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.
Their music combines classic rock, prog rock, acoustic, blues, metal, folk, funk, minimalism, and electronica.
Their songs so far have been about invisible disabilities, artificial intelligence, and stuff like that.
Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate regularly play at the Fiddler’s Elbow and have performed at other leading London music venues, including Nambucca, Water Rats, Camden Rock, The Vibe Bar, The Comedy, and The Bowery/Ballyhoo. They have also played at festivals, and street parties.
Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate regularly put on charity gigs, and have recently put on fundraising events for Save The Children, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Ehlers-Danlos Support UK, and Brain Tumour UK.
They have been broadcast on 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, 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.