Stu Whiston is an indie artist from Stoke-on-Trent.
His influences include Neil Young, The Beatles, Stone Roses, Nick Cave, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Echo & the Bunnymen, Oasis, The Verve, Tom Petty and Fleetwood Mac.
Following up from 2015’s debut ‘Take a Stride’ EP co-produced with Rich Turvey (Blossoms), Stu has being very busy forming a live band and touring his debut EP up and down the UK including a hometown headline show at The Sugarmill, Stoke and festival slots at Tramlines 2016 and Rec Rock Festival 2016.
Quickly turning heads both on the live scene and in the media. Buzzfeed featured the Stu Whiston Band as one of ‘Stoke-on-Trent’s Must See Live Acts’ as well as Artrocker Magazine proclaiming the ‘Take a Stride’ EP “A stunning debut. Echoes of The Beatles, Neil Young and early Oasis. Catchy as hell.”
Brand new single ‘The Ones’ was recorded at The Big Red Studios in Macclesfield and co-produced with New Order/Doves guitarist and solo artist Jake Evans. Additional production and mixing duties were done by Gethin Pearson who’s credits include The Enemy, Clay, Jaws and The Hearts.
STU WHISTON – ‘THE ONES’ IS SET FOR DIGITAL RELEASE ON iTUNES, AMAZON AND SPOTIFY ON 28TH OCTOBER.