"Swirling, immersive electro-pop” – The Line Of Best Fit
“Beautifully dappled electronics with a pop twist” - Clash
“A sparkling ambient-pop gem” - DIY
"Genius" - Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music
“The duo display their ability to sculpt sounds with a restraint that allows the beauty of their melodies to shine” - Earmilk
"Dream-pop at it's absolute best" - Ollie Winiberg - BBC Radio 1 & BBC Introducing In Essex
Both born in early March (Pisces), our birthstone is Amethyst. We love Gin, Faux Fur and have a fetish for old synthesisers. You'll find us in our studio playing drums on a Roland 505 whilst jamming along with an Omnichord, a Pocket Piano and some guitar loops.
Electronic Dream Pop duo Amethysts are renowned for expertly crafting their unique brand of music. Working with esteemed producer Shuta Shinoda (Daughter, Ghostpoet), the East Anglians use their soothing synths and biting guitars to create an intense, atmospheric experience.
Having racked up over 1.5 million plays on Apple Music and hundreds of thousands of streams on Spotify, Amethysts have gained radio play from BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6 Music, Amazing Radio, Kerrang Radio and BBC Introducing among others. With features in the likes of Clash, The Line of Best Fit, DIY, The Telegraph, Earmilk, Atwood Magazine and PopMatters the pair have built a reputation for themselves as ones to watch. No strangers to the festival circuit, the duo have also played at the likes of Latitude Festival, Secret Garden Party and BBC Introducing Live as well as opening for Anna Meredith (Mercury Prize Nominee) and Nothing But Thieves.
Amethysts are releasing their debut album November 17th 2021.
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