Wednesday, 19 August 2015


Oxford based Zurich have just released their eagerly awaited debut EP Small Wars and Ralph was quick to give the single release from it, Alone a spin on his Radio KC Indie Show recently. 

They're described as post-punk with more than a smattering of eighties electro, which I feel they've managed to give a fresh twist.

Zurich is comprised of, Adrian Banks on Bass/Vocals, Chris Gillett on Guitar/Vocals and Leigh Taylor on Drums/Samples

Alone has already drawn Zurich to the attention of Fresh On The Net with Tom Robinson drawing the conclusion that they're the result of Simple Minds having consumed Big Country and Echo and The Bunnymen

For my part, I'm getting shades of Depeche Mode overshadowed with New Order and Tears For Fears.

It's a very assured piece of work for a debut EP but hardly surprising as Zurich have had award winning producer Gary Stevenson working with them.

Upcoming gigs:

Aug 29 Woodstock Live Woodstock, United Kingdom  
Aug 30 Vestival Banbury, United Kingdom  
Sep 18 ALSO KNOWN AS Banbury, United Kingdom  
Sep 19 The BullingdonOxford, United Kingdom Tickets
Sep 22 Rye WaxLondon, United Kingdom  
Sep 27 Homegrown Ox And Bucks Festival Oxford, United Kingdom 
Sep 29 Wild Boar Warwick, United Kingdom 
Oct 02 Verve Bar Leeds, United Kingdom  
Oct 05 Bannermans Oxford, United Kingdom  
Oct 07 Lancaster Uni Lancaster, United Kingdom  
Oct 08 Dublin Castle London, United Kingdom  
Oct 10 Dog And Parrot Newcastle, Australia  
Oct 14 White Bear Barnsley, United Kingdom  
Oct 17 South Sea Sheffield, United Kingdom 

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