Emerging from the Toronto warehouse scene, Tush is a rising electronic music act powered by Kamilah Apong and Jamie Kidd. Taking inspiration from electro funk, early disco, post-punk and ‘90s house; their debut album ‘Fantast’ embodies the rawness, vulnerability, and intimacy of the dancefloor…
Tush - Wavy Baby (Official Video)
Hello, thanks for speaking with us. For anyone not familiar with you, please introduce yourself and what you do.
Hello!! We are Tush. We make music that you will both dance and cry too.
How would you describe your music? What are the elements that you feel make it distinctive?
MOODY sexy little experiments. bursts of energy followed by pensive reflection over a kick drum. We blend live musicianship with electronic instruments.
Please talk us through your amazing debut album ‘Fantast’?
This LP traverses the last four years of Kamilah and Jamie’s relationship as bandmates journeying through the industry. It’s dense – there’s a lot that we are saying, thankfully, words and reflections from our loved ones intersperse the tracks to allow everyone to breathe a little bit before returning to boogie (or cry).
What have been the biggest influences in your music career so far?
The moon, water, living in a van, looooooove, sex, fear, courage, Roisin Murphy, Chaka Khan, Metric, Erykah Badu, Prince, P-Funk.
If money was no object, what musical instrument/ piece of studio equipment would you get?
A 32-channel analog console – API 1608-II expanded, or Neve 5088. Well, that or Jim Morrison’s tambourine
What’s the best piece of advice you have ever been given?
I go to so much therapy that I cannot tell you the best piece of advice, this literally changes every week. But one piece of advice that has helped me get through this album campaign is: T R U S T T H E P R O C E S S
What are three new tracks/albums you’d recommend someone to listen to?