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Featured artist: Bossy Love

1/2 mechanical scientist, 1/2 BBQ restauranteur, Bossy Love are flipping expectations rather than burgers with their neon fusion of r’n’b and electro. File as ‘ones to watch’…

Featured artist: Pumarosa

SXSW-bound London quintet Pumarosa describe their sound as 'industrial spiritual’ - which seems about right for their unique brand of electric euphoria and unfastened indie...

Featured artist: Clean Cut Kid

Clean Cut Kid are a Liverpudlian quartet who're mixing up their love of Shura, Tame Impala & Courtney Barnett into a cock-rock cocktail of blistering hooks and tropical licks.

Featured artist: Alexander Bone

Alexander Bone is a prodigious jazz talent who's performed at the BBC Proms, the whole gamut of UK jazz festivals and has recorded with Nile Rodgers and Rudimental. This one's going places...

Featured artist: Sauna Youth

Crunchy, wonky punk-rock quartet Sauna Youth peddle the sort of compact intensity and bruising riffs that wouldn't sound out of place on a Stiff Records compilation circa 1977...

Featured artist: Girls Names

Girls Names are an arty, angular indie-rock quartet from Belfast. Don't miss their upcoming tour, which will see them bringing their lean, muscular sound to 10 venues across the UK, starting this week.

Featured artist: Jorja Smith

Unsigned R&B wunderkind Jorja Smith is a classy, sassy proposition whose debut track Blue Lights offers a powerful antidote to 2016’s over-primped pop and vocodered vocals...

Featured artist: Kojey Radical

Creative with a capital C, Kojey is a political poet, musician and visual artist whose sound touches on the grime, trap and alt-R&B of his London home. Expect big things from his next release.

Featured artist: This is the Kit

Kate Stables is behind This is the Kit - a loose collective that revels in low thrums, featherweight folk and earthy alt-rock. Don't miss their live shows for Independent Venue Week...

Featured artist: Howes

Salford soloist Howes is bringing mystery and wonder back to electronic music via the medium of late eighties’ Eastern European synth technology. Don't miss his debut album out this week...