Discovery 2 ft Cold Fever + J.Appiah (Band) + Heidi Happy + Helene Greenwood + Dj Delphi
June’s Discovery showcase of hotly tipped bands features Cold Fever who play a new style of reggae, ‘Desi reggae’ , alternative urban from J.Appiah & his band, Swiss Singer and multi instrumentalist Heidi Happy (Uk tour date),alternative pop with slices of folk and jazz from Helene Greenwood, plus Discovery resident Dj Delphi
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Venue: AAA (under Archangel) www.aaa.uk.net
Address: 11 – 13 Kensington High Street, London W8 5NP
Tel: 020 7938 4137
Tube: Kensington High Street Tube
Time: 8pm - 11:30pm
Producer/songwriter/rapper, Bhumeet Kala-Lee was fed on a musical diet of Reggae, Jazz and Soul by his Jamaican father and Indian mother, his imagination was harnessed by hip-hop and UK Grime, drawing the young radical to a fondness for storytelling through rhyming couplets. ‘Desi Reggae’ was born through fusing, mixing, and synergizing the tones of his musical influences.
He’s shared stages with Example, Wretch 32, Skepta, Lawson, The Wanted and OllyMurs. He has also collaborated with artists such as Beenie Man, Aswad, Freddie McGregor, The PropheC, Jenna Garcia (songwriter for Britney Spears, Cassie, Ja-Rule and Lloyd)
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. His videos feature regularly on SBTV.
“Surely positioned for future success” – 4 Music
Singer and multi-instrumentalist HEIDI HAPPY has collaborated with Yello, Stephan Eicher and Scott Matthew, been in top 10 Swiss Album Charts, CMJ top 200 Charts) and performanced at (Paleo Gurten Festival, Heiteren Gampel, Festi'Neuch, Rock Oz Arenes (CH), Eurosonic Festival (NL), CMJ (USA), Reeperbahnfest, Popkomm (DE), MIDEM (FR), CMW, NXNE (CAN ), CMEA's Tour 2013 (UK) to name a few). She pushes musical styles to their limits. Her appearance at AAA is part of her European tour to promote a new album.
Inspired by Ella Fitzgerald, as well contemporary artists like Björk, Lisa Hannigan, Jesca Hoop and Fiona Apple, Helene writes about every day life and human interaction. Her music is a mix of contemporary, alternative pop with shades of both folk and jazz.Helene’s debut album ‘Collectable You’ was awarded an incredible 4/5 star review from The Sunday Express’s – Martin Townsend. Describing Helene as a “burst of freshness and vitality” and “One to watch”