Dark and far-reaching, reverential to 90s shoegaze yet constantly looking forward: The 1975's bombastic sound has gained them a haul of fans across the globe, and they continue to captivate audiences with their wintery, glitchy, melodic form of alternative rock. The boys picked up the best 'British Group' and best 'British Album' awards at the 2019 Brits.
Manchester natives Pale Waves are the indie pop up-and-comers bringing '80s new wave back. 'With lyrics that play on the melodrama of youth and sonic elements that inspire the impressive, rock-fused poptimism of the ‘80s, they could have soundtracked iconic films like The Breakfast Club'.
London-based Filipino singer, musician and producer Rome Gomez is No Rome, an artist who has set his sights to go far beyond his native Manila and Asia. His fresh pop sound has gained a fan and collaborator in The 1975’s frontman Matty Healy who recently referred to No Rome as his muse. “Rome kind of became a bit of a muse of mine once I was working on his stuff and then his ideas were on parallel with everything that me and George (The 1975 drummer) were doing."