Cork, County Cork
Strange Attractor are a Funk/Pop outfit formed in Dingle, Co. Kerry. The band feature Fionn o' Neill on lead vocals and guitar, Mattie Barker on lead guitar, Cian O Sullivan on drums and Ben Janning on bass. Various session musicians feature in the group including a brass section, keyboardists and guest vocalists.
In their 5 years together Strange Attractor have performed in many venues across Ireland whilst playing the Country's most prestigious festivals, including Electric Picnic, Cork Jazz Festival and Other Voices. The group have toured Germany and played shows at UK festivals, such as Wilderness Festival in England. With their last single "I Got This Feeling (I'm Dead) getting frequent air time on RTE and Cork's Red FM the band will be releasing more singles in 2018, with "Ain't That Strange" (feat. Clodagh Kearney) being the first release.
Strange Attractor have received much praise by media and known musicians, having been described as:
"Keepin' the funk alive!" - Bootsy Collins (James Brown, Parliament/Funkadelic)
"Seriously funky! The kind of band made for outdoors on a sunny Sunday afternoon." - Jackie Hayden (Hotpress)
"A vibrant blend of soul, jazz and R&B sounds brought to life by on point musicianship and a booming brass section." - Stephen White (The Last Mixedtape)