Ones to watch from BBC Music Introducing
It’s mid-January 2019, so we’re well overdue Nick Luscombe’s ‘ones to watch for the year’ list. He digs through the BBC Music Introducing inbox for nascent artists including Luki.
It’s mid-January 2019, so we’re well overdue Nick Luscombe’s ‘ones to watch for the year’ list. He digs through and cleans out the BBC Music Introducing inbox, where undiscovered and unsigned artists can upload their work to get heard on the radio.
Nick comes across fresh new material from Afrofusion seven-piece Dakar Audio Club, Manchester songwriter Chloe Foy, Glasgow vocalist and pianist Luki, Gaelic singer Catherine Rudie, London contrabassoonist Thomas Stone and trio Vula Viel, whose music is built around the Ghanaian xylophone.
The programme is not entirely devoted to the “cult of the new”, however. Hear sixties soul from David Axelrod, late-seventies library music from Paddy Kingsland, and a beautiful Japanese folk song about a bucket recorded in 1932.
Produced by Jack Howson for Reduced Listening.