VULPES URBANA, AKA Urban Fox are currently a four piece band based in North Wales, comprising of poets, musicians, singers and beat makers.
With a vibe that has been likened to Kate Tempest meets the Doors, Tom Waits meets the Happy Mondays with a feel of John Cooper Clarke, Ivor Cutlor, Aidan Moffat and legendary chef Keith Floyd, They have headlined shows such as Gwdihw Club in Cardiff, Telford's Warehouse in Chester alongside shows at Handyman's in Liverpool, The Smithdown Road Festival, Live n' Loud Festival, Leith Depot in Edinburgh, Llangollen Fringe, Wrexfest and Edinburgh Fringe.
Being born from previous projects The Glendale Family and Man of Straw & Friends, the band have had a multitude plays across BBC WALES, BBC 6 MUSIC, BBC Introducing, BBC MIXTAPE, Fresh On The Net alongside many regional, national and international plays on commercial and local radio. They have also had the honour of having 'ALICE' and '90's Times' chosen as Tom Robinson's track of the week and Fresh Net's top 10 of the week respectively alongside main support slots with Euros Childs, 9 Bach and British Sea Power.
The debut E.P. entitled "Paper for Work" was recorded with Marc Joy at Roc 2 studios who worked with Oasis and Primal Scream alongside a plethora of new Welsh artists and Focus Wales.
The debut E.P will be released on CEG Records on Friday 28th Sept 2018.
The launch event is taking place at Pie Records in Rhos on Sea on the same date
"Giro Liono IS the real McCoy". "I've been a fan of Chris Ingram's spoken word work for quite some time and am excited about intriguing new project, Vulpes Urbana". Tom Robinson BBC 6 Music.
"90's Times sounds like it jumped straight out of the new Trainspotting film". Fresh on the Net top ten track.
"ALICE was my favourite track of the week and contains some of the best writing I've ever heard come through BBC Introducing". Tom Robinson BBC 6 Music.
"Chris channels the spirit of Ivor Cutlor and Arab Strap's Aiden Moffat perfectly on Long In The Tooth". BBC Mixtape.