Each week, Music Week profiles a red hot new artist. Here, we check in on the fast-rising pop duo Sofi Tukker...
KEY TRACK: Best Friend
LABEL: Ultra Records
WHO: Grammy-nominated, iPhone X advert-soundtracking duo Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern.
WHAT: Pop with the biggest capital ‘P’ you could imagine.
WHERE: New York City.
THAT IPHONE AD’S GOT SOME LEGS, THEN?
It has indeed, Sofi Tukker are officially among 2018’s most likely to. Ultra Records boss Patrick Moxey recently told Music Week the “highly intelligent, special” pair have “talent written all over them”.
SO, POP WITH BRAINS?
Pop with brains, muscle, quirk and intuition, more like. Sofi Tukker hit you not only with sticky melodies, but mind-scrambling pop structures and relatable subject matter, too. Best Friend, for example, is simply about shooting the shit.
WHAT’S NEXT, THEN?
Once Sofi Tukker’s current European tour is complete, attention will turn to their debut album, which is due in the spring. The countdown starts now...