The Belfast band (Ireland) formed in late 2015 with the release of their first two songs ‘I Could Die’ and ‘Lily Yeats’. Started by guitarist and vocalist Cahir O’Doherty (Jetplane Landing and Fighting With Wire) and vocalist Lyndsey McDougall, when they approached drummer Conor McAuley (Balkan Alien Sound) and bassist Claire Miskimmin (Girls Names and CRUISING). In 2018, guitarist Allan McGreevy (Rupture Dogs) joined, expanding their live sound.
Influences: Sonic Youth, Nirvana, PJ Harvey, Smashing Pumpkins, Queens of the Stone Age, Kate Bush, Bikini Kill
CATALAN! is an insurgency rock project by Ewen Friers. Musician//Writer//Podcaster former frontman of Axis Of.
“One of the most gifted songwriters to come out of the North in a long, long time” – Stephen McCauley, BBC Radio Ulster
“A blistering meld of Sonic Youth meets Sleater-Kinney and that’s something to be very excited about.” – The Last Mixed Tape
“Like Joan Jett, Donita Sparks, and Joe Strummer rolled into one” – Pure M Zine