Superorganism

19 SHOWS

Incredibly eclectic and dazzlingly experimental, Superorganism is a rare gem, as well as being one that’s probably impossible to polish. We don’t really know much about their origins, other than that a weird bunch of eight seems to have come together in London.

Zeal & Ardor

16 SHOWS

‘Emancipation. Damnation. Blasphemy. Ecstasy. Vengeance. Deliverance. Rebellion. Liberation. Considering this your invitation to the transcendent, transfiguring Satanic Spirituals of (a) Devil Is Fine.’ Manuel Gagneux is one of the musical revelations of 2017.

Tamino

10 SHOWS

Tamino is a half-Egyptian, half-Belgian artist who lives in Antwerp and Amsterdam. The 20-year-old’s debut EP is not only a showcase of his impressive vocal range, but also an impressionistic tableaux of his many moods and talents. 

Yonaka

10 SHOWS

YONAKA are rising fast in the UK band scene. Their latest single Wouldn’t Wanna Be Ya, produced by Ross Orton (Arctic Monkeys), has a compelling drive to it. With a throbbing beat and adrenaline-drenched guitar riffs it could be the next rock festival anthem.

Sigrid

10 SHOWS

Norwegian pop singer/songwriter Sigrid signed a worldwide label deal with Island at just 20 years of age. With her rich, powerful, versatile voice, and elfin looks, she seems ready-made for pop stardom. 

Altin Gün

10 SHOWS

Amsterdam band Altin Gün return with a masterful single ‘Ordunun Dereleri’ – and in February with album Yol – widening their exploration of Anatolian rock and Turkish psychedelic folk to include dreamy ’80s synth-pop and dancefloor excursions. 

Cari Cari

8 SHOWS

Living in London, Tokyo, Hamburg and Melbourne Cari Cari stole little bits and pieces from each city and distilled all these elements into their trademark sound after returning to their native Austria in late 2016. 

Tshegue

8 SHOWS

Nicolas Dacunha, a native of the Parisian suburbs, and Faty Sy Savanet, born in Kinshasa, grew up in Lemba, a trendy district of the Congolese capital. After spending nine years in the suburbs of Paris, they revealed themselves as ‘Tshegue’, playing a combo of tribal, garage rock. 

Tom Grennan

8 SHOWS

22 year old Tom Grennan is one of the biggest talents of 2017 and the most anticipated debut artist of 2018; he has a penchant for creating thunderous pop songs that showcase his raspy and fervid vocals, whilst his lyrics demonstrate a certain vulnerability which makes him a role model for millennials.

George Fitzgerald

8 SHOWS

With the release of single ‘Burns’, George FitzGerald is primed to launch his live show. After cutting his teeth as an international touring DJ, Englishman FitzGerald has shifted his focus to the live sphere, proving himself to be a rare example of an artist capable of making the transition from DJ playing tracks for club consumption to composer of full length LP’s and live musician.

Alma

7 SHOWS

In the rare case of the 21-year-old Finnish songwriter ALMA it’s all about talent and songwriting. Debut song Karma is one of those instant pop gems that earned her two Finnish Grammys and comparisons to Rihanna, or ‘the voice of Amy Winehouse with Crystal Castles’ electronic pop’.

Lysistrata

7 SHOWS

Lysistrata is a French trio with an average age of 20 inspired by the screaming energy of youth. Formed in Saintes in 2013, this mostly instrumental rock power-trio operates somewhere between post-rock, noise and math-rock.

Tom Walker

7 SHOWS

Tom Walker’s distinctive style layers hip hop beats, traditional songwriting, plus electronic and rock elements with a voice that has a soulful grit and a northern charm. Tom and his band from Manchester deliver a powerful set of songs that fans around the world have already been singing along to.

YUNGBLUD

7 SHOWS

Emerging from the gritty north of England, 19-year-old Yungblud brings an explosion of raw energy and thought-provoking lyrics to the his performances. He has created his own blend of alternative rock: poetry, guitar-hooks and break-beats with a fierce determination to make a dent in pop-culture. 

Dermot Kennedy

7 SHOWS

Dermot Kennedy sings with a fire in his soul and writes with a raw, unfiltered honesty that reflects his emotional and musical maturity. The young Irishman is fascinated by American poetry and by extremes. 

WWWater

6 SHOWS

Soulwax-protégée Charlotte Adigery washes over you like a force of nature with a progressive mix of spiky electronics, pulsing drums and an unstoppable voice.

Blind Butcher

6 SHOWS

Blind Butcher is an abstract musical duo formed in Lucerne, Switzerland in 2010 ho wear glitter tights and a crazy-irritating post-punk and rock attitude.

Alice Merton

6 SHOWS

Alice Merton could very well be the next big popstar to perform at Eurosonic. With her powerful voice, her EP and the catchy song ‘No Roots’, the 24-year-old holds all the cards.

AV AV AV

6 SHOWS

Warm and uplifting live techno from Copenhagen. Danish trio AV AV AV, a band that supposedly ‘meets in cabins close to the water all around Scandinavia to produce music’. Their two EP’s have garnered international attention, including airplay on BBC’s Radio 1 and compliments from Skrillex and Diplo.

IAMDDB

6 SHOWS

The Manchester vibe-maker is riding on a crest of a wave of attention, the result of previous releases Waeveybby Volume 1 and Vibe, Volume 2 – plus an infamous Colours session. But it’s the new Hoodrich EP and the journey leading to this point that solidifies IAMDDB as one of this generation’s most self-aware artists. 

Jade Bird

6 SHOWS

Born in Hexham U.K. to an army family, one of life’s few constants proved to be the influence of strong working women. First via Jade’s mother and grandmother, and later via role models from troubled, but empowering country heroines like Loretta Lynn and iconic alternative songwriters like Patti Smith and confessional pure pop artists like Alanis Morisette.

Warmduscher

6 SHOWS

Warmduscher are certainly one of the most bizarre, secretive and exciting bands that you will encounter at Eurosonic. The experimental noise rock meets electronics collective from the UK consists of members from drugged out voodoo rockers Fat White Family, rockers Childhood and acid purists Paranoid London.