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“The sound is raw and driving with vocals that can swell from a softer Noel Gallagher to the more shattered growl of Alex Turner or Julian Casablancas.…This band rocks live” – Divide and Conquer
Check out their debut EP
An exciting garage rock act from Leeds. Combining bright pop melodies with biting, fuzzy guitar hooks, the music draws influences from 60s folk rock, Britpop and modern alternative indie to create a powerful and memorable sound. The band are releasing their new single “Hey Smile (It’s Been a While) in advance of their album launch later in 2019
“A band to watch, they really are that good” – Local Sound Focus
“Quite frankly upsetting” – Lucy’s Music Blog
A Leeds indie pop group formed in 2016, who know their way around their instruments and are not afraid to use catchy hooks as a blunt instrument to beat their audience till they bop. Their dark lyricism which is “quite frankly upsetting” (Lucy’s Music blog), couples with joyous music to give them a stand out quality.
“They have a thunderous sound, one which is a uniquely eclectic fusion of genres” – Some Might Say
“A riff laden, rock heavy, psychedelia packed beast of a tune” – Gigslutz
“It is a fantastic song that gets into the blood and stays with you. The trio are among the most solid and fascinating around and you would do well to follow what they do.” – Music Musings and Such
Stomping out from Sheffield, delivering intense, tight, rabble-rousing live shows. Pair this with startlingly jagged guitars and unexpected distorted harmonica side-swipes, set against uplifting lyrical ear candy and you have instantly catchy, powerful tunes. FloodHounds have had a wild 2018, with sell out headlines in London, Sheffield and supports for The Blinders, Calva Louise, Childcare, False Heads & Demob Happy.
“Made a bold impression… a band to watch” – The Gryphon
A four-piece formula of punchy bass, searing drum beats, neat riffs and witty lyrics, blending their shamelessly sleeve-worn influences into a fresh original mixture of sparkly punk.
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