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For The Record: Will Ritson of Formation

Sketch by Rory Brown Too often interviewers will sit down with a musician and ask them to cite their influences or bands they grew up with. Often they'll regurgitate a pre-prepared list of acts you've heard of...
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Track of The Week: Formation – A Friend

This week we turn our heads to a band rapidly approaching their debut album. Formation release Look At The Powerful People comes out at the end of March and the latest track from the album is A Friend. The vide...
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Photos: Formation Backstage at Brixton Academy

“Everyone excited to see Faithless!?” Will Ritson cries out, his question met with predictable rapturous cheers, but tonight is as much about Formation as it is Faithless. Whilst the former do not have twenty y...
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Formation’s SXSW tour diary

'Influential', 'forward-thinking' and 'quirky' are just three of the words used to describe Austin's annual South By South West Music and Media Conference (SXSW). They're also terms you'd associate with rising ...
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Formation: Time to believe the hype?

“It’s all hype man” says Matt Ritson referring to the endless stream of lists that Formation have found themselves on for 2016. “It’s hard to tell really who’s gonna be big ‘cos no one’s released an album or ...
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EP Review: Formation – Under The Tracks

Having released their debut EP ‘Young Ones’ earlier this year, London based five-piece, Formation, formed by twin brothers Will and Matt Ritson, have been causing a stir in the music world of late; with their...