Prime Panda, a London-based 5-piece influenced by Hiatus Kaiyote, Black Midi, and Erykah Badu, is an up-and-coming band bringing their distinctive touch to the emerging UK neo-soul industry. Prime Panda’s music and live performances are known for their jazz-infused chords, massive rhythms, strong vocals. As well as psychedelic and unpredictable soundscapes. When you see Prime Panda perform live, you can expect to be transported on a journey from smooth lyrical melodies to a trippy and violent storm.
“3:28 am,” Prime Panda’s most recent release, is a wonderful exploration of anxiousness and stress in a world that is sometimes unpredictable. The lyrical content of the song focuses on sheer determination, and it is the musical elements that truly set it apart. The great sound quality allows each instrument to stand out as a distinct part of the overall sound, while also blending seamlessly. If you close your eyes while listening to this song, I am certain that you’ll see a thousand different images in your mind’s eye. Jazz has a special quality. We could even call it a spark and that makes it rich in talent and uniqueness amongst other instruments. At first, the versatility will blow your mind then as you dive deeper in you’ll find the beauty of tone being played. Listen to the music, feel the playfulness of each note and experience every chord being strummed. You won’t regret it.
If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to listen to Prime Panda, now is the time!