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WATCH: Gurr – ‘Ode To Oatmeal’

April 20, 2017 in News

Berlin garage-pop duo Gurr release video for the new single ‘Ode To Oatmeal’. Gurr embark on a joint headline tour with Brighton quartet Yonaka this spring.

Later this month the duo will release their new EP Furry Dream, a follow up to their last album In My Head, and have just dropped a bright, shimmying new song called ‘Ode To Oatmeal’, all about the glory of being able to live on cheap food.

Director Luis Krummenacher’s video has a charming and obvious concept: We see the band members singing while oatmeal (and, sometimes, milk) rains down on them.

Yonaka & Gurr play Mama Roux’s Birmingham on Thurs 11th May 2017. Tickets available here.

Watch the video for ‘Ode To Oatmeal’ below:

Yonaka & Gurr announce co-headline tour

March 9, 2017 in News

Brighton quartet Yonaka and Berlin duo Gurr embark on a joint headline tour this spring, calling at Mama Roux’s Birmingham on 11th May.

In the space of just one full single, Brighton quartet YONAKA have powered towards nationwide attention. The reaction after they uploaded their first track ‘Run’ to SoundCloud was phenomenal, as it was picked up for Radio 1 airplay without any promotion whatsoever. It was followed with their first full single ‘Ignorance’ which was released on Phil Taggart’s Hometown Records and continued to amplify the growing acclaim that has flowed their way. Shows alongside DrengeKilling Joke and Demob Happy, as well as festivals including Radio 1’s Big Weekend and Truck also helped to spread their gospel.

When two best friends start a band, songs get filled with inside jokes. In My Head takes the listener to a journey of Andreya Casablanca and Laura Lee’s friendship, their life, and a step further into the world of GURR. ‘First Wave Gurrlcore’ they call their own genre, always with a slight and acknowledging nod to riot girl culture and yet stressing that they want to invent their own style – they pair straight-forward garage rock tunes with more psychedelic and wave elements on their debut album.

Yonaka & Gurr play Mama Roux’s Birmingham on Thurs 11th May 2017. Tickets available here.

Yonaka Links: Soundcloud | Facebook | Twitter
GURR Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Watch Yonaka performing ‘Blue’ at Radio 1′s Big Weekend below:

Watch the GUUR video for ‘Moby Dick’ below: