Rudimental are set to acts as mentors during this year's Bacardi Beginnings project.
Well this should be exciting: after a successful first run in 2012, Bacardi Beginnings is back for another year of collaborative work. Last year, this music mentoring programme saw Joe Goddard (Hot Chip) work with Jessie Ware, Friendly Fires work with Aluna George and Mylo and Ronika.
These established artists work with new, up-and-coming musicians, allowing them to gain more experience and giving them a bigger platform to showcase their work. This year, the first pair announced will be Rudimental and Bipolar Sunshine.
Their project - 24hr A & R - is to work together on producing a track completely from scratch and then perform the final cut live, all in 24 hours. The unique opportunity to see their collaborative music live, will be a gig located at The Vaults in Waterloo, and you can get tickets here: http://www.bacardibeginnings.com.
Rudimental's energetic approach to their work and creative experience will no doubt make for an interesting project; their distinct electronica combined with the electro pop mindset behind Bipolar Sunshine could well conclude in something vibrantly fresh.
Being fans of their work, Rudimental have specifically chosen to work with Bipolar Sunshine and hope to raise their profile in an ever-crowded music industry.
Clash awaits the outcome (Thursday 11th July) with curious delight.
Words by Sarah McRuvie