Join us in welcoming our brilliant band app winners to this year’s line up!

The long wait is over! WE HAVE OUR FINAL 19 ARTISTS!

After starting out with 1072 applications with a little help from our friends Lucy Rose, Pulled Apart By Horses, BBC Introducing Oxford and Clubhouse Records we have our final 19 bands that will be gracing the stage alongside The Charlatans, Basement Jaxx, Clean Bandit, Temples and many many more!

So without further ado let us introduce the successful artists:

Fox Chapel:
Picked By: Lucy Rose

Why: “Reminds me of early Bombay Bicycle club, imagine they will be really fun to watch live. I’ll most certainly try and get down the front.” Lucy Rose Parton – Lucy Rose

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/foxchapelmusic

Rickyfitts:

Picked By: Pulled Apart By Horses

Why: “These guys are a mad mash up of grunge, desert rock and metal. Really refreshing and a fat sound for a two piece” James Brown – Pulled Apart By Horses

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/rickyfitts-1

Dingus Khan:

Picked By: Alcopop & BSM

Why: “Fantastic band and this song’s a killer…. Gonna rip it up at Truck and people WILL love them! Still playing in the office.” Jack Clothier – Alcopop Records

Check ‘em out here: https://www.facebook.com/dinguskhanband

Gang:

Picked By: Alcopop & BSM

Why: “Gang will punch you in the face sonically, but in a really nice way! A fantastic live band, and pretty damn awesome on record too. Just all out massive FUN.” Jack Clothier – Alcopop Records

Check ‘em out here: http://gangband.co.uk/

Frankie Teardrop Dead:

Picked By: Clubhouse Records

Why: “Sound like a 60’s Primal Scream at Woodstock” Tristan Tipping – Clubhouse Records

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/frankieteardropdead

Passport To Stockholm:

Picked By: Clubhouse Records

Why: “Uplifting Roots with a hypnotic backbeat” Tristan Tipping – Clubhouse Records

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/passporttostockholm

The Fruitful Earth:

Picked By: Clubhouse Records

Why: “country-soul with hints of Carole King and Linda Ronstadt” Tristan Tipping – Clubhouse Records

Check ‘em out here:  https://soundcloud.com/the-fruitful-earth/03-honey-bee

Knights of Mentis:

Picked By: Clubhouse Records

Why: “A joyful country-rock-skiffle collective with deep roots at Truck” Tristan Tipping – Clubhouse Records

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/the-knights-of-mentis

Balloon Ascents:

Picked By: BBC INTRO OXFORD

Why: “They are causing a lot of excitement locally & nationally with their Rufus Wainwright-esque pop, so we had to get them in!” Liz Green – BBC INTRO OXFORD

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/balloon-ascents 

Death Of Hi Fi:

Picked By: BBC INTRO OXFORD

Why: “Electro Mavericks that are fastly becoming one of the most interesting bands to watch in the county ” Liz Green – BBC INTRO OXFORD

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/deathofhifi/lazarus-2nd-draft

Little Brother Eli:

Picked By: BBC INTRO OXFORD

Why: “Calling to mind Jack White or the Black Keys with their soulful-yet-heavy blues rock!” Liz Green – BBC INTRO OXFORD

Check ‘em out here: www.soundcloud.com/littlebrothereli

Rainbow Reservoir

Picked By: BBC INTRO OXFORD

Why: “They show a nice touch of anti-folk lyricism with a punk-rock edge and an ear for a pop hook.” Liz Green – BBC INTRO OXFORD

Check ‘em out here: www.soundcloud.com/rainbowreservoir

Too Many Poets

Picked By: BBC INTRO OXFORD

Why: “darkly adventurous guitar-pop youngsters are destined for great things be sure to catch them first at Truck 2015!” Liz Green – BBC INTRO OXFORD

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/too-many-poets/sets

Water Pageant

Picked By: BBC INTRO OXFORD

Why: “wonderfully ambient folksters are just a delight to behold!” Liz Green – BBC INTRO OXFORD

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/waterpageant

Wallflower

Picked By: Truck Festival

Why: “South London noise mongers Wallflower where an in demand pick from almost all of the people picking but we’re happy to have won the tug of war. They’ll be bringing emo back to it’s proper roots for years to come.” Matt Harrap – TRUCK Festival

Check ‘em out here: http://www.wearewallflower.co.uk/

Delora

Picked By: Truck Festival

Why: “Jeez! Such a rad all female indie pop two piece making the most wonderful tropical summery jamz, recent single ‘Sober’ will not fail to get those hips a shaking!” Matt Harrap – TRUCK Festival

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/wearedelora

Sulky Boy

Picked By: Truck Festival

Why: “Part of the awesome Brighton scene that’s producing the likes of Sulky Boy’s echochamp collective stable mates The Magic Gang and Demob Happy! If that isn’t enough to get you along, they sound like the most awesome 90’s slacker pop band something similar to imagine a stripped back Weezer. God DAMN AWESOME!” Matt Harrap – TRUCK Festival

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/sulkyboyband

FEVER

Picked By: Truck Festival

Why: “They manage to combine dirty guitars with unavoidable pop hooks and big big vocals, recent single is the indie sing a long single you’ve been waiting for! Matt Harrap – TRUCK Festival

Check ‘em out here: https://soundcloud.com/thebandfever

“We’d like to thank everyone that has applied – it’s absolutely brilliant that we can all sleep soundly at night knowing there is such high standard of music here in the UK. It sounds corny but it is, as always, the hardest thing we have to do each year!” Matt Harrap – Truck Festival

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