One of the world's finest human beatboxers and Radio 1 Beatbox champion, THePETEBOX is an established and accomplished live performer, making extensive use of a loop pedal to create full songs one layer at a time. THePETEBOX's audiences are led on a journey showing music production in real-time, from drums and bass to vocal harmonies. Highlights include his unique interpretation of The Pixies' classic 'Where Is My Mind'.
Benjamin Francis Leftwich is a singer/songwriter from York who has the sort of voice, delivery and material that tiptoes in to your soul, makes a big old comfy featherbed and refuses to leave. He has drawn comparisons to Damien Rice and José González, though he cites Arcade Fire, Ryan Adams, and Bruce Springsteen as his inspirations.
Welsh-born now London-based singer/songwriter Rod Thomas and his band mix upbeat folk with indie, jazz and tinges of dirty country to create their unique sound.
"Rod Thomas and his band have an uncanny knack of writing perfect pop hooks, wrapped up in lovely guitar layers, topped with a simple yet evocative vocal style and delivery" - Plum Promotions.
A genuine freakshow are an artful blend of pop sensibility, icy soundscapes and blistering walls of noise.
Their sound, while impressively focused, covers a range of musical staples, with the group letting influences from Mew to Sigur Ros and The National surface throughout.
Ballsy all out acoustic folk rock from this superb Australian troubadour. Worldwide, Carus Thompson has sold over 30,000 CDs independently and supported luminaries such as Dave Matthews, Seth Lakeman, Xavier Rudd, Damien Rice, Jack Johnson, John Butler and The Waifs.