The Hounds were born out of a need to create musically; to speak out, to say something lyrically and musically in a period where the main stream says nothing.
Julian & Bryan work to take the song to its pinnacle, whether that’s as a full ensemble, or with an acoustic and a loop station, the song is always king…….

Influenced by a huge array of diverse artists from Radiohead & Johnny Cash, to Bob Marley, Rage Against The Machine & Oasis, the HOJ write songs ranging in style from duo arrangements such as those employed by artists that influence the guys such as the Gillian Welsh & Dave Rawlings and the Civil Wars, solo arrangements a la Ryan Adams/Chris Cornell/Laura Marling/Bruce Springsteen to full band recordings performances featuring a full ensemble, including former ELO cellest Hugh Mcdowell. This shows the strength, breadth and depth of material the Hounds are capable of producing, and with the recording/release of a mini album & Video the guys aim to go from strength to strength…….