Cheltenham Racecourse

32 Tens

Garden Stage, Friday 2023

32 Tens

Named after the classic 90s Nokia phone, 32 Tens are a retro video games and music obsessed indie outfit from the Northwestern UK town of Warrington. Max (Vickers) is the singing one, Sam is the guitar thing and Danny does drums, they continue to write and record music they love to play.

There are no pretences with 32 tens, what you see is what you get, a completely different beast to the polished TV formats that first launched frontman Max Vickers into the public eye as a semi-finalist on The Voice. They are laid back, authentic and full of gritty integrity – dirty indie at its best, with influences from Jamie T, Jack White and Arctic Monkeys.

Sings like his Mum’s just told him to turn his X-box of