AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER
UK SHOWS THIS WEEK
DEBUT UK SINGLE ‘HURRY HURRY’ RELEASED ON DEC 9th
LONDON SHOWS THIS WEEK
STREAM ‘HURRY HURRY’:
“Quirkily infectious geek-pop from the States. Prediction: they might be giants”- The Guardian
“Light and searching, with bouncy melodies and an infuriatingly catchy chorus” – Stereoboard
“Bouncy electropop hooks that will stick with you for days” – 7 Bit Arcade
Today, Dave Munro and his band mates woke to the chill of the November winter alongside the warm welcome of the Guardian’s wonderful introduction to the UK as their New Band of the Day. A perfect start for what seems like the beginnning of a fantastic journey for this band who have a barrage of “geek-indie-pop with rhythms and melodies so finger-clickingly good you keep Googling that they weren’t already hits from 1986“.
The real beginning for this band started in Boston a few moons ago. Serving in the US Navy as a real-life air traffic controller, singer/songwriter Dave Munro sent home 4-track demos he had written and recorded during his deployment. With his enlistment up, Munro returned to hometown Boston and discovered an impressive number of fans, prompting the genesis of the aptly-named rock band Air Traffic Controller.
Consisting of six band members and a multitude of instrumentation, Air Traffic Controller are about to introduce their quirky indie pop to the UK for the first time with the release of their infectious single ‘Hurry Hurry’, taken from their much acclaimed second album ‘NORDO’ on the 9th December.
See them live at their debut UK shows this November:
26th November– Buffalo Bar, Highbury & Islington, London
29th November – Dublin Castle, Camden, London
Air Traffic Controller is:
Dave Munro – lead vocals and guitar
Steve Scott – lead guitar, keys +
Richie Munro – drums
Casey Sullivan – bass, banjo, and backing vocals
Kiara Perico – viola