POLAR STATES

Live Act Rock Shoegaze Indie
POLAR STATES - Rock Shoegaze Indie Live Act in Liverpool

POLAR STATES Short Info

‘One of the best bands to come through Introducing Merseyside in recent years’ Huw Stephens, BBC Radio 1

‘Huge amounts of energy and brilliant hooks’ Charlie Ashcroft, BBC 6 Music ‘

'Songs which get you in the soul’ Artrocker.

‘Infectious and fresh’ Mikey Jonns, This Feeling.

Championed by BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens and BBC Radio 6’s Steve Lamacq, Polar States have exploded locally and online, selling out the Liverpool o2 Academy twice and completing a 10 date UK tour in support of their 2nd single Elizabeth, which was added to be BBC Radio 1 ‘Best Of Introducing’ playlist and the Topshop playlist. The band was also invited to play for a BBC 6 Music showcases alongside Clean Cut Kid.

Debut single, ‘Concrete’, was championed by BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens, BBC 6 Music’s Steve Lamacq and aired on X Music and Sky Sports. They appeared at Liverpool Sound City 2015, Tramlines, Liverpool International Music Festival (winning LIMF Academy 2015) Dot 2 Dot 2016 and X&Y Festival in addition to supporting Clean Cut Kid, The Japanese House, The Heartbreaks and We Were Promised Jetpacks.

They are currently working with Rich Turvey (Blossoms) and Sam Bell (Circa Waves, Foals) and release their debut EP on March 10th together with a 12 date UK Tour.

‘One of the best bands to come through Introducing Merseyside in recent years’ Huw Stephens, BBC Radio 1

‘Huge amounts of energy and brilliant hooks’ Charlie Ashcroft, BBC 6 Music ‘

'Songs which get you in the soul’ Artrocker.

‘Infectious and fresh’ Mikey Jonns, This Feeling.

Championed by BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens and BBC Radio 6’s Steve Lamacq, Polar States have exploded locally and online, selling out the Liverpool o2 Academy twice and completing a 10 date UK tour in support of their 2nd single Elizabeth, which was added to be BBC Radio 1 ‘Best Of Introducing’ playlist and the Topshop playlist. The band was also invited to play for...

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Past Gigs POLAR STATES

  • 06 | 2015 London 229 Club
  • 05 | 2015 Liverpool Sound City Liverpool Sound City
  • 05 | 2015 Liverpool o2 Academy
  • 05 | 2015 Birmingham HMV Institute
  • 03 | 2015 Liverpool WE WERE PROMISED JETPACKS - EVAC/Liverpool
  • 03 | 2015 Liverpool THE JACKOBINS - EVAC/Liverpool
  • 03 | 2015 Manchester Headline Night @ Day Cafe
  • 03 | 2015 London WHITE ESKIMO - The Old Blue Last, London
  • 03 | 2015 Leeds Carpe Diem
  • 12 | 2014 Liverpool This Feeling
  • 10 | 2014 Liverpool THE HEARTBREAKS - EVAC, Liverpool
  • 10 | 2014 Manchester Headline Night & Day Cafe
  • 09 | 2014 London Headline AAA Showcase, High St Kensington

Discography POLAR STATES

  • 2014 ROADS Single | Emu Bands
  • 2014 CONCRETE Single | Emu Bands
  • 2014 NIGHTFALL Single | Emu Bands

Media

  • Video POLAR STATES - VINES
  • Sound CONCRETE
  • Sound NIGHTFALL (Free Download)

Fan Radar

6,109 Fans
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1,499 Follower

Origin

  • Liverpool GB

Founded

  • 2015

Members

  • Paul Tong Vocal / Guitar
  • Josh Humphries Guitar /BV
  • Phillip Gornall Bass Guitar
  • Dan Smith Drums