SoCo Introducing Stage
The Big Platinum Festival – SoCo Introducing Stage
Sunday 5th June 2022 - 10am to 9pm
Compere – Craig Lockwood
12:30 – Owen Hackett
Owen Hackett is a singer-songwriter from Southampton. He writes melodic, heartfelt songs inspired by Neil Young, Elliott Smith, Glen Hansard and more contemporary artists like Big Thief. Owen has played gigs all around the country and supported acts such as Gruff Rhys, Pinegrove and Willie J Healey. He has also played to a packed-out Joiners crowd with his backing band, proving himself as an engaging live performer.
2.30 - Harvey J Dodgson
Harvey Jay Dodgson started playing the guitar at the age of 7 and by 9 years of age had written his first song ‘ He wrote his debut ‘Indigo’ after being introduced by older brother Neil to the music of Peggy Lee, Billie Holiday & the free-flowing vocal melodies of Ella Fitzgerald & Ray Charles. It was discovering the jazz-influenced artists, King Krule & Cosmo Pyke who inspired him to experiment further.
The Oxygen EP consists of a collection of tracks written in the singer-songwriter's mid-late teens recorded with Michael Smith (Wolf Alice, Anteros) which also features previous singles 'Caroline' 'For The Love Of It & Indigo all brimming with youthful exuberance blending the most infectious elements of The Libertines, Vampire To Jamie T and Sam Fender. BT TV, Scotts Menswear, This Feeling and XS Manchester Ones to watch 2021/22 support from Apple Music's New In Alternative and Antidote playlists as well as spots on Radio X's X-Posure & XS Manchester Evening Lists.
3:30 – Temples of Youth
Temples of Youth are a DIY dream-pop band from the UK, mixing elements of Shoegaze, Grunge and New Wave. taking inspiration from C86 artists and US indie - Temples of Youth have developed their own sound, strong on hooks, melodies and heartfelt lyrics. Previous releases have been supported by Clash, Wonderland, BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio 1.
4:30 – Georgia Turnbull
Southampton based singer-songwriter Georgia Turnbull expresses her lyrics through emotive language in a folk/pop genre. Her unique voice and raw song writing style draws influence from early KT Tunstall, Foy Vance and Ben Howard.
5:30 – Bible Club
Genre-bending and noisy, Bible Club are a combination of influences fused together, spanning from aggressive riffs, ambient soundscapes, and walls of sound. With a fluid attitude towards song writing and structure, Bible Club's songs are unique whilst still pertaining a sound and feel that permeates through all their material.