Illicit Disco were formed in Shropshire during the summer of 2009 after many slightly intoxicated and drawn out conversations even being on the opposite sides of the world couldn’t prevent the momentum. With a unique blend of storytelling, catchy hooks, rocking rhythms, sumptuous synths and crunching guitars, the band like to draw from every one of its vast eclectic influences which create this cocktail of rock music. Having received featured artist status on the Microsoft Windows Media Guide alongside acts such as Kings of Leon, Muse, Radiohead and Robert Plant leading to thousands of downloads of the demo track Cipher which was described by the Windows Media Guide as “truly exuberant”. Got to Number 1 on the Strummerville Joe Strummer Foundation download chart. Recently featured in the Beacon Radio session, Along with airplay from Amazing Radio, BBC Shropshire Introducing, Koobah Radio and 6 Towns in the UK all the way to Gashouse Radio in Pennsylvania, Cyber FM in New York City and Radio Liberte in France. Illicit Disco have been hard at work over the past few months writing music for their debut EP which is due to be recorded August 2011, some of which debuted live at the Emma Scott Presents gig on the 8th of May at the Wolverhampton Civic Slade Rooms to a loyal following along with live streaming via the internet.