• TOTT 2016 #6: TEAM PICTURE

    They might not have exploded just yet but lo-fi rockers Team Picture look like a name to keep an eye on next year. You don’t want to miss them and get laughed at by all the painfully cool kids in the playground now, do you?

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TOTT 2016 #7: BONZAI

BONZAI, the Dublin-born electronic/hip-hop talent, is a hurricane. She will blow you away effortlessly with her awesome, and sometimes terrifying, synthetic beats. The British and Irish Modern Music Institute graduate has gone from strength to strength in the past year or so and her 2015 single KBG is a perfect introduction to what the artist is … Continue reading


TOTT 2016 #8: DAVE

Grime and classical soundtracks are not really two things you would associate with one another. 18 year old Dave, the mononymous Streatham-based rapper, has never been one to stick to conventions however. Fusing his love of Hans Zimmer, Christopher Nolan’s composer of choice and most recently heard on Planet Earth II, with the attention grabbing … Continue reading



Today’s top tip for 2016 is London group Kero Kero Bonito (KKB). Their name comes from the Japanese onomatopoeic word for frog croaks. The music this trio create is not at all like the pond dwelling creatures they drew namesake inspiration from. Though KKB have an undeniable spring in their step, their tracks are squeaky clean … Continue reading



THUS BEGINS our countdown of our favorite tips from 2016 – a selection of emerging artists (voted for by our excellent Tippers) who have made a great impression this year and are destined for bigger and better things in 2017! To use an apt cliché, it’s incredible what can be achieved with a guitar and … Continue reading



It’s that time of the year again folks, starting Monday we’ll be revealing our top tips from 2016 and with our track record in years gone by we expect plenty of these acts to go onto big things in the years to come. Over the past five years we’ve tipped the likes of Royal Blood, … Continue reading