The first album by the FAMLY collective’s founders and co-producers Cousn is released on Irvine Welsh’s new label, Jack Said What. The ten-track album features a variety of solo and group works with rising performers like rapper Surya Sen, creating a multi-dynamic body of work.
Cousn is a Bristol-born duo that draws on their strong relationship as cousins to create music. The dynamic production style of Alfie and Billy Goffey highlights their strengths as modern electronic music musicians. The two co-lead a collective called FAMLY Connection where they showcase up-and-coming artists in the musical and artistic mediums. Since creating their Cousn identity in 2013 at the age of 16, the duo has incorporated house, disco, acid, and punk in their own special way, captivating audiences all over the world. The Goffey cousins have provided the music for a variety of events, including The Warehouse Project, Printworks, Motion, and Secret Garden Party.
FAMLY JEWELS showcases the intrinsic talents of two blood-related friends who are open to collaboration while reflecting the pair’s free-thinking approach in the electronic space. It gives a glimpse into their humorous universe while reiterating the duo’s serious attitude in the studio and their capacity to promote other musicians along the way, which is in line with the principles of Irvine Welsh’s recently formed Jack Said What record label.
Cousn spoke about the origins of their project and how they worked together to create the record. “Being actual cousins, we first met each other as tiny babies. But it wasn’t until we formed Cousn at age 16 that we started this mad journey together. Since then, through our FAMLY Connection collective, we’ve built up a large number of like-minded artists from all walks of life who we can now call our FAMLY. We all work in music, art, videos and events, and our album sets out to showcase not only us as Cousn but also our extremely talented collective.”
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