10 for 2011: #8 – Fenech-Soler

By on Friday, 3rd December 2010 at 11:00 am

Last month, we asked you to vote for the top 10 artists you thought would be big in 2011. At #8 is the band I’ve been referring to at Kings Cliffe’s finest (and probably only) electronic band…

Fenech-Soler make music you would not expect to come out the sleepy reaches of Northamptonshire – fun electronic music ready made for the dance floor. They released their self-titled debut in September, and it features tracks that hint in disco (‘Lies’ – watch the delightfully non sequitur promo video at the end of this post), r&b (‘Stop and Stare’), and hip hop (‘Battlefields’) directions.

The quartet – Ben Duffy, Ross Duffy, Daniel Soler and Andrew Lindsay – are also known for their remixes, having worked on songs from Marina and the Diamonds, Example and Sunday Girl, just to name three. Based on their sound and what they’ve been doing in their free time, it’s really no surprise Fenech-Soler were hand-picked by Delphic to support the Manchester band on their homecoming Warehouse Project gig on 30 October. Singer Ben Duffy also had a star turn – by himself – singing on Groove Armada‘s single ‘Paper Romance’, from their ‘Black Light’ album released this year. Definitely one of my top singles of the year. They’ve had a busy year and 2011 looks to be another banner for this band.


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