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Keyside

Band from Liverpool, England
Keyside

Keyside Biography

Embarking on an exhilarating journey through the realm of indie rock, Keyside stands as a quartet, comprised of Dan Parker (vocals, acoustic guitar), Ben Cassidy (lead guitar), Oisin McAvoy (drums), and Max Gibson (bass, vocals). Emerging from the vibrant musical landscape of Liverpool, this dynamic foursome has swiftly carved a niche for themselves with a mere 18 months under their collective belt.Keyside unveiled their debut single, "Lights Out," last year, an artistic revelation that garnered widespread acclaim from discerning ears, including praise from respected voices such as 'The Next Big Thing' on EIrewave. The band's distinctive brand of guitar-driven indie rock became a breath of f...

Embarking on an exhilarating journey through the realm of indie rock, Keyside stands as a quartet, comprised of Dan Parker (vocals, acoustic guitar), Ben Cassidy (lead guitar), Oisin McAvoy (drums), and Max Gibson (bass, vocals). Emerging from the vibrant musical landscape of Liverpool, this dynamic foursome has swiftly carved a niche for themselves with a mere 18 months under their collective belt.

Keyside unveiled their debut single, "Lights Out," last year, an artistic revelation that garnered widespread acclaim from discerning ears, including praise from respected voices such as 'The Next Big Thing' on EIrewave. The band's distinctive brand of guitar-driven indie rock became a breath of fresh air, resonating with audiences and critics alike.

Originating from diverse corners of the continent, Keyside's roots are entwined with the cultural fabric of Liverpool. Ben and Dan, proud natives of the city, find themselves in harmonious collaboration with Oisin, hailing from Ireland, and Max, representing the vibrant musical scene of Spain. This cultural amalgamation infuses a unique richness into their sound, setting them apart in the competitive indie landscape.

Endorsed by Carl Hunter of the legendary Liverpool band The Farm, Keyside has swiftly become a name synonymous with musical prowess in their hometown. Renowned for their unapologetic and confident sound, the band has been lauded for its ability to transport listeners from the dimly lit confines of a basement to the open, sun-soaked fields of festival season, as aptly described by Liverpool Noise.

Recent milestones in their meteoric rise include the triumphant sell-out of their first two hometown headline shows, a testament to the band's burgeoning popularity. Keyside has also graced the stages of some of Liverpool's premier venues, leaving an indelible mark at iconic locations such as the O2 Academy and The Arts Club.

The band's magnetic pull extends beyond their hometown, as evidenced by their upcoming support slot for The Lilacs at a sold-out show in Manchester. Keyside's live performances are a celebration of their musical prowess, captivating audiences with a sonic journey that transcends boundaries and genres.

As Keyside continues to navigate the exciting labyrinth of the music industry, their story unfolds with each chord and lyric, promising an indelible imprint on the indie rock scene. Keep an eye on this quartet as they weave their sonic tapestry, leaving an enduring mark on the musical landscape.

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Keyside Discography

  • 2022SingleLights Out
  • 2023SingleAngeline
  • 2023SingleParis to Marseille
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