A bit about us...
Twisted Noise Troupe is a music agency and production house based in London. It’s aim is to create distinctive, high quality live music experiences.
Here is our story...
In 2012 Chris Smith and Richard Turner formed ‘Old Dirty Brasstards’, London’s favourite tweed-clad 10-piece brass band. This group had a sensational rise to success with it’s tenth show being at Glastonbury.
Following the release of Old Dirty Brasstards’ eponymous debut album in 2014, the founders teamed up with music producer Jim Unwin to establish Twisted Noise Troupe, a creative music agency of high quality live entertainment.
The directors of Twisted Noise Troupe have each had unique careers in the music industry, they have produced tracks for leading artists and labels across many genres as well as performing throughout the world at prestigious venues such as Koko, Roundhouse, Moulin Rouge, O2 Kentish Town Forum, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, Royal Albert Hall and Royal Festival Hall. They have also appeared on stages at the following festivals, Glastonbury, Latitude, Meltdown (Southbank, London UK), Melt! (Gräfenhainichen, Germany), Heineken Open’er Festival (Gdynia, Poland), Corona Capital (Mexico City, Mexico), Måkeskrik Festival (Kristiansand, Norway), and Kama Love Festival (Beijing, China).
Twisted Noise Troupe produce groups that perform regularly in an eclectic portfolio of venues such as, Fabric, Royal Opera House, Royal Holloway and Buckinghamshire Universities to name but a few. The boutique agency provides acts for festivals such as, Y- Not Festival, The Mighty Hoopla, Truck Festival, Leopallooza and more commercial ventures including entertainment for Twitter, Amazon, and Google.
TNT acts have also been chosen to support Basement Jaxx at KoKo, The Hoosiers at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire and Madness at their ‘House of Common’ festival in Central London.
2019 marked the creation of ‘The Hatricks’, a close harmony, female trio that perform vintage covers with band backing. Their debut performance was at Truck Festival in Oxfordshire. So far the group have studio recordings of Britney Spears’ ‘Toxic’, George Michael’s ‘Faith’ and Madonna’s ‘Material Girl’.
In 2020 Twisted Noise Troupe began collaborating with Vinegar Strokes, one of the UK’s leading drag artists who appeared in the hit show, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’ and was a member of the original cast for the hit West End show ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jaime’. Vinegar is also a prominent figure in the Black Lives Matter movement. Together they have formed ‘Vinegar Strokes & The Morning Afters’, a sizzling 6-piece band of misfits that come together to fuse the sound of pop-synth and classic cabaret!