Check out this interview with The Electric Swing Circus from the Radio to Go Blog and read the whole article here: http://radiotogo.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/everybody-wants-to-be-cat-electric.html?spref=fb
Electric Swing Circus: Big Fun, major YouTube numbers, sellout club nights, a full gig sheet, and now their first festival. All this in 18 months. How?
Two videos to announce their existence, which in a year have racked up well over 200,000 YouTube views between them; a string of Electro Swing club nights leading up to their first festival; and a snazzy website.Then there’s successfulcrowd-funding to build up funds towards their first album, a pretty unique musical proposition in their hometown, and on top of that, a whole big chunk of their appeal flowing from live showmanship, snappy good-time tunes, and not a little onstage showboating. It’s looking good.
Guitarist Tom Hyland brings a lot of the onstage razzmatazz; he looks the part. Lots of corkscrew hair, extravagant headwear, and plenty of effervescent stage moves. It works. Offstage, he’s just as effervescent, but affably grounded with it. And for all the fizz and affability, there’s sound strategic thinking behind the approach.
Read the full interview here - http://radiotogo.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/everybody-wants-to-be-cat-electric.html?spref=fb