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Dot to Dot 2014

Fred Perry Subculture has teamed up with Dot to Dot, the UK's leading inner-city new music festival, to bring you the best of 2014's emerging acts and headline performances.

Watch out for footage from this year's featured artists…

Dot to Dot 2014 - About

Music News

Dot to Dot 2014 - About

Music News

Teeming with the best new music, and officially the ‘Best Metropolitan Festival’ of 2013 as crowned by The UK Festival Awards, Dot to Dot Festival returns once again as the UK's premier festival for unearthing the hottest new talent around, alongside established acts from all over the globe. Now in its tenth year and touring Manchester (Fri 23rd May), Bristol (Sat 24th May) and Nottingham (Sun 25th May), Dot To Dot’s ever eclectic line-up is set for…

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PEACE

PEACE

Pop
United Kingdom

PEACE

Pop
United Kingdom

As rave culture reached its peak and Brit-pop conquered the world, Harrison Koisser, Samuel Koisser, Douglas Castle and Dominic Boyce were born in the West Midlands of England.

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Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice

Rock
United Kingdom

Wolf Alice

Rock
United Kingdom

With the release of their debut EP ‘Blush’ at the tail end of last year, Wolf Alice affirmed themselves as once of the brightest prospects in UK guitar music today. Mastering a wealth of genres into a fresh, inimitable sound, the group – fronted by insatiable frontwoman Ellie Rowsell – has seen the likes of BBC Radio One, NME and The Guardian falling…

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The Midnight Beast

The Midnight Beast

United Kingdom

The Midnight Beast

United Kingdom

The Midnight Beast - an irreverent comedy music hybrid phenomenon, who have just finished broadcasting their second successful series on E4, are due to  release their much anticipated second album 'Shtick Heads' on 2nd June 2014. The trio have been announced as one of the headliners for the Dot to Dot festival in Manchester, Bristol & Nottingha…

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Courtney Barnett
Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett

United Kingdom

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Young Kato

Young Kato

Pop
United Kingdom

Young Kato

Pop
United Kingdom

Young Kato are Tommy, Jack Edwards (guitar), Joe Lever (bass), Harry Steele (keyboards), Sam Henderson (drums), Joe Green (guitar). They met as a group of mates from nearby schools, Jack and Sam bringing the circle together by being stepbrothers. “Effectively it started through failed marriages and we’ve gone from there.” The band formed through fun…

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Charlotte OC

Charlotte OC

Soul
United Kingdom

Charlotte OC

Soul
United Kingdom

Charlotte OC's songwriting is sophisticated and immediate, familiar and strange. She says she likes wordplay and imagery but has also learnt to trust a gut instinct. She had her ‘lightbulb moment’ co-writing moment at Tim Anderson’s studio in LA. ‘I’m obsessed with Tim Burton and that studio is like he’s thrown up all over it. It’s my favourite place.…

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Subculture talks to The Midnight Beast

Music News

Subculture talks to The Midnight Beast

Music News

Ahead of their mainstage appearances at Dot to Dot and the release of their new album 'Shtick Heads' on 2nd June we speak to Stefan Abingdon of The Midnight Beast. For anyone who hasn't heard of The Midnight Beast - How would you describe your sound? We make serious music that people find funny, we started as a Ke$ha tribute act but quickly learned that this was not a substantial career. You were one of the very first artists to appear in our…

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Hudson Taylor

Hudson Taylor

Folk/Singer-Songwriter
United Kingdom

Hudson Taylor

Folk/Singer-Songwriter
United Kingdom

Harry and Alfie are two brothers from the outskirts of Dublin who have been honing their stirring folk-pop sound over a series of rapturously-received EPs and singles. 

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George Barnett Playlist

Music News

George Barnett Playlist

Music News

The Multi-instrumental and highly talented George Barnett performs, writes and produces all his own songs, including all the instruments within, supported only by a band when he plays live. He also films and edits his own videos, and prefers not to be confined by genre with his songs containing a fresh mix of beats and melodies which defy pigeon-holing.  Ahead of his anticipated performance at Dot to Dot Festival this May George has given a glimpse…

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Josh Record
Josh Record

Josh Record

Folk/Singer-Songwriter
United Kingdom

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Music News

Dot to Dot 2014 Playlist

Music News

Listen to tracks from the artists appearing at this year's Dot to Dot Festival. Over 50 tracks, from over 50 artists, with more still to come. Enter…

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St. Paul & The Broken Bones

St. Paul & The Broken Bon…

Soul
North America

St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Soul
North America

Grit, elemental rhythm, tight-as-a-drumhead playing, and a profound depth of feeling: these are the promises of a great soul band. And St. Paul & The Broken Bones deliver on those promises. Half The City is the compelling full-length Single Lock/Thirty Tigers debut of the Birmingham, Alabama-based sextet, who have already created a maelstrom of…

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Laura Welsh

Laura Welsh

Pop
United Kingdom

Laura Welsh

Pop
United Kingdom

Staffordshire-born Laura Welsh’s euphoric electro-pop has got music critics raving, and musicians clamoring to work with her. 

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Emily & The Woods

Emily & The Woods

Pop

Emily & The Woods

Pop

Emily and The Woods are a London- based band fronted by singer and guitar player Emily Wood, with her brother Benedict Wood on guitar, Dave Bush on drums and bass player Sam Brown.

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No Sinner

No Sinner

Rock n Roll
North America

No Sinner

Rock n Roll
North America

No Sinner are described as a cross between The Black Keys. Alabama Shakes and Janis Joplin. They built up a considerable following when they supported Beth Hart in Europe during 2013.

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Kyla La Grange

Kyla La Grange

Pop
United Kingdom

Kyla La Grange

Pop
United Kingdom

Kyla La Grange returns, and this time her music is brighter, bolder. 

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George Barnett

George Barnett

Pop
United Kingdom

George Barnett

Pop
United Kingdom

The Multi-instrumental and highly talended George Barnett performs, writes and produces all his own songs, including all the instruments within, supported only by a band when he plays live.

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Sean McGowan

Sean McGowan

Sean McGowan

Seán McGowan is an acoustic singer-songwriter from Southhampton who started gigging in late 2010 with Dean Paul accompanying him on acoustic guitar.

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Jaws

Jaws

United Kingdom

Jaws

United Kingdom

JAWS are a young four piece hailing from the currently buzzing Birmingham music scene. Comprised of Connor on vocals/keyboard/guitar, Eddy on drums, Jake on bass and Alex on guitar, the band met while studying at Halesowen College and are aged 16 to 18. Forming in February 2012, the band quickly drew attention with demo track ‘Cameron’ that led to…

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