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LOOKIN break the ice and immediately their brand of West Coast, punk fuelled rock feels comfortable. The throbbing harmonies and spiced guitar are set against a firm foundation of firmly wedged basslines and ricochet drums. Lookin are putting things pretty much in the rear view mirror. Their new material is firmer, more solid and carefully paced. As a three piece they focus on whatever reserves of power they can muster, but are also playful and inventive mid-song. Their penultimate track “The Edge” is masterful. This is maybe their hit or their “sit up and take notice” song. Piecing together gutsy rock, skittering middle eights and infectious, catchy straight rock, this track gives a glimpse of a very special future indeed.

"Dividing Tastes"

South Manchester’s LOOKIN have began to cast off the shackles of “Dookie” and have embraced a much harder mix of crashing guitars and stop / start guitar breaks. There’s more of a ‘straight rock’ outlook as the descending bass lines and climatic guitar soundtrack the opener, “Playing Life”. The rich vocals of “Christian D’Acuna” fling themselves from melodic, to cut throat razor sounds, with ease. “Once Again” starts out as pretty straight California three chord punk, but its slightly softened on the verses and then blisters as it veers into a chorus full of harmonies and crunching guitars. Hidden gem though is “The Avenue”. A dark rolling chord phrase and a low octave, ear grabbing vocal hookline which soon throws itself into a widescreen instrumental break before crashing into a melodic interlude. Intersected by a number of compelling middle eights, the overall effect is one of angsty, edgy rock, that shows an impending and growing mass of potential. - Manchester Music.co.uk


Released two three EP's.

1. Pretend Love
2. Off The Wall
3. Wish You Were Mine
4. Dazing Into Space

1. Playing 'Life'
2. Once Again
3. The Avenue

1. On The Edge
2. Rock'n'Roll Takes A Break
3. Playing 'Life'
4. The Avenue


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“There’s something special about the youth and talent of the three members of this band”- Manchestermusic.co.uk

Lookin are a three piece from Manchester.
The three, are known round Manchester for their hard mix of crashing guitars and stop start breaks with throbbing harmonies.

Started in January 2001, Lookin spent their first year writing material and gigging in and around the Manchester area. Playing such recognised venues like ‘The Roadhouse’, ‘Band On The Wall’ and ‘The Music Box’. Lookin have also played at ‘The Barfly’ in Sheffield where they have supported ‘The Icarus Line’.
In Sheffield they have also played at ‘The Grapes’ on the ‘Transit’ Tour of August 2002 where they also played at ‘The Lomax’ in Liverpool.
Aged 19-20, Christian D’Acuna (Guitar and Vocals), Theo Bowers (Bass and Vocals) and Matt Evans (Drums), they are influenced by bands like Muse, Green Day, Weezer, Idlewild, Foo Fighters, Rage Against The Machine and so on, making Lookin a treat for modern rock fans.

Live, Lookin are one of the most energetic and powerful unsigned bands in the Manchester music scene, this can be seen in reviews at www.manchestermusic.co.uk.

The band have also been part of the HMV showcase in which punters can check out the bands on the listening posts at the HMV store in Manchester, before they go and see them.

Lookin, have also travelled to London, to record a TV appearance for the programme ‘SHOWCASE TV’ televised on the Sky digital channel ‘Men and Motors’ broadcasted July 2002.

With the new CD, ‘Dividing Tastes’, Lookin are hoping to attract record label interest and gain more national exposure through the ‘DIVIDING TASTES TOUR’ taking the Lookin boys on a wild adventure.