Phosphenes are a four-piece indie band conceived in Nottingham. Formerly Youth Hotel, the band decided to change from their name and initial line-up in early 2019, taking on rhythm guitarist Ben Thompson as their vocalist. Drawing heavy influence from Jeff Buckley, Elliot smith and Django Reinhardt among other classics, as well as modern stalwarts Turnover, Hyukoh, Puma Blue and many more. The band now consists of members Will Rabjohns (drums, vocals), Nathan Whalley (bass), Ben Phair (lead guitar) and Ben Thompson (guitar, vocals).
They play on the LoCo stage