Blue Raincoat Music Success At The AIM Awards
After a successful night at the AIM Independant Music Awards we’d like to give a special mention to our winning artists.
Phoebe Bridgers, Blue Raincoat Artist’s latest signing, won ‘International Breakthrough Of The Year’.
Let’s Eat Grandma, of Blue Raincoat Songs, picked up the award for ‘Best Sophomore Release’, with their critically acclaimed album ‘I’m All Ears’.
Also pleased to say Tracey Thorn, from Everything But The Girl, was presented with one of the most prestigious awards of the evening for ‘Outstanding Contribution To Music’.
Phoebe Bridgers Signing
We are very proud to welcome Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers to Blue Raincoat Artists. Her debut album, ‘Stranger In The Alps’ was released on Dead Oceans last September and has been cited by many critics as one of the albums of 2017. She has also received three nominations for the AIM Independent Music Awards.
In addition to this, Phoebe’s manager Darin Harmon will join the company in a dual role. As well as Artist management, Darin will oversee the Chrysalis Records catalogue in the US. You can read the full story over on Music Business Worldwide and listen to ‘Strangers In The Alps’ below.
Blue Raincoat Music At The AIM Awards
Congratulations are in order for Let’s Eat Grandma, Cigarettes After Sex & Phoebe Bridgers who have been nominated for a total of 7 awards across 4 categories in this years AIM Independent Music Awards.
Let’s Eat Grandma’s ‘I’m All Ears’ is a contender for both Best Sophomore Release & Independent Album Of The Year. Their lead single ‘Falling Into Me’ is also up for Independent Track Of The Year.
Cigarettes After Sex and Phoebe Bridgers are both nominated for International Breakthrough Act Of The Year. Phoebe’s debut ‘Strangers In The Alps’ joins Let’s Eat Grandma in the nominations for Independent Album Of The Year and her track “Motion Sickness” from the album is also nominated for Independent Track Of The Year.
Livio & Roby And Premiesku Signing
We’re extremely excited to have signed Livio & Roby to Blue Raincoat Artists, a duo that have been key influencers in the rising popularity of the Romanian minimal sound. Further to this Premiesku, the live collaborative project between Livio & Roby and George G, also join our management roster. Playing with one of a kind, custom-made hardware consoles, Premiesku have developed a unique live experience, showcasing their talents in some of the world’s most renowned clubs.
We are delighted to announce the addition of Hector to the Blue Raincoat Artists roster. The Guadalajaran DJ and producer has gone from being a Phonica Records clerk in London to an international headliner with his own label, party & clothing line. Hector joins us along with his manager Josh Fisher who will work as part of the BRA team.
Cigarettes After Sex Release ‘Crush’
Cigarettes After Sex return with new single, ‘Crush’, the first new music from the band since the release of their eponymous debut LP last year. The single has seen great endorsement from Spotify having been added to New Music Friday playlists in over 15 countries. Cigs continue to tour and will be supporting Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds on select North American dates this October. Listen to ‘Crush’ below.
Francesca Lombardo Releases ‘Eye Ring’
Francesca Lombardo has released ‘Eye Ring’ taken from her forthcoming debut album, ‘Life of Leaf’. The single, already receiving support from the likes of Electronic Groove & Decoded Magazine, was hailed by Resident Advisor as “one of her best tracks in recent memory”. Released on May 18 , ‘Eye Ring’ is available to stream or download now via the link below.
Seb Zito Signing
We are pleased to announce that Seb Zito has joined Blue Raincoat Artists & K-lings for management and bookings. His affiliation with FUSE, Infuse and his own label – Seven Dials, have laid the foundations for a solid career with both Seven Dials EP’s receiving huge support and debuting at No1 on Juno recently.
We’re very excited to announce Rossko is the latest artist to join the Blue Raincoat Artists and K-lings family. Rossko has been an integral part of clubbing culture in the capital since the early days of the ‘Cerca Trova’ warehouse parties right through to the present day with his current residency at FUSE. With forthcoming releases on FUSE London, Moss Co, Arkityp and the start of his own label, ‘Late Night Skanking’, 2018 is shaping up to be a busy year.
Rich NxT Signing
A warm welcome to Rich NxT who joins Blue Raincoat Artists and K-lings for management and bookings. Having been one of the original residents at FUSE, Rich has played a major part in the parties evolution. In recent years Rich has launched 2 vinyl only imprints, NxT Records & What NxT, as platforms for his own music and new emerging artists. Heading into 2018 with a slew of high quality in-demand releases lined up, Rich NxT continues to raise the bar.