Zoo Kid.


Zoo Kid is the alias of Archy Marshall, a young guy from London who’s creating music way beyond his years.

With a deep, rough voice that sounds a bit like Jamie T he couples his dark lyricism with basic guitar instrumentals to create a quite interesting soundscape. Add to that the clever usage of vocal sound bites – “I’m sorry”, his first single ‘Out Getting Ribs’ is one of emotional strength and depth. An echo in the production gives the track a sparse feel and its minimal complexion couples with a minimal video that shows off his fantastic haircut (think La Roux). For a guy of 16, this song shows incredible songwriting and style. His track ‘Ocean Bed’ features a catchier riff, but the production style is the same, with the addition of a bass drum as the song builds. This is an artist I’d strongly recommend keeping an eye on this year.

Zoo Kid – Ocean Bed

From Oli.

Sucking Lemons.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s