October 07, 2016
Ashley Sherlock is a singer and songwriter siting his inspirations as Jeff Buckley, Allen stone, Radiohead, hozier and JP Cooper. His ineffable vocal range and original material has been recognised by one of his musical hero’s and was invited to record and signed a deal with to produce his upcoming material.
Working alongside producer Kenneth Nixon , front man of Framing Hanley and Sumner Roots, Ashley’s new material expresses blues inspired melodies with smooth and versatile vocals alongside a powerful and emphatic backing band behind him.
Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, his demo’s inspire a formidable, evocative outlook on modern blues music with mellifluous songwriting and guitar interplay.
Whilst working in the United States of America, the singer was inspired deeply by the Deep South roots in musical traditions, and wanted to explore and incorporate this in his original sound with electric guitar riffs, deep flowing rhythm and empowering lyrics
His voice has commanded attention, with his interpretations of popular cover’s, rearranged to stamp his mark on, and new releases ‘Sail Away’ and ‘Fine by Me’ featuring in a sonorous live set list. A performance becoming with captivated falsetto and beguiling, intrinsic mellifluousness, Ashley has performed live in London, Birmingham, Liverpool & Manchester including a solo headline show at Manchester’s Retro bar.
The 20 Year old musician has performed live alongside artists such as Barry Sutton, Guitarist of The La’s & Cast, Ex Inspiral Carpets front man Tom Hingley, JP Cooper, Wild Cub, Skinny Living, Lewis Bootle and guitarist for The Stone Roses, Ian Brown & Simply Red Aziz Ibrahim in numerous support slots.
Ashley is quickly becoming a versatile, up and coming artist with new material scheduled later this year. Check out Ashley’s Soundcloud!