“Turning on, tuning in and channelling our inner Eno’s (but chucking in a slinky bass line for good measure). The Ink Project create tapestries of mysterious, lo-fi soul, and we guarantee after this taster you’ll dive in for the whole record.”
“It’s not just the sound of dub that runs through this one, but also the spirit and technical approach. Filled with organic, raw samples, you can really here Lloyd’s expert use of the studio—as well as a vast range of traditional instruments—as an instrument in its own right.”
“Hypnotic and existential, Dub infused with more than a little trip-hop vibe, timeless, get lost in this”
In August 2012, their unique cover and video of the Blondie classic ‘Rapture’ received over 25,000 Youtube views, was followed by single’s ‘Keep Passing By’ and ‘Lost At Sea’ then in 2015, ‘Runaway Ritual’ with remixes from Submotion Orchestra’s Ruckspin (Ninja Tune/Counter), Nate Connelly (Blind Colour) and Seahawks (Lo Recordings). In March 2016, Ink Project released their second album ‘Satellite On’ which was praised by the likes of BBC 6 Music’s Don Letts and Lauren Laverne as their best yet.
Ink Project’s current live show features an intoxicating, modern mix of live beats, bass, keyboard, fx, dub siren, theremin, DJying and vocals and since 2012, they’ve gigged across Europe at various venues and festivals including the Sonar Festival (Barcelona/Spain), the Jazz Refound Festival (Milan/Italy) the One Love Festival (Kent/UK), and landed UK tour support slots with the likes of iBibio Sound Machine (Soundway Records), Sorceress (New Zealand) and the legendary Dreadzone (Virgin/Dubwiser).
Here is a short interview and clip of the band playing at Brixton Jamm a few years ago: