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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: 13 May - 18 May 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

This week's new music gig guide hopefully comes to you after your chilled-out and possibly boozy Bank Holiday. Even though topping up your social calendar may not be high on your agenda right now, we reckon that you should certainly start planning your gigs for the week ahead. It's always good to be organised, right?

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.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 29 April - 5 May 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

If it's new music and awesome gigs you're after, you've come to the right place. You can stop the search and whip your diaries out cos we've got some dates right here that you need to make a note of. NOW.

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.

You Need To Hear This Featuring Emerging Icons The Flight, Lizo, Tiger Bite Fever, Familiar Creatures and Bela Takes Chase

Kat Jackman | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

This week we've got some electronic genius, a few old faces in new guises, some quirky folk and the latest contender to take the pop kingdom by storm. Sound good? You wait til you hear the tunes...

You Need To Hear This Featuring Emerging Icons Kalu Kalae, Twin Oaks, Seattle Yacht Club and Rum Thief

Kat Jackman | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

It's a new week and we've rounded up another bunch of amazing Emerging Icons artists with tunes that you really need to hear.

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.

You Need To Hear This Featuring Emerging Icons The Dead Famous, Misunderstood, Charlie Hole and Revere

Kat Jackman | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

This week we've got a bunch of artists to share with you that have all made quite an impact in quite different ways during their careers to date. You may recognise one or two of them, or perhaps their name will ring a bell somewhere in your head.

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.

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.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 11 Mar - 17 Mar 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

It's that time of week again, new music fans. Emerging Icons are here to let you know which nights you need to get marked out on your personal gig cal...

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...

You Need To Hear This: Featuring Emerging Icons Noush Skaugen, Elissa Franceschi, Dirty Fair, Orestea and Rushil

Kat Jackman | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

As you make your way around Emerging Icons you'll see that there's all kinds of new music to discover- but each week we like to give you a bit of help and put a few suggestions your way. These are some of the best acts and the hottest tunes we've found on Emerging Icons in the past few days and we really want you to hear them. You NEED to.

Emerging Icons in Europe: Germany's Abby Talk About Their Universal Success ahead of a trip to London...

Kat Jackman | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Berlin's ABBY are Emerging Icons on the brink of something massive... and they're travelling there at break-neck speed.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 25 Feb - 3 Mar 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Greetings, Super Fans- and welcome to the start of another fantastic week of new music. How about another bunch to get you started as we see what's coming up towards March?

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

Kat Jackman | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Your Emerging Icons gig calendar is in need of some live new music, and we are here to provide it. From the vast array of shows coming up across the c...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 11 February - 17 February 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Looking for some live new music to get stuck into? Well, you've come to the right place! As always, we've got five fantastic Emerging Icons lined up to be added to your personal gig calendar, as each of them have shows to rock your world next week.

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.

RIP HMV

Paul Flannery | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Paul Flannery

So what killed HMV? Was it the recession, the dwindling high street? Was it you with your selfish illegal downloads? (How could you?!) Probably all of those. To be honest I don't really care that much. It wasn't so long ago that HMV were the evil empire.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 21 Jan - 27 Jan 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Here's this week's top five Emerging Icons Live... miss them at your peril!

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: Jan 14- Jan 20 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

This job ain't always easy you know. Each week we have to find just five Emerging Icons gigs to tell you about- but there is just so much amazing live...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: Dec 17th- Dec 23rd 2012

Kat Jackman | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

We may very well be in the middle of preparations for our grand finale show of the Emerging Icons Live Tour this week; but that's not to say that we're not already looking ahead to what other gigs we have to look forward to.