Formed of Abi Gallichan (drums, percussion), Jamie Larbalestier (bass, vocals), Michelle Jardim (synth, lead vocals), and Tom Clarke (guitar, vocals), No Feathers boast diverse textures, with complex rhythm meeting pop influence. They present grandiose soundscapes and tight, intricate grooves. Their art-rock sound is heavily reliant on varied time-signatures and memorable melodies, conveyed through their energetic performances. Currently based in Reading, UK, No Feathers are quickly garnering a following, whilst building a reputation as an act to watch.

15:45 - BOYS

BOYS formed in late 2014, based on a mutual appreciation for the lo-fi/shoegaze scene. Initially BOYS released a handful of small demos throughout 2015, receiving a great response from the online community, racking up over 15,000 plays in a short space of time. They then began performing live on the London music scene playing at some key venues such as The Old Blue Last, Birthdays & Moth Club

BOYS released their debut EP "American Dream" in summer 2016. Recorded and produced by Max Bloom of Yuck and previously Cajun Dance Party. The collaboration has taken the initial demos to a new level, perfectly blending Max’ unique lo-fi production style with the innovative song-writing of the band.

2017 will see BOYS release their second EP and play their first shows in the US. 

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There's a storm brewing over this year and in its eye is where you ’ll find Trudy and the Romance, concocting a veritable witch’s brew of lovelorn sea shanties and mutant rockabilly pop for all the doo-wop digging rockers who thought these isles would never be hip and happening again.
Their march into infamy has not been a long one. Throughout the past year each successive release has earned them new acolytes in the press and on the wireless. They were part of DIY's class of 2017 as well as NME's round up of acts to explode this year. Strong support has come from Radio 1, Radio X, Beats 1 and 6Music (where they were Steve Lamacq's artist of the week) and fashion tastemakers i-D have also sung their praise. Not content to claw their hooks in the media alone, Trudy and the Romance have caused a pestilential stir on the Spotify viral charts, clawing up to #7 with the salty six-stringed soul of ‘He Sings'. Their latest single ‘Sandman’ also sat at #7 on Hype Machine and helped them cap off their year as the fourteenth most blogged artists of 2016.

We welcome the return of five-piece Saltwater Sun who recently released their EP “FLAWED”. The band are now regulars on the pages of DIY, The Line Of Best Fit and Indie Shuffle, Saltwater Sun have been championed heavily at both BBC Introducing and were recently named Radio X’s Shock Of The New. Saltwater Sun have also made appearances at Festivals The Great Escape and Field Day.

19:00 - BAD SOUNDS

Bad Sounds fuse cheerful pop hooks, fuzzy guitar lines and an undeniably addictive chorus, bringing sounds of the 70's and 80's into the 90's Brit-Pop era, with a twist.

With 2 singles released, ‘I Feel’ and ‘Avalanche’ they’ve received praise from the likes of The Line Of Best Fit, DIY, CLASH, BEAT and NOISEY and with strong support from the local BBC Introducing show (BBC Intro In the West) the band have gone onto receiving plays from Zane Lowe (Next Hype), Phil Taggart, Huw Stephens and Annie Mac, who subsequently made ‘Avalanche’ her Tune of the Week in June 2016 with an in-radio interview, as well as being invited to play the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury 2016, hosted by Tom Robinson.

20:00 - MELLOR

Meet Mellor; Gary, Sam, Kris, and Josh. The indie 4 piece hailing from Reading have had a whole host of national and regional media support from the likes of Absolute Radio, BBC6 Music, BBC Berkshire, BBC London, and BBC Introducing. Labelled by Alt Reading as "one of Reading's most exciting acts", they bring a live show packed with high energy, raucous vocals, big guitar riffs, and pounding drums. The bands dedicated following is steadily on the rise thanks to shows up and down the UK sharing stages with the likes of The Kooks, Frankie & The Heartstrings, Carl Barat & The Jackals, Flyte, and The Milk. Various press have described the Reading lads sound as a mash up between Arctic Monkeys, The Smiths, The Coral and The Libertines. You can expect one thing from Mellor's material and live show; a feeling that will leave you wanting more. 

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Australian indie-rockers Animal House create a raucous, energy-fuelled sound. Having already received critical acclaim with their single English Girls, Animal House’s released EP Sorry which is filled with witty lyrical storytelling, racing riffs and infectious choruses. With its undeniably catchy, high-energy garage-infused sound, reminiscent of the likes of The Strokes and The Raconteurs.

Finally settled in the UK, Animal House have already supported the likes of Courtney Barnett, Surfer Blood and Drenge to name a few. They have also received praise from the likes of BBC Radio 1's Annie Mac, BBC6 Music’s Steve Lamacq and Sean Keaveny, NME, DIY and Clash.

Animal House enjoy a party and you are all invited.
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