Boxed In is London, England-based songwriter and producer Oli Bayston. Having played in indie band Keith, written for
The 2 Bears, sung for George FitzGerald and been a producer for the likes of Charlie Boyer and the Voyeurs, Rosie Lowe
and The Bohicas, Oli is now bringing his wide array of talents to bear on his own solo project.
Boxed In brings together Oli’s two greatest musical loves: Krautrock and house music. “The album has a bit of both of
those two things combined,” he says, “But the principle focus is always the songs. I’m a slave to the songs and I try to
incorporate my love of specific genres of music into that.” Inspired by the motorik rhythms of Can, Cluster and Neu! as
well as house producers, like Pépé Bradock and Theo Parrish, Oli nevertheless emphasizes that the art of pop song writing
is right at the heart of Boxed In.
In the UK Boxed In is already buzzing with “Mystery” on the A List at BBC Radio 6 Music, Rough Trade’s selecting the selftitled
debut as their album of the week January 19, and attention from influential press outlets like NME, Uncut, Sunday
Times Culture, The Sun, Clash, and The Line of Best Fit who rated the album 8/10 saying “[Boxed In] hits hard enough in
places to get the party started and holds just enough back to make you want to return to it again and again.”