Helle are an irresistible fire storm of grit and glamour that takes no prisoners. Hailing from Leeds, the feminist punk four piece erupted onto the local scene in 2021 in a flurry of blistering riffs, unflinching lyrics and explosive live intensity. Combining soaring vocals and shout-along choruses with hard-edged, grunge-inspired instrumentation. The bands second single SCREAM!!! was recently played on BBC Radio 1 and has won critical acclaim from all corners of the universe!
Ethereal and tenacious, VENUS GRRRLS are an all-girl rock band from Leeds promoting the participation, acknowledgement, and respect of women in the music industry. Aiming to bring fortitude and activism through hard hitting alternative rock music, the quintet use electronic and astrological sounds to amplify their sonic signature.
Recent releases ‘Violet State of Mind’, 'Aries' & 'Sudocream Queen' have all received support from Jack Saunders, Nells Hylton and Gemma Bradley on BBC Radio 1, Steve Lamacq on BBC 6 Music as well as Radio X and SiriusXM making them one of the hottest UK bands of 2023.
Mince are a ramshackle indie/post-punk band with influences as diverse as the Doo Wop of the Platters to the noise of Gilla Band. Like a preened British Invasion group who have been photocopied so many times, that the saturation and exposure has made them look ugly and deformed.
“I think they’re great” - Chris Moyles
They mix vintage sounds with noise, drones, scattered rhythms and daggered melodies, for a deafening pastiche only your grandma could ignore. They speak of love, loss and control, but sometimes they just shout. They release their newest single ‘All I Ever Wanted, Was to Be’ on the 16th of June.
“Thank you, Mince” - Steve Lamacq
Purple Thread are a 4 piece glitter-drenched rock n' roll band from Leeds known for their eclectic brand of blues infused guitar pop.
Leading their audiences through a genre-defying sea of gritty, groovy noise, the band have rattled their way through blistering live performances up and down the country. Prone to the odd mid-song poetry break, mean riffs, and inescapable hooks, Purple Thread are rapidly forging a name for themselves as one of the most energetic and captivating live bands on the circuit.
Flat Moon have been making waves in and around the northern music scene for the past couple of years. Their blend of complex funk with psychedelic undertones makes them stand out from the boring monotony of the run of the mill 5 piece lad band. Flat Moon will astonish you and leave you wanting more...much more!
Haling from Yorkshire, and forming in Leeds, MUCK. are a four piece band comprising of Sam (Vox), Brad (Lead Guitar),Joe (bassist) and Taylor (drums). MUCK. create an eclectic mix of rhyme scheme-driven, hiphop-based lyricism with the emerging post punk revival sound. With beats, bars and gritty punk rock, the band aren’t afraid to experiment sonically and continue to produce vital and relevant music.
LUKA is a solo artist based in Leeds and London UK. With a distinctive voice and a authentic quirkiness in terms of production and song writing, LUKA is at the beginning of her musical journey and has a great deal of potential.
LUKA's debut single ‘Play Thing’ lives in a stripped back setting. Faint whispers of an instrumental backdrop create a hypnotic atmosphere, but the track’s heartbeat lies in LUKA’s gorgeous synth coated vocals. This simple yet brilliant touch gives ‘Play Thing’ a futuristic, almost extra-terrestrial feel and speaks for LUKA’s unbound creativity'.
(When The Horn Blows)
Darcie T, hails from Whittlesey and gained much of her musical taste from her dad who always encouraged her love for music and the way it can make you feel. Darcie started writing lyrics early on in primary school but kept it to herself. Being dyslexic, Darcie found that writing music and lyrics helped her to expressI her emotions and put them into words. Darcie now uses music and writing as a means to express thoughts and to help to capture different moments in life that all have a lot of meaning.
'No Wukkas are one of the latest acts to sign to Monomyth Records. The band have been described as a blend of indie psyche rock with math funk sensibilities. The musicianship and sheer quality of the songwriting mixed with their energetic live performances make the group ones to watch!
“Through her unique, genre-blending sound, and thought-provoking lyrics, Lucy has rapidly established herself as a compelling new force in Irish music. Drawing from her own personal struggles, as well as those of her friends and family, the Northern Irish artist's now living in leeds writes music encompassing topics such as mental health, the environment, and more pressing issues facing the world today – shirking off predictability, while also acknowledging the irresistible pull of a great pop hook.” - Hot Press Magazine