Programme Items: Live Music

Jade Bird

Jade Bird Feat

Matthew and the Atlas


Performing on the Communion stage as part of the label’s family, British songwriter Matthew Hegarty is set to release his hotly anticipated third album, ‘Morning Dancer’, in May this year. The first tasters of his latest project came in the form of singles ‘Pyres’ and ‘White Bird’, released at the beginning of 2019. His unforgettable… Read more »

Dream Wife


More than just a band, Dream Wife is a way of life. The energy between Rakel Mjöll, Alice Go and Bella Podpadec, the trio that make up this wonderful band, is electric and translates immensely in their live shows. Born out of a performance project whilst studying visual art at university, Dream Wife have absorbed… Read more »

The Teskey Brothers


The Teskey Brothers are a band as tight as any other in the game right now. Their debut album, ‘Half Mile Harvest’, dropped last year and immediately caught the ears of old-school music fans across the world. With headline shows in the UK, US, Japan and their native Australia, the Melbourne outfit have stunned audiences… Read more »



Former architecture lecturer and Irish artist Talos released his debut album, ‘Wild Alee’, in 2017 and was incredibly well received by everyone from BBC Radio 1 to The New York Times. Following the success of its initial release, the album was re-released alongside a 4-track bonus EP, ‘Then There Was War’. The music is grand… Read more »



Canadian duo cleopatrick are giving a fresh perspective on rock music as you know it. Their 6 track EP entitled ‘the boys’ left listeners and critics alike taken aback in all the best ways. Clearly influenced by many greats both past and present, yet the result is something which sounds distinctly new. On stage, the… Read more »

The Murder Capital


Dublin’s newboys, The Murder Capital, are a welcome addition to the city’s live music scene. Buzzing with punk energy, 2018 was a breakthrough year as they showcased explosive live gigs with Slaves, Shame and Fontaines DC. There’s no wonder they’ve be hotly tipped as one of the most exciting bands of the moment.


2018 was a big year for new British indie-pop band Banfi, who established themselves as essential ‘ones to watch’. Their autumn EP, ‘The Marlow’, is filled with depth and emotion which is showcased immaculately in their live shows. Their signature off-kilter sound is infectious, landing them support from the likes of BBC 6 Music, Radio… Read more »



The five piece band formed in Brighton and are named after historic Brighton heroine “The Priestess of The Bath”. Drawing from various influences, MarthaGunn are mining an eclectic mix of the 70s, indie-rock and classically-tinged pop music.



Formed in Brighton, Squid is the brainchild of Ollie Judge, Louis Borlase, Arthur Leadbetter, Laurie Nankivell and Anton Pearson. Squid have just released new single ‘The Dial’ via Speedy Wunderground, an intense angular track that manages to recall both Television and LCD Soundsystem whilst swerving all notions of pastiche. ‘The Dial’ has been supported by… Read more »