Musique nouvelle! Taking over Paris this November, Pitchfork are showcasing a first look at the hottest new live acts ready to break in 2022.
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At the 2021 Mercury Prize Awards, it was Arlo Parks who took home the win for her debut album Collapsed In Sunbeams; but it was BERWYN who stole the show on the night. Receiving a standing ovation for his emotional performance of ‘Glory’, BERWYN showed critics he is the one to watch.
With their easy-going sound that tells sombre stories, Irish band NewDad are set to bring their alternative indie rock to Paris.
Having already become the most talked about new band at this summer’s Latitude Festival, the heat on Wet Leg is unrelenting. Show me to the chaise lounge. This immensely cool Isle of Wight duo are a match made in heaven for Pitchfork Paris.
Molly Payton released her mini-album on October 1st and I’m fully obsessed. Conveying a sense of truthful intimacy, ‘Slack’ is one of the best debut albums of 2021 and the perfect soundtrack for a trip to Paris.
Miso Extra is creating her own Misoverse, exploring themes surrounding femininity, female empowerment and being of mixed heritage.
Phoebe Bridgers’ Saddest Factory Records protégé Claud makes heartbreak sound fun. Channeling all of loves emotions into tales of delight and dejection, her infectious melodies represent the best of new indie today.
South East Londoner ENNY is already well known for her 2020 banger Peng Black Girls. With her upcoming performance in Paris, ENNY is primed to become one of the leading new voices of the UK’s flourishing rap scene.
Tune into the sounds of Pitchfork Music Festival Paris 2021 below.