Folk/pop trio Ivan Campo borrow inspiration from majesty to malady via reality, and every now and then have been known to wander into the realms of make-believe.
Ivan Campo conjure up vivid images with their songs, which unfold like intricate stories. Finger-picked guitar riffs and piano melodies act as the stage for these tales to play out. Emphasised with simple percussion instruments that they flit between effortlessly, they are captivating.
—Matt Longworth, The Double Negative
Writing, recording, and performing together since 2004, they have developed a unique style, infused with echoes of films, snatched memories and a healthy sense of the absurd.
Over the years the trio have had the pleasure of playing with many great and varied musicians, including Alt-J, Turin Brakes, Stealing Sheep, Roddy Woomble (Idlewild), Jason Lytle (Grandaddy), The Slow Show, Goldheart Assembly, Magic Arm, Shack, and Nice Peter.
Their latest record “Fantastic Blue” was released on Debt Records in August 2014.