YCP Best Of: May 2020

Playlist May



“We’ve gigged with the likes of bands such as Lady Bird, Bloxx, Feet and Isaac Holman from Slaves. We take pride in delivering live sets that  has the attention from every eye in the room, we play loud ‘punk’ but really it’s anything with heart and passion put into it that gets bodied and heads moving.”

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Darren Campbell

Darren Campbell is a singer/songwriter based in London. Darren blends influences of indie, folk, rock and pop to create his original sound.

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Junction 28

A modern alternative rock and metal band hailing from Essex in the UK, featuring a sharp blend of soaring guitars, propelling bass lines, thunderous drums and captivating vocals. Junction 28 are here to bring the sound of heavy to a whole new generation

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“A nice excuse to see each other.”

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Ruben Astley

In 2020 Ruben is taking his music in his own direction for the first time. Using the production approach that he honed during his work with Carmen, he worked with a variety of brilliant musicians to create an instrumental hip-hop E.P released in April.

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Shoulder The Sky

Shoulder The Sky are a 3 piece band consisting of Martin Clintworth, Stephen DeSilva and Mark Swift. Martin and Stephen also perform as an acoustic duo.

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Indie band. Our new charity single, Here Come The Zebras is out now on online streaming platforms such as Spotify and Amazon. All funds raised from the single will go to the Ehlers Danlos Support Charity UK!

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Matilda Bond

From her birthplace in Stockholm to a newfound home in Brighton, 22 year-old singer-songwriter Matilda Bond steps onto the music scene with a soulful soundscape compressing neo-soul grooves, smooth harmonies and jazzy chords.

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Luna Blue

Having played live sets on BBC Kent and BBC Introducing The South in 2017 and 2018 along with performing along side a 30 piece orchestra (with music arranged for the band by bassist Nick Davie) in both 2016 and 2017, Luna Blue have continued to play numerous sold out shows and write bigger tunes while working very closely with Music Producers Guild Breakthrough Producer of the Year Award nominated Matthew Parisi.

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The Joyful Sadness

Formed in April 2020, The Joyful Sadness is a New Wave/Post-Punk/Synth orientated project based in Preston, UK. They create cathartic, emotionally driven music drawing from the past in order to heal and move on to the future.

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“We are currently a duo making our own sound from South West London. We record everything in our studio and have been writing together for over 10 years”

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From Gothenburg, Sweden, William and David produce songs under the name Blond. They have released two singles and a music video.

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