UK Blog Sound of 2014 – Winners

So, right then. Let us be getting down to business. A month ago we were honoured to announce the long-list for the UK BLOG SOUND OF 2014.

One of them we voted for, the other one we did not. That’s not to say the other artist is not to our liking, but it’s also not to say that they are… er…

Some 59 new music blogs took part in the poll nominating 139 acts between them.

HERE WE GO – THE WINNERS. Wait, notice the ‘s’? Yeah, good spot. So here’s what happened; basically, like, they both got the same number of votes and we didn’t have any sort of proportional representation voting system or the like. We’re first past the post you see.

I guess these two artists will shortly form some sort of coalition and include some minor, and frankly useless, artist most of us didn’t vote for, like this guy:

Anyway, the winners:


Banks is an American musician who makes sultry modern sounding electronic R & B influenced pop. She was the 9th most blogged artist by UK based Hype Machine listed bloggers in 2013.


Find BANKS on Twitter
Find her on Facebook
Buy her London Ep on Amazon.
First featured on SGTMT here.


Marika Hackman is a British solo musician who writes haunting and captivating songs that feature her ethereal vocals and instrumentation that that has been pigeonholed as folk but often offers much more. She was the 8th most blogged artist by UK based Hype Machine listed bloggers in 2013


Find Marika Hackman on Twitter
Find her on Facebook
Get her album That Iron Taste on Amazon.


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