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.

Check out our Spotify playlist to listen to all of the tracks below.


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

You can listen to all of our recommendations by following our Spotify playlist. 

The Howl & The Hum – Tue 12 Oct

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 now.

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.