Kev Sherry is a songwriter, indie musician, journalist, comic writer and novelist. He has performed in the indie guitar band Attic Lights since 2005 and released three critically acclaimed albums – “Friday Night Lights” (Island/Universal Records, 2008), “Super De Luxe” (Elefant Records, 2013) and “Love In The Time of Shark Attacks” (Elefant Records, 2019).
He is also a member of the ‘indie dance pop’ collective, ‘Disco Mary’ whose debut EP, ‘Joy Imported From A Happier Age’, is out now on Groove Bound Records.
His debut graphic novel, ‘Painted’ was released in the UK and USA on October 12th by legendary comic publisher Humanoids Inc.
Kev has recently recorded his debut solo album, “Foxy Orthodoxy” which is part of a triptych involving the comic “Painted” and his debut novel “Here Be Apples.”
In music he has collaborated with international artists like Bjorn Yttling, Cerys Matthews and La Casa Azul and his songs have been remixed by Mogwai, Camera Obscura, The Fratellis, Jim Noir and The Vaselines. His music with Attic Lights has appeared on HBO’s comedy-drama Divorce, Netflix’s Elite, MTV’s Teen Mom, BBC’s The Culture Show, The One Show, Sportscene and ITV’s Scotsport and STV News.
His journalism focuses on themes of social justice, anarchism, feminist theory, cultural relativism and anti-authoritarianism. Yes – he wrote all this about himself.
Very occasionally he tries to surf, thus aiming to satisfy a teenage need to be in the movie Point Break.
He runs too. Very slowly, but quite far. Then he turns back and runs home after that, while listening to music at high volumes. This will probably damage his hearing in the years to come – but he has an absurd faith in the future possibilities of medical science.