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Introducing: Cassia

Who? 

Tropical rock three piece based in Manchester with Robert Ellis on guitar, Lou Cotterill on bass and Jacob Leff at the drums. And, they’re all singing!

The Sound

Taking inspiration from the likes of Bombay Bicycle Club, Vampire Weekend and The Maccabees; Cassia bang out Afro rhythms with crunchy guitar riffs. Check out their latest offering “Weekender” below…

The Story

Born in April 2015 in the leafy green surroundings of Macclesfield by writer and guitarist Rob and bassist Lou, Cassia were originally an indie-pop duo when they released their first EP, Paradise Beach. Less than a month later they  added local drummer Leff to the line-up and, in Rob’s words, found ‘the missing cog’ to the Cassia sound. Completely self-managed with a 10,000 strong online following in just over a year; their first release as a trio, Moana, racked up 11 thousand plays in just a couple of months!

Essential Tracks
100 Times Over, made it onto the BBC 6Music Playlist. This is a must listen tune!

Likewise, Moana…

Where Can I See Cassia Live ?
Cassia plays Thousand Island in Highbury on the 19th of August & Nottingham’s Bodega Social Club on the 18th before heading back to the rehearsal studio to prep for their October tour. Get tickets for upcoming Cassia shows at ticketweb.co.uk/cassia

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