twinkranes

twinkranes

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TWINKRANES ARE A PSYCHEDELIC POWER TRIO SPECIALIZING IN ZONE OUT PROGRESSIVE AVANT-POP MUSIK.

Biography

TWINKRANES ARE A PSYCHEDELIC POWER TRIO FROM DUBLIN . THEY SPECIALIZE IN ZONE OUT PROGRESSIVE POP MUSIC. THE THREE MEMBERS ROOSTER (GUITARS & TAPES) BLONDE FOX (VOCALS & DRUMS) & AUBURN SPINNER (SYNTHESIZERS & SOUND-SCAPES) HAVE SPENT THE LAST DECADE AS PART OF EACH OTHERS STRANGE ROTATING ORBIT AND AT LEAST ONE QUARTER OF THAT DECADE AS MEMBERS OF ONE OF THE MOST STRANGE AND UN-COMPRIMISING ACTS IN THE KOSMOS. IN THIS TIME THEY HAVE MELDED TOGETHER THE WORLDS OF MOTOR DRIVEN KRAUT, SPACE ROCK, PSYCHEDELIA AND AVANT-POP TO PRODUCE TWO KILLER 45S IN THE SHAPE OF PLATEAU AND BEING KONG THE FORMER A CHUGGING DISTANT RELATIVE TO KINGS LEAD HAT ERA ENO. THE LATTER A DRIVING SLICE OF CAR CHASE MOTORIK (WHICH HAS RECENTLY BEEN USED IN THE MOVIE CHERRYBOMB STARRING RUBERT GRINT WITH MUSICAL CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE LIKES OF DAVID HOLMES, BLACK ACID & TWO LONE SWORDSMEN).

THE SUMMER OF 2008 SAW THE GROUP UNDERTAKE A SERIES OF SHOWS AS PART OF THE B-MUSIC COLLECTIVES MIGRATING-CAUSTIC-MUTATABLE TOUR OF THE U.K & EUROPE. THE TOUR TOOK IN A HEADLINE SLOT AT FREAK FOLK FESTIVAL LLAMA IN SUNNY DEVON & SAW THE GROUP PLAY A STORMING SET AT ACCLAIMED SPANISH FESTIVAL PRIMAVERA SOUND WHERE THEY SHOWCASED AS PART OF THE TWISTED NERVE 10TH ANNIVERSARY ALONG SIDE ANDY VOTEL & VOICE OF THE SEVEN WOODS. THE TOUR ALSO SPAUNED A LTD EDITION TOUR 45 FEATURING TWINKRANES MIGHTY FIZZ NOR FEEDBACK EDIT. 2008 ALSO SAW APPEARENCES ALONGSIDE INDIAN JEWELRY, THE LEGENDARY STEREOLAB AND HEADLINE SLOTS AT THE OSCILLATION FESTIVAL IN BELFAST AND ACCLAIMED BOUTIQUE FESTIVAL FOR MUSIC & ARTS THE ELECTRIC PICNIC IN STRADBALLY IRELAND.

2009 SAW THE GROUP RETREAT TEMPORARILY FROM LIVE ACTIVITIES TO COMPLETE WORK ON THEIR DEBUT LONG PLAYER SPEKTRUM THEATRE SNAKES. AT THE REQUEST OF ANDY VOTEL THE RECORD WAS RECORDED LIVE OVER FOUR DAYS IN LONDON AT PRESS PLAY STUDIOS & FEATURES THE ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION SKILLS OF JIMMY ROBERTSON (FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE, LAST SHADOW PUPPETS) & RICK TOMLINSON (VOICE OF THE SEVEN WOODS). SHOW-CASEING SEVEN TRACKS OVER APPROXAMATLY 40 MINUTES THE RECORD IS A STRIPPED BACK WARTS N ALL EXCERSIZE IN TRIPLE PRONG, AVANT POP MUSIC DRIVEN BY TRIBAL MOTORIK, BARKING MAD SYNTHESISER LINES, LOOSE CONNECTIONS, DEAD ENDS & CHOPPY STORMY WATERS.
SPEKTRUM THEATRE SNAKES WILL BE RELEASED THIS AUTUMN ON TWISTED NERVE RECORDS.

Discography

2007-PLATEAU SINGLE
2008-BEING KONG SINGLE
2008-FIZZ NOR FEEDBACK EDIT SINGLE
2009-SPEKTRUMTHEATRESNAKES ALBUM

Set List

HI TEKK TRAIN WREKK
FIZZ NOR FEEDBACK
SPORES
PLATEAU
KING&KLOWN
THE CHARMER
PUT UP A LIGHT
NOUGAT