CAKES DA KILLA
Recording artist and raunchy rapper Cakes Da Killa is a 24-year-old with three critically-acclaimed mixtapes to his name. His latest release Hunger Pangs solidified him as “one of hip hop’s most exciting voices,” according to The Needle Drop and a ferocious rapper who “sounds like he will absolutely slap your face off” in the words of Stereogum.
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After recording and performing for many years under the name of Mantler, Toronto’s Chris A. Cummings changed his band name to Marker Starling in 2012. A solo performer for much of his career, Cummings was frequently seen playing Melancholy Party Jams on a Wurltizer electric piano accompanied by a Rhythm Ace drum machine.
Check out the premiere for 'I'm Willing' the titled track from his upcoming album set to release on 13/01/2017!
Batsch are a Midlands quartet opening up the world of dark disco with a meticulous approach to pop songwriting and a dedication to treading the line between the gutter and glamour. Much like the music of their favourite artists: Talking Heads, Chic and Fela Kuti among others, Batsch’s songs have a deceptively effortless groove.
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