Artist Profile: Rudimental

Rita Ora and Rudimental will headline the first ever Derby Sound festival at The Pattonair County Ground this summer, on Saturday 3 August. We are going to take a look at Rudimental.

Rudimental are an English drum and bass band, signed to Asylum Records, Atlantic Records and Black Butter Records. The band consists of Piers Aggett, Amir Amor, Kesi Dryden and Locksmith.

They were nominated for a Mercury Prize in 2013, and won several awards including the Brit Award, and the MOBO Award for Best Album. Rudimental also received nominations at the MTV Europe Music Awards for Best New Act, and Best UK and Ireland act. Rudimental has achieved multiple Platinum awards for record sales in several countries including in the United Kingdom and Australia.

The band rose to prominence in 2012 when their single “Feel the Love”, featuring singer John Newman, topped the UK Singles Chart, and for which they were also nominated for a BRIT Award in 2013. “Feel the Love” was also used for the opening credits of the 2013 documentary movie Spark: A Burning Man Story.

The band have released further singles, including “Not Giving In”, featuring Newman and Alex Clare, “Waiting All Night”, featuring Ella Eyre which also topped the chart in the UK, “Right Here”, featuring Foxes, “Free”, featuring Emeli Sandé, and “Powerless”, featuring Becky Hill. Rudimental were named by the BBC as the festival band of the summer. In 2013, Rudimental’s debut studio album Home debuted at number one in the UK Albums Chart and was also nominated for a Mercury Music Prize.

Interesting Facts

  1. Kesi Dryden went to the same school as Labrinth and Professor Green.
  2. Although technically they are a four-piece act, they perform as a nine-piece onstage.
  3. Their first single ‘Feel the Love’ featuring John Newman went in at #1 – the first ever UK chart-topper for their label Asylum Records in its 40-year existence.
  4. They have had 2 Uk number 1 albums.
  5. They have had 3 Uk number 1 singles.
  6. Rudimental prefer their music to speak for itself so don’t appear in their music videos.

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