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HMS Morris

Mar 15, 2024

8:00pm – 8:40pm CT

Low Down Lounge

HMS Morris are an art-rock group from Wales. They’ve been touring and recording since 2015, and are supported by the Cardiff-based Bubblewrap Collective. Their 2 full-length albums to date (2016’s ‘Interior Design’ and 2018’s ‘Inspirational Talks’) both earned nominations for the Welsh Music Prize, and were variously described as ‘Innovative, forward thinking pop music’ (Earthly Pleasures), ‘strange and beautiful music’ (Electronic Sound) and a 'multi-dimensional sound that traipses across hitherto unexplored regions of sound' (Clash)’. Their third album, Dollar Lizard Money Zombie (released 15/9/23) is a playful repudiation of the worldview that reduces 99% of us to braindead money zombies, laboring for the glorious empires of a few giant dollar lizards. It is the first HMS album to feature Billy Morley and Iestyn Huw Jones on guitar and drums, and ranges from 50s cowboy sweetness to electro-metal madness, from rambling acoustic prog to the tightest of synth-pop ditties. DLMZ is the basis of a new live show that combines the nuance and range of the record with an infectious driving energy, all backed up by HMS’ customary theatrical and sartorial glee.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom, Wales
Avant / Experimental
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