Now Reading
Ones to Watch 2011: Zoo Kid – The Brit School’s weird kid

Ones to Watch 2011: Zoo Kid – The Brit School’s weird kid

Avatar


After last week’s 17 year-old electronic boy wonder MOTHS, here we have 16 year old Archy Marshall, London based Zoo Kid who doesn’t sound like he comes out of his room too often but to cause mischief. He’s a bit of an old soul, is Marshall and prefers to play reverb “hall”-heavy electric guitar ballads which channel the drawl of Billy Bragg and the energy of Jamie T.

Marshall attended the famous Brit School (Adele, Amy, Jessie J yadda yaada yawn et al) but his dark and edgy songs suggest he wouldn’t be one for vocal gymnastics and playing the pop game. He calls it “darkwave dub rock ‘n’ roll” which is nice too. A 7″ is out on House Anxiety Records with more tunes on Bandcamp.

Yes, that is actually him singing in the ‘Out Getting Ribs’ video…

See Also
Niamh Regan

Download: Zoo Kid – Ocean Bed


Hey, before you go...

Nialler9 has been covering new music, new artists and gigs for the last 18 years. If you like the article you just read, and want us to publish more just like it, please consider supporting us on Patreon.

What you get as thanks in return...

  • A weekly Spotify playlist only for patrons.
  • Access to our private Nialler9 Discord community
  • Ad-free and bonus podcast episodes.
  • Guestlist & discounts to Nialler9 & Lumo Club events.
  • Themed playlists only for subscribers.

Your support enables us to continue to publish articles like this one, make podcasts and provide recommendations and news to our readers, and be a key part of the music community in Ireland and abroad.

Become a patron at Patreon!
View Comments (4)

Comments are closed

"