The Pogues Your Shot: Islington Heats

Posted: Thursday 2 February 2017

Following the first round of The Pogues Irish Whiskey Presents: A Shot at Discovery, the regional winners have been announced. London, get to know your finalists...

Finding Kate

There are a great many things that attribute to Finding Kate’s powerful sound, but the focus mostly remains on Kate Pavli’s vocal power. Given her childhood background in musical theatre, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that she is truly talented. Despite that, there’s also hard hitting drums, heavy bass and distortion. Put together and combined with her vocal melodies, her album, If I fall, is a cut above.

For more on Kate and all the social media links, head to the website">">here.">">Dead Man's Whiskey

With bluesy undertones, this rock band is bridging the gap between classic and modern hard rock. Dead Man’s Whiskey, a five piece from London first joined forces in early 2016. Since then, they’ve released two acclaimed EP’s and are on track for their debut album, which they’ll be recording with Romesh Dodangoda. Dead Man’s Whiskey is a young and lively band who has been celebrated for tight performances, exceptional guitar work and strong vocals.

If you'd like to know more about the band, click">here.">">Bare Hunter

Whenever a band is described as “The Doors meets Nirvana”, the bar is set pretty high. Bare Hunter is a mash up of sleazy swap rock, heavy grooves and theatrical psychedelic breakdowns. With two EPs under their belt (Cabin Fever and Dry Rot), the band is now well on their way to releasing their debut album.

To stay on top of any Bare Hunter news, follow them">">here.">">Fuzzwalker