The Maccabees - Given To The Wild (out 9th January)
Their third album and if lead single 'Pelican' is anything to go by its their best so far.
Listen to 'Pelican' here:
Tribes - Baby (out January 16th)
Recently announced for the NME Awards 2012 Tour, Tribes are up there with some of the best new bands around.
Listen to 'When My Day Comes' from their new album here:
The Big Pink - Future This (out January 16th)
You'll have probably heard their hit single 'Dominoes' from a few years ago. Well this time they are bigger and better than ever before.
Listen to 'Stay Gold' from their new album here:
Howler - America Give Up (out January 16th)
New band Howler are hotly tipped by NME Magazine among others.
Listen to 'I Told You Once' from their new album here:
The Dandies - Battle Cry (out now)
The best new rock n' roll band I've heard since Biffy Clyro.
Check out their new single 'Battle Cry' here:
The Carpels - Bears (out 8th January)
Birmingham-based band sound like a mix between Foals and Two Door Cinema Club with their own little twist.
Listen to their new song 'Bears' here:
The Arcadian Kicks - I Wanna Take You Home (out January 22nd)
Also from Birmingham; The Arcadian Kicks' influences of Fleetwood Mac; Sonic Youth and The Naked & Famous are shown clearly in new single I Wanna Take You Home.
When the band release the music video I will post it on here.
In the meantime, read my interview with lead singer Becky Wilson here: http://michael-barwise.blogspot.com/2011/12/arcadian-kicks-interview.html
Friends - I'm His Girl (out now)
All ready shortlisted for the BBC Sound Of 2012, Friends are tipped to be one of the hottest new bands around.
Listen to I'm His Girl here: