Small Leaks Sink Ships is a four piece experimental art pop band currently residing in Portland, OR. Members consist of multi-instrumentalists, London Van Rooy, Judd Hancock, Jim Mandel, and Ryan Garner.
The band merges synthetic samples and beats from scratch with the raw power of Acoustic instruments lead by a duo of distinct vocalists creating an eclectic and unique sound. Small Leaks has been through their fair share of obstacles over the years starting with a near fatal motorcycle accident in 2010 with member, Ryan Garner followed by a cancer diagnosis in 2011 with member Judd Hancock. By means of perseverance and pure stubbornness, the band managed to stick together through both recoveries delivering two Full Length albums and a 5 track EP. The quartet continues to evolve with their most recent release, "Golden Calf" exploring new territory and incorporating a plethora of musical genres anywhere from hip hop to art rock, and a central theme of emotional absurdities.