This weekend I attended The Great Escape Festival down in Brighton, and although the music is quite indie overall it’s definitely my favourite festival. There’s so much choice that you can curate your own unique festival experience, and it’s a chance to see some of the acts everyone is talking about and make your own… Continue reading The Great Escape 2012: My top 10 acts
Usually I begin each January by alphabetically reviewing all of the acts predicted to be big in the year ahead. However, since I covered so many up-and-coming artists last year, I’ve already written loads about most of the acts in contention for 2012 success. Therefore I’ve decided instead to compile a top 10 of the… Continue reading The Next Big Thing: My Top 10 of 2012
Paper CrowsThis trendy but odd-looking duo from Brighton may be the protegées of Preston from The Ordinary Boys/Big Brother but they have a fairly good chance of escaping the uncoolness of that association, as they’re also working with Future Cut, one of the UK’s best hitmaking teams. Their biggest success was Lily Allen’s first album… Continue reading The Next Big Thing?