: Shooting to notoriety last year with his viral single ‘Addison Lee’, Hackney’s Not3s is just getting started. He says: “Honoured to have been picked for MTV Brand New. ” Fun Fact: Not3s has a fan in famed documentary maker Louis Theroux who once tweeted out the lyrics to ‘Addison Lee’!
Nominated for two MOBO awards this year, Not3s’ music sits somewhere between dancehall, rap and R&B and his latest EP attracted features from Tinie Tempah, Shakka and Mo Stack. Follow: Instagram: @not3sofficial // Twitter: @Not3sofficial // Snapchat: @not3s1 Who?
: Meet Heather, Ciara, Hugo and Charlie, your Manchester-hailing indie-pop saviours.
Mentored by The 1975’s Matt Healy (he co-produced their first two singles ‘There’s A Honey’ and ‘Television Romance’ also directing the video for the latter), and backed by Dirty Hit, the team behind Wolf Alice, The Japanese House), we’ve got a good feeling about this foursome.
: Despite his Top 20 smash with Camelphat, ‘Cola’, it would be lazy to label Elderbrook as just an electronic artist.
A triple threat of singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist, Alexander Kotz’s one-man live show setup has left him the talk of the town both sides of the Atlantic so it’s no wonder Gorgon City invited him on the road with them. Fun Fact: Kotz has been known to sample the sound of breaking reading glasses and crackling ice in coffee in his productions.
They say: “We've pretty much just made videos ourselves with friends, we never wanted to do the moody cool band thing so we'd just come up with stupid ideas for videos and stuff we thought was funny.2017 has been an incredible year for new music and we reckon 2018 is going to top it.There’s never been so much promise in the industry and today we’re SO excited to reveal our MTV Brand New For 2018 nominees who we think you should keep an eye on over the next year.: Describing her sound as “Quentin Tarantino music,” Canadian-born Jessie Reyez’s genreless music is cathartic, rebellious and vulnerable all at once.Her ‘Figures’ track catapulted her into the spotlight and soon after ‘Gatekeeper’ called out her experience of music industry sexism, garnering widespread acclaim.