After their electronic cover of Bon Iver’s track Perth hit the top of Hypemachine, Avec Sans started performing live in 2013.
They quickly gained recognition for their energetic live shows. Aiming to make electronic laptop performances more engaging, Jack hacked his Novation launch pad to display a light show and uses three launchpads working in tandem, tilted towards the audience.
Avec Sans have released four singles: Hold On, Shiver and All of Time and Resonate; achieving radio play from: BBC Radio London, BBC Introducing, BBC 6 Music (Nemone Metaxas and Tom Robinson) XFM (evening play-listing), Gaydio, Frank Skinner on Absolute Radio and they reached the number one slot on Amazing Radio.
Press supporters include The Guardian who said of their music: "it's a sophisticated slice of delicate synthpop with more interesting production touches and melodic hooks than most bands can muster in a career."Other press support for Avec Sans has also come from publications including: Music Week, Clash, VH1, Noisey, MTV Iggy, PRS M Magazine, Fred Perry Subculture, Artrocker, Digital Spy, Pop Justice, Elle Magazine, Hunger, Notion Wonderland and Tidal who featured them on their electronic music playlist for July, August and September 2015.
Avec Sans have been invited to perform at a number of international music industry events. In May 2015 they played at Canadian Music Week in Toronto. They have also been invited to Pop Montreal and are playing at CMJ in October 2015. Avec Sans played live for the first BBC Introducing London live event with Gary Crowley. They have also played the main stage at Bingley Music Live alongside acts such as The Pet Shop Boys, Example and Gorgon City and at events such as The Great Escape (Alt Escape), Redfest, Sounds from the Other City and Kendal Calling.