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. 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".
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.