You Pick,
We Press!

Hurd members get to decide which band we press to vinyl each month. For November, we’ve got eight artists across a range of genres which we have chosen in collaboration with the all encompassing website for emerging artists, ReverbNation. Listen through below, see what takes your fancy, and cast your vote wisely. The band with the most votes will be released on vinyl for your edition in January. You’ll have to be logged in to your account to place your vote – as it’s only up to you, the Hurd members! 

The Finalists!

Listen to the tracks by clicking the artist’s name

The Pitchforks

The Pitchforks are a four piece from South Wales creating their own raw style of indie rock. Think loud guitars, unconfined vocals and catchy riffs. If you like a little rough around the edges, these guys might just be for you.
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Afflictions

For Better Or Worse

Danny Starr

Danny Starr is a an 18-year-old from London pairing an incredibly inviting voice with thoughtful lyrics. It’s alternative indie with meaning and a backbone.  He’s played a number of new music festivals this year, including Frank Turner’s and his recent EP has won him a couple of awards too.
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Double Red Line 

Runaway

Anna Pancaldi

Anna Pancaldi is a singer-songwriter from London with beautifully warming vocals to unwind to. This year has seen the release of her third EP which has been picked up by the likes of BBC 6 Music and won her a listing in British Airwaves playlist meaning every lucky passenger will have heard her this year.
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Brother

Keep On Keeping On

The Crossfire Hurricanes

The Crossfire Hurricanes are a four piece from Belfast creating strong rock music full of powerful guitar riffs and solid drumbeats. Both tracks below show a different side to the band. The first is a little calmer and it’s their newest release. The second is those seeking volume. The vocals deliver thoughtful lyrics on top of the building soundtrack below.
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Whatchya Say

Romancing Revolution

Jerry Williams

Jerry Williams is a 21 year old artist from Portsmouth. She creates incredibly catchy feel good indie pop. She’s released three EPs to date, with the latest winning Best Produced Release of 2016 at the Unsigned Music Awards. She also self-releases her music through her own label, Sunglasses Records.
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Mother

Let’s Just Forget It

Miccoli

Miccoli are a sibling trio with powerful harmonies that bring a beautiful dimension to their indie pop tracks. On the guitars and vocals are twin brothers, with sister Francesca on piano, harmonica and vocals. They’ve grown a strong following having been lucky to tour not just across the UK, but also across the US.
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Idle Stranger

Undo

The Odd 910

The Odd 910 (this is pronounced nine-ten!) are a duo from London and they’re introducing a new style to the Hurd record club. Soulful R&B is probably a fair description. It’s clean, crisp, and chilled out funk. If you’re looking to extend your collection of Sunday afternoon relaxing listens, then maybe this one is for you. 
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Break ‘Em

Long Grass

James Chatburn

James Chatburn is an artist originally from Australia, now based in Berlin. He’s producing soulful electronic music where his vocals speak loudly above the layered track below. He blends synths with softened keys and delayed beats to create an ever warping soundscape.

Omens

Darling I Missed Your Call

Vote!

FAQs

What is the Hurd record club?

We run a monthly subscription based record club.  Every month, we press an exciting emerging artist to limited edition colour 7” vinyl, and post it to our members. With it, they also receive our A3 pull-out The Fold full of new music musings and a full length interview with the artist, and a one-off art print and lyric sheet. The club costs £9.99 a month, and members can cancel anytime. You can join here

How will I know who wins?

We’ll send all members an email after the 12th November when the vote has closed. You’ll also be able to keep up to date with all announcements by following our Facebook page.

How do I Vote?

Voting rights are reserved for Hurd record club members only and so you’ll have to be a current subscriber to be able to get involved. Simply log in to your account and the revisit this page – you’ll be able to place your vote using the poll. Any problems, email [email protected]

If you’re not yet a member and would like to place a vote; you can join the record club here.

Your vote will be counted and the winner will be announced after the 12th November.

How can I get a copy of the winner’s vinyl?

The winning artist will be pressed to vinyl for January’s edition of our record club and therefore you will need to be a member of our club during the month of January to receive the winner’s vinyl. If you’re not yet a member, you can join here.