• Anatomy

    Formed through the local poetry and assorted music scenes, Anatomy use the power of resist...

  • Black Honey

    Having delivered on their live promise with one of the standout sets of Handmade 2016, the...

  • Blood Youth

    Harrogate’s post-hardcore heroes visit Handmade on the back of their second album St...

  • Can’t Swim

    The Keansburg, New Jersey band join us on their UK tour after releasing second album This ...

  • Childcare

    With a tour support for Bastille behind them and a debut album impending this should be a ...

  • Crows

    Coming to Handmade off the back of a UK tour with IDLES having previously supported Wolf ...

  • Dark Dark Horse

    Jamie Ward and James Stafford have been ploughing their furrow of genre blurring pop-elect...

  • Decade

    Ironically marking their tenth anniversary this year, Decade’s 2017 second album Ple...

  • Doe

    “Doe makes snide exasperation sound like a party” according to NPR, which abou...

  • Dream State

    The Swansea melodic post-hardcore band struck viral gold in 2017 when single White Lies ra...

  • Earls

    Earls are a “skum” punk two piece from Halesowen. Ballads and love songs are n...

  • Fivehead

    They refer to themselves as “Post-Space” and boast a confrontational live show...

  • Heavy Lungs

    It’s likely you’ll best know Bristolians Heavy Lungs from the very direct patr...

  • Hotel Lux

    Formed in Portsmouth but incubated in the same South London scene as Shame, Yak and Goat G...

  • Ibibio Sound Machine

    Merging West African disco, funk and highlife with modern electro, drum’n’bass...

  • Jamie Lenman

    Having laid low for several years after cult post-hardcore heroes Reuben split, the rakish...

  • JOHN

    JOHN are a duo from Crystal Palace, both called John, who belie both the ordinariness of t...

  • Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation

    The Stockholm based band – essentially Öhrn, Fredrik Joelson and a rotating cast of...

  • Lice

    Lice are from Bristol, so of course they have IDLES connections – in fact they&#8217...

  • Life

    The Hull punks described 2017 debut album Popular Music as “an album that demands at...

  • Magique

    Magique, who followed a set at last year’s Handmade by playing the main stage at Tru...

  • Metronomy

    Handmade are very pleased to be able to say that headlining this year’s festival are...

  • Orchards

    Self described as a “glittery gateway drug”, Brighton’s Orchards have fo...

  • Petrol Girls

    Featuring British, Austrian and Lithuanian members and named after a reputed 19th century ...

  • Rich List

    A band with plenty of individual experience around the Leicester scene, Rich List purvey a...

  • Rozi Plain

    An alumni of both the celebrated Fife folk label Fence Records and its successor Lost Map,...

  • Saint Agnes

    East London’s Saint Agnes draw from the warped end of the blues rock’n’r...

  • Sweetbellechobaby

    Alex and Darren describe themselves as “lucid pop” and have been described as ...

  • The Sherlocks

    We keep hearing that “rock’n’roll is coming back”, but the band fr...

  • Yr Poetry

    Alexei and Junior (also of itoldyouiwouldeatyou and Sunshine Frisbee Laserbeam respectivel...