THE NU + M A R C + ECHO GECCO
“A beautiful hybrid.” – Alex Noble – BBC Introducing In The West Midlands
“His voice is perfect for this genre and he genuinely sounds amazing.” – Charlie Culverhouse – Listen To Me Baby“Doing their damndest to get themselves noticed.” – Danny De Reybekill – Brum Radio, BBC Introducing In The West Midlands, Brum & bass show, Footloose & Fancytree
Welcome to The NU, formed in 2017 by acclaimed singer-songwriter Darius Zaltash. The futuristic music project, born in the cultural heartland of Brighton now based in Birmingham, Has ambitions to reach NU heights, creating pumping soundscapes for the 21st century. The NU combines the electric atmosphere of the dance world and the raw energy of rock’n’roll to pioneer a fresh approach to music. Drawing inspiration from acts such as INXS, Crystal Castles and Jane’s Addiction, we dive into countless spectrums of euphoria that has every intention of sparking that precious goosebump feeling.
The NU is unrestrained with debut single “Natural Monsters” out on Spotify, putting its foot in the door for all musicians wanting to do things differently. We live in a world where the creation of music has endless possibilities and The NU welcomes this with open arms. Passionate to exhilarate audiences in every emotion with future releases, we encourage you to challenge your ear buds to something provocatively distinct, sugar coated with the essence of affection and free will.
Best described as a four piece no nonsense rock & rollers with moves like Jagger, M A R C wows the crowd with anthemic guitar solos and catchy hooks. Appealing to music and footie fans alike, expect dance and chants, with added tambourine, through their live performances. The buttoned down, long haired sex gods of the 70s depicts a time of reckless, raunchy and rebellious ruckus emulated by the band
2018 have seen the band catching fire to the Birmingham music scene and supporting aspiring bands such as La Dharma, Plastic Scene and Bloodhound. Spreading the heat in the Midlands, M A R C have also performed a number of shows in Leicester, Coventry and Wolverhampton.
The momentum keeps on building for the 5 piece as they set out to hit the studio and lay down their music onto stereo and release their debut album in late September 2019. However, don’t expect silence from these noisy bunch, there’s still shows not to be missed in the new year.
Echo Gecco is a three-piece that seeks variety in their sound. Based on the foundation of alternative rock, they turn stones and stitch together myriad influences. They have been hitting up the local music scene with a bang ensuring each live gig will make you want to watch again. They’ve been working hard to create a name for themselves through animated, energetic performances and weird time signatures.
Watch and listen to ‘No Help Tonight’ below: