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YOU SAID STRANGE!

Dreamy rich reverb soaked trippy, traily wonderous tangent that carries you along. Everything blends but stands out in equal amounts, the vocals become open to interpretation as they rise and fall over the pulsing instrumentation, […]

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CHIYODA KU 2

On the two occasions that I’ve seen Chiyoda Ku I could have easily assumed that they were the headline act and left after their performance. Both times they have used their instruments and exceptional ability […]

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TTNG

Prior to this gig I knew nothing of TTNG, a dear friend of The Shonk asked if I’d like to come along and I said yes. I did however forget to put it into the […]

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TERA MELOS

Discovered these on Tuesday, listened to around 1 minute of them and decided to go and see them! The plan was to go to Cardiff but it clashed with another gig so off to Bristol […]

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TANGLED HAIR

Following the train analogy used to describe the opening act these guys add another carriage of jazz to their locomotive and employ the mind-blowingly exception skills of a drummer who I imagine eats other drummers […]

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CHIYODA KU 1

Connecting a carriage of jazz onto the locomotive of math-esque post-rock these guys will take you on a magical winding journey across a soundscape of built-up, ashen cities, before delving underground into eternal tunnels of […]

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REVIEWS

THE BURNING HELL

The Shonk just love it when our Canadian Ambassadors come over to party with us and play us their wonderful anti-folk, indie narrative, stream of consciousness, nostalgia-rap (that, by our standards is a genre that […]