The Freakles
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The Freakles


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The best kept secret in music


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The Freakles released their debut EP in November 2011 as Cassette tape and free download from and The Freakles album comes out later this year.


Feeling a bit camera shy


The Freakles are a four piece alternative and electronic influenced band based in and around the environs of Graignamanagh Co.Kilkenny Ireland. The band formed in the Summer of 2010 and played their first gig at an illegal rave on an isolated mountainside. Since then the Freakles have been mastering their live chops around the South East region and recording their debut album from a crowded no string recording studio in a spare room. The Band have been described by Former choice Music Prize Judge and Beat fm DJ Rob O'Connor as 'Madder than a bag of badgers in a head shop.'
The Bands first release The 'I think that you're a ride' e.p. was released as a free cassette tape and given away to fans at the launch and is still available as a free download from The video for the Title track was filmed by Freakle fan film makers in Buenos Aires Argentina . ( This early Ep attempted to catch the Freakles gentle acoustic aspect in live recording conditions and features electronic remixes at which the various members are also adept.
In 2011 the bands song 'Your Legs' was used by Kilkenny film makers in an episode from their RTE 'Story land' series of films. ( 3:40) And the band made their debut at Kilkennys Happy Valley festival.
In 2012 the band were narrow runners up in the Red Bull Bedroom Jam competition with their video 'A Girl Like You' ( and received a special mention from the organizors having accumulated over 3000 votes. Th Freakles headlined Thomastowns 'Lights Off Festival' playing with a Sitar ,an ensemble of Singers and a hundred year old Harmonium.The band were played on the radio by Dan Hegarty on 2fm as well as Rick O Shea and djs on Dublin South 96 , KCLR and Beat FM and performed live sessions on air.
In 2013 the band featured as Finalists in the Meteor grab a grand competition and are played on Paul Mcloones today fm show and will be recording a live session with him during the year. The Freakles live shows are exciting and theatrical and feature Light up Clothes and bubble blowing pants.