Roundhouse Rising Presents is the Roundhouse’s own promoted new music series, in affiliation with Roundhouse Rising Festival, that takes place in their 200 capacity studio space, exposing some of the hottest breaking artists around. This month we are working with Roundhouse Rising to showcase our artists.  Findlay will be joined by Dom McAllister, The Movement’s Tay Salem and Roundhouse resident artist Joss Ryan on June 22nd — for more information on the event and to get tickets, click here. Music Week caught up with Bucks’ Sarah Liversedge and Roundhouse’s Jane Beese — check out the full article here

 

Findlay
Compared to the likes of PJ Harvey and The Kills’ Alison Mosshart, Manchester’s Natalie Findlay’s original sound revisits 90s grunge and shoegaze with a mix of hip-hop and garage pop.

Findlay draws from her love of Motown artists, psychedelic rock, blues and hip hop to create unique electronic soundscapes that incorporate strange sounds and new distortions, carried by her addictive choruses.

Her debut album Forgotten Pleasures sees her collaborate with an impressive list of producers, musicians and songwriters including Carl Barat of the Libertines, Jake Gosling (The Libertines, Ed Sheeran), Samy Osta (Woman, Fire Chatterton, Rover!) and Flood (Nick Cave, Depeche Mode, Smashing Pumpkins). The album jitters with Findlay’s indie rock influences – Beck, Tame Impala, The Velvet Underground – the result is an album that blends the male-dominated rock sound of yesteryear with a the indomitable spirit of a girl who isn’t to be reckoned with.

 

Dom McAllister
22 year old Dom McAllister is a singer/songwriter influenced by legends Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin and Bob Marley and the more contemporary sounds of The Fugees, Jamie Woon and Disclosure.

He was discovered singing in the corridors of The Roundhouse in Camden, London by Raggamuffin co-founder and grime superstar-producer Bless Beats. He has received support from BBC 1Xtra and Clash Magazine say that Dom “has got that effortless sense of soul that makes you wonder how he could ever do anything but sing”

 

Tay Salem
London-via-Beirut vocalist, producer and multi-instrumentalist Tay Salem creates electronic soul music with roots in jazz, 90s contemporary and RnB. Tay is due to release an album this summer.



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