Made up of students from the Royal northern their prowess in mixing swings, beats whilst using dissonance to their advantage is a feat unremarked upon by any current bands coming out of the woodworks. The stage was set with a colourful back-drop of the 90s with neon lights draped around the venue’s industrial interior, showcasing a history that is never fully absent from the current. Likening themselves to The Pogues over Mumford and Sons, the multitalented group took advantage of their unique instrumentation by making an example of a full list of idioms.
Sylvette represent a kind of musician that is unafraid to push their comfort zones, whilst taking advantage of unusual hooks and vocal lines to create an organic hybrid of a classical mentality with the swagger and stage performance of born entertainers.
GIGSoup. November 2016