Dark tropical indie rock formed in London since 2011. The band has played in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, France. During 2012 Crash Island released two demo EPs. Their debut studio EP Strange Shores is due out in June. The first single “Across The Skyline” out Friday May 24. The EP was recorded at Musicland Studios in London and mixed by Gordon Raphael (who produced The Strokes’ first three albums) in Seattle and South America.
Gigs so far include:
Old Blue Last, The Lexington, The Barfly, The Garage, Hackney Wicked Festival (UK), Caprices Festival, D! Club (Switzerland), Summertime Festival (Germany), L’International, Le Pop In (France).
Radio plays so far include:
BBC London, Amazing Radio, Roundhouse Radio, Jemm 2, (UK), Radio One (CH), WASU, KFKX, KASC, WSOU (USA)
“Really a talented band and Orange and Caprices Festival really did them and especially us a favour by putting a spotlight, literally, on this artist.”
Jason DeBord – rocksubculture.com, Switzerland
“London four-piece Crash Island deliver really lovely indie rock that’s occasionally delay-heavy and tropical.”
Time Out London
“Wow! Thank you for showing me this music. It’s so right up my street. The synth on the verse reminds me of me – on a good day of course. Drumming and singing are f***king excellent. What can I say?”
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The Clash, TV On The Radio, RX Bandits, College, Bloc Party, !!!