The Vices is a garage-popband hailing from Groningen, founded in 2019. The band consists of Floris van Luijtelaar (lead vocals/guitar), Jonathan Kruizenga (keys/guitar), Simon Bleeker (bass), and Mathijs Louwsma (drums). In 2019 they released their debut EP ‘Life Grows’. In 2020 they followed up with the EP ‘Good Morning City, Now Let Me Sleep..’. In both 2020 and 2021 the band played at ESNS and had their first shows in Berlin and Paris. At the start of the COVID lockdown, the band got named 3FM Talent with their track Boy. Even during the pandemic, the band was able to find creative solutions to stay visible. Since November 2021, The Vices are the house band of the talkshow M.
The Jury about The Vices; “The Vices put their dreams into actions. The band has a lot of initiative and an enormous drive. Not singles, but albums are being released, almost as a philosophical concept. In the last years, the band took big steps and showed a lot of creativity.”