The Maccabees‘ Felix and Hugo White have introduced that they’ve shaped a brand new band with brother Will known as 86TVs.
As revealed by Felix in the present day (July 15), the band performed a debut gig for family and friends at London’s Omeara final evening, with new music and additional reside performances promised earlier than the top of the 12 months. The band is accomplished by Jamie Morrison on drums.
“I’ve been making a report with my brothers for the previous few years,” Felix wrote on Instagram alongside footage of final evening’s gig. “It’s taken a second, however we’re lastly pleased with what our new band is…
“Yesterday we performed the songs for the primary time to a room filled with family and friends at Omeara,” he added. “It was a very, actually good time. I’d forgotten how a lot I missed it.
“Thanks to everybody there. In some unspecified time in the future this 12 months there would be the first recorded music and gigs .. we’re actually wanting ahead to sharing all of it with you.”
The Maccabees broke up in 2017 after releasing 4 studio albums. In a press release on the time, they stated: “There haven’t been fallings out and we’re grateful to say that we aren’t leaving the group as a dividing pressure.”
Since then, Felix has shaped the Yala! label and contributed to a lot of soundtracks together with cricket documentary The Edge and new movie McEnroe, which issues the infamous tennis legend John McEnroe and is out in cinemas in the present day (July 15).
This week, White spoke to NME about 5 movie scores that impressed his work on McEnroe, which you’ll learn right here.
The band’s frontman, Orlando Weeks, launched his second solo album, ‘Hop Up’, this January.