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Automotion (UK)

"‘rock-fused, but definitely not your traditional guitar music’"

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Emerging from the post-rock landscape and the Windmill Brixton, Automotion are a fourpiece band formed in 2020 by school friends Jesse and Lennon on guitars and vocals, joined by twins Otis and Finton on drums and bass. With influences ranging from Robert Fripp, Slint, Steve Reich and The Chemical Brothers, Automotion’s music weaves between melodic arpeggios and heavy riffs.

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Emerging from the post-rock landscape and the Windmill Brixton, Automotion are a fourpiece band formed in 2020 by school friends Jesse and Lennon on guitars and vocals, joined by twins Otis and Finton on drums and bass. With influences ranging from Robert Fripp, Slint, Steve Reich and The Chemical Brothers, Automotion’s music weaves between melodic arpeggios and heavy riffs.




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Van Houten (UK)

"'exploring the fuzziest, far-out corners of 90’s guitar music'"

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Van Houten have shared new single ‘I Only Wanna Be With You’, the third and final single from their muchanticipated debut album ‘The Tallest Room’, which is set for release on March 22nd 2024 via Clue Records EMI North.

The final preview of their debut, ‘I Only Wanna Be With You’ is short and sugar-sweet, proving itself in just under two minutes. Crafted with intention, this track captures the fleeting nature of an intense relationship – here one moment, and the gone the next as Louis Sadler recites “Wouldn’t have it any other way, cos if it’s win or lose – i just wanna be with you, i only wanna be with you..

Having enlisted the ears and ideas of producer Alex Greaves (bdrmmWorking Men’s ClubBloc Party), the album is a captivating melting pot of eclectic influences, conflicting emotions and earworm hooks that celebrates the journey the band have been on and looks forward to the future with optimism, whatever it may hold.

Going on to speak about ‘The Tallest Room’, Sadler pens, “Over the past couple of years while we’ve been writing I’ve gone through some massive changes that have really sculpted my outlook and it’s naturally bled into our music… It’s about gaining perspective, moving forwards and while it acknowledges darker experiences & feelings, it’s ultimately about moving on.“

Their returning singles have found the band played more and more heavily across BBC Radio 1 and BBC 6 Music, featured in Spotify UK’s New Music Friday and lauded by tastemakers including So YoungDIYWonderland and Far Out, Van Houten will be at last releasing their debut album on March 22nd 2024 via Clue Records EMI North and is available to preorder now.

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Van Houten have shared new single ‘I Only Wanna Be With You’, the third and final single from their muchanticipated debut album ‘The Tallest Room’, which is set for release on March 22nd 2024 via Clue Records EMI North.

The final preview of their debut, ‘I Only Wanna Be With You’ is short and sugar-sweet, proving itself in just under two minutes. Crafted with intention, this track captures the fleeting nature of an intense relationship - here one moment, and the gone the next as Louis Sadler recites "Wouldn't have it any other way, cos if it's win or lose - i just wanna be with you, i only wanna be with you.."

Having enlisted the ears and ideas of producer Alex Greaves (bdrmmWorking Men’s ClubBloc Party), the album is a captivating melting pot of eclectic influences, conflicting emotions and earworm hooks that celebrates the journey the band have been on and looks forward to the future with optimism, whatever it may hold.

Going on to speak about ‘The Tallest Room’, Sadler pens, “Over the past couple of years while we’ve been writing I’ve gone through some massive changes that have really sculpted my outlook and it’s naturally bled into our music… It’s about gaining perspective, moving forwards and while it acknowledges darker experiences & feelings, it’s ultimately about moving on.“

Their returning singles have found the band played more and more heavily across BBC Radio 1 and BBC 6 Music, featured in Spotify UK’s New Music Friday and lauded by tastemakers including So YoungDIYWonderland and Far Out, Van Houten will be at last releasing their debut album on March 22nd 2024 via Clue Records EMI North and is available to preorder now.




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Lover’s Skit (SE)

"‘infectious and rowdy indie with a sharp sense of fashion’"

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Lover’s Skit biography  Lover’s Skit is a dynamic duo composed of Nathalia Aránguiz and Ove Jerndal, both 19-year-olds born and raised in Stockholm. 

 Coming from a musical background, they have been actively collaborating as a group for three years. Initially, their focus was primarily on fashion and style, but they eventually ventured into making music and performing live shows at their local youth center before turning 18. Since then, they’ve had the opportunity to perform at established Swedish venues like Stockholm’s Debaser Strand, Riche, Brillo, and Yaki-Da in Gothenburg.  

Lover’s Skit is characterised by their infectious, energetic, and in-your-face style, all wrapped up in sharp fashion sense and tongue-in-cheek confidence. They aim to make you move and be moved by their music, which draws influence from a wide range of genres and playfully juggles with musical history. Listeners can catch glimpses of 90s breakbeat heroes like The Chemical Brothers, The Prodigy, and Fatboy Slim, as well as rowdy indie bands such as Wet Leg and Le Tigre.

In June 2023, the band self-released their debut EP. Their live performances have garnered them a well-deserved reputation, and Nathalia’s boundless energy extends far beyond the stage. This year, they’ve graced the stages of established Swedish festivals like Way Out West, Storsjöyran, and Åre Sessions. They made waves with their two performances at the by:Larm festival in Oslo, Norway, in September and absolutely killed it at their first-ever headline show at Hus 7 in their native Stockholm in October as well as impressing the London crowd at The Shacklewell Arms for their first ever UK show in November.

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Lover’s Skit biography  Lover’s Skit is a dynamic duo composed of Nathalia Aránguiz and Ove Jerndal, both 19-year-olds born and raised in Stockholm.

Coming from a musical background, they have been actively collaborating as a group for three years. Initially, their focus was primarily on fashion and style, but they eventually ventured into making music and performing live shows at their local youth center before turning 18. Since then, they've had the opportunity to perform at established Swedish venues like Stockholm's Debaser Strand, Riche, Brillo, and Yaki-Da in Gothenburg.

Lover’s Skit is characterised by their infectious, energetic, and in-your-face style, all wrapped up in sharp fashion sense and tongue-in-cheek confidence. They aim to make you move and be moved by their music, which draws influence from a wide range of genres and playfully juggles with musical history. Listeners can catch glimpses of 90s breakbeat heroes like The Chemical Brothers, The Prodigy, and Fatboy Slim, as well as rowdy indie bands such as Wet Leg and Le Tigre.

In June 2023, the band self-released their debut EP. Their live performances have garnered them a well-deserved reputation, and Nathalia's boundless energy extends far beyond the stage. This year, they've graced the stages of established Swedish festivals like Way Out West, Storsjöyran, and Åre Sessions. They made waves with their two performances at the by:Larm festival in Oslo, Norway, in September and absolutely killed it at their first-ever headline show at Hus 7 in their native Stockholm in October as well as impressing the London crowd at The Shacklewell Arms for their first ever UK show in November.




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Liz Lawrence (UK)

"‘bright and breezy pop that comes in with a bang’"

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Liz Lawrence is a British artist, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. Previously one half of pop duo Cash + David, Liz then toured the world as a singer and collaborator with her friends Bombay Bicycle Club. Having taught herself how to produce, she has been releasing the fruits of this experimental labour since 2018 with a series of double A-side single releases followed in 2019 with her album Pity Party, an unvarnished yet defiant snapshot of her world, spawning multiple beloved singles and a sold out tour. 2020’s Whoosh! EP delivered her first BBC Radio 1 playlist single in California Screaming. Her 2021 album The Avalanche continued her rise with multiple 6music playlists, festivals including Green Man, All Points East, Victorious and a sold out London headline show at Lafayette. Liz is currently gearing up for the release of her next album ‘Peanuts’, which was produced & mixed by Ali Chant (Yard Act, Perfume Genius). The album will be released on 7th June 2024 via Chrysalis Records.

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Liz Lawrence is a British artist, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. Previously one half of pop duo Cash + David, Liz then toured the world as a singer and collaborator with her friends Bombay Bicycle Club. Having taught herself how to produce, she has been releasing the fruits of this experimental labour since 2018 with a series of double A-side single releases followed in 2019 with her album Pity Party, an unvarnished yet defiant snapshot of her world, spawning multiple beloved singles and a sold out tour. 2020’s Whoosh! EP delivered her first BBC Radio 1 playlist single in California Screaming. Her 2021 album The Avalanche continued her rise with multiple 6music playlists, festivals including Green Man, All Points East, Victorious and a sold out London headline show at Lafayette. Liz is currently gearing up for the release of her next album ‘Peanuts’, which was produced & mixed by Ali Chant (Yard Act, Perfume Genius). The album will be released on 7th June 2024 via Chrysalis Records.




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ENOLA (AU)

"‘a modern telling of post-punk, grunge and shoegaze all the way from Melbourne’"

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Naarm/Melbourne based musician ENOLA infuses hard hitting tracks with a stinging vulnerability, applying the salve to the self-inflicted wound. With an instinctual understanding of the balance between heightened drama and grimy reality, ENOLA is simultaneously screaming from the rooftops and digging their nails into the cracks of the pavement.

Their raw post-punk is underpinned by a background in electronic production, melded with the grunge and shoe gaze ever present in their home base of Naarm/Melbourne. In the same vein as Shame and Fontaines DC, ENOLA traverses boundless plains musing on isolation and in search of catharsis. Poignant and uninhibited, their vocals are a punch in the gut, leaving a familiar pang felt in the most unexpected ways.

An enigmatic performer, ENOLA brings a wild energy, holding audiences so tightly captive that static builds and lightning could strike, splintering it all apart at any moment. Having supported the likes of Sleaford Mods, EKKSTACY, RVG, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever and Divide and Dissolve all in the last year, ENOLA has made a name for themselves as one of the most exciting live acts in the country. Delivering the urgency of IDLES and atmosphere of Joy Division, ENOLA have carved out their own unique sound, an important and powerful contribution that needs to be heard.

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Naarm/Melbourne based musician ENOLA infuses hard hitting tracks with a stinging vulnerability, applying the salve to the self-inflicted wound. With an instinctual understanding of the balance between heightened drama and grimy reality, ENOLA is simultaneously screaming from the rooftops and digging their nails into the cracks of the pavement.

Their raw post-punk is underpinned by a background in electronic production, melded with the grunge and shoe gaze ever present in their home base of Naarm/Melbourne. In the same vein as Shame and Fontaines DC, ENOLA traverses boundless plains musing on isolation and in search of catharsis. Poignant and uninhibited, their vocals are a punch in the gut, leaving a familiar pang felt in the most unexpected ways.

An enigmatic performer, ENOLA brings a wild energy, holding audiences so tightly captive that static builds and lightning could strike, splintering it all apart at any moment. Having supported the likes of Sleaford Mods, EKKSTACY, RVG, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever and Divide and Dissolve all in the last year, ENOLA has made a name for themselves as one of the most exciting live acts in the country. Delivering the urgency of IDLES and atmosphere of Joy Division, ENOLA have carved out their own unique sound, an important and powerful contribution that needs to be heard.




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PleasureInc. (UK)

"‘two brothers creating irresistible pop songs’"

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PleasureInc. is the genre-fluid musical brainchild of brothers Jesse and Louis Baker. Jaded with playing in indie bands, the Norwich based duo began formulating a new type of project in early2021, creating music and visual content that reflected their love for hip hop, indie, pop, fashion, film and the 90s. Through aliases Kenny Pleasures and Jonny Silver, the brothers project a playful perspective in their music, pulling sounds and attitudes from the likes of Blur, Beastie Boys, easylife and Tyler, The Creator. PleasureInc. permeate personality like good cheese permeates stink. You simply can’t help but take notice.It didn’t take long for fans across the UK to do just that. Harnessing the mystery of their brand, the brothersbuilt a fast online and live following, selling out venues across the country, including a packed House of Vansperformance alongside Joey Valence & Brae in November 2022. The duo have continued to build on this in2023 with a UK tour and a slew of single releases garnering 100,000+ Spotify streams.With their debut EP ‘For the Fun of It’ set for release in summer, a focus on modern production techniquesbrings the duo closer to the hip-hop realm than previous releases: thetitle trackchannels the punky wit ofBeastie Boys, whilst tracks like ‘Joanie Loves Chachi’and ‘What’s My Name’point towards Blood Orangeand Frank Ocean as the duo embrace a softer, introspective side

Press‘Keeping it bold and punchy, the Norwich-hailed duo hold nothing back as they put their knack for creating infectious pop songson full display… we suggest blasting all things PleasureInc.’Wonderland Magazine‘Choppy, deeply alternative pop… New single ‘Croissant’ is a larger-than-life return’Clash‘Blending both nostalgia and modernity into one feel-good mix… PleasureInc. are exactly that, pure pleasure.’Earmilk

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PleasureInc. is the genre-fluid musical brainchild of brothers Jesse and Louis Baker. Jaded with playing in indie bands, the Norwich based duo began formulating a new type of project in early2021, creating music and visual content that reflected their love for hip hop, indie, pop, fashion, film and the 90s. Through aliases Kenny Pleasures and Jonny Silver, the brothers project a playful perspective in their music, pulling sounds and attitudes from the likes of Blur, Beastie Boys, easylife and Tyler, The Creator. PleasureInc. permeate personality like good cheese permeates stink. You simply can’t help but take notice.It didn’t take long for fans across the UK to do just that. Harnessing the mystery of their brand, the brothersbuilt a fast online and live following, selling out venues across the country, including a packed House of Vansperformance alongside Joey Valence & Brae in November 2022. The duo have continued to build on this in2023 with a UK tour and a slew of single releases garnering 100,000+ Spotify streams.With their debut EP ‘For the Fun of It’ set for release in summer, a focus on modern production techniquesbrings the duo closer to the hip-hop realm than previous releases: thetitle trackchannels the punky wit ofBeastie Boys, whilst tracks like ‘Joanie Loves Chachi’and ‘What’s My Name’point towards Blood Orangeand Frank Ocean as the duo embrace a softer, introspective side

Press‘Keeping it bold and punchy, the Norwich-hailed duo hold nothing back as they put their knack for creating infectious pop songson full display... we suggest blasting all things PleasureInc.’Wonderland Magazine‘Choppy, deeply alternative pop... New single ‘Croissant’ is a larger-than-life return’Clash‘Blending both nostalgia and modernity into one feel-good mix... PleasureInc. are exactly that, pure pleasure.’Earmilk




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Crackups (BE)

"‘the bastards sons of Circle Jerks, Minor Threat or Pissed Jeans'"

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When it comes to garage rock and punk it’s easy to say you’ve heard it all before. CRACKUPS makes mincemeat of such preconceptions because this an entirely new animal.

As loud as a power saw. As fast as a shark. As tight as a duck’s arse. Check, check and check. It’s the quality of the songs that makes all the difference: CRACKUPS’ craftsmanship is undeniable with clever structures that mercilessly plunge every music fan into an orgy of riotous but superior garage punk.

‘Greetings from Earth’ is one of those records that kick you senseless at first listen, leaving you spent but satisfied. Every second on the album is extremely intense and essential. Eighteen minutes of pure world-class music which, in our humble opinion, stands comparison with such contemporary acts as The Chats or Viagra Boys but that also – and still in our humble opinion – ranks alongside old school heroes like Black Flag or Bad Brains. That’s how good these guys are. And they throw in a pinch of Devo-esque equanimity for extra seasoning. When we – the record company – first heard the record we almost fainted from pure excitement.

In 2010 the young guns from The Crackups (in small letters and with a definite article at the time) made it to the finals of Humo’s Rock Rally but their explosive debut ‘Animals on Acid’ didn’t get the follow-up. The band members scattered to the four winds, joining the likes of Double Veterans, Priceduifkes, Warhola, Prince Beastly and Psycho 44, whereas frontman Thomas Valkiers established a reputation as a producer (Equal Idiots, Black Leather Jacket, Tin Fingers, High Hi).

Bio provided by artist:
When it comes to garage rock and punk it’s easy to say you’ve heard it all before. CRACKUPS makes mincemeat of such preconceptions because this an entirely new animal.

As loud as a power saw. As fast as a shark. As tight as a duck’s arse. Check, check and check. It’s the quality of the songs that makes all the difference: CRACKUPS’ craftsmanship is undeniable with clever structures that mercilessly plunge every music fan into an orgy of riotous but superior garage punk.

‘Greetings from Earth’ is one of those records that kick you senseless at first listen, leaving you spent but satisfied. Every second on the album is extremely intense and essential. Eighteen minutes of pure world-class music which, in our humble opinion, stands comparison with such contemporary acts as The Chats or Viagra Boys but that also - and still in our humble opinion - ranks alongside old school heroes like Black Flag or Bad Brains. That’s how good these guys are. And they throw in a pinch of Devo-esque equanimity for extra seasoning. When we - the record company - first heard the record we almost fainted from pure excitement.

In 2010 the young guns from The Crackups (in small letters and with a definite article at the time) made it to the finals of Humo’s Rock Rally but their explosive debut ‘Animals on Acid’ didn’t get the follow-up. The band members scattered to the four winds, joining the likes of Double Veterans, Priceduifkes, Warhola, Prince Beastly and Psycho 44, whereas frontman Thomas Valkiers established a reputation as a producer (Equal Idiots, Black Leather Jacket, Tin Fingers, High Hi).




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Ebbb (UK)

"'a darkly-shrouded brand of cacophonous noise with gabber influences, which should make them feel right at home in Rotterdam’"

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Drawing on a diverse range of influences, Ebbb carefully weave the electronic worlds of gabber and techno with ambient pop and folk to produce a shapeshifting blend which defies convention.

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Drawing on a diverse range of influences, Ebbb carefully weave the electronic worlds of gabber and techno with ambient pop and folk to produce a shapeshifting blend which defies convention.




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Low Girl (UK)

"'melody-driven melancholy alt-pop'"

Bio provided by artist:
Low Girl is the work of multi-instrumentalist Sarah Cosgrove and her bandmates Toby, Tom and Brad. Described by DIYMagazine as “a peppy new pop talent”, the band released debut EP Big Now in May 2021 and haven’t looked back since. The EP was preceded by the release of the title track, which picked up support from BBC Radio 1Radio X and was featured on the ‘New Music Fix’ playlist on BBC 6Music, as well as strong support from DIYThe Line of Best Fitand Spotify to name a few. 

Always wanting to present bodies of work, Low Girl have released three EPs to date, alongside their four singles. Steve Lamacq is a big supporter at BBC 6music, with previous single ‘Bored’ going on to be playlisted, alongside Jack Saunders at BBC Radio 1, the station that made their second single ‘So Cool’ BBC Introducing TOTW. Spotify support has also been strong for the band, with three of their five single releases hitting the coveted New Music Friday UK playlists, as well as Hot New Bands, Fresh Finds and Melomania.

On Friday 5th January 2024, the band release another irresistible piece of alt-pop and their most ambitious single yet, ‘Icarus’. The track takes the band to a new level, cementing the exciting groundwork they have put in place over the last couple of years. 

Frontperson, Sarah Cosgrove explains… “Icarus is a lot to do with my tendency to make myself smaller, whether that’s to avoid criticism or appease others. I actually wrote this song years ago as a slow piano ballad, and until recently it had pretty much been left behind. My right-hand man, Toby, has always been fond of the melody and words, so, with his encouragement, I started reworking it as a dream pop track.” 

“I went to see Alvvays this summer, at a time where it felt like a lot was falling apart. They played this song called ‘In Undertow’ which repeats the lyric ‘there’s no turning back’. It gave me a lot of courage in that moment, and has stuck with me ever since. As a tribute, I ad-libbed ‘I’m making a sound, no turning back now’ in the final chorus of Icarus. It feels to me like I conquered my desire to disappear into the crowd, instead resolving to get back on the stage and keep making music.”

Icarus continues themes found across Low Girl’s music – feelings of loneliness, self-worth, mental health and the constant trials and struggles of finding one’s identity growing up.

On the project, Sarah explains… “For so long I’ve wanted nothing more than to be normal, and to not have to mask what I feel. But as I get older, I think more and more about what kind of impression I want to leave. I don’t think I want to leave the impression of being normal or perfect. I think I want to make sure that people who feel like me know it’s okay, and know that they aren’t alone in their experiences. I think about all the times I was crying out to be heard as a teenager, and even as an adult. I know what I needed to hear in those moments, and I want to create that voice for someone else through my writing.

Low Girl is full of bittersweet melancholy for me, but you also have these happier songs you can escape into that capture the pure joy that exists in this group. I know for the boys, as big-time musos, being in a band is a dream they’ve had since they were kids watching MTV, or pretending to play guitar on a tennis racket. You kind of wish you could bottle those moments where someone comes up with a new part for a song and the energy in the room starts to buzz. There’s almost a childlike glee to what we get to do, but there’s also this unifying sense of purpose.

I think if I was as ‘normal’ as I had wanted to be, Low Girl wouldn’t exist.” 

A debut, sold-out London headline show at The LexingtonBBC introducing slots at Reading & Leeds, SXSW and tour supports with Dream WifePom Poko, October Drift and The Murder Capital have cemented the live sound of a band coming of age. 

Citing artists ranging from King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard to King Princess, Phoebe Bridgers as inspiration, the breadth of Low Girls’ influences are clear to hear but never detracts from their own unique identity and innate songwriting ability. 

“I think in a world where music is getting faster, louder, angrier. The artists that stick to perhaps the intricacies a little more seem to be having a bigger impact. It’s like a welcome respite from the appetite for chaos that we often have. Life is all about balance at the end of day, isn’t it? Low Girl bring the balance really nicely. Rhythms that play it cool, a soft touching vocal that states ‘I did it for me’. That’s rule number one in life, isn’t it. Always do it for yourself, first and foremost. Low Girl abiding by that brilliantly on that song right there, which will be a welcome addition to your playlist if you’ll have it.” – Jack Saunders

Bio provided by artist:
Low Girl is the work of multi-instrumentalist Sarah Cosgrove and her bandmates Toby, Tom and Brad. Described by DIYMagazine as “a peppy new pop talent”, the band released debut EP Big Now in May 2021 and haven’t looked back since. The EP was preceded by the release of the title track, which picked up support from BBC Radio 1Radio X and was featured on the ‘New Music Fix’ playlist on BBC 6Music, as well as strong support from DIYThe Line of Best Fitand Spotify to name a few.

Always wanting to present bodies of work, Low Girl have released three EPs to date, alongside their four singles. Steve Lamacq is a big supporter at BBC 6music, with previous single ‘Bored’ going on to be playlisted, alongside Jack Saunders at BBC Radio 1, the station that made their second single ‘So Cool’ BBC Introducing TOTW. Spotify support has also been strong for the band, with three of their five single releases hitting the coveted New Music Friday UK playlists, as well as Hot New Bands, Fresh Finds and Melomania.

On Friday 5th January 2024, the band release another irresistible piece of alt-pop and their most ambitious single yet, ‘Icarus’. The track takes the band to a new level, cementing the exciting groundwork they have put in place over the last couple of years.

Frontperson, Sarah Cosgrove explains… “Icarus is a lot to do with my tendency to make myself smaller, whether that’s to avoid criticism or appease others. I actually wrote this song years ago as a slow piano ballad, and until recently it had pretty much been left behind. My right-hand man, Toby, has always been fond of the melody and words, so, with his encouragement, I started reworking it as a dream pop track.”

“I went to see Alvvays this summer, at a time where it felt like a lot was falling apart. They played this song called ‘In Undertow’ which repeats the lyric ‘there’s no turning back’. It gave me a lot of courage in that moment, and has stuck with me ever since. As a tribute, I ad-libbed ‘I’m making a sound, no turning back now’ in the final chorus of Icarus. It feels to me like I conquered my desire to disappear into the crowd, instead resolving to get back on the stage and keep making music.”

Icarus continues themes found across Low Girl’s music - feelings of loneliness, self-worth, mental health and the constant trials and struggles of finding one’s identity growing up.

On the project, Sarah explains… “For so long I’ve wanted nothing more than to be normal, and to not have to mask what I feel. But as I get older, I think more and more about what kind of impression I want to leave. I don’t think I want to leave the impression of being normal or perfect. I think I want to make sure that people who feel like me know it’s okay, and know that they aren’t alone in their experiences. I think about all the times I was crying out to be heard as a teenager, and even as an adult. I know what I needed to hear in those moments, and I want to create that voice for someone else through my writing.

Low Girl is full of bittersweet melancholy for me, but you also have these happier songs you can escape into that capture the pure joy that exists in this group. I know for the boys, as big-time musos, being in a band is a dream they’ve had since they were kids watching MTV, or pretending to play guitar on a tennis racket. You kind of wish you could bottle those moments where someone comes up with a new part for a song and the energy in the room starts to buzz. There’s almost a childlike glee to what we get to do, but there’s also this unifying sense of purpose.

I think if I was as ‘normal’ as I had wanted to be, Low Girl wouldn’t exist.” 

A debut, sold-out London headline show at The LexingtonBBC introducing slots at Reading & Leeds, SXSW and tour supports with Dream WifePom Poko, October Drift and The Murder Capital have cemented the live sound of a band coming of age.

Citing artists ranging from King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard to King Princess, Phoebe Bridgers as inspiration, the breadth of Low Girls’ influences are clear to hear but never detracts from their own unique identity and innate songwriting ability.

"I think in a world where music is getting faster, louder, angrier. The artists that stick to perhaps the intricacies a little more seem to be having a bigger impact. It's like a welcome respite from the appetite for chaos that we often have. Life is all about balance at the end of day, isn't it? Low Girl bring the balance really nicely. Rhythms that play it cool, a soft touching vocal that states 'I did it for me'. That's rule number one in life, isn't it. Always do it for yourself, first and foremost. Low Girl abiding by that brilliantly on that song right there, which will be a welcome addition to your playlist if you'll have it." – Jack Saunders




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Sam Akpro (UK)

"'fuzzed out guitars and digi-drums, an experimental pulse into future music'"

Bio provided by artist:
Lauded last year as Best Acts of The Great Escape (NME) and a Rising Star of 2024 nomination (The Face), South-Londoner Sam Akpro kicked off the new year on his new worldwide label home ANTI- with his A-listed BBC radio hit ‘Death By Entertainment’. With a performance on the last edition of Pitchfork Festival Paris, Green Man Festival and Outbreak Fest where he shared a bill with Death Grips and Denzel Curry, Sam Akpro is raring to shift his momentum into a new gear.

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Lauded last year as Best Acts of The Great Escape (NME) and a Rising Star of 2024 nomination (The Face), South-Londoner Sam Akpro kicked off the new year on his new worldwide label home ANTI- with his A-listed BBC radio hit ‘Death By Entertainment’. With a performance on the last edition of Pitchfork Festival Paris, Green Man Festival and Outbreak Fest where he shared a bill with Death Grips and Denzel Curry, Sam Akpro is raring to shift his momentum into a new gear.




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