With his smash hit debut album, 'Hypersonic Missiles', Sam Fender headed straight for the stratosphere. One pandemic later, surrounded by division, despair and rampant culture wars, he's refusing to lose track of the roots that brought him here.
Back with their first album in six years, indie darlings Spector are a testament to hard work and not giving up.
London collective NiNE8 are pooling their resources to promote a new, more sustainable way of working - one that puts community, support and creativity to the fore. Some of the group's leading names give us a the low-down.
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Aussie punksters Amyl & The Sniffers' debut album made enough noise to grab attention. All eyes (and ears) ensured, they're back with a follow-up.
Loads of acts claim to sound like the future, but 18-year-old up-and-coming ericdoa could well be it. Heading quickly for the big leagues, and with a forthcoming collab EP with glaive on the way, the buzz is real.
With the recent ‘Goober’ EP finally unleashed alongside a brand new stage persona, Lauran Hibberd is taking everything in her stride.
Alt-pop newcomer - and Ivor Novello nominee - Willow Kayne delivers uncompromising takedowns and high-energy bops.
Teen up-and-comer Evann McIntosh is both prolific and has a formidable hit rate for playful, R&B and funk-infused smooth pop hits.
Northern Irish trio Cherym have turned their 'fun' dial up to 11 with high-energy pop-punk tunes that wouldn't be out of place on the best 90s-00s teens flick soundtracks.