There was no formula when Marcus Pepperell and John Hamson Jr started Thumpers. There was only the desire to make big, drum-fueled, awe-inspiring, mind-engulfing sounds. Whether those sounds inspired dance parties or epiphanies didn’t matter; all that mattered was that listeners were jumping into their thrilling waves. And this is what was produced on Thumpers’ first album, Galore.
Find out why we’re watching Thumpers in our second episode of Ones To Watch: Full Disclosure.