Manchester-based Seb Lowe has burst out of nowhere. (Okay Saddleworth…). Good in that this can be a younger child with a head stuffed with phrases which are his weapons and telling his fact and a guitar that could be a machine gun of riffing. That is the teenage frontline with poetry and scrubbed acoustic guitar uneven chords and a poetic indignant voice stuffed with ardour and melody.
He is a snapshot of the now, a generational voice. On Tik Tok – a brand new solution to hear music that can be going to trigger a brand new mind-set.
With sensible political lyrics sung in an exciting voice that spits the phrases out someplace between a rap assault and the melody of a singer-songwriter there’s a voice of a technology anger, pathos, darkish humour and a clever clever previous head on very younger shoulders.
Brilliantly he has damaged out on Tik Tok earlier than anybody else heard of him and in a platform the place guitars just about don’t exist he’s the shock of the brand new however then an excellent expertise will shine at any time and these songs seize the underlying anger and confusion of those occasions and are yet one more twist on the unending lineage of Weller, Sleaford Mods, Billy Bragg, Ewan MacColl or anybody who ever believed a guitar might change the world.