Andy Cato and Tom Findlay are Groove Armada, a musical duo who have delivered a consistently impressive array of tunes over the years. Better known for hits like At The River, Superstylin’ and I C U Baby, they appear to have gone a little quiet recently. However, they’ve been hard at work putting their experience back into the roots of dance music. Marcus Barnes chats with Andy Cato, one half of the twosome.
A lack of visual spectacle has always left live electronic music at a significant disadvantage to the traditional band set up.
As they embrace their new Red Light era, I caught up with Tom Findlay from the internationally renowned dance duo before their set at Exit Festival. Speaking about illegal downloading and moving on from CDs, he explains why Groove Armada won’t be making any more albums and also how he’d like to tempt George Michael to play in his ideal festival line up.
Walking up the cobbled path towards the entrance of the annual 4-day music mash-up at Novi Sad, I noticed the sign showing the various items prohibited from the festival: bottles, drugs, unlicensed Exit-branded clothing…standard. Nunchucks?! Exit meant business.
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