At The Edge Of The Sea Virtual Festival 2020

This event will be streamed online

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Amelia Coburn

With a voice set to stun and a gift for interpretation that is second to none, Amelia Coburn spends every spare moment rifling through records and filtering the findings through her punky ukulele playing to wow audiences across the North East and increasingly beyond. Think Eva Cassidy if she had spent the whole of 1976 in CBGBs. To categorise what she plays would be futile but her main influences range from classic, sophisticated pop/rock (David Bowie, Kate Bush, early Elton John) through to Punk, New Wave and the first wave of Indie music (The Smiths, The Jam, Blondie) but she is constantly seeking out hidden gems to drop like bombs on her audiences.

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Badly Drawn Boy

Badly Drawn Boy appearing at this event

Mercury Music Prize winner Badly Drawn Boy provides 'Beatific, rhythm-infested melodies, resplendent in wondrous brass, stark string accompaniment and obscure found sounds'.

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A band from Silvi from Mikrofisch. Chorusgirl is a more jangly indie guitar-based project than the electropop of Mikrofisch.

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Cud appearing at this event

Leeds-based four piece who during the 90s released 5 albums, 17 singles and several John Peel sessions. Perhaps best known for their top 40 hit 'Rich And Strange'. After splitting in 1996, they are playing shows once again.

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Darren Hayman (ex-Hefner)

Darren Hayman (ex-Hefner) appearing at this event

The former frontman of celebrated late '90s indie heroes Hefner, Darren now has a solo career, which includes songs he wrote in a caravan. His songs cover a range of subjects such as crumbling crafts, dog charities, retiring schoolteachers and air hostesses plummeting to their death.

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French For Cartridge

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Helen McCookerybook

Helen was the bass guitar player and lead singer with Brighton-based punk rock band The Chefs during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Jake Shillingford

Former 'My Life Story' vocalist, now with 'ExileInside'.

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Indie rock band favoured by John Peel. While comparisons with Catatonia are inevitable, Welsh indie pop band Melys plough a more graceful, measured furrow, producing a sound like St. Etienne but with tougher guitars.

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Miles Hunt

Miles Hunt appearing at this event

Lead singer and songwriter from Stourbridge indie-rockers The Wonder Stuff, Miles started his solo career after the band split in 1994. The Stuffies re-formed in 2000, and Miles has continued to tour as both a solo artist as well as with the band. Known for his dry wit as well as his songwriting talents, expect some banter, new songs and acoustic versions of one or two Wonder Stuff favourites.

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Such Small Hands

Such Small Hands is the alias of sad-pop writer and Cinerama keyboard player Melanie Howard.

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Terry De Castro

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The Catenary Wires

The Catenary Wires appearing at this event

The Catenary Wires were formed in 2014 when Amelia Fletcher and Rob Pursey (Talulah Gosh, Heavenly, Tender Trap) moved out of London. They started playing songs on their daughter's 3/4 size acoustic guitar, and are still refusing to give it back. The Catenary Wires function as a simple two-piece, but will often feature guest musicians when playing live. Their songs are quiet and (mostly) sad.

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The Popguns

Indie band who had a number of chart successes in the 90s including single 'Star' and album 'Snog'.

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The Primitives

The Primitives appearing at this event

Probably best known for their 1988 top 5 hit 'Crash', The Primitives reunited in their hometown of Coventry at the end of 2009, to pay homage to Steve Dullaghan, the group's original bassist. The success of their performance and the public's positive response after more than 17 years away from the spotlight led them to do a UK tour in April 2010 and to play a few shows in Europe and the US. In 2012 they released the album 'Echoes and Rhymes', which ranged from garage to psychedelia, with touches of soul and sunshine pop, as multiple styles came together in a special compilation of obscure female-fronted songs from the Sixties, revisited with all the love and affection and energy of The Primitives.

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The Ukrainians

Has the bizarre ever birthed such talent? An offshoot of indie fuzz-rocksters The Wedding Present (which started as them doing a session for John Peel in Ukrainian as a joke), the Ukrainians are now an established outfit in their own right. With a growing audience here and a large following in Europe (including the Ukraine), their blend of Ukrainian folk and western rock is spellbinding.

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Vinny Peculiar

Vinny Peculiar appearing at this event

With his flat cap, florid blouse and fidgety nervous energy pitched somewhere between Andy Warhol and Jarvis Cocker, there's an anarchic elegance to Vinny Peculiar which is both at once both thrilling and faintly unsettling. Storming through a set of oblique, tortured punk poetry, he wins over an initially skeptical crowd with his animated delivery and taut, frenetic pop hooks. Channelling all that eccentricity and barbed wit into something strangely compelling Vinny Peculiar is the sort of unlikely, heroic pop star they just don't seem to make anymore.

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Witching Waves

Witching Waves appearing at this event

Scratchy, primal DIY indie-punk-pop three-piece from London.

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Young Romance

Young Romance are an indiepop duo whose musical evolution wraps joyous vocals depicting a sorrowful narrative in a blanket of distorted guitars. They have had support slots with the likes of Summer Camp, Slow Club and Mystery Jets.

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Also Appearing

Jetstream Pony, Martin Noble (British Sea Power), Si Irene, Syndromet, The Sleazoids, Umut Adan