East India Youth, alias William Doyle, will be gracing Thekla in June with a growing reputation for dance music that fuses harsh electronic minimalism with mournful lyrics. While not quite the finished article, Doyle is well on his way to creating a truly unique sound full of dark soundscapes and inky melodies.
Doyle prefers to let his music do the talking for him, with little stage banter. For his last Bristol outing at The Louisiana, he dealt in hypnotic piano triplets and techno homages that lie somewhere in-between Nils Frahm, Jamie XX and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. It is testament to his growing regard that he has already upgraded to Thekla four months on from that gig at The Louisiana.
Check out ‘Heaven, How Long’ right here: