Newly formed, UK’s Lad Alive are a refreshing new group to land on the electronic music scene. Headed up by true northern souls Marc Gibb & Nicolas Hall (with previous records signed to Kitchenware Records), Mike Porter (keyboardist with the revered Smoove & Turrell). The group’s distinctive sound features an eclectic mix of disco-house with classic elements of northern funk & soul.
Lad Alive now drop their debut single, ‘Everybody Be Uprising’ featuring infectious vocals from Sunderland-born, Berlin-based Jess Roberts (production assistant for PJ Harvey) Along with the piano-laden, vocal-driven original, come two club ready remixes from – Forriner & Anti-Tank.
With early backing from Robert Owens (Fingers Inc), a figure that requires little introduction & past collaborations include the likes of Frankie Knuckles, Larry Heard & Satoshi Tomiie. The single has also picked up the stamp of approval from the UK’s Man Power, an artist who delivers ‘intergalactic House music’ – according to Resident Advisor.