Saturday, June 6, 2020

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – George The Poet

The backdrop to London's 2012 Olympic Games first allowed us access to George The Poet, with his insightful look into the real inner-state of the capital in My City. More a poem than a song itself, it was My City that not only opened...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – Seinabo Sey

Seinabo Sey is one of those bizarre cases that you unfortunately hear too many about - someone whose sheer talents are applauded by the blog community, yet criminally ignored by the general public who buy music. Bursting onto the scene over a year back with...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – Elderbrook

Regular readers would note we've been championing Elderbrook since we first laid ears on Could a couple of months back, and suffice to say, there's something both massively interesting, and exciting, about what's to come from the young producer. Still only 20 years-old, Elderbrook (real...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – Lion Babe

Lion Babe may-well have only gained prominence in the latter-part of this year, however the project, a partnership between vocalist Jillian Hervey and producer Lucas Goodman, has been circumventing for well over a eighteen-months now. It was, however, their collaboration with Childish Gambino on the...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – DJ Barely Legal

Upon first appearances, you may-well be forgiven for wondering why such big things cometh for young Chloe Robinson (aka DJ Barely Legal) - her press 'blurb' alludes to the youngster (Robinson's still in her early-20s) as holding the accolade for one of "the world’s...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – Years & Years

Whilst they may had been 'bubbling under' for a while, 2014 became Years & Years' time to shine, and showed just how powerful the internet can be to break and support new artists. Starting the year with the title-track from their Real EP, Years...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – Lapsley

Regular Stagedoor FM readers should be well up-to-speed about Lapsley now, the young Liverpudlian musician (real name Holly Lapsley Fletcher), whose dent on the scene has been pretty extraordinary over the past twelve months. Whilst not her debut release, her most prolific cut Station sent...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – LuvBug

Back in early-summer, a new track (Resonance) by an unheard of house collective emerged on the scene in a bizarre way - lots of fanfare, yet little in the way of content to be heard (bar the aforementioned song). After many spins from...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – Dornik

Throughout the month, we'll be documenting our '15 for 2015' Ones To Watch. This time, it's Dornik: When a new artist lands in your inbox, accompanied by the words "played drums for Jessie Ware", you know you've got to sit up and take note. And...

Spotlight: 15 for 2015 ‘Ones To Watch’ – Becky Hill

Throughout the month, we'll be documenting our '15 for 2015' Ones To Watch. First up, it's Becky Hill: Regardless of whether an artist wins (or appears in the live finals), the ability to be able to positively shun the chains of reality TV show appearances...