Gymnast

Live Act Alt-Pop Trip-Hop Electronic Indie
Gymnast - Alt-Pop Trip-Hop Electronic Indie Live Act in Manchester

Gymnast Short Info

Manchester-based duo Cathy Wilcock (lead vocals, guitar, electronics) and Chris Lyon (synth, cello, vocals, programming).

New single 'Young Blood' forthcoming on Brooklyn-based label Color Station 15.04.16. followed by a new EP in Autumn 2016.

Praise for 2014 debut album 'Wild Fleet':

‘Under the influence of Wild Beasts and following hot-on-the-heels of new Secretly Canadian signing Woman‘s Hour come Gymnast with their own brand of refined and sultry modernism.’ (DIY)

'the local duo are a revelation, bringing the advanced artpop of debut album Wild Fleet to invigorating life. Gymnast are special indeed.' (The Skinny)

'After causing ripples of delight across the blogosphere with debut single Geneva earlier this year, they’re finally about to drop a debut album, Wild Fleet – a record that will, if there’s any justice, elevate them from Manc music darlings to serious national contenders.' (Manchester Evening News)

‘a band with the potential for huge, sweeping sounds capable of capturing imaginations anywhere and everywhere’ (Scotland on Sunday)

‘Urbane contemporary pop music … the sort of poised sonics that, were they made palpable, would likely be made available for purchase in The Conran Shop’ (Dots and Dashes)

Manchester-based duo Cathy Wilcock (lead vocals, guitar, electronics) and Chris Lyon (synth, cello, vocals, programming).

New single 'Young Blood' forthcoming on Brooklyn-based label Color Station 15.04.16. followed by a new EP in Autumn 2016.

Praise for 2014 debut album 'Wild Fleet':

‘Under the influence of Wild Beasts and following hot-on-the-heels of new Secretly Canadian signing Woman‘s Hour come Gymnast with their own brand of refined and sultry modernism.’ (DIY)

'the local duo are a revelation, bringing the advanced artpop of debut album Wild Fleet to invigorating life. Gymnast are special indeed.' (The Skinny)

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Past Gigs Gymnast

  • 08 | 2015 Rio de Janeiro Hotel Santa Teresa
  • 02 | 2015 Manchester Wyles and Simpson
  • 11 | 2014 Manchester Attaque
  • 11 | 2014 Manchester Phox
  • 10 | 2014 Manchester A Carefully Planned Festival #4
  • 09 | 2014 Manchester Luke Sital-Singh
  • 03 | 2014 Manchester Breton
  • 03 | 2014 Cambridge Shield Patterns
  • 11 | 2013 London The End Festival
  • 11 | 2013 Manchester Woman's Hour

Discography Gymnast

  • 2016 Young Blood Single | Color Station
  • 2014 Wild Fleet Album | Color Station
  • 2014 Geneva Single | Gizeh Records

Media

  • Sound Young Blood
  • Sound Gymnast - Up In Arms
  • Sound GYMNAST - Geneva

Origin

  • Manchester GB

Founded

  • 2012

Members

  • Cathy Wilcock Lead vocals, guitar, electronics
  • Chris Lyon Synth, cello, programming