Be Charlotte ,VanIves, LaKyoto and BETA WAVES are set to get the XpoNorth 2018 off to a flying start with a specially curated Pre-party in partnership the wonderful Breathe Underwater Management team. Taking place at Ironworks Venue on Tuesday 26th June, this free showcase is sure to get you in the mood for a great few days in the Highland Capital.
Be Charlotte ,VanIves, LaKyoto and BETA WAVES are set to get the XpoNorth 2018 party started early with a specially curated Pre-party in partnership the wonderful Breathe Underwater Management team. Taking place at Ironworks Venue on Tuesday 26th June, this specially curated free showcase is sure to get you in the mood for a great few days in the Highland Capital.
Be Charlotte – singer, songwriter and producer from Dundee recently signed to Columbia/Sony Music. Be Charlotte is one of the most exciting emerging artists to come out of Scotland in recent years and has toured in UK, Europe, Asia and North America gaining plaudits from the likes of Billboard, BBC Radio 1, NPR, KEXP. Be Charlotte has recently undertaken a UK wide schools tour, widely regarded as the next big breakthrough artist to come from Scotland.
Lakyoto – Edinburgh four piece synth pop band with soaring vocals and huge riffs. Lakyoto have one of the most engaging live shows in the country. The band have released two singles to date, working with producer Bruce Rintoul (Twin Atlantic/ Fatherson/ Eliza and The Bear).
VanIves- a producer duo from Castle Douglas, VanIves have recently released their debut single via Berlin indie label Vielen Dank Records. The music is written in an innovative manner sampling VHS tapes from childhood and bringing those memories to life in a beautiful intersection of banging bass heavy dance beats, and chilled acoustic intimacy.
BetaWaves – Oscillating between blissful ambient tones and vibrant psychedelia, Beta Waves are a Dundonian duo on everyone’s ‘Ones To Watch’ list of 2018. Anchored by a massive synth-riff which sets the track alight and quickly wiggles its way into your consciousness, a combination of warm nostalgia and cosmic futuristic vibes distinguish the duo as fledgling descendants of modern psych bands such as Jagwar Ma, MGMT and Tame Impala. Wholly refreshing and accomplished in execution, it’s a bright start to what is surely going to be a very intriguing journey indeed.