Above the Clouds of Pompeii

Bears Den are three guys formed in West London into a pretty fine little alternative folk band. I heard these guys on a Radio 1 In Session show a few weeks ago. I actually stayed in the car to listen to another song as I instantly loved them.  There’s a definite air of the likes of Mumford and Sons and Bombay Bicycle Club and that’s … Continue reading Above the Clouds of Pompeii


Amber got together while they were studying at Nottingham university. These five guys are unsigned and have gained interest with their stunning cover of Imogen Heap’s Hide and Seek. They also featured on BBC The Heat live sessions in June and have been picked for radio 1’s introducing. Probably best described as indie folk but shouldn’t be dismissed as another new indie band with nothing … Continue reading Noah

Better Days

This American band is fronted by Alex Ebert, formerly of Ima Robot. This being his second incarnation after sobering up and spending some time in rehab. They have already had some success with their first two albums. The majority of their success is gleaned from their songs featuring in adverts, which is becoming an ever more popular way of garnering new listeners. Their songs Home … Continue reading Better Days