[I]ndie kinda got lost for a minute at some point. The explosion of UK rap and grime and the eternal, ominous presence of major label pop left guitar bands out in the cold. BritPop reunions eventually filled the void on festival bills. In 2017, though, the story continues as the cyclical nature of the music scene lends itself to a revamp of brash rock songwriting and the redemption of the exiled skinny jean.
Step forward Bakar, whose debut single “Big Dreams” is all about trying to make it against the odds, including if you have to create an entire scene all for yourself. Complete with a video shot on a London estate with his mates, Bakar and his big dream are coming to a festival near you.