UK Music Favourites

We’ve made a playlist of our favourite UK musicians and artists… Find out more about them in the weeks’ blog.

Discover Great UK Music…

I set up dAudio Music Group in 2015 with a vision to help support the local music scene. Over the last 4 years, I’ve met some amazing artists & musicians.

With a love for pop, rock, electronic & rap music I decided to create a playlist that featured some of my favourites. It’s an eclectic playlist with my personal picks from these artists’ Spotify releases.

Listen & follow the playlist here

Read more about each of them below!

My Favourite UK Music Artist & Bands…

James T. Wilde

Indie Pop artist James T. Wilde creates a sound inspired by the likes of Bowie, Queen, Bon Jovi & the 90’s brit-pop era.

We reviewed his latest release here…

Darla Jade

The Staffordshire born singer has kick-started her career by performing at Festivals, Holiday Parks, Corporate Events, Hotels, and Weddings. We met her perfoming at one of our live events back in 2018.

Her latest music delivers electronic vibes with haunting vocals. We know she has a bright future ahead… 

Find out more: https://darlajade.uk/

Xander Warren (FKA ALXD)

Alt-pop music from myself with the new name Xander Warren (FKA ALXD). 

With a different direction in sound from my previous projects, Xander Warren (FKA ALXD) will be dropping new tunes in 2019 and beyond. This project aims to follow the flow of energy and see where the music takes it. Influenced by my eclectic tastes from the 90s, 00s & current sounds, expect something alternative.

Stuart Woolfenden

Creating catchy hooks decorated with punchy guitars and driving drum beats. 

His new single ‘Waste Your Time’ was played twice on Amazing Radio by Jim Gellatly in January 2018, and he performed ahead of Ed Sheeran’s sold-out concert in April 2017 on the Firestone Stage at the Barclaycard Arena…

Find out more: https://www.stuartwoolfenden.com

Tarju Le’Sano

Tarju Le’Sano a.k.a. The DopeResK.I.D is as Producing Artist, from Birmingham, UK. Specializing in Songwriting, Spoken Word, Music Production & Dance.

With root influences in Cartoons, Anime, Hip Hop, Neo-Soul, Jazz, R&B, UK Garage, Grime, Alternative, Soul, Gospel and various other genres of music. Tarju is a new emerging sound in Brum.

Find out more: https://www.instagram.com/tarjudoperes/

Dyrti San

A young MC and artist with a solid sound and great songwriting ability. An underground force to keep an eye on. His live set gets the crowd moving and echos the vibe of Birmingham urban scene.

Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/dyrtisan/


Crafted by himself, Mayday hails from Birmingham. Taking inspiration from garage mixes his mother use to play in his early years and infusing them with a love of international music on a wider scale, the 0121 native is set to bring his playful storytelling music to the world.

The self-proclaimed ‘Kingstanding Captain’ is one of the most exciting prospects from the West Midlands to emerge in recent times. Mayday is slowly carving out his own lane in the grime scene, one that is inspired by many but not easily imitated.

Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/maydaymusikk/

Glass Mammoth

Downtempo electronic music that echos the sentiments of Seven Lions, Jean Michel Jarre & Netsky. 

Glass Mammoth is the moniker of Birmingham producer Peri Mani.

Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/Glassmammothmusic/

Pete Felton

A young songwriter who has had dealt with more hardships in life than most by his age. 

Pete Felton creates soulful music written with his heart on his sleeve. We recorded his debut E.P. The Road Less Travelled back in 2017 and highly recommend you check him out. 

Find out more: http://www.petefeltonmusic.co.uk/


If you love music from the soul, delivered with passion and conviction, then Bluebyrd is the band for you. 

Their music is part folk/part rock, spiced with aspects of pop and country, resulting in Bluebyrd’s dark-folk-rock; a unique sound that is both warm and edgy, leaving your feet tapping, heart skipping, head buzzing and your eyes shedding an occasional tear.

Find out more: https://www.bluebyrdband.co.uk

Gasoline & Matches

With their debut single ‘Fool’s Gold’ topping the UK iTunes Country Chart, a headlining performance at The Hard Rock Café London and a five-date Californian tour in the bag, Gasoline & Matches were quick to prove why they were named as Lyrics Magazine’s ‘Artists to Watch’ in 2018. 

Sally Rea Morris and Steve Marks deliver a unique blend of Fleetwood Mac-esque harmonies, Brad Paisley-infused guitar solos, and energetic live performances.

Find out more: https://www.gasolineandmatchesmusic.com/

Matthew Finch

Using genres crossing folk, americana and rock music, Matthew tells stories through songwriting, performing live gigs around Birmingham, UK.

We made a charity song & music video with him when we started out back in 2015. You can watch it here.

Find out more: https://matthewfinchmusic.net/

Andy Jenkins

Playing regularly around the West Midlands, songwriter Andy Jenkins writes original music with honesty and emotion ranging from the personal to the political. 

His acoustic-based sound reflects eclectic influences from the Beatles to Beck, with varied stops in between.

Find out more: https://andyjenkinsmusic.co.uk/

Shotgun Marmalade

SHOTGUN MARMALADE a.k.a Sid River (Riverside Sid) makes high-energy, rhythmic, dark pop-punk songs on an acoustic guitar with plenty of clicks, chops and skanks.

We featured him in a previous live studio session as Riverside Sid. You can listen to his latest music in our playlist.

Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/shotgunmarmalade/

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