Senser are coming to Foxlowe Arts Centre in Leek bringing their own breed of politically charged rap rock.
Foxlowe Arts Centre is centrally located in Leek, Staffordshire at the head of the Market Place. Foxlowe Arts Centre opened its doors in December 2011 and has already gained a strong following from the local community and is attracting attention from further afield as well. Funded by individuals’ pledges, donations and trading proceeds and with the majority of the staff volunteering, this is truly a community arts centre for the people of Leek and the Staffordshire Moorlands.
With a popular café, bar, gallery, live performance space for music, drama, comedy, talks and a cinema, the Foxlowe Arts Centre has rapidly established a reputation as the go to place in Leek.
“hammer heavy, incisor sharp guitars and right-on rapped out vocals, regularly blowing the likes of Rage Against The Machine off stage” – Rock Sound
“KKKK – top of our playlist” – Kerrang!
“9/10: Live performances such as this are true rarities. Senser fuckin smashed it” – Planet Mosh
“irresistible mash up of metal, trip hop and Prodigy-esque live beats” – Classic Rock
In 1989, with a back drop of free festivals, squat parties and acid raves, Senser forged their sound experimenting with beats, rhymes, heavy guitars and a multitude of musical genres.
Signing their first record deal in 1994 with Ultimate Records / A&M, Senser achieved worldwide success with debut album ‘Stacked Up’ selling over 250,000 records peaking at No 4 in the UK album charts.
Senser has performed to raucously receptive crowds at Glastonbury (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998), Reading (1993, 1994), Download (2010), Hell Fest (2013), Pukkelpop and a host of other major European festivals gaining them a loyal and dedicated fan base. They have toured throughout out Europe, USA and Japan headlining, supporting and being supported by acts such as Rage Against The Machine, Henry Rollins, The Levellers, Skunk Anansie and Tool.
Senser have released 5 studio albums. In 2013 they successfully fan funded and released their 5th studio album ‘To The Capsules’ incorporating their unique fusion of rock, metal, hip hop and alternative electronica, staying true to the sound they have been producing since 1989.
With 2014 bringing in the 20th anniversary of the bands seminal debut album Stacked Up, Senser remastered and re-released their international hit album under the title ‘Stacked Up XX’. The album was remastered by John Dent, whose past mastered records have included Bob Marley, The Clash, Motorhead, The Smiths, The Pixies and The Prodigy to name just a few.
Currently writing, recording and touring – Senser continue with the same fearless creative ethos they’ve always held as a core belief bringing Senser fans the empowered sound they’ve come to expect.