Search

Band created record at ExCeL hotel while watched on web

08:00 19 November 2012

Royal Docks-based ExCeL Aloft London hotel was the centre of a quick-fire musical milestone last week when Belguim band Sky Castles wrote, recorded and released a brand new song called ‘A Little Bit of Feel’ in just 12 hours, with fans watching the live stream on Facebook.

Working with US indie duo We Are Scientists, Sky Castles were winners of an innovative music competition launched by Aloft Hotels to find “the hottest unsigned band.”

In all 27 bands performed gigs at the hotel chain in London, Brussels and Abu Dhabi

We Are Scientists said of the gig: “What a night! The show set a new benchmark for how a performance should go.

The track is now available to download from the Aloft Facebook page at http://bit.ly/aloft-live.

0 comments

Latest Newham Entertainment Stories

Yesterday, 12:19
Live action of Slide from last year's Motorcycle Show

An exclusive collection of bikes from the world’s biggest manfacturers are roaring over to the Royal Docks Excel centre.

Friday, February 5, 2016
From left, Maddy Morgan and Rhiannon Faith. Photo: Roxanna Ross

Choreographer Rhiannon Faith is chatting happily on her mobile to me about her experimental performance piece.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Stratford East Singers performed a second night on Saturday, January 30, after selling out on the 31st. Picture: Robert Day

Just one Uptown Funk into this concert and the audience is in foot-tapping thrall.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
A signed copy of Harry Potter is held by Portobello Rugby Club mascot three-year-old Jack Henderson, to promote a Harry Potter book auction.

Don your best robes for a night of sorcery as the magical world of Harry Potter is celebrated tomorrow (Thurs).

Most read entertainment

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Read more
Surface Pro 4

Technology is ever evolving. We are constantly being shown new technology that is innovative, revolutionary and designed to make life easier for us all. Gone are the days of dial up modems and computers so large you needed half a room to store it. We are in the age of smooth, small and sleek. Companies are all trying their best to create technology that is easy to transport and guaranteed to be user friendly.

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe