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Baby Mammoth, Beige & Solid Doctor



The Hull scene has a distinctly individual sound, perfectly displayed by Beige, Baby Mammoth and Solid Doctor. The base elements of soul, jazz, disco, funk, and hip hop are twisted-to-fit the boys' expert understanding of house, and techno structures. Three people put this mix together: Mark Blissenden (half of Baby Mammoth), Beige (half of Momma Gravy), and Solid Doctor (Steve Cobby of Fila Brazillia).

"We're driven by serendipity, and happenstance. Happy accidents. We have carried on in the same vein we started; it was born from a will to experiment, and discover other paths, rather than thinking 'right, let's write some songs to get played on the radio'. - Solid Doctor (Steve Cobby) I come from a working class family. My mum worked in an Elastoplast factory most of her life, and my dad was a glazier; he used to read plans, and put double-glazing in buildings. At school, when it rained and they brought you in off the playground, they used to have this 'One Pence Disco' you could pay to get into and that's where I heard a lot of the stuff I love now. - Beige (Robert Ellerby) When I was 19, I was training to be a civil engineer, and I was in a serious car accident. A friend who was sat next to me ended up in a wheelchair. From that point, I thought 'Bugger this', I'm going to have a go at something I can feel passionate about, something that really means something, something that seemed tangible. - Baby Mammoth (Mark Blissenden) " Baby Mammoth, Beige & Solid Doctor

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Physical release: 1st September

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