Neon Tetra

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Neon Tetra


Who are we chatting to and what do you do in the band? My name is Oscar and I play drums in Neon Tetra.

What do you reckon people will say you sound like? The general consensus is synth rock, with elements of psych and funk. A lovechild of Phoenix, Kevin Parker and New Order.

What do you love about making music? We get a buzz from the amazing community of people brought together as a result of this creative project. Music is the keystone of our ever-growing friendship group and continues to open up new opportunities for us all. The ability to get lost in the process is a bonus too.

If you could travel back in time and show one of your musical heroes your stuff, who would it be? It would have to be Marvin Gaye. Reflections draws on some of our Motown influences and I certainly pull a lot of my drum feels from that era. We would all dig the chance to break it down with him.

What can a punter expect from your live show? Expect lots of rhythmic drum and bass energy, analog synthesizers, saxophones and psych grooves that saturate the senses. Complemented by the incredible vocal range of front man Josh Allen.

What’ve you got to sell CD-wise? Punters get a free copy of Reflections on entry and we’ll be giving away CDs of our EP Dos with every t-shirt.