!!! (pronounced CHK CHK CHK) – the Sacramento / Brooklyn-based, seven piece outfit currently igniting dancefloors around the globe as they unleash their exhilarating, deeply percussive, ecstatic funk upon willing and able audiences – release a new single, ‘Hello? Is This Thing On?’ from their brilliantly inspired album, Louden Up Now.
“ so compelling… add a touch of post-punk dissonance and politicised, repetitious vocals and !!!’s sonic attack is both groovily joyful and full of menace… anyone still questioning them has got a real chk-chk-chk cheek” Time Out
The band is already a favourite with Radio 1’s Zane Lowe, with a session waiting in the wings and XFM playlist-added, !!! continue their run of killer singles (‘Me And Giuliani Down By The School Yard (A True Story)’, ‘Pardon My Freedom’) with ‘Hello? Is This Thing On?’, an unusually insightful take on communication breakdown delivered in the form of another explosive energy flash.
!!! perform in the dance tent at this year’s Reading (Friday 27 August) and Leeds (Saturday 28 August) festivals, before returning in September / October for a full UK tour. The band also hits London’s Fabric nightclub in July for an exclusive club performance…
Saturday 17 July 2004
!!! (onstage 11pm), Fabric, 77a Charterhouse Street, London EC1. 10pm-7am // 15/12(NUS)
ROOM 1: Craig Richards, !!! LIVE, Andrew Weatherall // ROOM 2: HAYWIRE SESSIONSPercy X, Stephen Brown, Americhord (live), Dr.D Lorean // ROOM 3: Jimmy Edgar(Warp)
!!! is: Mario Andreoni (guitar), Dan Gorman (horns/percussion/keys), Nic Offer (vocals), Tyler Pope (guitar/various electronic devices), John Pugh (drums/vocals), Justin VanDerVolgen (bass/sound) and Allan Wilson (horns/percussion/keys)
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