Portsmouth-based Crystal Tides have just been signed by Run On Records and Modern Sky, and have their first national radio play in the UK this weekend. After their own 13-date UK tour last year, their latest single release show sold out immediately via mailing list only, and we were there to catch the action.
Crystal Tides played a superb hometown show at the Wedgewood Rooms venue this weekend. From the very first song the crowd were dancing and the vibe just built from there on in. This was a release show for their latest single “Honey”, which they announced to the crowd will get its first national airplay on BBC Radio 1 this weekend. Frontman Billy said “We have been working non stop over these past few years and airplay on Radio 1 has always been a dream of ours, and tomorrow that dream comes true!”.
Crystal Tides have an EP out imminently, and we managed to have a sneak preview, it’s definitely one to watch out for.
Support came from superb local talent Tom Bryan, who said “I could genuinely f*uck this up at any moment”, and then proceeded to create the most perfect looped guitar-drum trance music. Definitely worth checking out his music and shows.