Today, our new music spotlight is on Ulysses Wells

Location: Oxford

Line-up: Ulysses Wells (vocals / guitar)

About: Combining elements of the blues, psychedelia, electronica and rock, Wells has created a sound that defies genre and is brimming with attitude. His use of idiosyncratic effects and unusual guitar models, along with nods to other forward-thinking artists such as Tame Impala and The Black Keys, gives his music a unique edge that, until now, has been sorely lacking in modern British rock music. Wells’ grit-fuelled vocal is out in full force throughout, sounding akin to the likes of Jack White or Dan Auerbach.

Hailing from Oxford, Wells has spent the past few months locked away in a converted stable, working on new music. He is also fast-building a deserved, formidable reputation as a fantastic live artist, having already shared festival stages with the likes of George Ezra, Jake Bugg and Sea Girls.

What Hidden Herd say: Ulysses Wells returns with his trademark grassroots blues, eloquently bought to 2019 with a refreshing sprinkling of modern sensibilities. The result is a sound that cuts through and demands to be heard.

For fans of: Kit Trigg, Jack White

Next shows:‪

Wednesday, 13th February – London @ Two Tribes Brewery, Tileyard Studios for Big Indie Big Nights. Tickets

Also supporting Bastille at following dates:

9th February – Brixton Academy – London
4th March – Zenith – Munich
5th March – The Jahrhunderthalle – Frankfurt
6th March – Mehr! Theatre – Hamburg


Latest track: ‘Back With The People’