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Kev Gray

Kev Gray

Kev Gray has built up a cult following with his velveteen vocal style and dark themes mirroring The Beautiful South, The Smiths, Nick Drake and Jeff Buckley.

Jonny Barefoot

Jonny Barefoot

Classically trained since the age of nine, his natural expression is a blend of folk, alternative country and blues he calls 'Country Soul.'

Samm Bennett

Samm Bennett

Spontaneity is key to his performances, and he might use a stick dulcimer, a diddley bow, a variety of drums or whatever else he has on hand. 
Martin Leroux

Martin Leroux

Martin Leroux has been exposed to and influenced by various musical styles and life stories that he incorporates into his songwriting. He also performs onstage with TIP and Black Stripe Theater.

Mana Hardcore

Mana Hardcore

Initially influenced by her mother's rock collection, Mana made the switch from Japanese to English to spread her music worldwide. Listen or check her out live and you won’t be disappointed!

Acoustic

Jimmy Binks and the Shakehorns

Their shows are upbeat, friendly, energetic and inclusive affairs, with a style that has been variously described as alternative-country, Americana, folk, roots and acoustic rock.

InoHead

井のHead (Inohead)

Inohead come from the shores of the lagoon in Inokashira Park in Tokyo, covering a mix of folk, gypsy, blues, and country with as many instruments as they can find.

Nature Airliner

Nature Airliner

Canadian musician Laurier Tiernan played various instruments for countless indie and punk bands before teaming with his wife, Eiko, to play unplugged shows of his unreleased songs in the summer of 2010. 

The Watanabes

The Watanabes

They began life in the orange-laden prefecture of Ehime, and named themselves Watanabe in tribute to the warm and friendly people of the region, whilst also alluding to British indie favourites The Smiths.

Wired

Icon Girl Pistols

Icon Girl Pistols

An indie rock group formed in 2008, IGP have created a unique sound that reinvents the folk tradition with a distinct alternative edge. 

Android Beach Party

Android Beach Party

Like riding a blazing meteor through the wonders of space, Android Beach Party will blast your ears with the sonic imagery of rockets, robots and Nintendo.

If I Ran The Circus

If I Ran The Circus

Post/Math/Alt/Prog Rock band based in Tokyo. Inspired by Vessels, Kong, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails and Mr Mertin. Music here.
Ghost of Matsubara

Ghost of Matsubara

Hailing from Nagoya, Ghost of Matsubara (GoM) debuted their first major indie release, From the Ashes Not Yet Cold, in October 2012. 

BeatJackers

BeatJackers

Multinational funk/hip-hop/hardcore septet.