2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Huw Stephens/ PRS For Music - BADGES & WRISTBANDS ONLY


Tuesday, March 15
11:00PM - 11:40PM

Latitude 30
512 San Jacinto St


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In the 6ft 2” form of 24-year-old Oscar Scheller, a melody-savant has emerged from his messy bedroom in North West London holding a MacBook full of songs to save British pop with beautiful words: and notes and chords too.
You could even say he was destined to become an indie heart-throb. He studied sculpture at St Martin’s College. His Mum kicked it with Ari Up at The Mudd Club. His Dad was in New Wavers The Regents, then produced acid house. Songbook classicism pours out of him in a rich baritone. It’s how he deals with loss, painful things, family things or girls.
But the English guitar canon, and the love of Bobby Sox fan-winning crooners, like Ricky Nelson and Buddy Holly, isn’t the only thing going on here. He picked up the piano as a baby and learnt Erik Satie. At art school his sculpture was all about mix-media collage - as well as college humour. He pasted his own bathetic Biro-written notes onto Ruben’s ‘Judgment...

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