Other Half

Other Half

“​A murky encapsulation of some of the uglier features of nightlife” – ​CLASH

“Other Half’s world is volatile and dark, but also enthralling to hear”​ – ​The Line of Best Fit

“Rings clear with violent intent and purpose” – ​3 Songs & Out

“It’s easy to write a record that has all of the tropes of ‘90s post-hardcore – less so to write a record that has the energy, sincerity, and experimental approaches of the best of it. Kudos to the UK’s Other Half”​ – ​Bandcamp

Norwich based Other Half met through a love of the UK DIY scene and their time split between previous outfits, including ​Maths​, ​Ducking Punches​ and ​Manbearpig​.

In 2012, Cal Hudson (guitar, vocals), Alfie Adams (drums) and Sophie Porter (bass, vocals) came together in Alfie’s basement bedroom, along with their various influences – from the indie rock cynicism of ​Archers of Loaf​ and ​Arab Strap​, to the dischord and energy of bands like ​Hot Snakes​ and ​Unwound​ – to deal in scathing storytelling and abrasive punk.

Other Half previously released a four-way split with ​Grieving​, ​Yarraman​ and ​Yr Poetry​ on Venn Records ​(Gallows, Bob Vylan, Marmozets & more)​ and has performed at ​The Fest​, Florida, and ​Pouzza Fest​, Montreal. They have toured mainland Europe and the UK with Dikembe​ and Ducking Punches and have shared the stage with the likes of ​Meat Wave​, Jamie Lenman​, ​PUP​, ​Pinegrove​, ​Front Bottoms,​ ​Part Chimp​, ​The Hotelier​, ​Joe Talbot (IDLES)​ and ​Lemuria​.

They have had radio play on ​Daniel P Carter’s Radio 1 Rock Show​, The ​Radio 1 Indie Show​ and ​Triple J’s Short.Fast.Loud​, as well as coverage from ​Clash Magazine​, ​Louder Than War​ & ​Vive Le Rock​.

Their debut album, ​Big Twenty,​ was released via Venn Records on the ​21st of August 2020​.

AGENT: Rob McGee

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