Nominated for "Best Song" at The Birmingham Music Awards 2019 in the same category as UB40,Peace and JAWS to name a few and also nominated for the "Rising Star" award.
"A beautiful hybrid.” – Alex Noble – BBC Introducing In The West Midlands.
“His voice is perfect for this genre and he genuinely sounds amazing.” – Charlie Culverhouse – Listen To Me Baby.
“Doing their damndest to get themselves noticed.” – Danny De Reybekill – Brum Radio, BBC Introducing In The West Midlands, Brum & bass show, Footloose & Fancytree.
Welcome to The NU, formed in 2017 by acclaimed singer-songwriter Darius Zaltash. The futuristic music project, born in the cultural heartland of Brighton now based in Birmingham, Has ambitions to reach NU heights, creating pumping soundscapes for the 21st century. The NU combines the electric atmosphere of the dance world and the raw energy of rock’n’roll to pioneer a fresh approach to music. Drawing inspiration from acts such as INXS, Crystal Castles and Jane’s Addiction, we dive into countless spectrums of euphoria that has every intention of sparking that precious goosebump feeling.
The NU is unrestrained with debut single “Natural Monsters” out on Spotify, putting its foot in the door for all musicians wanting to do things differently. We live in a world where the creation of music has endless possibilities and The NU welcomes this with open arms. Passionate to exhilarate audiences in every emotion with future releases, we encourage you to challenge your ear buds to something provocatively distinct, sugar coated with the essence of affection and free will.
Smashing shows round the UK including a headline set at BIMM Birmingham’s end of term showcase at The Castle & Falcon with rule breaking new single “This Is Why We Do it” (Nominated for best song at The BMA’s) out now and an debut EP “Keep It A Secret” dropping April 25th, The NU is definitely one to watch in 2019!