The Violet Jive
Musical ‘Mixologists’ Steve Spall & The Violet Jive offer up a voluptuous tiki style cocktail of sounds with rhythms from the jungle and riffs from the city. The dynamic trio features Paulo Beeching -Double Bass and Matt Wilson –Drums alongside Spallington's lush vocals and 'dirty Spy-esque' guitar prowess. ...A sound both fresh and retro.
With a hot originals set and also a juicy array of carefully selected covers at their fingertips, the band have a wildly versatile set up with additional musicians/guests including Sax, Latin Percussionist (for extra voodoo vibes) and even Belly Dancing Go-Go girls. Live shows are certainly where it’s at for full intoxication but The Jive also have two albums ‘Far Flung’ (2008) and 'Rhythm Mythology’ (2012) available on their label Pitch-Ray Records, with two hot new download singles 'Venus as a Boy' (originally by Bjork) & electro swing flavoured 'Paper Flowers' just released for 2014.
New beats and melodies are cookin' up nicely as you read this too, with a delicious custom hula girl sticker being created to stick on your record players, guitar cases, family members and hip flasks.