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The Lovely Eggs
Lancaster duo David and Holly are the Lovely Eggs. They make short, sharp punk-pop songs with sweet and sour lyrics. The strange song topics range from bikes and snails to digital accordians and watermelons. Holly was previously the lead singer for late-90's girl band Angelica, loved by Steve Lamacq, while The Lovely Eggs have found fans with 6 Music's Marc Riley, Radio 1's Huw Stephens and Art Brut's Eddie Argos. Their 'Don't Look At Me' video became a YouTube sensation thanks to a guest appearance by cult comic character John Shuttleworth, while the single 'Allergies' was produced by Gruff Rhys of the Super Furry Animals, who also made a cameo in the video.
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The Spook School
Indie rock four piece from Edinburgh. They're in the great tradition of Scottish indie bands - think Bobby Gillespie, Belle and Sebastian, The Vaselines, Teenage Fanclub et al.
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Emerging from the ashes of Laverne & Shirley in 1995, Spearmint are a band playing 'fantastic, gigantic, day-glo pop, exploding into effervescent DIY disco' (Melody Maker). Their Northern Soul-sampling track 'Sweeping The Nation' has been the staple of many Indie-pop discos.
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A mysterious pure-pop boy/girl duo from Leeds.
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Buzzcocks and Mary Chain-style fuzzy indie guitar punk-pop, featuring Matthew of indiepop club and label Big Pink Cake.
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The Hobbes Fanclub
C86-style fuzzed-out indie from Bradford.
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Manhattan Love Suicides
Fuzzed up guitar assaults, feedback, female vocals and melodic pop meets ear-slitting minimalist noise.
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The Buzzcocks of our time, this band are political, punky and poppy in equal measure. From the North-East scene that spawned The Futureheads, lead singer Pete also created DIY indie label 'Slampt', famous for discovering Lauren Laverne's 90's band Kenickie and sticking to a punk ethos by releasing records without a barcode!!
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It has been a whirlwind few years for London based indie-pop quintet ?Night Flowers, ?since these close friends from North England collided with Boston, Massachusetts born vocalist Sophia Pettit and began forming their irresistible brand of heart stirring, romantic pop. Creating a joyous combination of intertwining female/male vocals backed by glistening guitars and dreamlike atmospherics that has seen them amass friends, fans and accolades across the world.
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Cardiff Indiepop collective signed to Spanish Indiepop label Elefant Records. Fusing keyboards, guitars, violins and trumpets, the group sweetly blend 60's girl group sounds with modern influences like Camera Obscura, Belle And Sebastian and The Aislers Set. Their material has been featured on the Spanish Netflix teen drama series 'Elite'.
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Slum of Legs, When Nalda Became Punk, Tea Break
The Maze (Forest Tavern)
- 257 Mansfield Road
- NG1 3FT