DISCOVER BIRMINGHAM: The NU+ FUTURE FIRES + AKANDE + THE FLOW

Welcome to The Nu, created in 2017 by acclaimed singer-songwriter Darius Zaltash. The futuristic music project, born in the cultural heartland of Brighton now based in Birmingham, Has ambitions to reach NU heights, creating pumping soundscapes for the 21st century. The NU combines the electric atmosphere of the dance world and the raw energy of rock’n’roll to pioneer a fresh approach to music. Drawing inspiration from acts such as INXS, Crystal Castles and Jane’s Addiction, we dive into countless spectrums of euphoria that has every intention of sparking that increasingly precious goosebump feeling.

Nominated for “Best Song” at The Birmingham Music Awards 2019 in the same category as UB40, Peace and JAWS and also nominated for the “Rising Star” award.

“A beautiful hybrid.” – Alex Noble – BBC Introducing In The West Midlands.

“His voice is perfect for this genre and he genuinely sounds amazing.” – Charlie Culverhouse – Listen To Me Baby + Birmingham Review.

The NU Links:  Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Watch the official music video for ‘Living It Up’ below:


Future Fires are a four-piece rock band from Birmingham, UK. Inspired by indie giants such as Editors and the rough-and-ready rock of Royal Blood and The White Stripes, Future Fires combine signature thumping guitar riffs with singalong choruses.

“Guitars, bags of attitude and dancey undercurrents galore” – Medium Magazine

Future Fire Links: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter 

 

 

 

Check out the official video for ‘Midnight’ below:


Mixing electronic indie, guitar instrumentals and pop hooks with disco and funk grooves, Akande was formed in December 2018 and debuted with ‘Atmosphere’ as a solo project. Now a group hailing from Wolverhampton, Akande features singer/guitarist/programmer Abi Akande, bassist/singer Josh Lloyd-Jones and drummer Rhys Biddle-Jones

Akande Links: Facebook | Instagram | Spotify

 

 

 

 

Check out the video for ‘Atmosphere’ below:


The Flow are a 5 piece indie rock group from Birmingham/ Wolverhampton. Inspirations include The Beatles, The Stone Roses, Oasis, Arctic Monkeys and lots more. Their original music is sure to create an energetic atmosphere which matches the stage presence of the band members.

The Flow Links: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram