Our 11th and final Sounds of 2017 playlist is by Brad Jon Kane.
Brad’s choices from releases across the year include tracks by artists including HOMESHAKE, Father John Misty, jonwayne, Dan Auerbach, Gus Dapperton, Vince Staples, King Krule, and infinite bisous.
Brad has been a regular figure, working behind the scenes in the Sound Vault studio since we launched, and is a film production student at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham with a penchant for sound design.
A huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who has contributed their playlists for music released (and listened to, and played) during 2017 – and we look forward to hearing what 2018 has in store for us!
Our ninth Sounds of 2017 playlist is supplied by Tom Garrett, who as vice chair is one of the driving creative forces behind Sound Vault.
Tom’s selection includes tracks from the likes of Godspeed You! Black Emperor; Nick Hakim; Cherry Glazerr; and Grandaddy.
Tom is a final year film production student at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham. He is behind “An Audio Listener’s Guide to Adequate Hearing” – one of Sound Vault’s flagship podcasts to date.
Our eighth Sounds of 2017 playlist is by Sound Vault’s youngest presenter, 11 year old Noah Dann.
Noah’s choices include more than a sprinkling of Little Mix, not to mention some Rita Ora and Camilla Cabello.
It’s been a busy year for Noah, not only launching his podcast on Sound Vault, but getting featured in the local Farnham Herald newspaper, and appearing live in the studio on Peter Gordon’s breakfast show on Eagle Radio. We’re looking forward to what 2018 has in store!
Our fifth Sounds of 2017 playlist is from Michael Chacko aka ‘Chack’. Chack did work experience with Sound Vault over the summer in 2017, and ended up making a four part podcast series charting the history of rap music, Tracks with Chack.
Chack’s choices includes tracks from the likes of Khalid, Camila Cabello, Anthony Russo, Cardi B, Belly, AJ Tracey, Ramz, and Amine.
Chack has also found time to have been a Member of the UK Youth Parliament, and when he’s not injured, he’s a keen basketball player. He’s one of Sound Vault’s own tips to watch in 2018!
Our fourth Sounds of 2017 playlist is from Sam Gard, one half of the “Keep It Cheap” duo alongside Alex Youngs, who are working on a new podcast for Sound Vault in 2018. Sam is a final year student at the University of Greenwich.
“These are thirty of my top picks of the year,” explains Sam, “That’s as narrow as I could manage. All the songs are picks from some fantastic albums, so all are worth a full listen.”
His picks includes tracks from the likes of Baxter Dury, Big Thief, Mac DeMarco, Bakar, Cosmo Pyke, Leaf Dog, Moonchild and Junius Meyvant. Enjoy – and keep your ears pinned back for “Keep It Cheap” in 2018!
Our ‘Sounds of 2017‘ series continues with DJ Alex-An. She is behind London’s female live music collective, Ecouter.
Her choices include tracks from Rory Sky, Rainy Milo, Hannah Wants, Rendezvous At Two, and Maya Jane Coles. As well as the SoundCloud player above, there is a link to SoundCloud here, and some of the tracks on a Spotify playlist here.
You can find Ecouter on Instagram by clicking here. and read more about it in a recent article in the Islington Gazette here.
Seneo Mwamba continues our series of playlists highlighting the ‘Sounds of 2017‘.
Having previously studied in Farnham, Seneo is now an events management student at the University of Greenwich. In 2018, she is set to launch “Behind The Entertainment“, a new platform giving a voice to those who work behind the scenes in music and entertainment.
You can find Behind The Entertainment’s website here, on Instagramhere, and on Facebookhere.
Link to the full Spotify playlist by clicking here. It features tracks from the likes of Nadia Rose, Dua Lipa, Julia Michaels, and Jessie Ware.