The Moods

PRO Live Act Dance Music Drum ’n’ Bass Electro Hip Hop Reggae
The Moods - Dance Music Drum ’n’ Bass Electro Hip Hop Reggae Live Act in Manchester

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The Moods - UK,s Premier Urban Dance Collective

The Moods are the North Wests, premier electro hip-hop reggae outfit, and their message is loud and clear. This 10-strong band unifies rap, brass, and strings, delivering a unique fusion of urban dance styles. After a monumental 2017, the moods accelerate into 2018 at an exponential rate. Extensively played on BBC and regional UK FM radio. This is music for the head and for the heart, "it will make you dance and make you think". The band have been hotly tipped as ; Ones To Watch 2018- and described as;"Rage Against the Machine,The Prodigy and The Happy Monday’s mixed, into a grime-soufflé". Named Album of the Year 2017 by National UK press - The Morning Star.
Formed in 2014, A dizzying amalgamation of producers and poets, they swiftly honed their very own sound, which, when taken live, quite simply blew their audiences away. Combining drum & bass, reggae, hip-hop and EDM, The Moods’ mighty music sparks off a contagious need to dance, underpinned, with real grit & substance. "Its all about the feel of playing it live". All ten moods bring their own unique style and energy to a live performance, "they create a true carnival atmosphere and the crowd always join in the party before the first song is over."

Their album Missing Peace, was self recorded in their north Manchester studios Boom-shack, mixed by Black Grape musical director Dan Broad and was mastered by Grammy nominated, Stuart Hawkes at London’s Metropolis Studios. Released on indie label A1M records, It achieved critical acclaim and 5 star reviews in regional and national music press. It was named "Album of The Year" in the UK national press "The morning Star". In the 12 weeks since its release the Moods Album "Missing Peace" has had a phenomenal impact, with physical and download sales in over 24 countries, hundreds of thousands of streams and stellar reviews. Two massive Singles, Joy and P.O.P (Profit over People) achieved multiple plays on BBC Lancashire & Sheffield, with 35 other UK, regional and student FM stations, plus global internet radio stations broadcasting tracks from missing peace to over 100 countries, and videos racking up in excess of 30,000 views on U-Tube, Facebook, & Vevo TV.

The Moods - UK,s Premier Urban Dance Collective

The Moods are the North Wests, premier electro hip-hop reggae outfit, and their message is loud and clear. This 10-strong band unifies rap, brass, and strings, delivering a unique fusion of urban dance styles. After a monumental 2017, the moods accelerate into 2018 at an exponential rate. Extensively played on BBC and regional UK FM radio. This is music for the head and for the heart, "it will make you dance and make you think". The band have been hotly tipped as ; Ones To Watch 2018- and described as;"Rage Against the Machine,The Prodigy and The Happy Monday’s mixed, into a grime-soufflé". ...

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Past Gigs The Moods

  • 09 | 2018 Manchester Sonderfest After-party (DJ/PA set Night People)
  • 09 | 2018 Manchester Sonder Fest (Headline Urban Stage)
  • 09 | 2018 Buxworth Private Party (Festival)
  • 09 | 2018 Blackpool illuminations Festival Weekend (Waterloo Music Bar)
  • 08 | 2018 Lindisfarne Island Lindisfarne Festival (Headline MAH Stage)
  • 08 | 2018 Stockport Moovin Festival - Open Main Stage
  • 08 | 2018 Edinburgh Headline Edinburgh Fringe @ Stramash
  • 05 | 2018 Camden Rocks Presents Camden Rocks All-Night'er feat. The Moods & more at Nambucca
  • 05 | 2018 London Camden Rocks Nambucca - headline slot
  • 05 | 2018 Lancaster Highest point festival (BBC stage)
  • 05 | 2018 St. Helens MAH festival (Royal Bedding Day)
  • 05 | 2018 Barnsley Solidarity Festival
  • 05 | 2018 Liverpool Zanzibar club (special guests of undercover hippy)
  • 04 | 2018 Manchester Moodsfest - the bred shed (headline show)
  • 03 | 2018 The Bread Shed Manchester Black Triangle Presents @ The Bread Shed
  • 03 | 2018 Vintage Rockbar The Moods - Missing Peace Tour 2018 at Vintage Rockbar
  • 02 | 2018 Stramash The Moods + DopeSickFly - Live at Stramash
  • 12 | 2017 SEVEN BRO7HERS BEER HOUSE Manchester The Moods Mash Up for Macmillan
  • 12 | 2017 The Bread Shed Mcr The Moods and friends...Featuring Ruff Trade, The 539 and Xmenb
  • 11 | 2017 West Street Live The Moods / What The Folk / Brad Walls / Loz Campbell
  • 11 | 2017 Wet Records Wet Records - Presents
  • 10 | 2017 Vintage Rockbar The Moods - Missing Peace UK Tour (Doncaster)
  • 10 | 2017 The Exchange The moods & Shady 80's party bus
  • 10 | 2017 The Exchange The Moods - Missing Peace UK Tour (Stoke)
  • 10 | 2017 Fopp Records (Manchester) The Moods Live -FOPP Records Manchester (Missing Peace Tour)
  • 09 | 2017 Imperial College London The Moods - Missing Peace UK Tour (Opening Night)
  • 09 | 2017 Tribeca Manchester The Moods Official After Party
  • 08 | 2017 scunthorpe The Moods "Party In The Pines Festival! Party Bus Trip
  • 06 | 2017 The Dark Room at Roper Hall The Moods live at The Dark Room
  • 08 | 2016 Unity Radio The Moods on Unity 92.8FM
  • 12 | 2015 12 The Phoenix The Moods On Salford City Radio

Discography The Moods

  • 2018 Hidden Single | A1M Records
  • 2017 Missing Peace Album | A1M Records
  • 2017 Document 1 (Live @ Band On The Wall (Music from The North) Compilation Track | A1M Records
  • 2017 P.O.P (Profit over People) Single | A1M Records
  • 2017 Joy Single | A1M Records

Media

  • Video The Moods - Carnival - Offi...
  • Video The Moods - P.O.P (Profit O...
  • Sound The Moods - Joy (Abbey Road...
  • Media Carnival
  • Sound Missing Peace
  • Video The Moods - Hidden
  • Video The Moods - Joy (Official M...

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Origin

  • Manchester GB

Founded

  • 2014

Members

  • Mark Cunningham (Cunny) Vocalist
  • Johnny Oz Vocalist
  • Kolega Rapper
  • Explicit Rapper
  • Alice Violin
  • Will Trumpet
  • Dave Bass
  • Chris Drums (Acoustic)
  • Phil Drums (Digital)
  • Paul Keyboards/Synths/Electronics