Indie’s latest darlings have burst out of their university digs and landed in the glare of the mainstream like they’ve always existed. But who exactly are Chinatown Slalom?
Forward thinking alt-pop is the order of the day for this former drama school pupil, channelling the classical through the modern
The proggy, krauty quartet invite you to join them in going back to the sea. And they’re kind of hard to say no to.
A rising star who is managing to merge classic Scouse songwriting with the freshness of contemporary electronic production.
Kyle Lee juggles his time between a couple of North Wales-via-Liverpool bands, but finds the most catharsis in this grungy countrified outfit
Crafting highly-charged songs from the frantic emotions of life’s ups and downs is a characteristic of this jazz-inflected songwriter
Canadian grunge and British indie collide in the swirl of noise created by this Liverpool-based four-piece
Indie surrealism is the order of the day with this five-piece of psych obsessives
Hailing from upstate New York, this neo-soul vocalist and producer has put down roots in Liverpool since being recognised by LIMF Academy as one of 2018’s Most Ready Artists.
The five-piece Skeleton Key noisemakers invite you to get down with their hazy cosmic jive
Brad sits down with us and talks Jack Kerouac, Marvin Gaye and his new EP, Eternal Slowdown.
This Ormskirk native’s lush music has caught the attention of The Label Recordings.
We challenge you not to be smitten by the storytelling nous of this artist with inventive lyricism
One of the city’s most underrated sound designers, YANK SCALLY’s experimental pop is a result of a joyous musical obsession that’s as inspiring as it is uplifting.
A social commentator who brings a dash of nu soul goodness to Liverpool hip hop, along with an unflinching lyrical honesty.
Runcorn’s latest rock rabble rousers are on the kind of march that makes them difficult to ignore. In their case, ignorance is definitely not bliss.
Adidas Originals and retro pop stylings; welcome to the world of Tracky TV
London-born electronic soul artist fuses Portishead with Peggy Lee
SALT THE SNAIL’s vocalist Krystian explains why being in a noisy, alt. grunge band with your mates and shoehorning in wrestling references is the most fun you can have.
Seasons is the perfect introduction to Shak Omar, a bold new voice on Merseyside for RnB-tinged soul.
Toeing the line between excitement and disenchantment, SEATBELTS are a creative relief valve for a clutch of the region’s most creative minds.
The Deeside gutter punks signed to Trashmouth Records blend incisive lyrics and shouty, unapologetic brashness.
The widescreen, warped soul music found on the Liverpool-based Canadian producer’s new EP is the perfect way to soothe a busy mind.
One dose of madcappery from the many-limbed beat combo that is Yammerer will leave you smitten. Enter the funhouse with the band’s dynamic frontman Jason.
Liverpool-born brothers Sean and Michael Hollywood are channeling their inspirations through a fizzing strain of darkwave electronica.
Jamie Roberts from esoteric, guitar-jamming rock curveballs Wild Fruit Art Collective talks about the group’s “scatty” origins.
With her first full-length album due for release in March, this emotive singer-songwriter is finally ready to step into the limelight.
Hannah Merrick is revelling in her band’s development into a growly, country-tinged rock outfit – and so are we.
Step inside and marvel at Exploring Birdsong’s world of “piano-driven progressive rock”
The Huyton-born artist channels a well of personal experience into her charged, emotional songwriting.
Josh Miller, Eyesore And The Jinx’s vocalist and bassist, on their “collection of maudlin odes to the world’s impending annihilation”.
“Uplifting soulful pop with a sprinkle of teenage yearning.” Warrington-based Harlee talks us through her musical life and taking inspiration from her experiences.
“A loose constellation of musical and non-musical sounds.” Andrew PM Hunt, the mind behind the Dialect moniker, muses on latest release Loose Blooms
CARTWHEELS ON GLASS mix dark humour and stark reality to create “manic depressive pop music”. Vocalist and guitarist Craig Sinclair gives us an insight on the world of the five-piece.
Alt-prog-pop-rock outfit BISCH NADAR blend a heady mix of genres to make “big fun, big riffs and big beats”
We chat with SUB BLUE about his forthcoming EP, Suburban View, as well as what inspires his own brand of introspective RnB.
“Space rock that your Dad will probably enjoy.” Four-piece PALE RIDER let us into their world of nuclear power ballads.
Groove and more groove is the order of the day with multidimensional vibe collective NUTRIBE.
“Dark trip hop, inspired by science fiction and 80s synthwave.” Meet otherworldly four-piece Venusian
LUNA is a rising star of the electronic pop scene, amalgamating the sound of the classical voice with the innovation of electronica
From promising solo project to full-blown a quartet, HANNAH’S LITTLE SISTER are a lo-fi pop sensation in waiting
Vulnerable DIY guitar pop with electronic undercurrents: meet the bedroom guitarist with a heart of song
The fearsome quintet let us in on the melting pot of influences that are behind the group’s storming new EP Anatomy.
The transnational jangle pop duo explain what being a "supersonic spectral wave band" actually means
Modern soul vocalist and guitarist NEIL NOA explains how his infatuation with music began, ahead of his July LIMF Summer Jam appearance.
The DIY collective are bringing a vital new approach to the way women and non-binary people access arts
Your latest Scandimania obsession is here, in the form of the pastoral float folk of this Norwegian trio
The dreamy project of intrepid instrument juggler Andrew Gordon Parry has taken on many iterations, but the latest has us captivated.
Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Matthew Loughlin-Day from Scouserock four-piece The Shipbuilders on the roots and echoes in their sound
Four like-minded souls who weave a particularly dreamy thread of space pop while trying to find some escapism from the real world.
The Yemeni published poet and member of Writing on the Wall’s young writers group uses her words to protest and educate
“Lo-fi electric guitar riffs with a feel-good pop beat”