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The Richer Unsigned Playlist

  • Best of June 2017 by The Unsigned Music Awards

    Tracks from this month’s playlist have been chosen by The Unsigned Music Awards, a platform to promote unsigned, self-signed and otherwise emerging artists, around the world.  The first ceremony took place in October 2016 – with awards in a variety of categories.

  • Best Of May 2017 by @London

    This month’s playlist has been curated by @London, the largest Instagram handle for any major city, boasting 2.1 million followers, 25m viewers per week on the channel and 1m per day on Instagram stories.  Their music editor Matt Spracklen has picked his favourite 10 Richer Unsigned artists for this month’s playlist.  Take a listen to his chosen 10:

  • Best Of April 2017 By Bear’s Den

    Our April playlist has been curated by the fantastic group Bear’s Den. Bear’s Den are a British folk rock band from London, formed in 2012. The band have been nominated for several music awards throughout their career, with “Above the Clouds of Pompeii” earning the band a nomination for the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically in 2015. The band received two nominations at the UK Americana Awards in 2016, Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for “Agape”.  Bear’s Den’s playlist will also be released in vinyl format on 22nd April in celebration of Record Store Day.


  • Best of March 2017 by Channel 5

    This month’s playlist has been curated by the Head Of Music for Channel 5.  Channel 5 was launched in 1997 as the fifth terrestrial analogue TV station in the United Kingdom after BBC 1, BBC2, ITV and Channel 4.  Take a listen to his favourite 10 emerging artists below or on your preferred streaming service:

  • Best of February 2017 by The Great Escape Festival

    Acts from this month’s playlist have been chosen by The Great Escape Festival.  The Great Escape Festival is a major three-day music festival held in Brighton and Hove, England every year in May. It is operated by MAMA & Company and showcases new music from a variety of genres. The festival was founded in 2006 and roughly hosts 300 bands across 30 venues throughout the city.  For tickets and more information click here. Take a listen to their selected 10, all appearing at this year’s festival:

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“…fronted by lead singer Michelle Harris and instrumentalist Alex Dopierala, they boast a unique blend of pop, alt-R&B and hip-hop, with synths layered and big booming drums that fans of Lapsey and London Grammar will love… “ Read the article in full here


What’s in it for the artists?

• Shared with the million-strong Richer Sounds customer base via our VIP emails, website and social media
• Featured and shared online by Q Magazine
• Shared online by our high profile guest

• Promotion via Cambridge Audio (Read more)
• Opportunity to play at one of our future live events
• Promoted through social media
• Played and publicised in 53 Richer Sounds stores nationwide

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Richer Unsigned Sessions

Each month we host an intimate gig at Cambridge Audio‘s new venue Melomania.  The show features two artists from that month’s Richer Unsigned playlist.  Enjoy some of the fantastic performances so far:

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If you’re an artist simply upload your music to Richer Unsigned using the submit button. Every track is listened to and then our high profile guest chooses their top 10 songs for that month’s Richer Unsigned playlist.

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