updated 18 August 2018 THANK YOU to all the ace, passionate people who take the time to listen and write about new music, and especially to those who helped make us number 2 on Hype Machine's Top 10 Most Blogged Artists the week after we released Pop-Ups (Sunny at the Weekend). 🎈
Here's a selection of the kind comments we've had...
"Seasonally spot-on loveliness from the rising Leeds band."
DORK asked Oli to pick out some of his favourite artists also appearing at The Great Escape 2018 for a playlist, featuring Superorganism, Jerry Williams, The Howl & The Hum, Mikaela Davis, The Orielles and more.
DORK FESTIVAL GUIDE: Oli picks his choice of fellow artists performing at The Great Escape Festival, whilst James names the bands he's looking forward to seeing this summer (hint: one starts with 'blae' and ends in 'navon'*) and recalls an odd evening at Glastonbury Festival (official). 🎈
BIG THANKS to Dork for premiering the brand new video to Throw Ourselves In. We were honoured to have Rio 2016 Olympic medallist Nile Wilson and Ash Watson from Team GB involved as well the awesome talents of Leeds Gymnastic Club' s Harry O'Neill and Pennine Gymnastics' Luke Stoney. 🎈
We’ve had a lot of good months in Marsicanland recently, but this month has been summin’ else! I always thought Tellytubbyland was the place to be when I was a kid but then I realised that there were fully grown adults running around in those suits and Noo-Noo was actually a girl on a tricycle. Come to think of it, we do dress ourselves in similarly colourful outfits. So, I guess Marsicanland is a veiled effort to hold onto the childhood dreams that Tellytubbyland provided (for me at least). Anyway, it’s doing a pretty good job and let me tell you why.
Since releasing our first single of the year, we’ve had a ton of support from some of our favourite radio DJs including the main man Huw Stephens who made Friends his Tip of the Week, Phil Tagga...