Music You Don't Know You Like Yet
London Grammar is a trip-hop trio that formed around 2010 at the University of Nottingham, comprised of vocalist Hannah Reid, guitarist Dan Rothman, and keyboarist/drummer Dominic 'Dot' Major. Their songs combine Reid's smoky, soaring voice with Major's piano scores and Rothman's guitar arrangements drenched in reverb to sound equally massive and soaring. Their material began surfacing around 2012, a year after being signed to Ministry of Sound, and with their official debut EP Metal & Dust in February 2013 came a wave of excellent remixes of their songs by artists like Starslinger ("Wasting My Young Years"), Bonobo ("Hey Now"), and Raaja Bones & Fyfe Dangerfield (their version of Kavinsky's "Nightcall"). They were also featured on the track "Help Me Lose My Mind" from Disclosure's wildly successful 2013 release Settle. Their debut full-length If You Wait peaked at #2 on the UK and Australian charts and they performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in January earlier this year. All in all, these guys rose up quick.
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