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Maribou State

Events

28, Jul 17 Split
Club Vanilla,
Croatia
TICKETS
05, Aug 17 London
XOYO,
UK
TICKETS
10, Aug 17 East Grinstead
Leefest 2017, John Darling's Farm,
UK
TICKETS
18, Aug 17 Hamburg
MS Dockville Festival 2017, Reiherstieg Hauptdeich Ecke Alte Schleuse, Wilhelmsburg,
Germany
TICKETS
19, Aug 17 Vodice
The Lost Disco Festival 2017, ,
Croatia
TICKETS
24, Aug 17 Doncaster
Lost Village Festival 2017, Norton Disney,
UK
TICKETS

Despite growing up in the same picturesque village – Potten End (Herts) – Chris Davids and Liam Ivory aka Maribou State customarily ignored each other at school, but discovered their shared passion for music at university in Leeds and became firm friends. Since then they have steadily built a glowing international reputation via a string of well-loved EPs and a fistful of remixes (including Kelis, Lana del Ray, Crooke...

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Despite growing up in the same picturesque village – Potten End (Herts) – Chris Davids and Liam Ivory aka Maribou State customarily ignored each other at school, but discovered their shared passion for music at university in Leeds and became firm friends.

Since then they have steadily built a glowing international reputation via a string of well-loved EPs and a fistful of remixes (including Kelis, Lana del Ray, Crookers, Kastle, Ultraísta) since 2011. Plaudits from the electronic press have flowed thick and fast alongside support from radio heavyweights: Zane Lowe, Huw Stephens, Annie Mac, B. Traits, Pete Tong and Gilles Peterson amongst others.

The past 18 months has been a glorious blur, with weekends dedicated to touring – the duo have zipped around UK, Europe, the US and Australia – whilst keeping a strict 9-to-5 work ethic in the studio during the week that has enabled them to record their finest work to date. It’s hard to pick out highlights, but Glastonbury, Warehouse Project and Bestival were particularly special milestones.

Intrigued by the dynamics of electronic music for the dancefloor as much as with the richness and human quality of live instrumentation and songcraft, they have worked tirelessly to evolve and forge a unique, compelling and deeply soulful marriage of the organic and the synthetic, showcased on their forthcoming debut album Portraits.

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Forthcoming Events

28, Jul 17 Split
Club Vanilla
Croatia TICKETS
05, Aug 17 London
XOYO
UK TICKETS
10, Aug 17 East Grinstead
Leefest 2017, John Darling's Farm
UK TICKETS
18, Aug 17 Hamburg
MS Dockville Festival 2017, Reiherstieg Hauptdeich Ecke Alte Schleuse, Wilhelmsburg
Germany TICKETS
19, Aug 17 Vodice
The Lost Disco Festival 2017,
Croatia TICKETS
24, Aug 17 Doncaster
Lost Village Festival 2017, Norton Disney
UK TICKETS