Artificial Sheep - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9926-2
  • Barcode: 614427992628
  • German Release: 27/08/2021
  • Genre: Crossover, Jazz

"Is it Rock? Jazz? Punk? Avantgarde? KUU! smashes genres." Fidelity

"An alchemically complex jazz punk alloy. […] Really rather wonderful." PROG

CD € 9,99 (OP: € 17,50)

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The widespread positive response to “Lampedusa Lullaby”, KUU!’s 2018 label debut on ACT also gave rise to enthusiastic, imaginative and telling descriptions of the band’s music: “An alchemically complex jazz punk alloy. […] Really rather wonderful.”( PROG magazine). “A raw, thorny mixture of punk attitude, electro- dance elements, eccentric fusion, and free jazz outbursts.” (All About Jazz). These plaudits drew attention to perhaps the most remarkable, unexpected, maybe even paradoxical thing about KUU! (it means ‘moon’ in Finnish): that this unique quartet of singer Jelena Kuljić, two guitarists Kalle Kalima and Frank Möbus, and drums/percussion Christian Lillinger always find ways to combine powerful attitude, in-your-face political engagement, and even occasional white-hot rage, with astonishingly and consistently high lev...

line up

Jelena Kuljić / vocals
Kalle Kalima / guitar & bass
Frank Möbus / guitar
Christian Lillinger / drums

Recording Information

Recorded at Hansa Studios Berlin
19.02. - 21.02. & 17.08. - 18.08.2020
Engineers: Nanni Johansson & Klaus Scheuermann
Assistants: Frida Claeson Johansson & Yun Chu Liang

Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Produced by KUU!

Cover art by Gabriel Orozco, Untitled, 2018 - 2019, courtesy Gallery Kurimanzutto, New York /Mexico City