ACM’s Top Tracks of the Week – Alternative Escape Special

11 May 2019

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This week’s Top Tracks feature showcases four ACM bands and artists who took to the stage at the Alternative Escape in Brighton on Friday (at North Laine Brewhouse), as part of an extensive ACM line-up that you can discover in full here. Remember to explore more great music from our finest artists on our This Is ACM playlist!

LongDayLateNight – Who Broke The Tree?

Immediately catchy and infectiously energetic, this funky and upbeat banger has become LongDayLateNight’s signature tune. With sold-out live shows, several successful releases, and a deal with ACM’s Metropolis Blue record label backing them up, LongDayLateNight’s Alternative Escape “al fresco” set was definitely one to remember. Follow the boys on Instagram for a front-row seat as they continue to build on some already impressive achievements.

Pablomari, Lil Traxx, Moet – Intentions

Delivering monogamy-seeking lyrics with a luxurious sense of flow, Pablomari proves himself a smooth-talking up-and-comer on ‘Intentions’. With appearances on BBC Radio and London’s Flex FM in his back pocket, this guy looks set to win still more fans and attract admiring looks from the industry in the near future. Join Pablomari’s journey through Instagram to stay updated.

China Bears – Stay for Good

Summoning waves of freshly-strummed guitars and self-described “miserable anthemic indie” vibes, China Bears have already hit some notable high points since forming in 2015. Influenced by the likes of The National, Dry The River, Frightened Rabbit and Snow Patrol while being praised by everyone from Huw Stephens (Radio 1) to Steve Lamacq (BBC radio 6), John Kennedy (Radio X) and Melita Dennett (BBC Introducing), and even making an impact on festivals such as Neverworld and Victorious, China Bears are absolutely smashing it right now. Catch up with them on Facebook here.

Nath Brooks – The Night We Met (13 Reasons Why)

Although he currently attracts over 114,000 Spotify listeners per month, hit three million streams two years ago, and has already performed at Wembley Arena twice with Voice In A Million, Nath Brooks remains as dedicated to progression as he always has. This cover of Lord Huron’s ‘The Night We Met’ soaks an intimate soundscape in gritty tones and classic tremolo effects while Nath Brooks pulls out some showstopping vocal harmonies, subtle slide guitar parts, and gently swelling notes. Be sure to follow him on Facebook to keep an eye out for future live shows and winning songs.