Hailing from Southend and London, the five-piece consist of unforgettable 24-year old frontman Lou Vainglorious, a singer songwriter with a talent to write catchy infectious indie-pop songs with an edge. Lou met double bassist Nick Pini after months of trawling myspace trying to find a double-bassist to create a new sound, the two bonded instantly. With Nick's ear for arrangement and Lou's songs, Hoodlums were born.. Soon after old musical jamming buddies Henry Tyler (Drums) and Tino Kolarides (Guitar) joined the band. With the addition of keys player Oli Wennink the band were complete.