Are we slowly seeing a return of the bombastic in the underground? After lo-fi and chillwave all made slacking, underachiving and grotty insouciance the mood de jour. Recently we've been witnessing something more resembling high-fidelity in our musical youth, who appear to actually be interested in crafting sounds, rather than just getting songs down on a four-track and relying on hip nonchalance rather production quality.
So even though Swim Deep's member's look like they should be drinking cans of cider outside Tesco on Kinsgland Road, their music heralds something more adventurous than their love of denim jackets might suggest.
Out on Chess Club on May 14th.