North Londoner Oscar is enjoying a stellar year, having just released the neon pop of debut LP Cut and Paste to widespread love. We unravel his creative process behind the record…

Jim Ottewill
  • By Jim Ottewill
  • 19 Jul 2016
  • min read
2016 is proving to be something of a year for youthful Londoner Oscar.

This twenty something former art student pieces together spritely, idiosyncratic pop music, made for a new generation of music lovers, who, like him, are weaned on a bottomless diet of colourful sounds.

From the bedroom productions of XL’s reclusive Jai Paul to the chart topping funk of Mark Ronson, there’s much to adore in Oscar’s music and his recent debut album, Cut and Paste. Following a well-received live stint in the US earlier this year, Oscar will be embarking on a jaunt around the UK and Europe this autumn to really seal the deal.

We caught up with him at Glastonbury to find out more about his music, the creative process and why he’s now looking to take his songs out of the bedroom and onto the big stage…