The Answering Machine

Retro / New-Wave pop trio from Manchester

Combining the sort of choppy guitars that The Strokes seem to have forgotten and raw, Pixies style vocals, this young Manchester art-pop trio create sunny melodies perfect for the summer festival season. With their retro dress-sense and fresh-faced cuteness, they could come across as twee if it wasn’t for the sheer quality of the tunes; catchy, poppy, yet with real depth. Oh, and their drummer is a machine called Mustafa Beat. In short, ace.

Members

Martin: Vocals/Guitar , Patrick: Vocal/Guitar , Gemma: Bass, Ben: Drums

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