Plastic Mermaids

Douglas Richards, Jamie Richards, Chris Jones, Tom Farren, Chris Newnham

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

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Plastic Mermaids have been making waves since March 2014, when they released their debut EP ‘Drømtorp’ to much critical acclaim. Two more EPs, two UK tours, several triumphant confetti-covered hometown shows and lots of surfing followed.

The band have now finally finished recording their debut album in an old barn on the Isle Of Wight, ready to release into the world in autumn 2018. Renowned for their electrifying live performances, Plastic Mermaids are back with new songs and a new stage show, and ready to make plenty of new fans. Continue reading →



It’s not the first time I have ventured to North London to see Isle of White band, Plastic Mermaids. Last year, it was their gig supporting Caveman at The Lexington bar. This year, I headed to one of the more intimate rooms of Angel’s Electrowerkz, excitingly expectant for Plastic Mermaids to raise their musical bar.

Plastic Mermaids are Douglas Richards, Jamie Richards, Chris Jones, Tom Farren and Chris Newnham; five guys with a broad range of sound and an impactful performance. Imagine the funky sounds of Simon Neil’s band ‘Marmaduke Duke’ mixed with Strfkr’s quirky vocals and White Lies pop electronic sounds. Continue reading →

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