Award: Do it Differently Fund

Year: 2020

Genre: Alternative

Location: Yorkshire


'Catch them live as soon as you can' - BBC Introducing West Yorkshire

'More like this and Askies will be playing the main stage within five years' - Gigwise

Askies innovative sound stretches across soundscapes of new wave guitar and irresistible indie charm. Their innovative approach has carved a route through the gig circuit; conquering sell out headline shows and drawing a big following up and down the country with their indelible live performances. Their latest single 'Easy' emphasises the capabilities of the band to craft emotion in an intoxicating, explosive way. Having recently supported the likes of Little Comets, Riscas and Conflare, the Leeds based band have a distinguished element of energy that carries them to the forefront of upcoming artists.
This support from the Help Musicians Do it Differently Fund will allow us to continue to grow and develop as an independent band throughout 2020 and into 2021. The fund will be going towards the recording of our upcoming material, in such uncertain times this funding is pivotal to our growth and has given us the financial stability to focus on our creative development.