Problem Patterns are a punk band based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The majority of the band met through Girls Rock School NI. Originally forming as GRSNI’s house band, they threatened to write originals for the better part of a year. Finally, in Autumn 2018, they got it together, and haven’t stopped screaming since.
Problem Patterns have ‘it’ in spades. ‘It’ meaning varying levels of anxiety.
For fans of: Petrol Girls, Pissed Jeans, Pussy Riot, and many other p-word bands.
Reevah is an artist from Derry with an impressive voice and songs that stretch out of the material world into another, entrancing zone. She describes her ethereal singer-songwriter sound as “Dreamy Folk.”
Her music has featured on BBC stations such as Stephen McCauley on Radio Foyle plus Across The Line on Radio Ulster, featuring live in session at the beginning of the year.
Songs such as ‘Nights’ and ‘Daydreamer’ are beginning to register beyond Ireland… In August 2017 she played Stendhal Festival of Art. In September 2017 she was selected as one of four artists to take part in the ‘Scratch My Progress Program’ run by The Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast. Travelling to Warsaw, Poland she was selected for a performance at the PROM Kultury venue in October 2017. Shortly followed by her Debut Dublin show, at the ‘Ruby Sessions.’
Reevah has featured at various events such as Output Festival, Belfast and The BBC Fringe Festival, Belfast. Gigging throughout the country she has played alongside acts such as Lisa Canny, Wyvern Lingo and Duke Special, supporting Lisa Hannigan on her Northern Irish dates this June.
Prior to her Debut EP release Reevah has recently concluded a collaborative ‘Civil Rights’ project with the Ulster Orchestra, performing live in concert with them on May 12th 2018 at The Nerve Centre, Derry.
Gemma Bradley embraces her favourite aspects of Pop music and meshes them with the finest, hand-picked sounds from R&B and Soul music.
Taking inspiration from her mother’s record collection, including the iconic vocal prowess of Amy Winehouse, the distinguished rhythms of Bob Marley and the avant-garde creativity of Izzy Bizu, Gemma has created her own distinctive style of sweet and delicious authentic, Contemporary R&B Pop music.
Gemma’s music is emotional, passionate and beautifully written suffusing a mature and intelligent song-writing craftmanship with catchy ear-worms and melodic hooks that reverberate and echo in your sub-conscious, all under-pinned with a mesmerising voice with enough hidden power to halt a high-speed train.
Gemma’s debut single Berserk has earned her the title of winner of the 2018 Christie Hennessy Song Contest. Gemma has wasted no time in adding to her impressive repertoire to delight her eager and ever-expanding following by recently announcing the release of her catchy new single Hollow Heartbeat.
Her distinctive sound has piqued the interest of a number of radio DJs as far away as WPPM in Philadelphia as well as earning her several slots on BBC Introducing and RTE shows.
Jess Edlin is a contemporary singer-songwriter based in Belfast. Best known for her healthy addiction to gritty guitars, which play paradox to her ethereal vocals.
She composes her songs/backing tracks with a wide variety of experimental instrumentation, which blends fluidly with live vocals/guitar/keys throughout her performance. The recent addition of Chris McCann on drums and David Yates on bass guitar/hammered dulcimer combine to create a fresh and excitingly diverse show.
Her influences include RJD2, Fiona Apple, Nujabes, Gorrilaz, TV on the Radio and Glass Animals