Killing Moon Christmas Round-Up!
Ho ho ho! It’s that time of year again where the music industry reflects on the year that has just been, picking some of their favourite moments of 2018! Read on to find out who features in our ‘Best of 2018’, as well as some stand-out moments from Killing Moon releases and live events!
ACHAL DHILLON – DIRECTOR
Best Artist: Frightened Rabbit
Best Song: Slipknot – ‘All Out Life’
Best Album: Thrice – Palms
Best Music Video: Draper ft. Gigi – ‘Fire’
Best Gig: John Hopkins @ Brixton Academy
CHARLOTTE HAZELL – LABEL MANAGER
Best Artist: Ariana Grande
Best Song: Ariana Grande – ‘No Tears Left to Cry’
Best Album: Anderson .Paak – Oxnard
Best Music Video: Ariana Grande ‘thank u, next’
Best Gig: Tyler, The Creator @ Primavera, Ry X @ Shoreditch Town Hall, Beyonce & Jay Z OTR II, Kendrick Lamar DAMN tour (don’t make me pick one!)
ROB LYNCH – MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
Best Artist: nothing, nowhere.
Best Song: boygenius – ‘Me & My Dog’
Best Album: Spanish Love Songs – Schmaltz
Best Music Video: Don Broco – ‘Come Out To LA’
Best Gig: Bon Iver @ Hammersmith Apollo
SAM HONG – LIVE ASSISTANT
Best Artist: The 1975
Best Song: Easy Life – ‘Pockets’
Best Album: Tom Misch – Geography
Best Music Video: The 1975 – ‘Sincerity Is Scary’
Best Gig: Wolf Alice @ Alexandra Palace
JASLEEN DHINDSA – LABEL ASSISTANT
Best Artist: cleopatrick
Best Song: Fall Out Boy – ‘Stay Frosty Royal Milk Tea’
Best Album: IDLES – Joy As An Act Of Resistance
Best Music Video: Mark Ronson ft. Miley Cyrus ‘Nothing Breaks Like A Heart’
Best Gig: Garbage @ Brixton Academy
★ ☆ ★ KILLING MOON HIGHLIGHTS ★ ☆ ★
We’ve had such an eventful, jam-packed year that it would be nearly impossible to list off everything the wonderful artists we work with have achieved in 2018, so here are some of our highlights:
Post-grungers Honey Lung’s single ‘Export the Family’ gained solid radio support from the likes of Jack Saunders, Huw Stephens, John Kennedy, Steve Lamacq and Dan P. Carter.
Acclaimed producer Draper launched his new record label, Emprise Records, following on from his packed out set at Reading & Leeds Festivals’ Dance Stage.
Cinematic alt-rockers Black Honey headlined our charity Christmas show at The House of Saint Barnabas.
Indie folk dynamite Annabel Allum performed at BBC R1 Biggest Weekend.
Electronic alt-pop producer Man Without Country sold out his album launch show at The Old Blue Last.
Garage rock quintet Fizzy Blood played the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading & Leeds Festival.
Welcoming rock legends InMe to the Killing Moon family!