Alice Phoebe Lou has been called “Berlin’s best-kept secret”, but we have a feeling she won’t be holding this title for much longer. Over at Dirty Soup, we're thrilled to have been ahead of the curve, placing Alice’s song “She” over the end credits of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, which has earned her a place on the shortlist for the Academy Awards in the Best Original Song category.
Bedouine’s self-titled release has been one of 2017’s musical treasures; subtle and sweetly melodic, it's a true folk gem. Syrian born Azniv Korkejian's debut captures the clarity found in the singer-songwriters of the 60s, artfully melding it with the best of 70s country, finishing with her own breezy twist. The resulting sound is nostalgic without falling into the trap of saccharine cliché.
The ‘Save America’s Unicorns’ campaign was created by Sasha Markova, aka Gangs of Kosmos and Mariano Cassisc. The objective was to raise awareness about North American wild horses and to help implement kinder methods of population control. While there are currently herds of mustangs running freely on public land, up to 50,000 of these majestic creatures have been placed in brutal captivity by the government.
Kelly Lee Owens' self-titled album debuted in early 2017. The Wales-born, London-based singer has produced a collection of songs that blend technology with the human condition in a fluid and romantic way.
Namali Kwaten and David Mrakpor – known as NK-OK and MR DM – are the duo that make up Blue Lab Beats, based in NW London. They describe themselves as "just some cool dudes that make music,"... we like the sound of that!