* Funky | * Nu-Disco | * Electro Pop | * Neo-Soul vibes.
L-R | Glen - Guitar | Eman - Vocals | Matty - Bass | Jack - Guitar, Beats, Producer.
Formed in London and Essex in Jan 17 -
| 'Sound of 2018' - BBC Introducing in Essex |
| Debut single received air play on BBC Radio 1 |
| Eddy Temple Morris Spotify 'Playlist of the year'. |
| Facebook: Tabou.official | Insta: @t_a_b_o_u
| 'TABOU make nu-soul music that's slick, classy, smooth as room temperature butter, and comes across like those tunes cool people loved from the late 70s and early 80s' | Eddy Temple Morris | Presenter | Virgin Radio |
| 'TABOU are awesome, as soon as you get the email - you just know it's going to be good' - Ollie Winiberg - BBC Introducing in Essex, BBC Radio 1 |
| FMS MAG: "TABOU are already displaying soulfulness in abundance and the level of musicianship and craftsmanship on display is indisputable." |
| SOUTHEND WHO: "Tabou are back with more genre crossover bliss... Polished indie-pop packed with soul." |
| 09/02/18 - RESIDENCY @ THE FALCON, SOUTHEND ESSEX |
| 31/03/18 - SOFAR SOUNDS, LONDON |
| 01/04/18 - THE ALEX, SOUTHEND |
| Artist : Essex Funk Soul band TABOU
| Track : Galaxies Apart (Sweetest Taboo Sade cover)
| Location : BBC introducing in Essex. Live radio session.
| Date: 31-1-18
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1 half of @hillsdom
If it makes a #noise - Jack can get a solid #tune out it |
#comedian #fashionista - knowledgeable about #weird and #random #stuff
#graphicdesigner #futurist - #intellectual #creative |
Check out a little promo video we put together from the bands visit to BBC Introducing in Essex...
Two things the band are not lacking is 1/ Talent and 2/ Personality.
Have a little look.
Thanks once again to Ollie Winiberg and Alex Noble for their kindess and support.
Thank you to Darren from:
Funky Essex four piece TABOU have released their 3rd track.
'Galaxies Apart' is a departure from what you have heard so far... but is indicative of the kind of versatility you can expect from these boys.
'Galaxies Apart' is available on all major platforms now.
Click the below link for Spotify:
or this one for ITunes:
A monthly event at The Falcon in Southend, Essex featuring TABOU plus special guests.
: Cos we want to build something from the floorboards up... build a celebration of culture and a place for creative people to all get together.
1st Friday of every month - Free Entry -
The Falcon. Southend.
*** Music is a mission - not a competition ***
* TABOU - 'Upgrade' promo video. * Gig footage shot at Chinnerys.
Edit by Andy Bridgwood. (https://www.youtube.com/user/andydadrummer03)
Fresh from their gig in Southend, Essex on Friday - The TABOU boys had to race against time and beat the traffic in order to get to London for an appearance on Soho Radio.
With their first official video for latest single 'Upgrade' being due for release shortly - Essex and London band TABOU join Eddy Temple Morris and lovely producer Sam at the Soho Radio studio HQ in ... erm... well... Soho, London.
When the man who discovered acts such as Fenech Soler, 2ManyDJs, Pendulum and Kasabian tells the band you manage that he has fallen in love with their music, jams with their vibe and cannot wait to watch them play a huge festival as the sun goes down... it's hard not to feel a sense of pride.
Listen in from 1h 45m to hear TABOUs debut track 'Honey', the lads discuss musical influences, catch laughs and jokes and drop latest track 'Upgrade' live on air.
Massive thanks and huge love to Eddy Temple Morris, producer Sam, Soho Radio London and The Universe for making this happen.
The second track by Essex fresh 'uns TABOU.
'Upgrade' reviews -
The TABOU boys loved their session at the Broomcupboard Studios with Rees whilst filming the live video for 'Honey' and took the time to fire off this cover of Kwabs massive track 'My Own'.
Thank you also to Mike at Carousel for his skills in filming, editing and producing.
*** First play on BBC Radio 1 *** Regular plays on BBC Introducing in Essex *** Already regarded as one of the hottest bands in Essex.
Over 35k views in less than a week after being premiered on Music Crowns platform. Not too shabby boys... not too shabby at all.
Big thanks to: Mike Briggs:// http://carouselfilms.co.uk/ for filming and editing. Rees Broomfield:// http://thebroomcupboard.org/ for his production.
STICKY are proud to confirm that TABOU will be headlining a monthly residency at:
The Falcon, Southend Seafront, Essex.
*** NEXT GIG - 05.01.18 ***
A live performance of 'Honey' by TABOU can be found here ...
Review: Music Crowns:
Their debut single ‘Honey‘ is sure to leave a sweet taste in your mouth. A future classic in the making, the track delivers all the band’s trademark charm. Like cruising the streets in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, ‘Honey’ is an electrifying throwback with a few new tricks up its sleeve. From its straight off the bat, 80’s inspired disco beat, to its refreshing half-time chorus, TABOU’s debut is an unforgettably strong introduction.
TABOUs debut track 'Honey' exceeded all expectations - over 40k streams on Soundcloud in no time at all, live video for the same track clocked up over 35k view on Music Crowns platform in under a week. Regularly featured on BBC Introducing in Essex - Played on BBC Radio 1 - Celebrity fans and some exciting plans for the future.
*** TABOU are definitely ones to watch.
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