They have seen keen support from local and national radio at BBC Introducing, Juice Radio and BBC Radio 6 Music, backed up by critical praise from press including Noisey, The Line of Best Fit, DIY, CLASH, DORK, Wonderland, Indie Shuffle and a whole host of Hype Machine blogs and influencers.
Previously described as a “glittery gateway drug” and combining left-field experimentation with startlingly prescient pop sensibilities, Orchards are following in the footsteps of luminaries Everything Everything and Foals.
"There's more to Orchards than meets the eye. The band's whip-smart math-pop is all glistening surface and immediate melody, but beneath this chrome-plated chassis lies a complex rhythmic engine." - CLASH Magazine
"'Honey,' by Orchards is a great example of Math Rock mixed with Top 40 pop elements." - Indie Shuffle
"Math-pop brilliance." - DORK
"Atop sharp-edged, angular collisions, Orchards managing to cram approximately 5 killer hooks into the space of a single song" - DIY
"The quartet’s delightful dabblings in math-rock and incredible hooks has manifested in an undisputed banger that you’ll have in your head for the rest of the day" - Wonderland