THE HOTELLES

THE HOTELLES are an alternative three piece from South-East London, consisting of Tom, Ben Easton and Sam Easton.Their high tempo, hook laden and closely harmonized pop tracks recall The Strokes, The Libertines and even The Everly Brothers. Lyricist Tom draws upon suburban characters and experiences in the vain of Ray Davies & Jarvis Cocker, a top distorted guitars, Sam’s intricate drum riffs and Ben’s complex and memorable bass lines.  Over the last year, they have self-released three EPs, including a run of limited edition vinyls for the double A side single “Aviators/Close To Tears”, which were produced by Cameron Blackwood (George Ezra, London Grammar & The Horrors) in 2011.  Their latest release “These Glasses Could Be Rose Tinted EP” was self-produced by bassist Ben and self-released. They have also received praise from Artrocker, Sound of Confusion and Louder Than War and have been played on BBC London Introducing and Goldierock’s radio show The Selector. In 2012, they recorded an acoustic version of their third single “Movie Reel” for Balcony TV in London. They have also been praised by fashion outlets Yves Saint Laurent and Merc as well as recently working with with Boys By Girls Magazine for an article / editorial on the band.  They are well known around the South-London scene for their vibrant, dynamic and slick live shows displaying a heart on sleeve ethos and electric aura. They are currently in the process of making a brand new EP to be released at the end of this year after a run of London based shows in the summer.

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