Top Ten Tracks: Upcoming Artists
In need of some new music to listen to? We’ve got you covered! With lots of exciting artists coming up at Islington Assembly Hall, we’ve picked out our top ten tracks from their new releases. This is our round up of the best new music around.
Indigo Girls – S**t Kickin’
The Howl & The Hum – Human Contact
Ryan McMullan – Ruthless Cupid
Pokey LaFarge – Lucky Sometimes
Alexandra Savior – Soft Currents
Tender – Living
Gil Scott-Heron, Makaya McCraven – I’m New Here
Ben L’Oncle Soul – Two Trees
Tennis – Need Your Love
Jaga Jazzist – Spiral Era
The Howl & The Hum – Fri 19 Feb
The Howl & The Hum are an essential live act, having appeared at The Great Escape and SXSW, as well as selling-out The Scala in London. Their debut LP “Human Contact” is full of songs drawn from across the emotional spectrum, where wonderful lyrics and ambitious songwriting combine with both musical restraint and epic, horizon-sized choruses to create a wonderful debut record. It has been produced by Jolyon Thomas (Royal Blood, Slaves, U2) and recorded at Big Jelly Studios in Kent. Get tickets for their 2021 headline show here.
Pokey LaFarge – Wed 21 Apr
Pokey LaFarge is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, recording artist, poet and actor living in Los Angeles. Raised on a healthy diet of blues, bluegrass, ragtime, Western swing and old- time country, the Illinois native writes timeless, multi-hued songs that reflect his refined good taste, as well as the wide variety of influences and rhythms he’s absorbed over a decade-plus spent traveling and performing around the globe. Grab a ticket for his upcoming show at Islington Assembly Hall here.