News and Reviews
The New Shoes have arrived with their Little Racket.
A back to basics, no nonsense musical release from the Gosport lads, and a healthy reminder that rock is still alive, kicking and relevant in this digital age.
‘Soul Sister’ is Chloe’s 4th release on Mayfield Records and is a tribute to the Soul greats, inspired by the passing of Sharon Jones. Chloe discovered Sharon Jones just months before her death. So moved by this, she was compelled to write this track with the help of the Mayfield Records’ House Band.
‘In The Night’ is Ben Lester’s third single release on Mayfield Records and what a track to end the year with! This sublime record resonates deeply with this time of year.
This is a song of HOPE … it starts with simple & beautiful piano but climaxes with an immense gospel choir featuring members of the Mayfield Records’ House Band.
Brave Rival offer a style and sound that you’ve always known and yet never heard before.
Blues. Soul. Rock. Freedom. Four ingredients combined to make the best ‘pie’ of all … ‘Magpie’ is the debut single on Mayfield Records from Brave Rival, with more great tunes to follow.
This absolute gem of a record ‘It Was Never A Dream’ by Ben Brookes reflects a new direction for Portsmouth-based singer/songwriter.
This debut release on Mayfield Records is about the dizzy heights and monumental lows of being attracted to the wrong person and consequently flows through different styles, moods and genres.
Sertari has already achieved much self-propelled success, including being nominated for various international awards and has a backlog of worldwide releases, press, TV and radio exposure behind her.
‘Crazy In Love’ is her debut single release on Mayfield Records, which has already been picked up by BBC Music Introducing.
Last month, this hugely catchy pop/rock record was selected by BBC Surrey & BBC Sussex for BBC Introducing’s track of the day!
Bella Estelle is a rising star …
‘Heather Blues’ has another unforgettable hook and already sounds like a classic British Blues record.
With reference to this new release, writer/lead-singer Jamin Gallier says “I reckon Jools Holland would love this track, bringing back the way songs should be written … simple but effective”
“Things are looking good for this talented young gunslinger”
Gary Crowley – BBC Radio London
Today, we are excited to announce the release of Ben’s 2nd single ‘Dreaming’ which will elevate this impressive, melody-driven singer-songwriter further.
And look out for more releases from Ben on Mayfield Records.
Reflecting a new sound from Mary, this D’n’B track fuses some delicious piano with the strong and emotive vocal delivery that we’ve come to expect from this unique artist.
Already a BBC Radio London featured artist, Gary Crowley, described Ben as a “very talented singer-songwriter” who “creates his own unique moods”.
Check out the latest single from award winning Bemis called ‘DNA’.
These guys are prolific writers and performers as well as being a lovely big bunch of people!
Jamin is a master at writing a catchy tune and this is evident in their debut release on Mayfield Records, ‘Cruella De Ville’.
Born and raised in North London, rapper Stratz fuses modern hip-hop and Jamaican dancehall and combined with his lyrical craftsmanship and honest narratives, he creates a fresh and spicy sound.
Ria joined our artist development programme two and a half years ago and the age of 15 and over that period has written/recorded 6 original songs, two of which have been aired on BBC Introducing.
This swing-based, harmony-rich ‘beaut’ gives further affirmation of this sibling duo’s hugely impressive singer-songwriting talents.
Marlene Hill is an American Soul/Gospel singer from Pittsburgh, raised musically in the Baptist church choir tradition, where she made many solo appearances on local radio. She moved to the UK in 1991, where she has continued to perform and showcase her powerful and versatile voice.