Billie Marten

“From the moment she surfaced we knew Marten was a unique talent” – The Line Of Best Fit “Mature, introspective songwriting from the prodigy” – Clash Billie – born Isabella Sophie Tweddle – got her early start in music thanks to parents who surrounded her with the music of Nick Drake, John Martyn and Joni […]

Billy Nomates

“Few artists are more refreshingly direct” – The Guardian “what happens when you discard outside perceptions, pause people-pleasing and discover the power of self-expression.” – Loud And Quiet With an acclaimed self-titled debut album and EP Emergency Telephone under her belt. Billy Nomates will be bringing her fierce, funny, and outspoken force of nature to […]

*Adam & Elvis* Replace Black Helium

“Like The Stooges f**king a pizza to death” – Classic Rock “Trippy, heavy and intoxicating… with a unique prowess.” – Louder Than War Black Helium are a London-based four-piece formed in 2016. Since then, have spread their sonic gumbo of hard-edged Neanderthal glam rock swagger to anyone willing to listen. Influenced by bands such as […]

Bex Ruth

Bex Ruth, singer and multi-instrumentalist, has made something of a name for herself recently, releasing a self-produced album and a number of singles whilst studying electronic music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Ben Marwood

Solo singer-songwriter Ben Marwood has released three albums with London-based label Xtra Mile (alumni: Frank Turner, Skinny Lister, Against Me!) and played everywhere from German living rooms to Lancashire libraries, hitting Radio 1, Radio 2, 6Music and Radio X along the way. Previous album ‘Get Found’ showcases a combination of fingerpicked folk and lo-fi rock, […]

BC Camplight

“As brilliant as it is deranged” – Louder Than War “Utterly compelling” – Uncut Manchester based live-wire piano maestro BC Camplight will be making his AYL? debut. BC Camplight released his critically acclaimed album ‘Shortly After Takeoff’ on Bella Union (home to Father John Misty, The Flaming Lips) last year. Backed by his thrilling six-piece […]

Baba Ali

Baba Ali started out in the experimental funk duo Voices Of Black before releasing his first solo project in 2017, the ‘Nomad’ EP. The EP’s rhythmically hypnotic and bluesy second track ‘Cog in the Wheel’ quickly became a hit on the underground dance scene. On stage, his magnetic showmanship has gained admiration from critics, fans […]

Ash The Author

If your into hip-hop and you’re from Reading, you must know Ash The Author! From BBC Introducing track of the week on 1Xtra and getting spun by the legendary Huey Morgan on BBC6, to supporting the likes of The Pharcyde and Blackalicous, Ash is no stranger to the stage nor the airwaves, earning his stripes […]

Ajimal

“Ajimal’s gorgeous lilt seduces with a soothing concoction of pianos, harps and ethereal delivery.” – Clash “Setting a new benchmark for sensitive pop.” – The Line Of Best Fit Newcastle-born, London-based multi-instrumentalist Ajimal comes to Are You Listening? following last year’s album, ‘As It Grows Dark / Light’, produced by Guy Massey (Spiritualized, Paul Simon). […]