Combining electronic beats with sung, spoken, rapped lyrics the pair – multi instrumentalist Daniel Stephens (Dan le sac),and David Peter Meads (aka Scroobius Pip; vocals/rapper) – are a unique live experience.
The duo cite influences as diverse as Gil Scott-Heron, Chilly Gonzales, KRS-One, Rakim, Purple Ronnie, Joy Division, Kraftwerk, E Gorecki, Devendra Banhart, Beta Band, Lil Wayne, and Mogwai.
Their 2008 debut album ‘Angles,’ reached 31 in the UK, a second, ‘The Logic of Chance’, performed similarly in 2010.
‘Stunner,’ their first single in three years, was released as a free download last year, as an advance on their third hugely anticipated third album ‘Repent Replenish Repeat’, which debuted at 22 in the UK chart.
53 Degrees, doors 7.30pm, Wednesday April 23, £13.50 (+BF.) www.53degrees.net/