are an indie
band from Preston, Lancashire
- James Mulholland - vocals, keyboards, guitar
- Ric Ormerod - bass
- Michael Brown - drums
The KBC formed in 2004, described as the 'natural thing to do for three lads who were into the same sort of music and were pretty handy with an instrument', the three were in the same classes at school together. They signed to High Voltage Records that year and quickly released their debut single
, "Trippin", which was limited to 500 vinyl and received a modest reception.
It took another year for second single "Pride Before The Fall" to hit the shelves. This received a better reception and gained national radio airplay
. Followed by "Not Anymore", they landed live sessions on BBC Radio 1
with Steve Lamacq
, as well as support slots with The Strokes
, The Paddingtons
, Forward Russia
, The Sunshine Underground
, and !!!
A deal with the Japanese record label
, Fabtone Records, was signed in 2006,and the band released the Boxed Beats & Shelved Rhythms EP
, a collection of their UK
singles, which featured remixes
by The Whip and Performance. This was followed by the band's debut album
, On The Beat!
, released in early 2007. The delay, and eventual non-release of a UK LP, consequently ended with the band parting company with High Voltage Sounds.
"Walking Disaster" was released on 22 October 2007 on their own label, Scattergraph. Since then, The KBC have retreated to... Read More