Hat's Off Gentlemen It's Adequate
Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate are Malcolm Galloway, on his own, or with his colleagues Kathryn Thomas (flute), Mark Gatland (bass), Rudy Burrell (drums) and Ibon Bilboa (guitar). They are based in London, UK.
Malcolm and Mark have been playing together since they were at school. Malcolm and Kathryn are married.
Their music combines progressive rock, classic rock, acoustic, blues, metal, folk, funk, minimalism, and electronica.
Their music explores often explores scientific and philosophical themes.
Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate regularly play at leading London venues and regularly put on charity gigs (including for Save The Children, Cancer Research UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Ehlers-Danlos Support UK, and Brain Tumour UK).
They have been broadcast on over 50 radio stations/shows/podcasts, including Amazing Radio, Notty Nation, The Justin Wayne Show, Troy's Room (LA Talk Radio), Radio Sherbourne, Planet Indie, MuseBoat Radio, Unsigned Revolution, Songwriter Radio, Rokout Radio, Social Media Radio, Tudno FM, Rocking The Blues From Canada, The Justin Sane Show, Firebrand Rock Radio, Oystermouth Radio, XRP Radio, Riviera FM, Insomnia Radio UK, Twisted Mixtape (Pulse 98.4 Glasgow), Amazing Radio, CastleDown Radio, and Optical Zoo Radio.
Their video of 'While I Still Can' won the runner-up prize in the 2012 London 48 hr music video competition. It has been broadcast on 74 television channels, including channels in the UK, Canada, South Africa and USA. Their second album ("When The Kill Code Fails") was recommended by Steve Hackett (Genesis) and was awarded Beasties Rock Show's Prog Album Of The Year Award. They were shortlisted for Radio Wigwam's Single Of The Year award, and were finalists in Banks Radio Australia's awards in the best album and best producer categories.