One to Watch – Modern Nature


Living in the city, it can feel as if the only thing in the air is pollution. For Modern Nature, though, a new group comprising Jack Cooper of alt-rock band Ultimate Painting, Will Young of lo-fi group Beak>, and Aaron Neveu of Woods, there’s a quiet, devotional beauty that sits behind the filth and noise.

Taking their cue from the tender falsetto of English folkman Nick Drake, the free-form rhythms of Alice Coltrane and the rattling guitars of Radiohead, Modern Nature’s debut EP, Nature, is a sprawling journey through an imagined natural landscape.

Read the piece in the Observer.

[This was published on 11/05/19]