An event for BBC Music's ‘The Biggest Weekend Fringe’ in association with Introducing West Yorkshire.
4 exciting emerging acts, who've all been supported & played by BBC Introducing West Yorkshire.
“Each track was so intricately woven together and performed with such raw conviction that it was all but impossible to look away” - Fiction Is Not Imagination
'An awe inspiring, emotional acoustic performance with a rich, powerful voice that'll make you re-hinge your jaw back in place once it’s over' - Live In The Hive
'Beautiful stuff, quality alternative sounds' – Soundsphere Magazine
His songwriting shows the influence of his time growing up in Manchester and is modernised by the rugged personality of his wonderful voice and strikingly delivered lyricism.
A sound that is finely poised between alternative and blues rock with roots of gentle Americana – with intoxicating unpredictability, but most of all, every note and every word is infused with an inimitable passion, his voice occupying a special space between a tender whisper and a savage roar.
'Like a lost classic recording from CBGB's era New York... which in my book is high praise indeed' - Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music
'Fine, fine songwriting' - Jumbo Records
'Upbeat, excitable, often smiling and with an image of creative intelligence' - Medium
A Leeds-based power pop trio dealing in jangly, melodic tunes with a focus on the bright, distinctive vocal harmonies of their two frontmen, and creative melodic interplay between guitar and bass. Their infectious songs and energetic live shows have won them sets at Bingley Music Live and Long Division festivals, while their most recent single ‘Harriet Who? / Television’ was played on BBC 6 Music.
'A Bold Introduction' - BBC Introducing (Alan Raw)
A singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose emotive blend of alt-pop and electronic sounds deliver individualism and eloquent lyrical themes of a bruised reality.
Vaughan has supported artists including Tom Speight & Nell Bryden with 2018 set to see the release of his remarkable debut works, outlining internal narratives of hedonism and anxiety.
Shortlisted for the Emerge Music Prize 2018 and with current appearances scheduled at festivals including Liverpool Sound City, Vaughan is set for an exciting year ahead.
'Join the journey with Dottie Mai on this pop focused melancholy adventure, of soulful music from the heart' - BBC Introducing (Alan Raw)
'Bold, beautiful & evoking' - acousticclub-tv
'Top songs, coupled with a great voice' – Blueprint
Dream pop with an attitude. Dottie Mai writes and produces with imagination, soul and grit. Layering dreamy vocals with grungy beats and mysterious synths to create a worldly, badass dream pop vibe.
With support from BBC introducing locally and nationally, Dottie is fast becoming one to watch.
An upcoming EP holds untold potential.
Follow @dottiemai on Instagram for an all-encompassing story telling journey through art, photography and music.
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