14:45 - Matt Stockl
Matt is an unsigned singer-songwriter from the Scottish highlands, currently based in Windsor.  He plays folk-leaning acoustic music and cheats on demos by adding electronic elements.  He's gigged regularly since 2006 from London to the north coast of Scotland and released several E.P.s self-recorded in various living rooms, bedrooms and kitchens.  Recently his songs have been featured several times on both BBC Introducing for BBC Berkshire, and BBC6 music with Tom Robinson.
 
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15:30 - Sam Brett
Sam Brett is an acoustic singer/songwriter who has been playing and writing music since the age of 15. His sound is influenced by James Morrison and Lucy Rose. His vocals range from a soft falsetto to a powerful chest voice having been described as a mixture of Bastille and Blondie.

Achievements:
Played on Huw stephens BBC radio 1 introducing show
Support From Kiss fm on the Wideboys show
Supported Scottish singer/songwriter Nina Nesbitt.
Supported American artist Benny Marchant on his UK your at the O2 Islington.
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16:15 - Bruce Neil

Bruce Neil from Wokingham is a singer/songwriter with a folk inspired sound, producing songs with heartfelt depth and lyrics that captivate the listener, taking them on an insightful and thought-provoking journey. As a winner of BBC Introducing, resulting in air play nationally, he has recently achieved widespread public attention following the video release of his percussive folk rendition of Guns N’ Roses track Paradise City. Not only did this go viral on social media, it was endorsed by the band themselves and has achieved recognition and air play from several US radio stations. He takes his musical inspiration and guitar-playing style from the likes of Passenger and Mick Flannery.

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17:00 - Hugh Macdonald

Born in 1997, I’ve been playing guitar and piano since I was five when I lived in South Africa and singing since I was ten, when I moved to Paris. When I finally put the three together, I started to write songs. I formed a band in Paris called Black Crown Falling and we performed regular concerts in some of Paris biggest music venues. I moved to Reading in September of 2013 and recorded my first album, God is Mexican and currently working on a second one I hope to release in the summer of this year.

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17:45 - School of Electronics

Two audio scientists designing and manipulating sound in the School of Electronics sound lab to produce beat driven evolving soundscapes and ambient electronica.

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18:45 - Caves.

CAVES. are an artpop quartet hailing from London who's music has recently been described as "a sound that blends the brooding indie rock of The National and the blazing music of Interpol". Expect powerful, honest vocals and simple, hypnotic guitar work paired with colossal, brooding bass and drums to make for a deep, intense sound.

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19:45 - Giant Giant

The BBC Berkshire Introducing girl/ boy rock duo of Giant Giant make their festival debut. For fans of Blood Red Shoes.

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20:45 - The Pink Diamond Revue

The Pink Diamond Revue: ’’Totally unique two-piece electro twangabilly band from Reading/London with dark wave soundtrack-esque guitar stylings.’’

Live guitar and drums backed up with 50’s style b movie samples, analogue keyboards and vocal harmonies.

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21:45 - Pet Cat

Pet Cat are a DIY noise pop three piece from Reading. Begun as a solo project in 2011 by Ali, it turned into a full band after Liam and Will from the group Toddlers joined the next year. They released their first ep " Wires" in late 2012 on cassette and digitally with local label doubledotdash!? It gained the attention of BBC 6's Tom Ravenscroft, who played a track from the tape every night in all but one of his shows as he sat in for a week in place of Gideon Coe. Since then they have been playing as many shows as they can get - in between a line up change, with Phil taking over from Will on bass after he left and unplanned downtime due to illness on Ali's behalf. Now recovered, they have spent the past year working on new material and are set to release a record later this year. For fans of Sonic Youth/Dinosaur Jr/MBV/Deerhunter.

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22:45 - Palm Honey

Palm Honey are a young, recently formed Reading based quartet who make woozy psychedelic pop/rock. Their debut track “Palace” was described by the NME as a “swirling haze of chilled-out beats, dual vocals and less is more guitars”.

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