Highlights from the UK's biggest showcase festivals to kick off festival season, The Great Escape and Live at Leeds! Including interviews from Bad Sounds, Lily Moore, Heir, and Marsicans backstage at their PRS Foundation Momentum Showcase Fund. Also we focus in on the international artists on the line ups.
Playlist: Marsicans, Naaz, Alma, Ruby Empress, Superorganism, The Beaches, Heir, Krrum, Indigo Project, The Howl & The Hum, Kawala, Stereo Honey, Bad Sounds, Lily Moore, Maeve, Mahalia, Joy Crookes, Grace Carter.
We bring you a round-up of our favourite artists from this year's SXSW Music Festival, with a focus on our hometown British artists! Including interviews from Suzi Wu (Def Jam Records) and Sam Fender (Polydor Records).
Playlist: Jade Bird (Grulke Prize Winner), Suzi Wu, Sam Fender, Wallows, Billie Eilish, Bishop Briggs, Bad Pony, Jerry Williams, Nina Nesbitt, Findlay, Girl Ray, Goat Girl, Pale Waves.
Last week we took you through our 2017 highlights from the USA, and we come home this week with a look at the best of 2017 from the UK and Europe (and a bit of Australia!). Take a listen to the artists to feature in our debut magazine launching February 2018, and the artists to play at our Camden Assembly gig on February 8th. We also play the artists we're most excited for in 2018, and name our Artist of the Year - Busty and the Bass! Songs played:
UK: Jade Bird, Rag 'n' Bone Man, Island, Alexis Kings, Fickle Friends, Stereo Honey
France: Pomme, Jain
Berlin: Hush Moss
Australia: Bad Pony, Billy Otto, Nick Kingswell
Glastonbury: Haim, BBC Introducing (WOWH, Sody)
Leeds: Laminate Pet Animal, Team Picture
Live at Leeds 2018: Sam Fender, Hey Charlie, The Howl and The Hum, Lewis Capaldi
Most excited to see in 2018: Jerry Williams, Linnie Joan, Kawala, Kioko
Artist of the Year: Busty and the Bass (Canada)
As we launch our magazine in early 2018, we take you through the artists to feature as well as some of the best live music we've seen this year, starting with USA! Come back next week for our UK / Europe round-up as we announce our Artist of the Year too! Songs played:
New York City: AJR, Phoebe Ryan, Mondo Cozmo, Beccs, Lauv, New Respects, Born Cages, RALPH
SXSW: Casi, New Portals, Magge Rogers, Mobley, Foxtrax
Los Angeles: Lany, Island Apollo, Beachwood Coyotes, Standard Affiliates
Chicago: Moonrise Nation. Max and the Mild Ones
We bring you a round-up of what's trendy this summer in Los Angeles' new music scene - straight from the capital of the music industry! Featuring tracks from: BalconyTV's Moonrise Nation and Molly Kate Kestner, Brandon Stansell, Citi Summer Series at The Grove's Ariana and the Rose and Barns Courtney, Island Apollo, Beachwood Coyotes, Moxi, Madeleine Mayi, Baio, and the most exciting band on the planet right now... AJR!
We take you through all the best music we saw at this year's Glastonbury Festival! From artists old and new, huge and small, including BBC introducing highlights WOWH and Sody, and a snippet from Jeremy Corbyn's iconic speech with Glasto founder Mike Eavis!
Artists featured: Radiohead, Blossoms, First Aid Kit, Glass Animals, Lorde, George Ezra, Royal Blood, Foo Fighters, Kaiser Chiefs, Liam Gallagher, WOWH, Sody, Rag 'n' Bone Man, Kodaline, HAIM, Jamie Cullum, Gabrielle Aplin, Chic, Biffy Clyro, and Ed Sheeran! Head to our blog to see our full Glastonbury coverage of each artist!
We bring you a round-up of the best music we heard in New York City in the last 6 months! Including: VEVO DSVR's gig with Phoebe Ryan and Dagny, our favourites from Communion Music's residency at Rockwood Music Hall - Jess Best, The New Respects, Ralph, and Matt Woods, Sofar NYC's Gabrielle Marlena, some bigger touring artists from the UK Bastille and Bear's Den, highlights from our NYC debut / Two Year Anniversary gig with Linnie Joan Funk and Beccs, rising NYC based indie label Invertebrates' band Field Trip after their Rough Trade showcase, as well as tracks from Mondo Cozmo and Bishop Briggs! Basically, we had a jam packed time with new music discovery...
We take you through all of the best artists we saw at SXSW this year in Austin, Texas! Features highlights from the BBC Music stage, the Universal Music showcases, an insight to the keynote speaker Nile Rodgers' wise words, and more. Including interviews with Canadian funk hip-hop fusion band Busty and the Bass and Foxtrax. Artists played: Busty and the Bass, Bishop Briggs, CASI, The Big Moon, The Vryll Society, New Portals, Rag 'n' Bone Man, Jacob Banks, James Hersey, Japanese House, Mondo Cozmo, Maggie Rogers, Mobley, Foxtrax, Elle Exxe, and Born Cages.
We say goodbye to London and the UK for a few months, as we embark on a journey in NYC! Featuring music from our favourite record label, the legendary Fiction Records' artists: Palace, Azusena, Kate Tempest, The Big Moon, The Amazons, and Phantogram, tracks from Augustines, as well as interviews with American rockers White Denim and The Lottery Winners, and the best band we've seen in London - KIOKO! We will miss you London, see you soon.. x
We focus on music outside of London, dipping into one of the UK's biggest music scenes for a few weeks - Leeds! Featuring live session and interview with Echoic, and interviews with Black Honey and Leo Stannard. Featuring tracks from Clay, Caro, Blossoms, Declan McKenna, Jeremy Loops, Meadowlark, Young Monarch, One Eyed Jacks, and Hannah Scott!
We hit Nashville, Tennessee and explore their music scene!! All in the space of just two days, we saw Bob Dylan's 75th Birthday celebration with performances from icons from Emilou Harris to Kesha, we saw Nashville traditions such as The Bluebird Cafe 'In The Round' sessions, and new music discoveries including Blinds, The New Schematics, Son Lux, and more, as well as clips from the all epic Honky Tonk Highway! Co-hosted by Nashville native Ashton.
A round up of our 2016! We take you through all the artists we worked with this year, highlights from radio with Newton Faulkner, our USA trip, and we announce our artist of the year! We also give you a snippet of what's to come with Concentus in 2017.
A round-up of all the music we saw and discovered and LOVED in Los Angeles! Featuring tracks from Years and Years, Kate Brady, Linnie Joan Funk, TUFT, We The Folk, FEELDS, Zane Carney, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Beach Slang, Potty Mouth, and Kathryn Gallagher, as well as an interview from Sofar Los Angeles leader Robin!
Mondo.NYC Radio special, featuring interviews with a huge range of artists who performed during the week, snippets of live sessions and live performances, as well as some tracks! Featuring: Echoic, Elle Exxe, Kathryn Gallgher, Opus Orange, MRCH, Carnival youth, Hannah Scott, and Former Belle, as well as a live track from I See Rivers headlining our next Concenetus Music Live night, December 10th at The Roundhouse!
New York City Special | Interview and live recordings at Dizzy's Jazz Club's late night sessions' Evan Sherman and Frank Lacy, The Brooklyn Folk Festival, John Cohen, NYC Sofar Sounds, The Wild Reeds, and music from Lauv and his sell out Webster Hall show, and Stina from Rockwood Music Hall.
Concentus Music Radio Show returns with a special live session from Camden trio Pocketclub, who are performing at our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY gig this week, April 1st, Notting Hill Arts Club. We also play past performances from Dom Robinson and Kawala, and Goodbye Brighton's latest 'Devil In My Eyes,' playing you all the artists joining the stage on April 1st.
Interview with Sony ATV's Publishing's Helen Papelentiou, talking about the sampling, copyright and infringement that emerging artists should be wary of, as well as live music from loop pedal artist Ara, and her thoughts on the copyright matters!
Concentus Music Radio LIVE SESSIONS, with Norway-Liverpool based band I See Rivers, ahead of their Barfly gig with Concentus Music Live, February 23rd! Hear some live songs, about the Norway music scene, and what it was like to perform with Newton Faulkner!
Concentus Music Radio Show's Live Sessions continue, with a special session with Newton Faulkner this week! Tune in to hear about his days working on a farm, to the process behind his new album, and hear some live songs!
Concentus Music Radio Live Sessions, bringing you a new artist every week! This week we talk to Marie Naffah - MTV's Unsigned Artist of the Year, hearing some live tracks, and talking about her upcoming USA tour!
Come down to Camden Barfly TONIGHT for some live music! Special show ahead of our Barfly gig tonight, with an interview and live session with Kawala who are headlining tonight, as well as some tracks from Lonely Painter, Alex Gibson, and Lester Clayton!
A round up of all the best music we've heard this year, throwing back to our live gigs, live sessions, Sofar Sounds, Roundhouse, and more! Including a nomination of our aritst of the year - Dom Robinson!
Interview with Quest Management's (Paul McCartney, Arcade Fire, Mikky Ekko) Claire Kilcourse, talking about management and management contracts for new artists, as well as an AWESOME live session and interview with Australia's finest Nick Kingswell!
A special Roundhouse episode! Thanks to Roundhouse Radio for this! Interview with Metropolis Studios' and formerly Universal Music Island Records' Louis Brown, discussing artist development, and Roundhouse Artist Josh Jacob, talking about the Roundhouse and the Amy Winehouse Foundation and how they developed his career!
Interview with the founders of the Unsigned Music Awards, and a live session and interview with folk rock band Van Susans- headlinging the Concentus Music November Live gig! Tracks from Pocketclub, Luke Carey, and mooore.
Interview with Universal Music Fiction Records' Olivia Hobbs talking about record labels, live session and interview with blues musician Nia and her politically charged music, and tracks from Dom Robinson, Dan Owen, Laura Lamn, To Kill A King, Joe Strouzer, and more!