Alex Gough (IE)
Alex Gough is a 20 year old Drummer/Producer/Rapper hailing from Waterford, Ireland. Gough is one of the most promising artists of the new rising Irish music scene. Drumming since the age of 6, he quickly became a well-respected master of his craft and soon turned his hand to producing. 2018 saw his first proper outing as a solo artist with the experimental ‘The Infomercial Tape’ EP and hugely popular ‘Afraidofmoney’.
Single ‘Breakfast’, released in February of this year, is no doubt the standout track to date racking up nearly 300,000 streams and entering the Spotify Irish viral chart at number 41. Garnering immediate support in high profile playlists such as Spotify’s influential New Music Friday, Free Form and Alternative Hip-Hop along with additions to YouTube Music’s ‘UK Hip-Hop’ and Deezer’s ‘Trending Ireland’. Early praise from numerous online blogs, being added to the B List (and charting) at Amazing Radio alongside various other highlights are helping to bring in new fans from as far as the US.
2019 has seen him take the project to the live circuit with a brand new 4-piece band, with Gough front and centre on Drumming and vocal duties. This 4-piece Hip Hop/Jazz experience is sure to take the festival circuit by storm with the unique live sounds of Alex Gough’s production.