What a year it’s been! Ed Sheeran released some more pop songs, Adele released another ballad, the UK Top 40 has never been more dead, so without further ado here’s 5 artists you need to keep your eye on in 2022!
Arliston – Mountaineer Immediately reminiscent of my all time fave Bon Iver, Arliston’s new singe ‘Mountaineer’ is an absolute beauty. Beautiful falsetto vocal harmonies, delicate piano, subtle electronics and beats over a track which builds to a warming The National-esque climax. Packed with depth, genuine emotion and warming, beautifully produced instrumentation this is a faultless …
'Like You' is the debut single from Maie, released via Avastar, and it goes hard on the electro-pop front with an impactful chorus and pensive verses.
Leeds’ very own indie-pop/folk singer-songwriter Dez Rocksteady returns with his romantic and charming new love song, ‘Sweety Guy’.
Glaswegian experimental indie/funk four-piece, Speak Easy Circus are completely electrifying the music scene with their brand-new track, ‘Sewn Up’.
The festive season is well and truly upon us, and what better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by listening to Biskee Brisht’s latest single, ‘Christmas Morning’?
Hailing from Reading, singer-songwriter Sam Handy is truly killing the game with his brand-new single, ‘Done’.
Layers of harmonising close to the mic vocals instantly gives Richard Orofino’s new single ‘Scratch Off’ a warming, personal quality. Layering strummed acoustics with some gorgeous reverb soaked guitar licks and the gentle pacing of the drums, the tracks melancholic yet in part also uplifting soundscape brings together elements of Arcade Fire, Phoebe Bridgers and …
Based in London, alt-pop trio LAWRN (pronounced ‘Lauren’) have utterly smashed it out of the park with their heartfelt latest single, ‘Everything’.
London-based singer songwriter Michael Ransom labels his musical sound as simple, honest and layered, with influences including The Beatles and Nirvana. His latest track, ‘I’d Do It Again’, absolutely encapsulates this.