THE BOSTON GLOBE: " BLISTERING… ROWDY AND PROPULSIVE… KINGSLEY FLOOD IS READY FOR THE NATIONAL STAGE."
Called "the future of American music" by Esquire, Kingsley Flood are emerging on the national stage in 2013. They've been added to the lineup at Newport Folk Festival and Rolling Stone premiered the song "Down" from 'Battles,' which was released February 5.
From throbbing, fuzzed-filled psychedelic, garage rock to lo-fi folk, Kingsley Flood has been compared to Lucero, Deer Tick, The Clash, Wilco, and Okkervil River. Listen here.
The two-time winners at both the Boston Music Awards and the Boston Phoenix Best Music Poll have upcoming shows in the northeast.
"[KF] crackles with the Spaghetti Western swagger of new-school blues-rock acts such as the certifiably massive Black Keys to recent breakthroughs like Alabama Shakes and up-and-comers such as L.A.'s Vintage Trouble, all rusty mic'd vocals gift-wrapped in barbed wire." - MTV Buzzworthy
"Great live show." – NPR.org
"It’s not too early to declare an album as my favorite of the year right? Kingsley Flood is it." – HearYa
"Kingsley Flood play salt-of-the-earth type of music that doesn't strive for authenticity -- it claims it." - Spinner
"Finger-picked guitar slams into the garage stomp." – Boston Phoenix