caroline are pleased to share their debut live session and signing to Rough Trade Records – the track is called ‘Dark blue‘. The session was shot in January 2020, in a disused swimming pool in North London. The band hail from London.
caroline began as a three-piece (Jasper Llewellyn, Mike O’Malley, Casper Hughes) in early 2017, initially evolving out of weekly improvisation sessions. Bringing together shared influences in, and experiences of playing, midwestern ‘emo’ guitar music, Appalachian folk, minimalist classical and various forms of dance music.
The group spent a year and a half playing privately, without a project name. Reiterating, deconstructing and re-building the same small handful of songs over and over again, the group slowly expanded their on-stage members before playing their debut show as caroline in 2018. caroline are currently working on their debut album.
caroline are – Jasper Llewellyn – acoustic guitar, cello, drums, vocals, Mike O’Malley – electric guitar, vocals Casper Hughes – electric guitar, vocals Oliver Hamilton – violin Magdalena McLean – violin Freddy Wordsworth – trumpet, bass Alex McKenzie – clarinet Hugh Aynsley – drums, percussion.