American heavy rock band with female lead
Indie-electro-rock band from Glasgow. Clever electric beat-mixes coupled with danceable tunes
From Boston, USA, experimental rock band with heavy use of instrumentals
Miss The Occupier
Glasgow indie-punk band, honest-sounding female lead
English fast-paced indie band, uses synthesisers and good multi-vocals
Hereford-based ‘new rap’ rock group. Very original and catchy
Steady pop-like band from LA. Like Cold War Kids but slower.
Quirky NY band, does clever covers with good dancy backbeat
“in a daze”-sounding band from Leicester, repetitive guitaring with effortless vocals
One-to-watch for 2009, disco-pop mixed with dance
Porcelain and the Tramps
Hard rock swirled with industrial electronica from Detriot, USA. Female lead with full-powered vocals
Simple electric pop with funky pauses and changes in tune.
Happy go lucky male from USA, easy and slow with piano accompaniment
Uh Huh Her
Actress Leisha Harvey makes up one half of this rocking electric-pop duo.
Indie band from USA, their track “Aside” featured in film Wedding Crashers
Rocking-beat band from NY, alike to, and supported, Academy Is
Obscurely progressive indie-pop artist with influential drumming and quirky beats
Punk-rock male band from Birmingham. Debut album out in Japan
From Grangemouth, Scotland. Sometimes-Christmassy trio with easy-listening vocals and and epic-sound.
Featured on the ‘Twilight’ soundtrack. Pure-of-heart classic-rock/pop band from Atlanta, Georgia.
Female artist from LA. Uses weird lyrics and usually-constant musical backing
Upbeat classic indie band with ingenious lyrics and warming female vocals
Band made of a third rock, third hip hop, and third metal. Slightly distorted vocals, easily make a crowd rowdy. From LA, USA.
Voluntary Butler Scheme
Lounge/house music-makers from Stourbridge. Simplistic and seemingly-meaningless vocals
My Dying Bride
UK version of Rammstein. Gothic death metal, medium speed
Small, quirky, random three-some from Birmingham. Jamming sound with very original and easily recogniseable vocals.
Typical emo-pop-indie band, sounds like the younger brother of New Found Glory
Midget and Giant
Acoustic duo from the UK. Low vocals with plucky guitaring and a slow pace.
Metal band from Denmark. Starts slow but gets faster. Think Nickelback mixed with Switchfoot.
Electric indie band from Derby. Conjures images of manga and retro computer games. Had radio play from Steve Lamacq and Jonathan Ross.
Hotly tipped by Kerrang, kid emo band from London. Despite being in the emo category, can be generically liked.
Your New Escape Plan
Mix of Placebo and Angels and Airwaves with a slower pace. From England.
Janet and the Boowalks
Melodramatic acousticy pop by a group of upbeat females.
We Were Promised Jetpacks
Set for stardom Glasgow foursome. Arctic-Monkeys x Futureheads indie band signed to FatCat Records