Phobophobes swirling, tumultuous music is not just a sound but a reflection of their collective experience. After the death of their guitarist George Russell in 2016, the group almost disbanded. But, seeing what they had built already and not wanting to allow George’s legacy to fall flat on the ground, lead singer Jamie Taylor and keyboardist Chris OC continued to push the band forward. With a new line-up and a debut album under their belt, Phobophobes are growing at an enormous rate. March 2018 saw the UK release of Miniature World (Ra-Ra Rok Records), which featured as BBC 6Music Album of the Day, and led to an exciting 2018 UK festival season (with packed shows at Great Escape and Green Man festivals). After a period of touring and receiving the PRS Momentum Fund, they almost immediately returned to the studio to record their second album with producer/musician Youth (Killing Joke, The Orb, The Firemen), due for UK release in 2019. Considered to be at the top of their game in their home of south London, UK, Phobophobes are now as driven as they have ever been and Miniature World serves notice that a new era has begun.
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