Presented by Consequence

Folly Group

Mar 15, 2023

9:00pm – 9:40pm CT

British Music Embassy @ The Courtyard

From the tumultuous melting-pot of the London musical circuit, Folly Group were cast. With three of the quartet moving in together to a house in Leyton (which would eventually become their studio too), Sean Harper, Louis Milburn and Tom Doherty inevitably found themselves experimenting. The addition of close friend Kai Akinde-Hummel, playing percussion and sampler, proved to be the missing piece of the puzzle, and soon Folly Group’s unique positioning of tone and atmosphere had morphed not just into a coherent project, but a furiously brilliant live prospect also.

The band were recently lauded by Joe Talbot of IDLES whilst curating a show on BBC Radio 6 Music. Talbot said: “Every track is so good. They haven’t released anything that isn’t amazing… my favourite song of the year [is ‘Sand Fight’].” Folly Group were also invited to collaborate with Metronomy on the Posse EP Volume 1 last year which featured Biig Piig and Sorry, too.

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