DISCOVER BIRMINGHAM: DEAF BALLOONS+ SECOND HAND GENES + HONEY FACTORY + QUENTIN FRANCIS

Hailing from Wolverhampton, Deaf Balloons are a five piece rock band, mixing dirty riffs, hard hitting drums with a bit of garage rock to bring the noise. Their new single Turbulence was recently released and are now busy writing new songs in anticipation for a new EP.

Deaf Ballons Links: Facebook | Instagram

 

 

 

 

 


Second Hand Genes are a high-energy, post rock five-piece from Wolverhampton, UK. Driven by heavy walls of guitar and bass, they bring a real 90’s grunge aesthetic to the Midlands music scene.

Second Hand Genes Link: Facebook | Instagram | Spotify

 

 

 

 

 

Watch the live performance of ‘Maybe’ below:


Honey Factory – Ed, James, Grant & Josh from Cannock, Staffordshire take all things from 60s Americana, 70s rock n roll and British indie to create a bright, colourful style of music that gives a sense.

Honey Factory Links: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

 

 

 

 

 


Quentin Francis are a brand-new, Midlands-based supergroup founded and spearheaded by Matty Smith. Comprised of Smith (The Sunset Beach Hut, P.E.T., Echo Beach!) on lead vocals and guitar, Ross Carley (Echo Beach!) on lead guitar, bassist Luke McCrohon (The Sunset Beach Hut) and James Morris (La Dharma) on drums.

With a set full of driving guitars, synth soundscapes and pop hooks, Quentin Francis are a breath of fresh air in the indie-pop/rock scene. Their stage presence can be matched only with the likes of Sports Team, The Magic Gang or Vistas. Influences include; Modern Baseball, VANT, Hockey Dad, Hippo Campus and the aforementioned Sports Team.

Quentin Francis are currently in the process of organising their first single which is set for release in 2020 as well as opting for more shows. With plenty of experience between the members from their respective bands, QF are ready for the big stages.

Quentin Francis Links: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter