On The Rise UK

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On The Rise UK

On The Rise: Wunderhorse

A thoroughly brilliant, raw modern rock band. Following success with debut album Cub in 2022, British band Wunderhorse cement their departure from a solo outfit with…

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On The Rise: Zsela

A contemporary visionary strengthened by artistic communion. New York City native Zsela Thompson's debut album Big For You is set to release this summer,…

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On The Rise: Lip Critic

Unconventional technicians of genre fusion and purposeful freneticism. Signing to Partisan Records in the autumn of 2023, Lip Critic are the New York electronic punks boasting…

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On The Rise: Chanel Beads

A timeless, transcendental meditation on being. Chanel Beads is the project of Shane Lavers, an established presence among the New York DIY scene whose early output…

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On The Rise: Clarissa Connelly

A soul-cleansing exploration of beauty through music. Scottish-born, Copenhagen-based producer, composer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist Clarissa Connelly draws from her love and personal experience of Nordic culture…

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On The Rise: Blue Bendy

Six cool cats defy genre. Ranking between the "7th and 2nd best guitar bands in London" and with fans including Franz Ferdinand's…

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On The Rise: Fabiana Palladino

An anticipated arrival weaves sensuously soulful pop threads into the sleekest of sonic fabrics. After being approached by friend and confidant Jai Paul in 2014, London…

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On The Rise: Brigitte Calls Me Baby

A stylish, shimmering, era-defying musical awakening. Taking their name from French beauty muse Brigitte Bardot, the Chicago five-piece fronted by Wes Leavins have had their hearts…

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On The Rise: The Last Dinner Party

An unstoppable indie rock juggernaut. This time last year The Last Dinner Party likely meant no more to you than a former social event. Enter spring…

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On The Rise: HotWax

Let HotWax's punk, grunge and alt-rock cocktail be the fierce nightcap to rejuvenate primal vigour. Hailing from Hastings, Tallulah Sim-Savage (vocals and guitar) and…