Emerging Icons

Damon Albarn Joins East End Pub Singers, The Gents, for a Good Old Fashioned knees-up. Long live pianos in pubs!

Kat Jackman | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Last week Damon Albarn finished performing at his own gig following the launch of his first solo album Everyday Robots and decided to join in the fun by singing a version of Parklife with these two naughty scamps. In this special case - their performance was filmed on an iPhone and the footage, as you would imagine, ended up on YouTube.

You Need To Hear This: New Music From Slaves, the Sea, Kieran Daly and Lemaitre

Kat Jackman | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Each week we like to offer a hit of fresh new tunes to inspire that spark of musical discovery in everyone. It's the excitement of unearthing a sound ...

You Need To Hear This: New Music From Lotte Mullan, Danny Toeman, The Empire and Alfred Abel

Kat Jackman | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Once again we've rounded up a handful of the freshest talent to have made it onto our new music radar in the past week.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 2 Sept - 7 Sept 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

September's already looking bloody splendid for those of you who love a good gig- which means pretty much all of you reading this right now. We've pi...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 12 Aug - 18 Aug 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Gig calendars at the ready? Nice work. We've got five awesome Emerging Icons gigs to tell you about, and you're gonna want to get these babies locked ...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 29 Jul - 4 Aug 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Next week's live music diary is absolutely chocker with amazing sets from our utterly awesome acts. We've been scouting through the GIGS section on Em...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 15 Jul - 21 Jul 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

The effing gorgeous Ilona is set to take to the stage at the hottest of all the new music hotbeds in all of South London.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 1 Jul - 7 Jul 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

If you love new music and enjoy it live and loud, Emerging Icons is the best place for you to come. Each week we let you know which artists you need t...

You Need To Hear This: Featuring Emerging Icons Dance á la Plage, Ewan Hoozami, Heart-Ships, Polar Caps and Felix Hagan & The Family

Kat Jackman | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Allow us to introduce you to some of the finest fresh talent you'll find on the whole of Emerging Icons. This lot have the songwriting ability to really go far- so you'll probably want to make yourselves acquainted before everyone else starts blabbing on about them.

You Need To Hear This: Featuring Emerging Icons

Kat Jackman | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

The glorious Bank Holiday Weekend has put us in a very good mood indeed. Long, lazy days and hopefully plentiful sunshine spoilt us... and we had the perfect soundtrack to our beautiful break.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 06 May - 12 May 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

We're about to let you know about the most unmissable gigs going on next week. These are our Top 5 Emerging Icons Live...

You Need To Hear This Featuring Emerging Icons The Shallows, Shy and the Fight, Olos, Highasakite and Steaming Heathen

Kat Jackman | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

As always, we've put together a selection of the finest artists we've been checking out on Emerging Icons this week. There's five tunes for you to have a listen to and if you like what you hear, you can get them put on a personal playlist for you to access whenever you like.

You Need To Hear This Featuring Emerging Icons Stars of the Search Party, The Jar Family, Annaca, Pacific and Will & The People

Kat Jackman | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

We've got a bit of the alternative, some industrial folk, gypsy jazz, pop rock, reggae... hey, we do like to mix things up a bit.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 22 Apr - 28 Apr 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Every week sees gigs by Emerging Icons artists take place up and down the country. New music fans across the UK have the chance to witness some of the freshest acts to emerge on the scene and we're here to let you know well in advance of those shows that are just too good to miss.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 15 April - 21 April 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Each week we like to put together a list of our top picks to help you in the right direction- tipping you off about the most unmissable dates on the Emerging Icons gig calendar- to make sure you can get them added to yours!

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 8 Apr - 14 Apr 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Whilst the Bank Holiday weekend's partying may have wiped you out to the extent that you feel like you never want to leave the house again, we reckon ...

You Need To Hear This Featuring Emerging Icons Bipolar Sunshine, Armchair Committee, Affairs, LAC and The Screaming Kicks

Kat Jackman | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Emerging Icons is a site that's chock-a-block with fresh, new musical talent and it's a real pleasure to share some of our favourite finds with you.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 1 April - 7 April 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Emerging Icons like to get all you new music fans fully prepared for the fantastic gigs coming to a town near you. We let you know which five are the most unmissable of the whole bunch, so you can get them added to your personal gig calendar.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 25 Mar - 31 Mar 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Come this way with your empty gig calendar and you'll soon find yourself feeling a lot happier. We've got five of the top live new music tips from our Emerging Icons to tell you about and they're going to make the end of March look a lot brighter that's for sure.

You Need To Hear This Featuring Emerging Icons Seasfire, The Cottonettes, Casimir, Cocoa Futures and Rayon Nelson

Kat Jackman | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Welcome back, new music fans- to the only place you need to come for some spectacular tunes to accompany your weekend; courtesy of some of our best finds on Emerging Icons.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 18 March - 24 March 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

This week's quest for top-notch live new music has taken us hither and yon. Erm, that's 'from up north to down south and a bit in the Midlands as well', for those who don't speak in Old English.

You Need To Hear This: Featuring Emerging Icons Molly Wagger, Kovak, A Girl Called Ruth, Man Can't Fly and The Mourning Suns

Kat Jackman | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Last week saw a flurry of amazing new music activity at Emerging Icons. We've had some awesome talent sign up to the site, as well as some fantastic n...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 4 February - 10 February 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Five gigs from five Emerging Icons that want to take up five spots on your personal gig calendar. Everything you need to know about live music for the next week is right here.

Put It On Your Playlist: Emerging Icons Hit Glasgow

Kat Jackman | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Here at Emerging Icons we're always going on about how we're doing everything we can to get our artists and their music 'out there'. It's meant securi...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: Nov 19-Nov 25 2012

Kat Jackman | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Gigs, gigs and more gigs. They're as far as the eye can see on Emerging Icons, so it's kinda up to us to make sure that you know which ones you simply cannot miss.