The Mouse Outfit is a live band and production team based in Manchester, UK. Their acclaimed debut album ‘Escape Music’ won UK hip hop album of the year 2013 (Wordplay Magazine). Their second album ‘Step Steadier’ received worldwide attention and was ranked at number 9 in ABC News’ top 50 albums of 2015. Their profile has increased significantly, both within the UK and internationally.
The last two years have seen the band take their brand of funk, jazz and reggae influenced hip hop on the road to France, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Belgium, Switzerland, Romania, The Netherlands and Croatia, with key slots at prestigious festivals such as Glastonbury, Boomtown, Soundwave, Outlook and Fusion. They have performed at their own sold out headline UK shows in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Brighton, Bristol and many more UK cities.
In the summer of 2016 The Mouse Outfit released a remix album with including tracks from Dub Phizix, Tall Black Guy, Mungos Hi Fi, DJ Vadim, Werkha and others.
2018 see’s the band work on new material , a full summer of festival bookings and a winter tour , which will be supported by brand new music and videos. Their latest album released in 2018 Jagged Tooth Crook was partnered with a European tour as well as 11 music videos featuring guest MC’s including Layfullstop and IAMDBB.
Earlier in their career they built a loyal fan base supporting many of the world’s finest hip hop acts. Their reputation as a high quality live act resulted in two invitations to perform at the BBC’s legendary Maida Vale Studios in London and a live session for Mary Anne Hobbes on BBC Radio 6 in 2015.