Biog Since releasing their debut album ‘Gameplay’ on 04:11:22, which the band launched to a packed out hometown headline show at Sub89 in Reading. Third Lung have garnered immediate support from the likes of BBC Music 6 (Steve Lemacq), Record Collector, HiFi+, The Arts Desk, BBC Introducing, Amazing radio (Charlie Ashcroft), Planet Rock, Gigslutz among many others. Alongside this the band have embarked on an extensive record store tour stopping at numerous indie locations and over 20 HMV branches nationwide with more to follow. Most recently the band have signed an exciting new record deal with the world renowned and iconic Marquee Records under the umbrella of Universal Music Group. With copies of their album on vinyl and CD selling out in each city they visit and with multiple mainstage festival slots already confirmed for the year ahead, Lakefest, FiFest, The Willow Festival, Frogfest and Bunkfest among them, 2023 is looking like a big year for Third Lung. Press “Stadium ready alt. rock anthems bringing to mind classic U2, Pixies and Bruce Springsteen. Frontman Tom Farrelly has a powerhouse of a vocal range at his disposal, and as David Letterman might say “If I had a voice like that, I’d run for President.” Record Collector “Britpop crossed with epic 21st Century Rock!” The Arts Desk “British up and coming band Third Lung have a big sound and even bigger ambitions - Indie rock steeped in the stadium sound of U2, Coldplay, Queen, Muse, Springsteen and Foo Fighters.” hi-fi + “With all this quality you really feel that Third Lung are building towards something truly BIG” Amazing Radio - Charlie Ashcroft “Third Lung have nailed their sound and have produced a collection of songs that are aching to grace the stage of a summer festival.” GigSlutz Track Of The Week BBC Introducing for ‘The Art Of Stealing’ and ‘No Names’ “I love this band and you will too!” BBC Introducing - Nicky Booty Best Band 2022 - Radio Wigwam Awards
www.confessionsofatraitor.co.uk HEAVY MELODIC MUSIC, FROM LONDON, ENGLAND HONEST, PASSIONATE, POSITIVE CONFESSIONS OF A TRAITOR USE THEIR ABILITY TO BLEND MELODIC ELEMENTS WITH CRUSHING GROOVES TO EVOKE EMOTION AND ENERGY. LYRICALLY EXPLORING HOW TRAUMA GROWING FROM THE DARKEST EXPERIENCES PEOPLE ENDURE CAN BE CHANNELED INTO POSITIVITY AND GROWTH. SEEKING TO FACILITATE YOUR ESCAPE FROM NEGATIVE THOUGHTS SHOWING PEOPLE THAT THEY CAN EMBRACE AND LOVE THEMSELVES. C.O.A.T HAVE CREATED A FAMILY AND AN ATMOSPHERE WHERE YOU CAN COMPLETELY LOSE YOURSELF, GIVING PEOPLE HOPE. “WE WANT TO PROVIDE AN ESCAPE FOR PEOPLE, EVEN IF FOR JUST A MOMENT. A MOMENT OF SOLACE AND HAPPINESS IS THE LEAST WE ALL DESERVCE.” AGGRESSIVE MUSIC FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE
We are Reliant, a four piece from Reading. Our music has been described as powerfully punchy with catchy mesmerising vocals, coming at you like a bus on fire! We were runners up for best band in the Radio Wigwam Awards 2020. We’ve played in a variety of venues like the O2 Academy Islington, The Amersham Arms in New Cross, the Underbelly Hoxton, XOYO, Camden Assembly, The Purple Turtle, Readipop, The Facebar and the Acoustic Couch. We have also played festivals including Wokingham Festival and Loddfest. We have played twice at the outdoor events at Peach Place in Wokingham including The Festival For Ukraine.
oasus are regarded by those who have seen them perform as one of the best tributes to oasis around. Since the band was formed they have been steadily growing their reputation by performing numerous shows around the United Kingdom. Everything the band does is about the music helping to recreate the attitude and energy of oasis. No need for phoney accents or gimmicks just the raw sound of one of the UK's best loved bands.
The Crooked 45 is a UK rock trio based in Reading featuring made up of ex-members of Attention Thieves, Alex Green and James Harris, with singer-songwriter Sam C Harris. The bands message, attitude and energy align with politically astute punk bands such as The Clash and The Sex Pistols. Brash and bold The Crooked 45 deliver their message with big riffs, smart, relatable lyrics and catchy choruses that you might hear from the likes of Royal Blood and Arctic Monkeys. The Crooked 45 have had support from the likes of BBC Radio, BBC Introducing, Total Rock & were featured as artists of the week by Louder following the release of their debut EP ‘Heathens’. The band are now back post pandemic with new a brand new single ‘Why are you complaining?’ which has already been championed by the likes of ‘Clash magazine’. After the band’s first string of sell out shows, the band recently signed to ‘Marshal live’ and will be heading out on tour from March 2022. You can catch The Crooked 45 at the following dates: March 2022 Thursday 24 – Star and Garter, Manchester Friday 25 – The Victoria, Birmingham TBC Saturday 26 – Key Club, Leeds Mon 28th – Sebright Arms, London Fri 1st April – Hobbit, Southampton
The Midnight Vortex are a five - piece alternative rock band based in London. Spawned from a mutual love of grunge, blues-rock and raw guitar music, they produce a fierce blend of rich, heartfelt vocals & soaring, riff-laden guitars bolstered by a strong pulsing rhythm. Influences ranging from Zeppelin to Candlebox to Audioslave give their sound a nostalgic vibe with a modern edge. Packaged together with beautifully intricate songwriting and hooky chorus chants, they’re music is sure to stay with you. Their self-released debut single ‘Before You Know’ is a longing and bittersweet ballad, but this genre-blending fivesome have many moods in their repertoire yet to expose - so expect something different in 2022.
I met the Jamma crew at a gig in Manchester, and after getting to know them was invited to be the regional 'Jambassador' for Essex, UK. As an artist it's been great and they really helped me to push my latest single. As a 'Jambassador; they sent me a ton of free merch and personalised business cards and pay for me to check out gigs in my region to sign up artists and venues! I also was invited to perform on their professionally filmed podcast series, 'The Jamma Show' which was not only great fun but also a great way to get my music out to my fans!
We have recently signed up to Jamma and love that we can have a dedicated page for our band and also individual pages allowing us to advertise ourselves for solo work and showcase our material as a group and as separate band members. It's also great to be able to find potential new band members and stand in DEP musicians as and when we need them
The Crooked 45
I registered with Jamma before the launch and I was lucky enough to perform at their '331' launch event. Since going live I have used the website to build an artist page and upload all my content as well as connect to find paid gigs! It's super easy to use and they have always been there to support me whenever needed. Not only have I found paid work, but I have also been featured on podcasts and various special marketing projects which have been great for exposure, especially in these uncertain times. Jamma also takes 0% commission on anything I earn through the platform, and it's even free to use right now!
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