Sheffield-based Clubs & Spades craft a different dimension to music creating a unique sound, blending hip-hop, pop, punk, & rock, devising new noises by utilizing sampling methods and through using live instruments. The foundation of their music is what sets them apart & will make them stand the test of time.
Consisting of two MC's, Matic Mouth & Shinobi and two producers/beatmakers Andy Nicholson (formerly of Arctic Monkeys) & Manakin, each member has earned their stripes in the music industry & have joined together to create something special; original, distinctive, & irreplaceable music. They have already opened for the likes of Public Enemy, Pharoahe Monch, M.O.P., & Sister Sledge, gaining new fans & commanding the stages they play upon like the pros they are, every step of the way.
Their debut EP, 'Deal Or No Deal', is a snapshot representation of UK music at its best, maintaining British street life identity & creating high quality music. The introductory track of the same name, "Deal Or No Deal", is a funky-based, hip-hop led produced track, talking about real life issues with a refreshing Northern twang filtering through & spinning off the end every bar.
With an insight to the EP sounding so intriguing & another 4 tracks to wrap your ears around, we're confidant that if Hip-Hop is your thing, Clubs & Spades will quickly find their way to your favorites. So give it a listen, what do you say??? Deal or No Deal???