Alpha Sessions Welcomes More New Acts
Radio Brockley’s “new music” show, the Alpha Sessions continues to welcome more amazing artists to the studio. In recent months it has also attracted international artists from America and Israel. The HBA Gold award-winning show was given the top prize earlier this year for last October’s 10th anniversary weekend of live sessions. You can now watch the sessions back on our YouTube channel by clicking here:
The show, hosted by Emma and Alan Joyce, plays out on Radio Brockley on Friday evenings at 8pm and on Sundays at 6pm. However you can also listen to and watch their interviews and live sessions via the show’s YouTube channel, which has now had over 10,000 views.
Here are the artists who have been to the Radio Brockley studios over the last few months (videos edited by Ron Laver):
Alice is a 19-year-old singer songwriter from Wales. She graduated from The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology with a Triple Distinction Star (D*D*D*) in Music. She has supported Gary Barlow at the London Palladium, and has appeared on the Anneka Rice show on Radio 2. She’s also been pictured with the likes of Tom Jones and Simon Cowell!
Dana is from Tel Aviv in Israel and has worked with some amazing names in the music business. Her 2nd album “Wake Up” was produced by British Producer Femi Temowo, known for his success with artists such as Amy Winehouse, The Roots, and George Benson. She has performed all over the world including in America.
The band, based in Los Angeles, was founded by Autumn Harrison and Rodrigo Gonzalez. Alpha Sessions was one of just two dates they played whilst in England. They have played high profile venues and festivals such as SXSW and Echo Park Rising, performing alongside well-known artists including Grimes, We Are Scientists, and members of Blondie and Jane’s Addiction.
Eleri Angharad is a Country artist from South Wales. Inspired by a North American road trip, where she performed in Nashville, Eleri draws influences from James Taylor, Mary Hopkin and Kacey Musgraves. She’s been played on BBC Wales and 6Music, and has recently been on a UK tour to promote her new album.
Nic Bennett comes from Folkestone and has supported many big artists over the last 10 years including Morcheeba, The Hoosiers, Lewis Watson, The Bluetones, Sandi Thom, and Gareth Gates. He’s recently released a new single.
Katy is from Cheshire but has spent recent years studying in Edinburgh. She released her own original music on a debut EP when she was 16 and more recently has been working on new original music alongside a team both in the UK and in Nashville. Her new EP is out now!
Satin brings a cello infused R&B style, and was the first to perform with a cello in the Radio Brockley studio! She has played a number of gigs in Liverpool and in London. In November 2018, she released her cello-infused R&B single Being Me.
Chrisèe is from Brixton and has been writing songs since the age of 9. Her most notable achievement to date is being awarded the RIAA certified Gold status for the voice of animated French hip hop star ‘Cool – T’ on the single ‘The Magic Key’. She’s due to be releasing new material this year, which she performed exclusively for Radio Brockley.