That stylish man-about-town you keep seeing around London is one Darron J Connett. Over the past couple of years his live show has been much in-demand.
Now things have developed fast for him over the past few months. A new band line-up has seen him trading as Connett, and his shift from acoustic outings to a full-band seems to have paid off, as it’s a musical step up from before. The classic rock and power-pop influences are still there, but much more besides.
Seven-track mini-album Waging War On The Obvious adds sitar sounds to the crunching guitars (on 'Son') and orchestral flourishes (on 'Can't You Hear Me') to great effect. Elsewhere his Small Faces and Kinks influences are still strong. Also Darron can be heard showing off his soulful voice on The 24ths 'space age lounge sound' track 'Think I Know'.
Connett have plenty of gigs lined up in the coming months, including the Mods Mayday event, the NUTS Brighton weekender, and the annual Small Faces convention. Meanwhile if you want a free copy of the album get in contact with Mono Media at [email protected]
Hear Connett on Myspace here.