Ryn Weaver – Promises

Ryn Weaver isn’t just One To Watch, she is likely to be the next big thing your eardrums will be listening to for the next few months; it is just a shame you won’t find her on Spotify. Promises, the second single from Weaver’s upcoming EP of the same name, has all the potential to … Continue reading

One To Watch – Wild Belle

Wild Belle are a synth-pop band that are set to follow in the footsteps of Lana Del Rey-like internet hysteria and become the talked about band of the moment. The brother and sister duo of Natalie Bergman as the attractive front and vocals and handsome Elliot Bergman on saxophone and keyboard, definitely have ‘the look’. … Continue reading

The Neighbourhood – Sweater Weather

Los Angeles-based indie quintet The Neighbourhood are a band on the rise. Their easy on the ear sounds and stunning videography has had the don of indie music, Zane Lowe, singing their praises recently and it is easy to see why. The Neighbourhood are fronted by 20-year-old actor-cum-musician Jesse James Rutherford, who until recently was … Continue reading

One To Watch – Meg Myers

The L.A. based, Tennessee born, ex-Jehovah’s Witness Meg Myers has a back-story and one hell of a powerful voice. Along with her obvious good looks, the  singer-songwriter is gaining a growing reputation on the other side of the pond following her debut EP, ‘Daughter In The Choir’, released last month. There have already been comparisons … Continue reading

One To Watch: Beatrice Eli

Beatrice Eli is the latest Swedish import to plant her musical feet in London and following rave reviews in her native Stockholm, Eli is sure to emulate the successful pop footsteps of Lykke Li and Robyn. ‘Conqueror’, set to be her first release, combines stunning vocals that reach their crescendo at the chorus and a … Continue reading

First Look: Spector ‘What You Wanted’

Fred MacPherson is an indie band chameleon, a man of many talents that include magazine editor, TV presenter and collaborator extraordinaire. He has come a long way from days of Les Incompétents, a great band in their own right that unfortunately ended up disbanding due to the assault and then terrible injuries suffered by joint … Continue reading

One To Watch: Gabriel Pryce

Gabriel Pryce is a film maker extraordinaire, spending his time between New York and London and part of he ultra-creative Real Gold collective, Gabriel is one to watch. A string of short films already under his belt from studying at New York School Of Visual Arts, expect some big things from Gabe in the future. … Continue reading

One To Watch: Lia Ices

It isn’t difficult to picture Brooklyn singer-songwriter, Lia Ices, as the next big female indie superstar. Lia Ices has just been granted probably the finest accolade in music, she is the first One To Watch from us at Culture and Life… I know she may as well give up now, it doesn’t get much better … Continue reading