In only a few years, the Londoner Michael Omari has built a career marked by a number of historic milestones: The first Grime LP to debut at number one on the UK Charts, the first ‘freestyle to do the same’ (the inescapable anthem ‘Shut Up’), and especially the first solo black British artist to headline Glastonbury Festival. If he was already a wildly popular artist before the show, the performance has cemented his place as an international star of the highest calibre.
His well known fans and supporters range from Adele and Elton John, who have voiced their support since the beginning, all the way to JayZ. The ambitious 26-year-old M.C. has a new album, “Heavy Is the Head,” and is ready to spread his gospel.
Formed in 2015 by three friends with a desire to do something loud and exciting, Gaffa Tape Sandy‘s popularity quickly escalated thanks to a series of incendiary live shows and a seemingly endless succession of instantly memorable garage-punk/rock tunes.
The Bury St Edmunds outfit’s brand of giddily frantic, high-octane hyper rock ‘n’ roll has already landed them support slots with acts including IDLES, Peace, SuperGlu, Bloody Knees and Indoor Pets.
Their debut EP ‘Spring Killing‘ lead to them performing at Glastonbury Festival.
Gaffa Tape Sandy have just dropped their new EP ‘Family Mammal’. Their first full release via Alcopop! Records, the eight-tracker sees them run-through angsty tales of entitlement, despair and mood swings in a way that’ll totally smack a smile on your face.