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Youngr is a rising talent from London taking influence from the likes of Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Calvin Harris, Miike Snow, NERD and his musician father August Darnell (Kid Creole & The Coconuts). He is quickly becoming known for his one-take live bootleg videos. His most notable to date, is his live rendition of Sweet Disposition by The Temper Trap (15 million views in just 2 weeks), along with his debut single ‘Out Of My System’ which has amassed over 16m stream on Spotify to date. This has seen him gain support from the likes of Run The Trap, Complex, & BBC Radio 1.
Casi is an ethereal pop artist from Northern Wales. She first uploaded music to BBC Introducing in 2013, and her track ‘Roads’ was featured on Radio 1’s playlist and also supported by Huw Stephens. Her artistry is comparable to FKA Twigs and her rich vocals make her one to watch this year.
Born and raised in the county of Manchester, Findlay invents herself as a true original, electric guitar swinging at her side.
Fifi Rong is a unique vocalist, songwriter and producer based in London. Incorporating electronica, pop, hip hop and jazz into her productions, her seductive vocals can be heard on the title track of Skepta’s Mercury Prize-winning album ‘Konnichiwa’ and on collaborations with Tricky and Yello among others.
Her's are a Liverpool based duo crafting the kind of perfect oddball pop that’s seen them draw effusive praise from the blogosphere. Ostensibly off-kilter enough to slide into the headphones of anybody with a penchant for Ariel Pink or Mac DeMarco, Her’s go above and beyond the current British indie vocabulary.