Dead Slow Hoot
Bittersweet, anthemic, melancholy alt rock made in Sheffield.
Dead Slow Hoot combine poetic lyricism with rich musical textures and sparse sonic landscapes to fill your ears with melancholy musings.
FFO: Arcade Fire, British Sea Power, Happyness, Mogwai, Slowdive, Long Walks, Sunny Beaches
'Frontman Hugo Lynch delivers powerful, poignant vocals that culminate into an impressive mix of reverb drenched guitar riffs, dreamy melodies and energetic drums that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand to attention and demand more' - English Rain Records
'Sounds like a haunting version of the Doctor Who theme if it were written by Danny Elfman and directed by Tim Burton as a glam rock opera' - Backseat Mafia
Otis Mensah is "a young story-teller-rapper-poet with a talent for drawing the poetic from the everyday happenings in his life.” The alternative hip-hop artist has risen from a new wave; age and era, embodying a contemporary, poetic take on hip-hop music. The music he creates sheds light on existential commonalities discovered through introspection with often off-kilter lyrics, accompanied by a sentimental vibe.
Mathy pop punk with Cork accents and a serious case of the jerky jangles. For fans of noodley guitar parts, gang vocals and songs about vegetables. Together for just over a year, Ganglions have been making modest waves in the DIY scenes of their adopted cities of Sheffield and Leeds.
Second EP Thirsty is coming in September 22nd on The Audacious Art Experiment, with a tour of Ireland to mark the occasion. Lead single Slow Lunch is already getting love on blogs such as Punktastic and Overcast.
Sheffield three-piece making loud, shouty, powerful emo/punk with a melodic edge. Recently added to the official Spotify 'Punked' playlist which describes itself as 'vital, angry new music from the bleeding edge of modern punk'.
ffo: Title Fight, Titus Andronicus, Fugazi