Das Llamas

Das Llamas

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Wild-throated melodies loom over a landscape of guitars and synthesizers ardently sewn together over spastic percussion erupting against steadfast bass lines that create a grimy upbeat electro rock that drunkenly flirts with no-wave punk.

Biography

From the gray city of Seattle rises the torch that is Das Llamas. The four piece, whose influences range from dance to goth to punk to dub, have created a platypus of sound that is a new noise in a new era.
Kerry Zettel’s wild-throated melodies loom over a landscape of guitars and synthesizers ardently sewn together by Shawn Kock and Aaron Everett. Thomas Burke’s spastic percussion erupts against conspiring steadfast bass lines that create a grimy upbeat electro rock that drunkenly flirts with no-wave punk. Well studied in the use of multitasking, they do all the work of a five piece with a dynamic demeanor of six.
Das Llamas has moved heads and feet alike at numerous shows up and down the west coast, toured across the midwest to the east coast and back. They have recorded and released two eps, the full length World War and have another EP due for release this Fall.

"Das Llamas have finally nailed the tense, moody postpunk they've been working toward for years."
- Eric Grandy of the Stranger

"There are few bands in town that I am more excited about than this one."
-John Richards, KEXP

"For a band that's evidently as studied in the greats like Mission of Burma and Devo, Das Llamas have done just as much to carve out its own sound".
- Grant Brissey, The Stranger

“The throbbing tension of Das Llamas evokes the gritty, angular work
of Television, only a bit darker and shadowy.”
- Brian J. Barr, Seattle Weekly

"Das Llamas' music could never be described as joyful, but amidst all the growling, guttural savagery there is always a jocular levity that keeps you gleefully bopping to the beat while you barbarically bang your head."
-NYC Kelly D, Three Imaginary Girls

Discography

World War, Aviation Records 2007
Self Titled EP, self released 2005
Audio Demonstration, self released 2004

Set List

Our typical set list is six to eight songs running 30 to 35 minutes. We can easily play an hour set. Currently, we have no covers.