Baltic Fleet Bido Lito! Liverpool Sound City Daily
Fresh from his triumph at The GIT Awards 2013, Paul Fleming’s electro project bring their motorik Krautrock grooves to the Duke Street Garage
Louder Than War Baltic Fleet Sound City Live Review
“A studio project presented live shouldn’t really be this good, but Baltic Fleet have been able to present their music with real heart and soul – its gritty, its wider, no longer confined to the hum of a digitally clean MIDI environment and frankly the better for it. A triumph.”
GIT Awards 2013 Nominee Profile Baltic Fleet Liverpool Echo
GIT Award winner Baltic Fleet will play Yoko Ono‘s Meltdown on the opening night of the Festival on June 15.
Paul Fleming and his band will play Meltdown Future Sounds a celebration of the best new music at London’s Southbank Centre.
A statement on the Southbank Centre’s website read: ‘Yoko Ono has long been a supporter of new music, and this year’s Meltdown offers two new acts an opportunity to play the festival, including this year’s GIT award-winner, Baltic Fleet on Friday 14 June.’
The Quietus News Baltic Fleet Win GIT Awards
Baltic Fleet were announced as winners of this year’s GIT Award, the prize celebrating Merseyside music, at the awards ceremony last Friday.
The moniker is the synth rock project of Paul Fleming, Echo & The Bunnymen’s touring keyboardist, pictured above with Peter Guy, founder of the awards and editor of the Liverpool Echo’s Getintothis blog that gives the prize its name. Fleming was awarded the prize by former Qeditor Andrew Harrison and the Quietus’ own John Doran, who also deployed an espresso-powered DJ set to bring the night to a close.
Alongside Fleming, acoustic singer-songwriter Tyler Mensah was given the People’s Choice award, as voted for by the readers and listeners of Getintothis, Bido Lito!, Seven Streets and Juice FM.
Baltic Fleet named GIT Awards Winner 2013
“The judges believe Towers captured the sprawling vitality of contemporary music and married this to a sonic landscape which is indicative of its birth; Northern working class cities which thrive on industry and making things happen. Flawless electronic melodies, breezeblock beats and an effortless futuristic edge.”