The Korvids are a catholic Glasgow Collective, spearheaded by Singer-songwriter James Grant, formerly of Love and Money and Friends Again and producer and former Echo And The Bunnymen guitarist Gordy Goudie. They marry a love of disco with the influence of Deodato, Axelrod, CSNY, Miles and anything else that takes their fancy.
The furrow of their combined influences and experiences runs deep; James was the front man for Love and Money, everyones favourite band from the 1980s who should have been massive, but somehow weren’t. James has also had a distinguished career as a singer-songwriter internationally. Recently performing two sold out shows in Glasgow with a full orchestra. Gordy has produced music for numerous projects and bands, including Simple Minds and has played bass and guitar for The Primevals and Echo And The Bunnymen among many others.
The Korvids is a chance for them both to exercise a different set of musical muscles; their sound blends dance, balearica, electronic funk, pop, smooth jazz and much more. Their debut single “Beach Coma" was released in 2015 and is a melee of darting acoustic guitars and disco bass over sun-washed pads and layers of Balearic summertime groove. Their follow up EP “Phoebus On The Beach” was released in 2016 and is a It is a trio of compositions with mixes which ooze summertime, jazz and downtempo slackness. The “Bad Faith” single released in November 2016 sees James re-unite with former Steely Dan producer Gary Katz for the first time since 1986 (on the “Strange Kind Of Love” album)