Koyo

at The Old Blue Last, London
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Koyo

Koyo appearing at this event

Formed in Leeds in 2015, KOYO have fast become a major factor in the city’s burgeoning music scene. Tagged with the prog rock label, they are in fact proficient, reflective and utterly self-effacing, a far cry from the cape-wearing and wizard-hatted indulgence of your traditional progressive musicians. True, some of their songs are longer and they are well schooled in music – literally. But KOYO wear their versatility and charm very lightly indeed. Formed by Huw Edwards and Jacob Price, KOYO are an accomplished five-piece. Blending influences as wide as Ozric Tentacles and The Velvet Underground, My Bloody Valentine and Kurt Vile, they give the impression of being able to play just about anything. KOYO combine beautiful melancholy vocals with intricate riffs and the poetry of Nick Drake. Sampling and synthesisers provide astral soundscapes, grounded by a gifted rhythm section. They are at once delicate and robust. A powerful live force, KOYO create sonic spectacles through soaring layers of sound. They fill and transform space, create darkness and colour. Songs become extended improvisations, spontaneous expressions of emotion. KOYO are an unmatchable dynamic talent.

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Mohit

Mohit appearing at this event

Prog-rock avant-garde trio MOHIT are three brothers living in South London. Originally from the coastal utopia Bognor Regis, they sew together a pleasing mix of chiller guitar music, soft vocal scapes, explosive drums and noise.

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The Old Blue Last

  • 39 Great Eastern Street
  • Shoreditch
  • London
  • EC2A 3HY

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