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Tuesday 17 April 2018

Superorganism: Worldly Collective Whirl Their Wonky Kaleidoscopic Musical Fun @ The Great Escape Festival

Superorganism is a London-based, eight person collective of international musicians and pop culture junkies from Japan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand and the UK, who have, in just eighteen months, amassed a global fan base and acclaimed début album. 


Their self-titled debut album is a riot of idiosyncratic, technicolor pop that acts as an on-the-money encapsulation of the vital sights and sounds of music in 2018. 

"We didn't start the band with a manifesto," Harry, one of Superorganism's songwriters/producers, told The Fader. "For us, it was just like, This sounds cool."

The collective beams with a sense of wonky, kaleidoscopic fun but is anchored in the timeless song writing of the singles such as Something For Your M.I.N.D. and Everybody Wants To Be Famous, which got the internet and airwaves buzzing in the first place. 


And now Superorganism release a new single from the album. Accompanied by a video from the band's in house-visual alchemist Robert Strange (who has made all of the band's videos to date), Night Time is another cut from an album that was self-produced, written and recorded in the band's east London studio-cum-HQ they all share together (imagine a squat version of the Brill Building, or a lo-fi, DIY take on Max Martin's Cheiron studio).

Asked if there's any recurring themes on the début record, Harry explained to The Fader: "It's about connections — through technology, and with nature." 

Meanwhile, Superorganism will play a date at Brighton's Great Escape Festival, on Friday 18th May 2018. A performance that the collective has promised will be a multi-sensory explosion of sound and imagery. For more info CLICK HERE.

by: Mike Cobley




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