Since their debut single ‘When U Go’ on Classic in 2017, Girls of the Internet have been on a unstoppable trajectory, constantly building momentum over the past two years with their own brand of future facing house & soul music. Drawing inspiration from the past 40 years of dance music, Girls’ music joins the dots between disco, house, techno, bass, ghetto and dub - creating music that glances back into dance music’s history, whilst keeping it’s eyes firmly on the future.
Recorded over the past 2 years, the live electronic outfits debut album ‘SYRUP’ pulls together nine distinct and unique British voices; some up-and-coming, some industry veterans who find themselves overlooked in favour of younger artists in recent years. ‘SYRUP’ contributors include Benji B and Damon Albarn-approved Poté, original Brand New Heavy Linda Muriel, rising soul star Jitwam, award winning gospel singer Charmain Elliott and legendary Cinematic Orchestra vocalist Heidi Vogel, avant-garde soul crooner Alxndr London, bassline & RnB diva Olivia Louise, and “progressive soul” singer-songwriter Sarah Williams-White. All of which are tied together by Girls of the Internet’s bold production; mixing live instrumentation with heavy electronics, analogue synths and crisp drum programming forming a refreshingly, standout combination that places them at the forefront of today’s scene.
DJ support comes from The Black Madonna, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Basement Jaxx, Nightmares On Wax, Joe Goddard (Hot Chip), Horse Meat Disco, Groove Armada, Jimpster, Simbad, Fouk, Luke Solomon, Butch, Tensnake, Graeme Park, Marcel Vogel, Crazy P, Hi Fi Sean, Matthew Herbert, Axel Boman, William Djoko, Mike Mago, Tony Humphries, Charles Webster, Soul Clap, Jitwam, Black Loops, Saoirse, Joshua James, Adam Port, Thatmanmonkz, Irvine Welsh, Yam Who?, Jose Padilla, Hugo Mari, Kassain, Ron Bassjam and many others.
’SYRUP’’s lead single ‘U Already Know’ has already notched up a BBC 6 Music single of the week, and added to BBC Introducing ‘The Hot List’ playlist, with radio support across the project from Mary Anne Hobbs, Tom Ravenscroft, Nemone, Lauren Laverne, Gilles Peterson, Mista Jam, Toddla T & BBC Introducing.
Published: 7th June 2019