Summer Sizzler 2014

SUMMER SIZZLER 2014 … BRINGING YOU SOME OF THE BRIGHTEST EMERGING TALENT CURRENTLY ON THE MUSIC INDUSTRY RADAR!

 

FREE EVENT

 

On Saturday, June 7th Westfield Presents, Discovery 2 and IMC have joined forces to stage the world’s first all-day indoor music festival to be held at London’s No one  shopping destination Westfield London in Shepherd’s Bush!

 

Taking over the Westfield Presents Platform throughout the day, Summer Sizzler 2014 will house 4 live music stages!


Hashtag: #SummerSizz

Starring …
Alonestar / Charlotte Campbell / Kids On Bridges / Jazz Morley / The Harlots / Cleo T. / The Undivided / J.Appiah / Bridie Jackson and The Arbour / DeLooze / Louise Golbey / Malory Torr / Alex Hulme / Danny Toeman / Daniel Glover / Shammi Pithia / Sample Answer / Little Brother Eli / Della Lupa / The Mighty and the Moon / Richard Navarro / Quest Ensemble / Golden Rabbit / Stella and the Shakes / Big Zero/Chris Hodgson (steel pan)... more acts to be confirmed soon!

 

Venue: Westfield Shopping Centre - uk.westfield.com/london

Address: Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, London W12 7GF
Tel: 020 3371 2300

Tube stations: 
Shepherd’s Bush (Central Line)
White City (Central Line)
Wood Lane (Hammersmith & City Line)
Shepherd’s Bush Market (Hammersmith & City Line)

Sponsors:
Amazing Radio – www.amazingradio.com
Pepper – www.pepper.so

Promoted by:
Westfield Presents - uk.westfield.com/london/westfield-presents 
Discovery 2 - www.discovery-talent.co.uk

IMC - www.icFilter.com/Music

 

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ALONESTAR (Bristol/London) - @ALONESTAR1
www.jethrosheeran.com

Winner of two Exposure Music Awards for Best Male Artist and Best Urban Song, Jethro Sheeran aka Alonestar, is an artist fusing both hip hop and urban pop.

“Vibrant sound, Alonestar’s vocals run deep.” – Venue Magazine

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CHARLOTTE CAMPBELL (London) - @ccampbellmusic
www.charlottecampbell.co.uk

BRIT school graduate and Institute of Contemporary Music Performance scholarship student, Charlotte Campbell is a folk-pop singer/songwriter delivering observational ditties from the soul.

“Catchy songs, finely played, interspersed with a perfectly pitched dialogue.” – The Fine Line Project

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KIDS ON BRIDGES (Liverpool) - @Kidsonbridges
www.facebook.com/KidsOnBridgesMusic

Kids On Bridges (K.O.B.) is the brainchild of Christian Bragg, who has made it his vocation to produce dirty filthy electro-pop music. An eclectic sound of rock on a synth-pop trip!

“Phoenix gate crashing Depeche modes party with Daft punk on the decks” - Mike Walsh, Head of Music at XFM

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JAZZ MORLEY (Bournemouth) - @JazzMorley
www.jazzmorley.com

Dorset singer/songwriter, Jazz Morley, performs a laid-back mix of pop and soul with an exquisite voice of natural soulfulness beyond her years.

“Haunting vocals, oozing with the pain of heartache and beautifully humble production make Jazz’s records an enthralling listen” - Music Week

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THE HARLOTS (London) - @theharlotsmusic
www.theharlotsmusic.com

Melodic, energetic, catchy Rock N Roll. In less than 18 months, The Harlots have performed at London's Koko twice, toured Europe and smashed the London toilet circuit to bits.

“Huge energy, fantastic tunes, along the lines of The Strokes in their early days” - UML

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CLEO T. (Paris, France) – @cleotmusic
www.cleotmusic.com

Winner of the Paris young talent contest in 2012, Cleo’s songs blend symbolist harmonies and ancient Europe tones into dark romanticism and shimmering poetry.

“…diaphanous and ethereal ballads …folk compositions treated in the spirit of cabaret.”- Rock & Folk, France

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THE UNDIVIDED (Abergavenny, Wales) - @The_Undivided
www.theundivided.co.uk

The Undivided have been making waves across the South Wales music scene and beyond with their anthemic brand of indie rock, gaining a reputation as a blistering live act.

“The Undivided have a knack for writing anthemic songs as big as the mountains that overshadow their hometown of Abergavenny" - Kerrang Magazine

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J.APPIAH (London) - @JAppiahMusic
www.jappiah.com

Hailing from Hackney East London, J.Appiah is a fast-rising, Urban Alternative, singer and songwriter who is truly making an impact on the UK scene with his: nonchalant musicality, understatedly intelligent lyricism and touching vocals.

“Surely positioned for future success” – 4 Music

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BRIDIE JACKSON AND THE ARBOUR (Newcastle) - @BridieAndArbour
www.bridieandthearbour.com

Winner of the Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition in 2013, Bridie Jackson and The Arbour are an eclectic group of folk-influenced musicians who indulge in unusual instrumentation and intriguing harmonies.

“The remarkable voice of Bridie Jackson is beautiful yet haunting and the instrumentation and harmonies weaving around her are ethereal“ - Emily Brinnand, The Guardian

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DELOOZE (London) - @DeLoozeMusic
www.deloozeofficial.com

DeLooze blends dramatic, electronic post-punk, laced with gothic elements and classical instrumentation, which weave a dark yet delicate soundscape.

"All misty electronics and the odd piercing, shrieking guitar line, this is both chilled out and arresting, mellow and extremely driven." – Clash Magazine

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LOUISE GOLBEY (London) - @LouiseGolbey
www.louisegolbey.com

Having already played at Glastonbury and recorded at the famous Maida Vale studios (BBC Introducing), UK’s Soul scene has welcomed the emergence of Louise Golbey, an emerging singer/songwriter from London.

“With a real summertime vibe filled, smooth and soulful sound, it’s hard not to kick back, close your eyes and just melt away to this collection of ear candy.” – Park Culture Magazine

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MALORY TORR (London) - @malorytorr
www.malorytorr.com

Born in Johannesburg, 19-year-old Malory Torr moved to London to expand her artistic career as a singer/songwriter. Her music has been described as ‘quirky and unusual’, indie folk with a twist of humour.

“Her songs are simple but impressive with an inherent drama that calls to mind Regina Spektor…”- John Kennedy, XFM 

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ALEX HULME (Preston) - @AlexHulmeMusic
www.thisisalexhulme.com

Folk and acoustic singer/songwriter Alex Hulme uses unusual tunings and real-time multilayered looping of guitars and vocals to produce a full musical landscape. In the past, Alex has performed for Sir Paul McCartney and supported Willy Mason.

“A great voice with a great understanding for melody” – Billy Ocean

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DANNY TOEMAN (London) - @dannytoeman
www.dannytoeman.com

The North Londoner's dynamic funk-soul, powerful voice and undeniable stage presence makes him one to watch. Danny Toeman delivers a unique brand of home-cooked soul music that defies the typical sub-genre labeling.

“The epitome of pure soul … so bloody smooth it feels like sailing down a river of melted chocolate.” - Nima Baniamer, croon.co.uk

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DANIEL GLOVER (Cardigan, Wales) - @DanGloverMusic
www.danielglover.co.uk

A raw acoustic and folk sound from the dark and deep depths of this young man’s broken thoughts. Cold, real, observational and harsh home truths with songs that also ignite hope from within.

“The voice defies comparison. Just listen to this man’s music” - Thebluesmusicblog

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SHAMMI PITHIA (London) - @shammipithia
www.shammipithia.com

Shammi Pithia is building a solid name for himself in the world of world-electronica as a creative composer and producer walking in the shadows of great artists such as Nitin Sawhney and Talvin Singh, who have both praised Shammi and his music.

“His creative ideas are rich and innovative and his music has the diversity and cultural aesthetic which makes him unique as a composer and producer” - Talvin Singh

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SAMPLE ANSWER (London) - @SampleAnswer
www.facebook.com/sampleanswer 

Hailing from Dublin and bringing with him the swagger of a young Phil Lynott, the charm of James Joyce, and the wit of Oscar Wilde, nineteen year-old Sample Answer has already made a name for himself in London’s hip-hop folk crossover scene.

“Dublin teenager in London Maurice O’Connor is showing much promise with a neat mix of acoustic and hip-hop songs and sounds.” – Irish Times

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LITTLE BROTHER ELI (Oxford) - @LittleBroEli
www.littlebrothereli.com

Little Brother Eli was originally the musical lovechild of Alex Grew and Josh Rigal. They have since assembled a talented five-piece band who collectively draw a lot of influence from blues artists as well as old skool hip hop.

“Blues and soul presented in a very current, edgy and raw way. This is the kind of sound that stomps all over your ears and leaves you wanting more.” - Alfitude

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DELLA LUPA (Brighton) - @DellaLupaUK
www.dellalupauk.com

Della Lupa is a Brighton based act created by Steph Brown whose native origins combine Italian and Vietnamese. This mixed heritage has driven Della Lupa’s unique sound, which encompasses Latino based tempos, Jazz melodies influenced by Asiatic scales and a lyrical Folk structure.

"Della Lupa is a smoky mix of music that one might've heard in speakeasies from Harlem to Taipei" - The Source

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THE MIGHTY AND THE MOON (Hull) – @Mightymoonhull
www.themightyandthemoon.com

The Mighty and the Moon have gained an impressive image and reputation. A blend of Alt-Country, Folk and Indie Rock creating a musical formula that has an instantly recognizable dynamic, powerful and emotional sound. 

"Holy crap! These guys are a hit! Massive!!! This is the future of music!! I love the smell of a hit in the morning." - Chris Wienk, EXIT 97.7 WEXT, New York

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RICHARD NAVARRO (Canterbury) - @navarrorichard
www.richardnavarro.co.uk

Richard Navarro mixes his effortlessly beautiful vocal with a genius weaving of violin, trumpet and piano into tightly composed character pieces. Killer melodies, punchy lyrics and a strong soul and swing sensibility.

“Richard is an outstanding performer, with a unique sound that moves from the epic soundtrack to the intimate with ease” – Bern Leckie, Chill Radio

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QUEST ENSEMBLE (London)
www.facebook.com/QuestEnsemble

Quest is a contemporary London based ensemble who devise and perform original work with a unique and distinctive sound that draws on their diverse musical and cultural backgrounds.

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GOLDEN RABBIT (London) - @GOLDENRABBITUK
www.goldenrabbitworld.com

Golden Rabbit's music captures a mysterious English folk spirit and adds a contemporary, unsettling drama in otherwise bucolic, romantic themes. Live, she uses just her voice, guitar and ukulele to showcase the strange narratives and dark beauty of her work.

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STELLA AND THE SHAKES (London) - @TheShakesMusic
www.stellaandtheshakes.com

Stella and the Shakes draw on blues, jazz, soul, gospel and rock ‘n’ roll influences to create a unique and eclectic concoction of sonic brilliance. The band are the current “Mayor's GIGS Big Busk” champions.

“Stella instantly reminded me of Baby from Dirty Dancing – delicate, smooth, cheeky and talented. Her initially shy stage presence completely vanishes when she starts to sing and her live show is gracious, flawless and entertaining.” - Sian Anderson, SighTracked

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BIG ZERO (London) – @bigzeromusic
www.big-zero.com

These young purveyors of New-Wave Punk Rock are here to shake things up and give Pop music a shot of adrenaline. To the outside world they were simply the punks, the weirdos, the outsiders. Together they are Big Zero.

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