On my radar: Joe Mount’s cultural highlights
The Metronomy singer on living in Paris, vintage curtains, and growing his own rhubarb
Born in 1982 and raised in Devon, singer and musician Joe Mount is the founder of the electronic group Metronomy. The 34-year-olds interest in music began at school, where he played the drums in various bands. While studying at the University of Brighton he became involved in the local electronic scene, later performing as a DJ. Metronomy have released five studio albums, including the Mercury-nominated English Riviera in 2011, and more recently Summer 08 a mix of wistful reminiscence and vintage bangers which was released to critical acclaim last July. Mounts range of influences include David Bowie, Prince and the German techno duo Funkstrung. Metronomy play Glasgow 16 May, Manchester 17 May and London 19 May.
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