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.
Classically trained since the age of nine, his natural expression is a blend of folk, alternative country and blues he calls 'Country Soul.'
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!
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 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.
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.
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.
An indie rock group formed in 2008, IGP have created a unique sound that reinvents the folk tradition with a distinct alternative edge.
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.
Hailing from Nagoya, Ghost of Matsubara (GoM) debuted their first major indie release, From the Ashes Not Yet Cold, in October 2012.