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Gaz Coombes and Lion Babe among final additions.
The Great Escape Festival is set to return to Brighton for its 10th anniversary, bringing with it yet another year of remarkable up and coming bands. The final 150 acts have now been announced, and there's plenty to look forward to.
The SXSW of the UK, Great Escape has played host to some of the best bands the world has to offer, and this year is no different. Across more than 30 venues, the festival will be showcasing hundreds of acts with a massive 18,000 fans expected to show up to experience the meaning of music. So just who's turning out to celebrate 10 years of awesome sounds?
The song was produced by Grammy winning Pharrell Williams.
Alternative funk two-piece from New York Lion Babe have opened up about their 'empowering' new single 'Wonder Woman', produced by Pharrell Williams. The duo admit it's all about becoming a role model for young women in the world.
Lion Babe to release new single 'Wonder Woman' in May 2015
Rising stars Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman are set to unveil their highly anticipated debut album soon, and have already presented us with a little taster in the form of 'Wonder Woman', with whom they worked alongside multi-award winning 'Happy' hitmaker Pharrell Williams. The video is equally as exciting, featuring Jillian acting out her band's namesake, voluminous curls at their max.
Continue reading: Lion Babe Open Up About 'Empowering' New Single 'Wonder Woman'
The New York duo will be joined by Seinabo Sey for five spectacular dates.
New York alternative soul duo Lion Babe are hitting the road in the UK for the very first time for a week of dates this Spring. The news comes after the release of their incredible latest single 'Treat Me Like Fire', and the announcement that they'll be hitting SXSW this year.
Lion Babe to embark on their debut UK tour
The pair; who are Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman; cross the pond for five co-headlining dates with Swedish singer Seinabo Sey from May 19th 2015, reaching audiences in Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and London, the latter of which will see them hit the famous Scala venue.
Continue reading: Lion Babe Set To Embark On Their Very First UK Tour This Spring
Enjoy Hype Hotel's amazing line-up without the wait.
Hype Hotel Presented by Feed the Beat aims to connect SXSW 2015 festival goers with the social media world in their 'Fast Pass' giveaway; a limited chance to gain immediate access to the venue where they'll be first in line to see some of the best new bands the world has to offer.
Hype Hotel is coming next week (March 17th - 21st)
While Austin's SXSW week may be one of the most sought after festivals to gain attendance to in the world, there's also that issue of pesky admission queues which are quite scary to think about. However, don't let that dampen your spirits if you're set to attend next week because Hype Hotel have teamed up with sponsors Mazda to offer a select amount of attendees a 'Fast Pass', with which they can jump those endless lines.
A thrillingly diverse music line-up, brough to you by SXSW 2015's Hype Hotel.
The line-up for one of SXSW's most anticipated showcases, Hype Hotel Presented by Feed the Beat, has now been announced - and it looks like 2015 is setting up for some up and coming talent of epic proportions come March 17th. As if the Austin festival wasn't getting hot enough!
Line-up addition Natalie Prass is not to be missed
Selected by a variety of top music blogs via Hype Machine, Hype Hotel presents the best in new talent from every genre in a spectacular showcase at SXSW which this year takes place between March 17th and 21st 2015. On the pop spectrum, we have everything from BBC Sound of 2015 winners Years And Years to Nashville singer Natalie Prass, whose classic songwriting calls to mind the likes of Beth Orton and a little Springfield. More on the electronic side of things is Michigan's own Daniel Wilson and Autre Ne Veut whose 2013 single 'Play By Play' was a definite fan favourite, and who bear some musical resemblance to Brit duo Hurts. Also worth a watch are US Heatseekers chart topper Ryn Weaver, Nashville indie quartet Coin and the very alternative Raury from Atlanta.
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