The bands bluntly oversimplified

The bands bluntly oversimplified:

7EBRA (SE) – Swedish sisters performing the loveliest dreamiest indie pop
Ailbhe Reddy (IE) – from the smash hit ‘A Mess’ (I always let you dooooooooown)
Bat Eyes (BE) – in 20 years’ time this will be considered classic rock
BED (NL) – shoegazy dreampop all the way from Rotterdam
Beige Banquet (UK) – nervous weirdo-punk, great songs, impressive bass player
Bo Ningen (JP) – J-Pop? J-Rock!
Bobbi Lu (UK) – experimental synth pop like you’ve never seen before
Borokov Borokov (BE) – synth pop trio with a Dutch cover of George Michael’s I Want Your Sex
BROWER (US) – catchy glam rock, cool looking guys
The Bug Club (UK) – power pop trio producing nothing but great songs
The Byker Grove Fan Club (UK) – three guys making the best post-macho noise pop
Chuckamuck (DE) – the German answer to Parquet Courts          
Cucamaras (UK) – post-punk bursting with energy
De Witte Kunst (NL) – electro pop with a nostalgic 80’s feel        
Deadletter (UK) – 6 piece on their way to post-punk greatness
deathcrash (UK) – slow core/post-rock leading to epic cosmic revelations
Deep Tan (UK) – seductive avantgarde with heavy contrasts
Die Verlierer (DE) – German noisy wave punk
Divorce (UK) – noise pop with the loveliest touch of folk
Divorce Finance (UK) – Cold War/cowboy punk
Dommengang (US) – heavy rock/psychedelia/blues in the most distinctly stubborn way
Eades (UK) – indie rock floor fillers
The Early Mornings (UK) – sharp and cheeky songs combined with a intriguing vocalist
Enjoyable Listens (UK) – what can we say, an indie crooner extraordinaire
Ethan P. Flynn (UK) – the post-millennial synth driven Jonathan Richman
Film Noir (FR) – mysterious atmospheric and thrilling indie pop 
Folly Group (UK) – pointy, peculiar, startling and complicated, yet surprisingly rousing and smooth
Frog Dylan (UK) – heartbroken garage rock from Liverpool           
Gallus (UK) – golden guitar melodies and a high-octane front man
Geishas Of Doom (NL) – punk all the way: this is sick music for sick people
GENN (UK) – a hypnotic mix of psych and indie rock
Gently Tender (UK) – psychedelic pop risen from the ashes of Palma Violets       
Geo (NL) – wacky, wonderfully funky art-punky
George O’Hanlon (UK) – addictively catchy, yet slightly dark radio hits   
Ghost Car (UK) – trashy glam punk and pop bangers       
Go March (BE) – electronic music with the oomph of rock            
Gurriers (IE) – jet-black noise outbursts combined with a feel for dark, dim atmospherics
Gus Englehorn (CA) – peculiar, yet refreshing lively weirdo-bedroom-garage/pop
Hachiku (AU) – quirky dream pop with a voice that’s whispery and folky
Hala (US) – light-hearted bedroom pop with the timeless quality of an old soul at work
Hallan (UK) – post-punk with observational poetry and messages of comforting reassurance
Hemelbestormer (BE) – steel-concrete post-metal wielded like a battering ram to shatter everything
Highschool (AU) – danceable 80’s wave melancholia
Holiday Ghosts (UK) – writers of garage pop super hit ‘Off Grid’ (so don’t you get a hold of me now!)
Holm (DK) – stylish indie rock chockful of pop hooks       
Home Counties (UK) – poppy post-punk framing weltschmerz with a wry sense of humor
Hotel Lux (UK) – buzzing indie rock, antsy aggression yet catchy tunes
Humour (UK) – spikey punk/wave with a grim edge       
Huub Prins (NL) – Dutch synth pop crooner
Island of Love (UK) – the best and freshest English answer to Dinosaur Jr.            
Jake Xerxes Fussell (US) – gripping alt-folk which draws new lines between past and present
Kaputt (UK) – cynical punk/wave using avantgarde song structures and excesses of noise
KEG (UK) – disruptive seven-piece promising a truckload of chaos and madness
Kill Your Boyfriend (IT) – a goth pop-like dark, desolate cyclone of mystical and sharp melodies
Kyoto Kyoto (UK) – a synthesis of ferocious post-rock, math punk, kraut rock and prog-noise
LAFFF BOX (DE) – punk based on fuzzy guitars drenched in figurative vomit
Lambrini Girls (UK) – noisy punk anthems from a brilliant live band
Lassie (DE) – exuberant punk hooks and flamboyant stage outfits
Library Card (NL) – Rotterdam’s finest addition to the art-rock scene
Liiek (DE) – abrasive egg-punk as danceable as wonderfully nonchalant
Lime Garden (UK) – an inventive, danceable and tastefully arranged mix of pop, indie and new wave
Lizzie Esau (UK) – refreshing dream pop full of spunk
Lucy Kruger & The Lost Boys (ZA) – gloomy and ominous dream pop
Makthaverskan (SE) – the perfect balance between romance, melancholy, tension and mystery
Maruja (UK) – a surprisingly interesting combination of experimental jazz and alt rock
Mayorga (BE) – a melancholic cheerfulness brought to you by an amazing multi-instrumentalist
Meltheads (BE) – white-hot, dastardly punk rock anthems from Antwerp
Mewn (UK) – dark, brooding indie rock with a wide palette of sounds and textures
Michael Georgian (UK) – stoic 80’s wave/synth pop resembling New Order and Depeche Mode
Mitraille (BE) – golden teeth griding punk/garage rock
More Kicks (UK) – uplifting blast-to-the-past pure-hearted rock ‘n’ roll
Morning Tourist (UK) – folky indie pop, wonderful atmospherically charged songs
Mush (UK) – razor-sharp social commentary in a cocoon of tuneful, groovy alt rock
My Ugly Clementine (AT) – light-footed, easygoing, hook-heavy indie pop
Mystic Peach (UK) – intoxicating post-grunge like a twisted fever dream
Noon Garden (UK) – an exploration of African funk, exotica and Japanese synthpop
Nuha Ruby Ra (EG/UK) – noise rock, synth pop and R&B wonderfully compressed into dark matter
NUKULUK (UK) – hissing electronic beats, strange samples, buzzing bass: experimental hip hop galore
O. (UK) – jazz/noise freak duo consisting of nothing but a baritone saxophone and drum kit
Odd Couple (DE) – rock ‘n roll packed in irresistibly pop songs
Oscar Browne (UK) – British folk combined with otherworldly drum computers and electronics
Peaness (UK) – fuzzy, forked-tongued indie rock that will brighten your day
The People’s Pleasure Grounds (NL) – the catchiest surf/garage/psychedelica imaginable
Pet Shimmers (UK) – genre-crossing indie anthems
Pronk (NL) – primitive yet tuneful rock ‘n’ roll with a homegrown charm
Public Body (UK) – streamlined driven noisy, high-wired art punk
Remember Sports (US) – expressive indie pop, razor-sharp observations, beautiful, ragged melodies
Rifle (UK) – a band with a formidable live lo-fi grungy/post-hardcore noise punk reputation
Rudi Zygadlo (UK) – some place very groovy, danceable and cheerful on the indie-pop spectrum
Sacrificial Chanting Mood (NL) – a push-and-pull between shrewd post-punk and noise
SKROETBALG (NL) – patriotic Drenth punk
SNAYX (UK) – a firecracker bomb in the shape of a band: explosive, deranged and loud
Snow Coats (NL) – early emo and folk music inspired catchy indie pop
Soup! (UK) – very likeable tunes by a power pop/art punk hybrid
St.Arnaud (CA) – palliative folk pop with a beautiful hint of melancholy and tragedy
Sunday League (UK) – psychedelic songs originating from the crippling anxiety related to modern life
Tallies (CA) – glowing dream pop, yet deeply melancholy in the most charming way
Teeth Machine (UK) – an appeal to your all sensations: dark and romantic with explosive outbursts
Trader (DK) – a ragged, adventurous breed of indie rock
Treeboy & Arc (UK) – post-punk capturing the poetry of everyday life in haunting songs
Ventriloquism (NL) – a multitude of styles: from dark lounge music to psychotic post-hardcore
Vero (SE) – a combination of edgy guitars and pop sensitivity with rare class and charm
Waldo’s Gift – a new force on the UK math rock and avant-jazz scene
Warm Graves (DE) – minimal, geometric and empty, yet surprisingly warm and dreamy wave/pop
The Wife Guys of Reddit (UK) – cheeky noise punk with a penchant for puns and crazy stage antics
Yabba (UK) – slightly industrial and up for anything
Yawners (ES) – Suena mejooooooooor!

The bands bluntly oversimplified:

The bands bluntly oversimplified:


7EBRA
(SE) – Swedish sisters performing the loveliest dreamiest indie pop
Ailbhe Reddy (IE) – from the smash hit ‘A Mess’ (I always let you dooooooooown)
Bat Eyes (BE) – in 20 years’ time this will be considered classic rock
BED (NL) – shoegazy dreampop all the way from Rotterdam
Beige Banquet (UK) – nervous weirdo-punk, great songs, impressive bass player
Bo Ningen (JP) – J-Pop? J-Rock!
Bobbi Lu (UK) - experimental synth pop like you’ve never seen before
Borokov Borokov (BE) – synth pop trio with a Dutch cover of George Michael’s I Want Your Sex
BROWER (US) – catchy glam rock, cool looking guys
The Bug Club (UK) – power pop trio producing nothing but great songs
The Byker Grove Fan Club (UK) - three guys making the best post-macho noise pop
Chuckamuck (DE) – the German answer to Parquet Courts
Cucamaras (UK) – post-punk bursting with energy
De Witte Kunst (NL) – electro pop with a nostalgic 80’s feel
Deadletter (UK) - 6 piece on their way to post-punk greatness
deathcrash (UK) – slow core/post-rock leading to epic cosmic revelations
Deep Tan (UK) – seductive avantgarde with heavy contrasts
Die Verlierer (DE) – German noisy wave punk
Divorce (UK) – noise pop with the loveliest touch of folk
Divorce Finance (UK) – Cold War/cowboy punk
Dommengang (US) - heavy rock/psychedelia/blues in the most distinctly stubborn way
Eades (UK) - indie rock floor fillers
The Early Mornings (UK) - sharp and cheeky songs combined with a intriguing vocalist
Enjoyable Listens (UK) – what can we say, an indie crooner extraordinaire
Ethan P. Flynn (UK) - the post-millennial synth driven Jonathan Richman
Film Noir (FR) - mysterious atmospheric and thrilling indie pop
Folly Group (UK) - pointy, peculiar, startling and complicated, yet surprisingly rousing and smooth
Frog Dylan (UK) - heartbroken garage rock from Liverpool
Gallus (UK) - golden guitar melodies and a high-octane front man
Geishas Of Doom (NL) – punk all the way: this is sick music for sick people
GENN (UK) - a hypnotic mix of psych and indie rock
Gently Tender (UK) - psychedelic pop risen from the ashes of Palma Violets
Geo (NL) - wacky, wonderfully funky art-punky
George O'Hanlon (UK) – addictively catchy, yet slightly dark radio hits
Ghost Car (UK) - trashy glam punk and pop bangers
Go March (BE) - electronic music with the oomph of rock
Gurriers (IE) - jet-black noise outbursts combined with a feel for dark, dim atmospherics
Gus Englehorn (CA) - peculiar, yet refreshing lively weirdo-bedroom-garage/pop
Hachiku (AU) - quirky dream pop with a voice that's whispery and folky
Hala (US) - light-hearted bedroom pop with the timeless quality of an old soul at work
Hallan (UK) - post-punk with observational poetry and messages of comforting reassurance
Hemelbestormer (BE) - steel-concrete post-metal wielded like a battering ram to shatter everything
Highschool (AU) - danceable 80’s wave melancholia
Holiday Ghosts (UK) – writers of garage pop super hit ‘Off Grid’ (so don’t you get a hold of me now!)
Holm (DK) - stylish indie rock chockful of pop hooks
Home Counties (UK) – poppy post-punk framing weltschmerz with a wry sense of humor
Hotel Lux (UK) - buzzing indie rock, antsy aggression yet catchy tunes
Humour (UK) – spikey punk/wave with a grim edge
Huub Prins (NL) - Dutch synth pop crooner
Island of Love (UK) – the best and freshest English answer to Dinosaur Jr.
Jake Xerxes Fussell (US) - gripping alt-folk which draws new lines between past and present
Kaputt (UK) – cynical punk/wave using avantgarde song structures and excesses of noise
KEG (UK) - disruptive seven-piece promising a truckload of chaos and madness
Kill Your Boyfriend (IT) - a goth pop-like dark, desolate cyclone of mystical and sharp melodies
Kyoto Kyoto (UK) - a synthesis of ferocious post-rock, math punk, kraut rock and prog-noise
LAFFF BOX (DE) - punk based on fuzzy guitars drenched in figurative vomit
Lambrini Girls (UK) – noisy punk anthems from a brilliant live band
Lassie (DE) - exuberant punk hooks and flamboyant stage outfits
Library Card (NL) – Rotterdam’s finest addition to the art-rock scene
Liiek (DE) - abrasive egg-punk as danceable as wonderfully nonchalant
Lime Garden (UK) - an inventive, danceable and tastefully arranged mix of pop, indie and new wave
Lizzie Esau (UK) - refreshing dream pop full of spunk
Lucy Kruger & The Lost Boys (ZA) – gloomy and ominous dream pop
Makthaverskan (SE) - the perfect balance between romance, melancholy, tension and mystery
Maruja (UK) – a surprisingly interesting combination of experimental jazz and alt rock
Mayorga (BE) - a melancholic cheerfulness brought to you by an amazing multi-instrumentalist
Meltheads (BE) - white-hot, dastardly punk rock anthems from Antwerp
Mewn (UK) - dark, brooding indie rock with a wide palette of sounds and textures
Michael Georgian (UK) - stoic 80’s wave/synth pop resembling New Order and Depeche Mode
Mitraille (BE) – golden teeth griding punk/garage rock
More Kicks (UK) - uplifting blast-to-the-past pure-hearted rock 'n' roll
Morning Tourist (UK) – folky indie pop, wonderful atmospherically charged songs
Mush (UK) - razor-sharp social commentary in a cocoon of tuneful, groovy alt rock
My Ugly Clementine (AT) - light-footed, easygoing, hook-heavy indie pop
Mystic Peach (UK) - intoxicating post-grunge like a twisted fever dream
Noon Garden (UK) - an exploration of African funk, exotica and Japanese synthpop
Nuha Ruby Ra (EG/UK) - noise rock, synth pop and R&B wonderfully compressed into dark matter
NUKULUK (UK) - hissing electronic beats, strange samples, buzzing bass: experimental hip hop galore
O. (UK) - jazz/noise freak duo consisting of nothing but a baritone saxophone and drum kit
Odd Couple (DE) – rock ‘n roll packed in irresistibly pop songs
Oscar Browne (UK) - British folk combined with otherworldly drum computers and electronics
Peaness (UK) - fuzzy, forked-tongued indie rock that will brighten your day
The People’s Pleasure Grounds (NL) - the catchiest surf/garage/psychedelica imaginable
Pet Shimmers (UK) - genre-crossing indie anthems
Pronk (NL) - primitive yet tuneful rock 'n' roll with a homegrown charm
Public Body (UK) - streamlined driven noisy, high-wired art punk
Remember Sports (US) - expressive indie pop, razor-sharp observations, beautiful, ragged melodies
Rifle (UK) - a band with a formidable live lo-fi grungy/post-hardcore noise punk reputation
Rudi Zygadlo (UK) - some place very groovy, danceable and cheerful on the indie-pop spectrum
Sacrificial Chanting Mood (NL) - a push-and-pull between shrewd post-punk and noise
SKROETBALG (NL) - patriotic Drenth punk
SNAYX (UK) - a firecracker bomb in the shape of a band: explosive, deranged and loud
Snow Coats (NL) - early emo and folk music inspired catchy indie pop
Soup! (UK) – very likeable tunes by a power pop/art punk hybrid
St.Arnaud (CA) - palliative folk pop with a beautiful hint of melancholy and tragedy
Sunday League (UK) - psychedelic songs originating from the crippling anxiety related to modern life
Tallies (CA) - glowing dream pop, yet deeply melancholy in the most charming way
Teeth Machine (UK) - an appeal to your all sensations: dark and romantic with explosive outbursts
Trader (DK) - a ragged, adventurous breed of indie rock
Treeboy & Arc (UK) - post-punk capturing the poetry of everyday life in haunting songs
Ventriloquism (NL) - a multitude of styles: from dark lounge music to psychotic post-hardcore
Vero (SE) - a combination of edgy guitars and pop sensitivity with rare class and charm
Waldo’s Gift - a new force on the UK math rock and avant-jazz scene
Warm Graves (DE) - minimal, geometric and empty, yet surprisingly warm and dreamy wave/pop
The Wife Guys of Reddit (UK) - cheeky noise punk with a penchant for puns and crazy stage antics
Yabba (UK) – slightly industrial and up for anything
Yawners (ES) – Suena mejooooooooor!