The unintentional mystery shrouding Black Honey in their infantile stage has arguably worked to the band’s advantage. “It wasn’t a conscious thing, we just didn’t have a Facebook page for the first few months and didn’t have any pictures of us,” explains bassist Tommy Taylor. “We wanted to put music out and for people to listen to it not thinking about anything else.” Drummer Tom Dewhurst interjects: “It was fun!”
More recently, the quartet have gone from strength to strength with sell-out headline shows, successful festival sets and an impressive, irrepressible visual package that goes hand in hand with their sonic offerings.
Based in Brighton, the seaside town’s appearance couldn’t be any further from the striking Western cinema aesthetic often associated with the four-piece - just take a peek at their tour posters, the musical equivalent of Tarantino movie artwork. So is aesthetic important to their narrative? “
WHAT: Tarantino-esque indie rock with grunge tinges and a bluesy bite
GET 3 SONGS: ‘Hello Today’, ‘Spinning Wheel’, ‘Madonna’
Photography: Sophie Mayanne