in Manchester early 2016. Joel (Vocals/Guitar), Ben (Vocals/Bass), Jack (Guitar) and James (Drums) are currently bouncing between the studio and the road with their powerful vocals, melodic guitars and pulsating drums.

Naah – Touch

After her debut-single with over 1M streams and the current single Pathetic released with Ninajirachi (premiered on Tripple J and supported by JAY-Z’s mgmt), Naah today is back with her new smashing single Touch !

Naah is one of the latest shooting stars over the
Stockholm-sky and is definitely one to keep your eye on.
With roots in indie-pop, the 21 year old independent songwriter and
artist now release her second single Sippin, which is
something you haven’t heard in pop-music before. She takes
her experience from band-jamming and translates it to
electronic-music and the result gets stunning!
With an ironic tone to riches, new-thinking groovy beats and
playful melodies, she puts her own stamp on music and
delivers a single that can be measured with the world stars.
It’s not electro. It’s not R&B. It’s not pop.

“Sippin’ is the second single from Stockholm based songwriter NAAH.  It’s an effervescent electronic alt-pop number with rhythmic synth-work, crisp percussion and outstanding melody writing. It is clear that she is talented beyond her years, at only 21 she is creating well crafted synth-pop with clear appeal – her debut single ‘Worth It’ picked up some serious love across the blogosphere and shot its way to ~500,000 streams on Spotify. This new one is sure to find its way into your Spotify playlists and should see the young talent emerge as a serious contender this year”. ‘Purple Melon

GRACIE – Confessions

GRACIE

Forming in Leeds in September 2015, R&B band GRACIE explores a spectrum of hip-hop and funk rhythm, neo-soul tones, a jazz background and a love of potent lyrical expression. Fronted by singer songwriter Grace Convert, reigning from Monaco, the band also features guitarist and songwriter Frankie Joe Harrison, from Brighton, bassist Luke Hamlin, drummer Chloe Burke and keyboardist Julian James from London.

Taking a collaborative process of arrangement and drawing from a wide variety of popular genres the group present a unique sound including playful live instrumentation and emotive vocals.

Since their Debut at the LS6 The Clock Cafe in Leeds, they’ve been doing live shows all over Leeds in venues such as The Wardrobe, The Belgrave, Headrow house and more. They have equally been darting around London, playing at The famous Brooklyn Bowl in the O2, The Forge in Camden, The Spice of life Soho and the Troubadour Cafe to name a few.

Previous gigs include:
15/04/2017- Supporting Jamie Isaac on his UK tour, Headrow House, Leeds
31/03/2017- GRACIE EP LAUNCH, Headrow House, Leeds
15/03/2017- Supporting Natalie McCool on her UK tour, Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
4/03/2017-Headline Show, The Troubadour London,
26/02/2017- Supporting Polo on their UK Tour, The Lending Room, Leeds
17/12/2016 Funk @ The Forge, The Forge Camden, London ( supporting the Haggis horns)
9/12/2016 Chill Withers, Assembly House, Leeds
29/11/2016 LSR Sound sessions, Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds
21/10/2016- The Spice of Life Soho
1/10/2016-Soul Rebels, The Wardrobe, Leeds
29/09/2016- Brooklyn Bowl, The O2, London (Supporting the Excitements)
23/09/2016- LS6 The Clock Café, Leeds
10/09/2016- The Forge, London, Camden
2/06/2016-The Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds
23/05/2016-RE:SOUL, Hirst’s Yard, Leeds
22/04/2016-PROD exhibition, La Boheme, Leeds
26/03/2016-The Troubadour, London
21/03/2016-The Hifi Club, Leeds
14/03/2016-The Hifi Club, Leeds
10/03/2016-WharfChambers, Leeds
06/03/2016-Sela Bar, London
03/03/2016-Headrow House, Leeds
6/02/2016-The Troubadour, London
25/01/2016-RE:SOUL,Hirst’s Yard, Leeds

GRACIE
Taking a collaborative process of arrangement and drawing from a wide variety of popular genres the group present a unique sound including playful live instrumentation and emotive vocals.

Laura Lavalle – Now

Laura Lavalle

Laura Lavalle was born on September 1st 1999 and has been singing as long as she has been talking. She is passionate about singing R&B soul music, and her sound is unmistakable. Laura left a promising skating career at the age of 12, to pursue music full time.  At age 13, she recorded her first EP with 4 originals. This EP “Everyday” was produced with Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey’s producers, Narada Michael Walden and Preston Glass. Laura’s first EP had great success and led to regional and national notoriety.

Laura has performed at countless venues all over the country, including the Old National Theater in Downtown Indianapolis, and at the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 in front of 175,000 and Nationally televised on NBC. Laura recently finished her second album with 8 original songs which she either wrote or co-wrote. 3 songs have been released to date with the other 5 to follow shortly.

Laura made a music video earlier this year with one of her newest songs off her second album “NOW”. Some of the artists that influence her are Jazmine Sullivan, Lauryn Hill, Erykah BAdu, Whitney Houston,  Beyonce, D’Angelo, Frank Ocean, Rihanna, Anita Baker, Tori Kelly, and Jesse J. You can find Laura’s music on iTunes, sotify, Amazon music. Laura has several exciting projects in the works and hopes to land a recording project that allows her to tour world wide and continue to reach people through her music.

Laura Lavalle
Laura Lavalle was born on September 1st 1999 and has been singing as long as she has been talking. She is passionate about singing R&B soul music, and her sound is unmistakable. Laura left a promising skating career at the age of 12, to pursue music full time.  At age 13, she recorded her first EP with 4 originals.

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KOKO Feat. Emeryld – Car Crusin Music

KoKo

A Quadruple Threat, just 1 word to describe KoKo, the most sought after up and coming DJ, producer, songwriter and performer in the industry today.  From spinning the biggest clubs and pool parties in Las Vegas/New York/Atlantic City, to landing the #1 spot on the Billboard dance charts. The 26 year old Rochester, NY native has already reached incredible milestones and is on the rise to become a household name in the music world.

At the age of 21, with big hopes and dreams, KoKo made the leap to the entertainment capital of the world with 1 thing in mind, success. KoKo’s natural talent shined early and rapidly landing residencies and spinning at some of the most popular nightclubs and pool parties in the nation such as Chateau Nightclub, Wet Republic, Body English, Harrah’s Pool After Dark, Drais’ Afterhours, Cathouse Nightclub, Daydream Pool club and many more. He is well known in the celebrity world DJing and hosting parties and events alongside big names such as Diddy, Cee-Lo Green, Big Boi, Dwayne Wade, Lil Kim, Robbie Rivera, Chris Brown, Floyd Mayweather amongst many other superstars.

“KoKo is the perfect storm of energy, programming & production. A true talent.” says Las Vegas legend, DJ Hollywood.

As a producer, KoKo is quickly making a name for himself in the shark filled music industry. Already in 2013, he has made his way to the top landing himself four top 10 remixes on the Billboard Dance Charts including two of them that reached #1. He has produced for Major record labels such as Interscope, Universal, Sony, Roc Nation, Tommy Boy to name a few, and his credential list includes major artists such as Carly Rae Jepson, Katy Perry, Alexis Jordan, Chris Cox and more.

Versatility, drive and passion are the 3 things KoKo bases his success on.

KoKo
A Quadruple Threat, just 1 word to describe KoKo, the most sought after up and coming DJ, producer, songwriter and performer in the industry today.  From spinning the biggest clubs and pool parties in Las Vegas/New York/Atlantic City, to landing the #1 spot on the Billboard dance charts.

Unbloom – No Other Feat. Davey

Unbloom

Unbloom is London Ontarian Jonathan Zarola. He began his musical career as a drummer for jazz, funk, and indie-rock outfits.

Enthralled by the chord progressions and rhythms of the former two genres, and enticed by the exuberant energy of the latter, Zarola has made it a point to combine these influences in his music. Using lush synthesizers, throbbing bass-lines, dynamic drums, and pleading vocals from both himself and a plethora of guest collaborators, he attempts to create an emotional crisis on the dance floor.

Having grabbed the attention of many tastemakers with his EP This Could Be Everything / This Could Be Nothing, Zarola’s latest release, Chances, aims to strengthen his reach amongst fans and critics alike.

Unbloom
London Ontarian Jonathan Zarola, AKA Unbloom, began his musical career as a drummer for jazz, funk, and indie-rock outfits. Enthralled by the chord progressions and rhythms of the former two genres, and enticed by the exuberant energy of the latter, Zarola has made it a point to combine these influences in his music.

Blajk – Gunshot

“Following the 2016 release of their EP Ltd, Toronto-based four piece Blajk come back with a moody new single to both prepare you for sun-soaked barbecues and cause you to have a serious think about life. For “Gunshot”, indie rock instrumentation is marinated in an electronic treatment. It’s an expansion of the sound on their previous EP, and the sonic growth is fitting with the “Gunshot” lyrics. The band says of the song: The gunshot symbolizes an epiphany, an unavoidable realization that where you are may not be the healthiest place for you. It takes you out of a moment, pairing you with a grounding force that helps you wade through the murkiness of uncertainty and the hardships of staying true to yourself. There’s a fair amount of personal growth that comes from this” (Earmilk).

“With loud indie rock instrumentals combined with electronic beats, BLAJK have stepped up their game big time. They have gone deep with the lyrics making it a very personal track that makes you have a long hard think about life” (Indie Central Music)

Blajk
The gunshot symbolizes an epiphany, an unavoidable realization that where you are may not be the healthiest place for you. It takes you out of a moment, pairing you with a grounding force that helps you wade through the murkiness of uncertainty and the hardships of staying true to yourself.

Danica Hunter – Typical | Wondervision Films

Directed, Filmed + Edited by Danny Wonders

Produced by Priscilla Owusu

Song Produced by Fred Cox

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Face + Heel, aka Luke Taylor and Sinead McMillan, started working together in Jan 2012 and have been gaining plaudits over the last year for the excellent ‘No Stars EP’ on Warm Records and their self released ‘Chipped Tooth EP’.

They’ve already supported artists such as Blondes, Matthew Dear, Orbital, NZCA/Lines, Portico Quartet, AlunaGeorge and oOoOO in the last 18 months, and have tucked away some superb festival shows under their belts at the Great Escape, Lovebox, Garden Festival, L.E.V, and Simple Things.

Having been tipped by the Boiler Room founders as the ones to watch after their acclaimed live set back in April 2013 the band have the sights set on conquering 2014.

“They manage to combine delicate piano and vocals with deep synths and rhythmic elements of house and garage to create ambitious and thoughtful live electronica.” (Crack Magazine)

“An elegiac instrumental featuring a percussion break resembling the distinct, metal-on-metal rattling of trains rolling over railroad switches, altogether building a song both earthbound and angelic.” (Fader)

“No Stars crafts a profound synth-heavy soundscape that is adorned with moaned, soulful vocals and sparse bassline, resulting in an immensely dark, forlorn and atmospheric ballad” (Dummy)

“intricate electronic compositions with an acute focus on songcraft” (XLR8R)
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