Picture Parlour


From nocturnes to nightmares.Picture Parlour have recently been broadcasting their histrionic transmission across thetenebrous quarters of South London and beyond, gaining recognitionfrom all who’ve beensmart enough to have discovered them thus far.After justa handful oflive shows, thisunithasmadea colossal entrance to the music scene. Observing their ravenously watchable live set, you may question whether you have found yourself back in July 1976, sat on the dusty back row of a Ciné Lumière, awaiting a sleazy neo-noir screening. That is if you manage to snatch a ticket before selling out, which is an increasingly common theme with this feverish band.Be prepared for an interlude of mini motion pictures that vow to lure audiences with the lyrics of a born thespian, accompanied by a generous dose of spellbinding guitar,and sleazy bass lines.Picture Parlour comprise singer-songwriter Katherine Parlour (blue side of Liverpool) and guitarist Ella Risi (white side of Yorkshire). The pair began writing together during the pandemic, developing their own sound,and drawing inspiration from the likes of Patti Smith and Nick Cave to name but two. Since then, they have relocated to the capital and expanded into an electric 4-piece with the addition of bassist Sian Lynch and drummer Michael Nash.With their blinding entrance into the industry,this phen four have showcased their aptitude to conjure and captivate a crowd and,to think,they are only on act I