SO.CO Team

9 months ago

New Artist Spotlight: Dead Pony

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This week's New Artist Spotlight once again shines on Glasgow (what are they putting in the water up there?). We've loved this band for a little while now, so we're delighted to introduce you to Dead Pony. 

Emerging alternative rock band Dead Pony have been making waves in the music scene with their distinctive sound and energetic performances. Hailing from Glasgow, Scotland, the band have quickly gained attention for their raw and emotive take on the genre. 

Characterised by a blend of gritty guitar riffs, driving rhythms, and powerful vocals, Dead Pony's sound draws inspiration from a variety of genres, including post-punk, grunge, and indie rock, resulting in a truly unique sound that is hitting a note with a diverse audience. Lyrically, they often touch on themes of self-discovery, personal struggles, and the complexities of modern life, adding depth to their music and creating a sense of connection with their fans. 

What sets Dead Pony apart is not just their studio recordings, but also their electrifying live performances. Known for their high-energy stage presence and charismatic frontwoman, Anna Shields, their shows are an immersive experience that have garnered a slew of gushing reviews. The band's ability to convey raw emotion through their music while maintaining an infectious energy has contributed to their rapidly growing fanbase.

Despite being relatively new to the scene, Dead Pony have achieved significant milestones in a short span of time. They've garnered attention from many notable music publications, landed radio play, and secured spots at a number of prestigious festivals. With each release, the band showcases their evolution and willingness to experiment while staying true to their core identity.

In an era where the music industry is constantly evolving, Dead Pony stands out as a promising act that embodies the spirit of authentic and unapologetic rock music. As they continue to refine their craft and explore new musical avenues, fans and critics alike eagerly anticipate the band's future endeavours, making Dead Pony one to watch.

Words: Thomas Jackson

Photos: Kejo