The Mannerly Hoods
Brand new Belfast indie band ‘The Mannerly Hoods’, fronted by David McMaster and Ryan Bennett, released their debut single ‘Woodstock’ and follow up ‘Heather’ at the start of 2018. Both tracks have been received well, gaining both praise and airplay from BBC Radio Ulster. Up next is a debut EP followed by their first headline in the Belfast Empire.
Take a trip and free your mind with Buffalo Bay, a four-piece rock band that favour a serrated blend of anthemic rock and synth-pop.
Having written songs and performed live together since the summer of 2015, the Belfast quartet are currently focusing on releasing a set of singles over the coming months including their newest single ‘Said It All’. Taking influence from artists such as Oasis, Future Islands & The Killers, Buffalo Bay heavily feature guitar/synth driven riffs & melodies and Noel Gallagher-inspired choruses throughout their songs.
If they’re not playing live, the up-and-coming band spend most evenings in their sunhouse writing songs, recording demos and honing their craft. Having officially completed the line-up in January 2018, Buffalo Bay consist of Stuart Miskelly on lead vocals and bass, D-Slide on guitar, Davey Biff on keys and Luke O’Neill on drums.
Psyphony are a 4-piece Indie Rock band originating from Co. Armagh. Heavily influenced by heavy-melodic bands such as Biffy Clyro, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Blossoms and Queens of the Stone Age. Only recently formed, Pysphony are full of energy and play their lyrically deep songs in a style that will have you singing them for days after. They are currently planning their debut single release for later in the year, but they have no shortage of material for you to get your hands on to keep you entertained.
Matt McCrum, singer songwriter from Lisburn formally hailing from Lisburn Rock and rollers “The Couth” is bringing his own solo material accompanied by his backing band. With a mix of good time rock and roll and melodies.