Songs Of Green Pheasant is the work of Duncan Sumpner, a 30-year-old artist / teacher from Oughtibridge in Sheffield. His self-titled debut album was released on FatCat in August 2005, and drew widespread praise, gaining admiration from Devendra Banhart, múm, and Vetiver, and making many people’s lists as an outsider ‘album of the year’. What emerged on that record was something fragile, yet coherent and utterly charming. With a warm cloudy depth, sweet melodies and some gorgeous vocal harmonising, it was a set of simply beautiful, beautifully sung and played songs.
Ben Christophers is an English singer-songwriter. He wrote his first song at the age of five and has released four full length albums: My Beautiful Demon, Spoonface, The Spaces In Between and a limited edition album called Viewfinder. In 2010 he released a self-titled mini-album and toured with Imogen Heap. He is also part of the Blue Dreams, the backing band for Bat For Lashes. Christophers has had two TV documentaries made on him by the VPRO in Holland. He has written with and duetted with Françoise Hardy and toured with Tori Amos.
‘Bad Blood’ is the first single from Dew Process’ newest signing, Ernest Ellis. It’s a little slice of what is to come for this talented musician from Sydney. Ernest Ellis draws a lot of inspiration from the beat poet who took the famous pancake tour of America, Jack Kerouac. That sense of exploration and adventure, and the waywardness of the characters permeates its way through both his music and lyricism.
Mariee Sioux is a Nevada City, CA-based singer songwriter. She recorded her debut album, Faces in the Rocks, in May of 2007 and released it via Grass Roots records in October of that same year. She is a folk singer in the vein of Joni Mitchell and Joanna Newsom. Sioux's sound and infusing backvocals are a strong-soft and folky approach to Native American themes, and while in her late records she uses only fingerpicked guitar and piano...
Nev Clay hails from Longbenton in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Singing songs about things he sees, his songs are modern day folk genius.
Perth born singer-songwriter, and indie-blues chanteuse Grace Woodroofe, came to public awareness at age 16 when she entered two demo recordings into the influential Australian radio station Triple J’s Unearthed competition. These songs found their way to Los Angeles artist collective, The Masses who immediately sponsored Grace to come to the United States to record and develop her sound. Grace found herself in Los Angeles surrounded by creatives and collaborating with a series of musicians who helped her develop her singular voice into a chorus: Producer Carlos Nino...
Tiny Ruins is only Hollie, and Hollie is all Tiny Ruins needs to be.
She writes dream-laden folk melodies from New Zealand.
The Fossil collective are Jonny Hooker & David Fendick - Their debut EP 'Let It Go' is released on June 11th by Dirty Hit.
Tongue Tide are a contemporary female singing and song writing duo born and bred in tidal towns either ends of the UK; Barrow-in-Furness and Broadstairs. Rich lyrics, unusual harmonies and a powerful emotive delivery is the exciting result of their creative collaboration since 2006. With a strong captivating stage presence, a choice selection of tongue in cheek covers fused with their own quirky, feisty, provocative songs Tongue Tide entertain and engage their audience, riding the current from laughter through tears sharing ludicrously lucid moments of meaning.