It’s been another memorable month at Jacaranda Records. March saw a diverse array of artists showcasing their talents on the Phase One stage, thrilling audiences with electric performances and impressive new material.
The Lathums, an indie band hailing from Wigan, brought their exhilarating energy and catchy melodies. Their unmistakable blend of melancholic lyrics and jangly pop sensibilities have quickly made them one of the most exciting prospects in the UK indie scene. Their Phase One performance did not disappoint, with the band delivering a compelling set that demonstrated their impressive songwriting prowess and distinctive sound.
Next up, The Luka State commanded the stage with their razor-sharp rock anthems. Hailing from Winsford, Cheshire, this four-piece outfit has become synonymous with an energetic live presence and potent lyricism. Their Phase One appearance was no exception, with fans singing along to the infectious melodies and driving beats.
From Scotland, Hamish Hawk brought his introspective indie-folk to Jacaranda. Hawk’s unique blend of deeply personal narratives with melodic acoustic arrangements has been capturing hearts since his emergence on the music scene. His March performance offered a poignant set, leaving the audience captivated by his raw talent and emotive storytelling.
The Essex trio, Bilk, set the Phase One stage ablaze with their genre-blurring mix of punk and indie. Their tales of suburban disillusionment, delivered through punchy rhythms and catchy hooks, further affirmed their reputation as one of the most promising bands in the UK.
Jacaranda also hosted the talents of Conor Selby, a London-based singer-songwriter renowned for his soulful voice and bluesy guitar work. Selby’s performance was a masterclass in blues-infused rock, with fans enthralled by his rich, heartfelt vocals and his exceptional prowess on the guitar.
The highlight of the month, however, was Record Store Day 2023. This annual celebration of independent music stores saw Jacaranda packed with music lovers seeking out exclusive releases and limited edition vinyl. The festivities included live performances from local artists, DJ sets, and much more, further reinforcing Jacaranda’s commitment to nurturing the local music scene.
Last but certainly not least, Glen Matlock from The Sex Pistols graced the Jacaranda stage. The iconic bassist delivered a riveting performance that spanned his storied career, demonstrating why he is considered a crucial figure in the history of punk rock. Matlock’s set, packed with raucous energy and punk spirit, was a fitting end to a stellar month of music at Jacaranda.
March proved to be another standout month for Jacaranda Records, with an array of incredible performances that showcased the diverse talent within the UK music scene. As we look to the future, we can’t wait to see what else is in store for 2023 at this vibrant music hub. Stay tuned for more updates from Jacaranda Records – the home of emerging and established talent in Liverpool.