PORTS, a four piece band from Derry, are known for performing ‘emotionally literate rock’. After the release of their first demo ‘I’d Let You Win’, the band received a flood of fantastic reviews including; ‘Flavour of the Month’ and ‘Ones to Watch’ from BBC Introducing which resulted in extensive airplay from BBC Radio 1, RTE and countless others.
PORTS rose to prominence in Ireland after an exciting performance at ‘Other Voices’, Derry-Londonderry (when they stepped in to replace Two Door Cinema Club). After their memorable performance, they were asked to return to the Other Voices stage, this time in London’s own Wilton’s Music Hall, joined by Villagers; John Grant; SOAK and Imelda May.
PORTS spent most of 2014 in the studio recording their debut album, ‘The Devil’s A Songbird’, which was mixed by Dan Long (Local Natives, Queens of the Stone Age). The band will release the first single, ‘Gameplay’, from the album on 15th October 2015. On 2nd October, they hosted a night in The Black Box in Belfast alongside Arborist and Jessica Doherty and our photographer Tremaine Gregg was there to capture the night on photo.