405 Focus: Cave Painting [Video Interview]
Cave paintings are an historical phenomenon that date back as far as 33,000 years BC. Cave Painting ― that is, the band ― have been around in their current form for a little over a year, yet are already leaving a definable mark on the Brighton music scene.
Last November, a few short months after their formation, the band released their debut EP. You'll Be Running Soon showcases their quiet, considered, but ably funky and immediate indie-pop sound, revealing them to be akin to a Wild Beasts you could take home to your parents. They spoke a little more in-depth with us about the origins of the band, and recording the EP.
If you fancy listening to the session without the visuals, you can do so here:
The interview was recorded/edited by George and Louise Nindi.
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