A weekend of surf, music, skate and ride culture staged against an incredible, panoramic ocean backdrop; the Spring Classic is everything you’d expect from a Wavelength festival!
Headlined by dance veterans Crazy P, the festival will also see a whole host of up and coming new music talent sharing their lyrics and loops.
Early Bird tickets sold out in just over a week, but if you missed out, don’t fret! Tier one tickets are on sale now and there are more headline music acts, plus details of the Spring Classic Surf Invitational landing very soon.
Days filled with surf comps, skate jams and nature trails will have you ready to grab a cold one and kick back as the sun goes down, and these awesome anthems and soulful sounds will quickly become the soundtrack to your Summer.
With an eclectic mix of dance, pop and indie rock, here’s the ultimate lowdown to your new favourite bands who will be filling the weekend with bass lines and beats.
It was only recently that this carefree dance foursome were sharing University halls together. Fast forward a year and the group have traded lectures for loops, creating an endearing blend of house, garage and lo-fi pop that has seen them make it onto the 6Music playlist.
Naming themselves after a hearty breakfast with a twist, being a new band in a global pandemic meant that each member had to record their respective parts from their bedrooms, a digitally collaborative technique that did not always go down well with the neighbours.
Recently releasing their first EP ‘Baby Face’, they are set to continue to pump out tracks of feel-good dance and funk bass lines. With the one rule being that fans must be able to dance to each and every song, Porij are sure to deliver a feel good Friday.
Named after a small rock in the Atlantic Ocean, Low Island are an Oxford-based four-piece that throw out emotional lyrics alongside synthy and soulful sounds.
Influenced by time DJ-ing house and techno music, as well as their love for indie bands, Low Island’s music pieces together emotive sounds against electronic symphonies. With underlying influences such as Radiohead and Arthur Russell proving prominent, this exciting young quartet provide heart-gutting harmonies that perfectly accompany a weekend by the waves.
Hailing from Tokyo, Anchorsong has become recognised worldwide for his unique and eclectic live shows. Creating electronic beats entirely from scratch in front of his audiences, with the unique addition of a string quartet, his performances have seen him grace the stages of UK festivals such as Glastonbury and Shambala.
With an increasing fanbase, Anchorsong has achieved heavy press coverage from the likes of NME Japan and Rolling Stone, with ample airtime from renowned platforms such as BBC Radio 6 and Worldwide FM.
From supporting acts such as Bonobo and DJ Krush across a range of international venues he has become a solidified name in the electronic music scene, with his immersive and rhythmic beats making for a truly captivating performance.
Speaking and singing in eight different languages, Falle Nioke is a multi-talented singer and percussionist from Guinea. With years of performing and travelling in West Africa under his belt, his work encompasses a musical collage of percussion, keyboard and soulful lyrics.
Praised for both his original and traditional compositions on a variety of instruments, Falle draws on his experiences to interlock West African music with an electronic dance genre.
Taking inspiration from the endangered languages of his ancestors as well as time spent growing up on the Senegalese border, Falle hopes that his music will heal those both near and far.
Named after an 18th century Brighton folk heroine who cured people’s ailments MarthaGunn’s music will also have you feeling soothed and soulful.
Composed of a group of friends with a shared passion for 70’s influences such as Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles, they’ve put a contemporary twist on a classic indie sound, with a rhythmic pace that explodes into fierce lyrics and catchy melodies.
The five-piece have spent time honing their craft, having recently delivered a number of raucous shows across Europe and the UK.
Named after a shared love of the books of C.S Lewis, Far Caspian’s foundations started in University halls. With a drive to turn bedroom beats into something bolder, the band came together to produce a self-titled ‘melan-jolly’ sound. With upbeat rhythms teamed with pensive lyrics and taking inspiration from bands such as Tame Impala and The Strokes, Far Caspian have textured their sound with soulful synths and electro beats.
Carefully crafting their new sound as they grace stages at Gold Sounds and Leeds Festivals, the trio’s jaunty tunes have seen them backed by the likes of BBC Introducing, making them one to watch out for.
If our Springtime Soundtrack has got you in the mood, you can grab tickets now for an action-packed weekend of surf, skate, music and moto!