TEKE::TEKE - Shirushi [CD]
Cat. no: CDKRS688
Release Date: 7th May 2021
TEKE::TEKE is a unique beast. A seven-piece experimental-rock band that fuses traditional Japanese instruments and influences with loud fuzzy guitars, trombone, flute, keys and a powerhouse rhythm section to create a modern take on a sound reminiscent of 1960’s-70’s-era psychedelic Japanese soundtracks.
The delirious yet sharp song arrangements are a perfect playground for vocalist Maya Kuroki’s wide range of singing and theatrical delivery, where her voice sometimes screams frantically and sometimes soothes. Live, the band’s frenetic energy is palpable, a vibrant punk circus that hits you like a storm.
Their debut album ‘SHIRUSHI’ (or ‘signs of great changes to come’) takes you through a vast array of imagery and sonic landscapes. Recorded and mixed by Seth Manchester (Battles, Daughters) at Machines with Magnets and mastered by Heba Kadry (Bjork, Julianna Barwick), the resulting album is as storied and unique as the band itself.
Album reviews confirmed:
BBC 6 Music / Radio X / Amazing Radio plays
Tracks: Kala Kala / Yoru Ni / Dobugawa / Barbara / Kizashi / Kaminari / Sarabande / Meikyu / Tekagami
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