The topic of todays Artist Discovery is Rock Pop band, Rofi James!
Hailing from Galway (Ireland), the dynamically talented musical collective offer impressively well written music - presenting strong pop hooks and melodies wrapped in a thick sounding blanket of rockier instrumentation to create a contagiously memorable and distinguishable sound...
The group released their debut single back in 2016 and have been skilfully shaping their sound ever since - spreading their music across Ireland through their captivatingly energetic live show.
To date, the pop rockers have opened for established acts including Picture This, Wild Youth and The Riptide Movement as well as performing at events such as Electric Picnic, Fever Pitch and Riverfest (co-headlining alongside LE GALAXIE and Hermitage Green).
Flying head first into 2020, the band headlined Galway 2020 Capital of Culture Fire Festival Tour - spanning 7 nights across the county of Galway, with outdoor shows in Clifden, Spiddal, Tuam, Balliansloe, Portumna and Athenry, performing to approximately 15,000 people over the tour.
Their latest single ‘Every Time I Make You Hate Me’ was released on April 24th and offers a satisfyingly delightful glimpse of just what these boys are capable of...
The song was written by members Ronan Flaherty, Jamie Murray and Joseph Flaherty, joined by Dave Skelton who also impressively produced and mixed the track. Mastering duties falling in the very capable hands of Fergal Davis (Muse, Republic of Loose, The Divine Comedy).
With all of the above fusing their creative strengths together - the end result is an of a rich, melodious sounds matched by a strong rhythmic backbone and beautifully gritty lead vocal performance.
The road ahead looks very promising indeed for these Galway pop rockers. It's been awesome learning all about them and we can't wait to see what comes next!
Listen to more from Rofi James by visiting their Spotify page!
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