What SFTOC says: TVAM is one man, Joe Oxley. He’s been making his way around town, his home of Manchester (well, Wigan to be precise), and further beyond. His music under TVAM is the opposite of mundane, the epitome of thrilling, the perfect hybrid of “out-there” and totally accessible. ‘Gas & Air’ was one of SFTOC’s intern’s favourite songs of 2016, aka, check it out below.
What the band says: Taking influence from a lifetime of repeats, reruns and reboots, he crafted his own low-budget, high-risk concept. A world in which broadcast becomes performance. Sonic references straddle the spectrum of influence – think Boards of Canada’s irresistible nostalgia, think Suicide’s deconstructed rock’n’roll, think My Bloody Valentine’s infinite noise.