After selling out their first two headline shows at London’s iconic Camden Assembly and Sebright Arms, dutchkid return this December to celebrate the upcoming release of their 2nd EP with debut shows in Brighton and Manchester, and a return to London. With their diverse professional backgrounds in film & design as well as music, the collective has crafted a intensely unique live production that is sure to impress even the most astute critic.
Hailing from South-East London, dutchkid formed in late 2017 when Jordi van Dyk, Pete Coggan, Chris Smyth and Jack Kircher began collaborating to create a unique sound of synth pop, fresh samples and upbeat rhythms. Drawing influence from bands such as Glass Animals, Portugal, The Man and Brockhampton, dutchkid continue to surprise fans with their relatable melodies.
Following their first three singles - Wildflower, Temporary, and Glow - the collective went straight for the jugular on their highly successful 2018 debut EP, Empires, leading them to have over a million streams in the first three months, be featured as Apple Music’s New Artist Spotlight of the Month, placement on several Spotify Official playlists including New Music Friday, and have radio play on BBC Introducing. After fierce competition from thirteen different record labels, the collective signed a recording deal in early 2019 with the New York City-based Ultra Music.