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Another super charged High Voltage segment aired last night on an all new Dirty Glitter. If you missed the bands that were showcased, don’t fret- simply click and find out the latest emerging bands that should be on your radar. And remember, if you dig the bands share with your friends!
Over the course of the past few years, the London-based YOUNG GUNS have emerged as one of the UK’s most electrifying new bands, garnering heavy radio play and UK chart success, while playing to packed-house crowds all across Europe, including a main stage performance at the Reading Festival, where they tore up the stage as part of a lineup that included Arcade Fire, Queens of the Stone Age, Guns N’ Roses and Modest Mouse.
Dear Boy was born in Los Angeles but raised in South London.
Dear Boy wrote their first record in Vauxhall, London in 2011, recorded it in Los Angeles, California in 2012 and will release it everywhere in 2013.
Dear Boy is currently residing in Los Angeles. Their eponymous EP was tracked by Chad Bamford (Spiritualized), mixed by Michael Patterson (Fischerspooner, Ladytron, Trent Reznor, BRMC) and mastered by Mike Marsh (Two Door Cinema Club, Pulp, Phoenix).
Chvrches (pronounced as Churches) are a Scottish alternative electronic band from Glasgow, formed in 2011. The group consists of Lauren Mayberry (main vocals, occasionally synths), Iain Cook (synths, vocals) and Martin Doherty (synths, vocals).
Chvrches were influenced by acts such as Lil Wayne, Prince, Tubeway Army, Robyn and Laurie Anderson. The band write, record, mix and master everything in a basement studio in Glasgow.
In 2012, they released the singles “Lies” and “The Mother We Share”. In the same year, Chvrches toured with Passion Pit, as the opening band for their concerts. They also toured on their own.
“Lies” ranked at number 28 on NME’s Best Tracks of 2012.