Arts Council of Wales and BBC Wales teamed up with a bunch of musical experts from various outlets around Wales to launch the 2018’s edition of Gorweilion/Horizons.
Last Thursday night they unveiled this year’s 12 awardees who will take part of the project all year long. First commitment for them is lighting up Swansea Big Weekend stage this coming Saturday.
From various influences, the twelve following acts are coming from all around Wales and will get support through the program for touring, recording, expanding the promotional tools around them and much more.
All female trio from Carmarthen, are mixing folk and girl power indie rock. Discover their latest single Fel I Fod below
Aleighcia Scott Hailing from Cardiff, this singer got soulfoul reggae sunny grooves
Alffa Bluesy inspired teenage duet who knows how to create great vibes
Campfire Social Coming fromLlangollen, this collective knows how to make superb harmonies and getting us in some happy mood
CHROMA From Pontypridd, this rock trio led by Katie Hall, brighting up the scene with glittering guitar riffs and fire vocals. They were tipped by BBC Introducing lately and played Reading and Leeds.
Eadyth Welsh language Merthyrian producer is making astonishing and soulful unique beats.
Himalayas You probably already heard about this full speed energetic band from Cardiff as they looked so promising at SXSW last March
I See Rivers Drowning into melancholic folk lines, this female trio from Tenby brings us in some beautiful musical universe.
Marged Perfect to satisfy your pop needs, this Welsh singer previously got on stage with Katy B. On point rhythms mixing with powerful vocals.
Nia Wyn If you are digging country folk singer-songwriters, why not discovering this new one, who is currently working with the Modfather, Paul Weller, on her upcoming numbers.
No Good Boyo Cwmbran four-piece is putting smile and sunshine while listening to their folk synth pop sound bites.
enjoy rock’n’roll! Praised by Huw Stephens as one band to watch, let’s raise our hands and move our feet to these youngster brilliant indie inspired melodies music.
Best of luck to all of them!