Our new issue features 12 new talents we believe will be making it big in 2012.
Grab grab Q306 now for interviews and more on all the acts, but in the meantime we'll showcase one of this year's new faces each day with a sneak preview.
Today it's Zulu Winter, who having explain they underwent a monk-like existence for over a year honing their mix of feet-moving indie and intelligent lyrics before revealing to the world they were actually a band.
"It was difficult, no one's heard your music, your girlfriend is pissed off - essentially you're not in a band to anyone else but you," admits guitarist Henry Walton. "You have moments of, Is this this as good as we think it is?"
Fortunately not only did it prove good enough for the band to quit their 'day jobs' 24 hours before their Q interview, but they've virtually finished their debut album. Here's an exclusive new version of their song Silver Tongue to prove it.
Get Q306 now for the full interview, the tracks that shaped her as an artist and the other Faces Of 2012.
Plus if you're in the mood for checking out some new talent, including Zulu Winter themselves, join us for Q Now: The Sessions gigs at London's XOYO in January.
The line-up so far is:
Dry The River, Clock Opera, Rae Morris (23 January)
Emeli Sande & Michael Kiwanuka (24)
To Kill A King, Jamie N Commons, Jodie Marie (25)
Howler & Zulu Winter (26)
Rizzle Kicks (27)
Tickets cost £10, get them from Aloud.com now.
And join us to tomorrow for more new talent, next up Childish Gambino.
10:30 AM | 08/12/2011
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