Alternative Friday

helping to spread the word about impressive new & under the radar musicians

Plastic Mermaids are a 5-piece experimental & indie synthpop band from the Isle of Wight, comprising of brothers Jamie and Douglas Richards (vocals, synths & samples), Chris Newnham (guitar), Tom Farren (bass), and Chris Jones (drums). They’ve already released a few EPs but their first full LP, the self-produced Suddenly Everyone Explodes, is released on May 24th.

The outstanding 1996 was the first taster of a hugely promising album, but the release of I Still Like Kelis takes the anticipation to a whole new level. It’s a superbly produced 3 1/2 minutes of distorted dancefloor shoegaze brilliance, while the self-made video must have taken light years to make, given that it mixes quantum theory and plasticine!


I’ll spin the same as you…


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Do also check this Emerging article on the band.

2 thoughts on “Plastic Mermaids – I Still Like Kelis

  1. GoingUndrground says:

    Outstanding! Love this song. Look forward to hearing more.

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