Alex Ohm’s alternative, cinematic symphonies reflect the wide range of influences that inspire his work and come together to create his band's unique sound.
Midlands based songsmith, Ohm has become a renowned name on the local music scene and beginning to make a name for himself far and wide.
With several sold out shows already under his belt, Alex has also opened shows for the likes of Ian Brown, The Charlatans, Ocean Colour Scene and Peter Doherty to name a few as well as touring worldwide.
The band have been busy since releasing their Debut EP 'At first a drop’ in 2017 which featured the single ‘Through the storm’ song that received huge praise from radio and press alike as well as becoming the soundtrack for the John Lewis promotional video for their Birmingham flagship store.
After winning the inaugural Pirate Studios ‘Prodigy’ competition in 2018, the band stormed numerous festivals across England including Isle of Wight Festival, Y Not Festival, Truck Fest and Tramlines.
2020 saw a triumphant start with sold out shows for BBC Introducing and Nottingham’s Rough Trade, Alex released two singles with one of those (Hours) raising £700 pound for the mental health charity Mind and making the semi-finals of the International Songwriting Competition from 26,000 entrants. Despite the crippling pandemic, Alex managed to play sold out, socially distanced gigs as well as holding an online ‘Ohm alone’ tour.
2021 saw the release ‘The Lost Persons Meeting Point’ EP on February 12th. With over 50,000 streams, 13,000 video views plus additional 8,000 live video views it received great reviews from press and radio. The band played numerous live dates and festivals during the summer 2021 and released a single ‘Joy’ on 25th June which featured nationally on regional radio. On the track Ohm beamed, ‘I think it’s the happiest song I’ve ever written! I usually tend to write with some sort of underlying synoecism in my songs, but this is a real feel good, summer song.’
‘I wrote it in the midst of the pandemic but looking to the future. Imaging a time when restrictions and constraints have eases. It’s a song of hope and positive thinking.’ Joy went on to be featured in an advert and received over 100K plays on Spotify.