HCK9 aka Half Cut K9 are is an electronic alt-rock project written and fronted by northerner James Brown. HCK9 creates their own blend of electronic and alternative genres, weaving them together to create a cinematic, sci fi experience with an enraged emo twist. Inspiration can be found from the likes of Placebo, Nine Inch Nails and Twenty One Pilots
HCK9 are mid release of debut E.P ‘Tell Me It Gets Better’ previous from this release in 2023 have earned Radio airplay from BBC Radio 1, Radio X, Amazing Radio plus others. HCK9’s recent cover of R.E.M’s ‘Losing My Religion’ also had many plaudits and gained sync with ITV’s ‘Love Island’ & BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Lastet Single ‘Insomnia’ featured PEAKS! and also gained major radio play and DSP editorials.
The band have also featured at 2022’s Madcool Festival and also 2023’s The Great Escape aswell as securing multiple support slots across the country.