SLEAFORD MODS // BARROWLAND BALLROOM, GLASGOW

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Sleaford Mods cook up a storm at Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom

SLEAFORD MODS PERFORMING AT GLASGOW’S BARROWLAND BALLROOM - 27.10.2018  PICTURE BY: STEPHEN WILSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Nottingham duo Sleaford Mods bring their live show to Glasgow’s iconic Barrowlands.  Their style, classed as electronic punk for the working class combines a beatbox type rhythm to vocalist Jason Williamson’s urban rap-style lyrics, often about working-class, British culture, politics and being a jobseeker!

Williamson, hailing from Lincolnshire, was a session musician and met colleague Andrew Fearne who was a DJ at a club in Nottingham, playing his own music.  Williamson suggested they collaborate with Fearne’s music and his lyrics, combining the electronic beat with Williamson’s style, known as sprechgesang, a term for a crossover of singing and speaking, more related to the operatic style.

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