DISCOPOLIS are three like minded nineteen year olds from the east coast city, whose star is ascending as rapidly as the fireworks that will criss-cross the sky above their castle esplanade this weekend. Having formed last year, the band only played live for the first time a matter of months ago, yet they now have both a T In The Park and Reading festival performance tucked safely away in their back pockets. On top of that, their aptly titled debut single 'Lofty Ambitions', has been championed by a clutch of respected Radio One DJ's - plus Fearne Cotton too. Worth the hype? Well going off their Soundcloud demos it's a resounding yes! 'Bitches All Over Europe' (must be dog lovers, that'll play well with the public!) is like the swaggering offspring of The Chemical Brothers 'Star Guitar', while 'We Should Have Been Born In Canada' pulses with positive vibes and exudes the Balearic beach bliss of Delorean. For pure limb loosening euphoria look no further than the magnificent 'Weekends Burning', its kinetic drum loops and cascading synth sequences setting it up as the natural heir apparent to Delphic's epic Acolyte centerpiece. Nothing else needs to be said, the tracks speak for themselves; Well done Edinburgh, you took your time but hasn't it been worth the wait!
Discopolis - Weekend Burnings by discopolismusic
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