Canadian psych explorers
Teke::Teke wowed us with the melting pot of styles on their debut album last year, so when we heard that they would be heading out on tour around the UK, we asked the seven-piece to share their experiences from the road as they travelled to London, Wrexham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Bristol and Brighton. Shirushi
Day 1 – London: Picking up the van in London, all packed up ready to go! Day 1 – Wrexham: Yes indeed, we’re here in the UK! Day 1 – Wrexham: First dinner in a pub with the whole crew in Wrexham! Day 1 – Penny Black, Wrexham: Checking out the stage for our first show at Focus Wales Day 2 – Newcastle, Head of Steam: Loading in for our show in Newcastle Day 2 – Newcastle: Interview with our new friend Dom from Wet Hot Beats Day 3 – Glasgow: Band exploration of Glasgow Day 3 – Glasgow: Pho time in Glasgow! Day 4 – Manchester, Castle Hotel: Load in time in Manchester Day 4: Manchester, Castle Hotel – No time! Yuki doing her hair while sound checking Day 5 – London: Pre-show jogging session in London Day 5 – London, Old Blue Last: Tonight’s venue in London, the Old Blue Last Day 5 – London: Ramen time before show in London Day 6 – Bristol, The Lanes: Mishka bass sound check at The Lanes in Bristol Day 6 – Bristol: Hide and guitarist of Bristol band Windshake connected through their respective use of household objects to make noises on the guitar. Day 6 – Bristol: A much needed arm massage for drummer Ian Day 6 – Bristol: Checking out some Banksy art in Bristol after show Day 7 – Bristol: Day off in Bristol, a stop at the Rough Trade store Day 7 – Bristol: Tea time in Bristol Day 7 – Bristol: Exploring the beautiful streets of Bristol Day 8 – Brighton: First stop upon arrival in Brighton, Fish and Chips! Day 9 – Brighton: Eating Montreal bagels before our M for Montreal show’ Day 9 – Brighton: The beautiful Brighton beach and pier Day 9 – Brighton: Nap time on the beach between two shows at the Great Escape Day 10 – Brighton: Yuki’s world is upside down this morning Day 10 – Brighton, Latest Bar: Waiting room at Latest Bar before our performance Day 11 – London: Last day of tour, last minute short afternoon performance for Sofar Sounds in London Day 11 – London: ’Much love UK, can’t wait to come back!
Find out more about Teke::Teke on their official website
Introduction by Paul Maps Photographs and captions by Teke::Teke
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