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Alexander Flood is one of Australia’s commanding beat-masters, possessing a unique and finessed arsenal of groove, power, and expertise on the drums. Leading his own band from the drum chair, Alex’s unique music pushes a fresh rhythmic and dynamic realm of live dance music leaning on nu-jazz, deep-house, broken beat, DnB, funk, and experimental sounds. The band is catching ears within Australia and internationally, having recently performed at WOMADelaide, Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Adelaide Jazz Festival, and Berlin clubs Privatclub and Badehaus, with upcoming international tours on the horizon. 

Winning Australia’s Best Up and Coming Drummer Competition in 2016 was just the beginning of Flood’s accelerating trajectory in music. After graduating top of his University jazz degree, Alex signed with US label Stretch Music to release his debut album HEARTBEAT, followed by his sophomore release The Space Between in 2022. Later that year Alex toured Europe with 6x GRAMMY nominee Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah’s band. While in Berlin Flood recorded his third album “Oscillate” with an all-star lineup including Horatio Luna and Àbáse, releasing via Jakarta Records in May 2023. In 2023 Alexander was the recipient of the highly prestigious Young Achiever Award at the Ruby Awards, as well as receiving the Robert Stigwood Fellowship (Government of South Australia). Alex is currently finishing two new albums simultaneously, set to release at the end of 2024 which his band will tour across Europe. 

Some notable collaborators of Alex’s include Chief Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Àbáse, Horatio Luna, Vivian Sessoms, Nelson Dialect, Cazeaux OSLO, Kate Ceberano, Rob Edwards, performing with the ASO, WASO, QSO, as well as working with brands including Red Bull Music and Istanbul Cymbals. 


More at www.alexanderfloodmusic.com.au  

https://www.instagram.com/alexander_flood/ 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NerdPige7GU


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Cameron Graves, Alexander Flood, Cory Wong with Mark Lettieri and Fusio Group

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The new release from Cameron Graves, Live From Seven Spheres, Australian Drummer Alexander Flood's new release, Swedish drummer Jonathan Lundberg, Cory Wong-Mark Lettieri from Power Station, from Hungary the Fusio Group led by drummer Peter Szendofi and Hungarian guitarist Mike Gotthard. Playlist Cameron Graves “Sons Of Creation" from Live From The Seven Spheres (Mack Avenue) 00:00 Alexander Flood “Rewired" from The Space Between (Stretch Music) 07:12 Alexander Flood “LDN" from The Space Between (Stretch Music) 14:23 Jonathan Lundberg ...

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