Voka Gentle - Writhing! (LP)


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Operating on a plane between avant-garde indie, electronica and cosmic psychedelia, Voka Gentle have an amorphous sound.

Operating on a plane between avant-garde indie, bubbling electronica and cosmic psychedelia, London group Voka Gentle have an addictive, amorphous sound. A three limb ed beast made up of twins Ellie and Imogen Mason , and William J. Stokes, each is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer with an imperious understanding of three dimensional sound.

The newest single 'Necrofauna / The Garden of Eden' - features Wayne Coyne from The Flaming Lips.
The hallucinatory mix of squelching synth bass and rhythmic samples, three-tiered harmonies playing off against William's sprechgesang, and a cutting, full-bodied drum beat is reflected in the oneiric themes.

'This song is a dream sequence about the narrator entering the Garden of Eden, the emblem of an idealised pastoral relationship with the natural world, and realising they can't stand it and want t o consume and bring destruction to it (I see a deer pass me by and I break its neck / Rip off its hind leg and take a bite through fur, sinew and bone).'

'Necrofauna / The Garden of Eden' - recorded with neo - metal battalion Pigsx7 guitarist and producer Sam Grant - is the first release in earnest since 2019's acclaimed debut album 'Start Clanging Cymbals', released via Nude Records. Having come through the dues - paying gestation period that leads up to a debut record, there's a sense of liberation around this new phase for Voka Gentle - a subtle confidence in their craft. It's well earned too - with high praise from the likes of UNCUT, MOJO and The Line of Best Fit at press. Support comes too from BBC 6 Music - including presenting an edition of Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone - and Radio 1. Tracks from that album also featured on FIFA 19 and The Sims 2020, aiding in recognition.


Cast & Crew


Track Listing

Disc 1:
  • Kestrel
  • Necrofauna/The Garden Of Eden (feat. Wayne Coyne)
  • Horse Latitudes
  • A Selving
  • Respect My Eccentricity pt. 1
  • Respect My Eccentricity pt. 2
  • Miasma Field Modulator(Trafalgar Square 3.3.2020) ± F∝V + field recs (blackbird/house martin)(feat. Oliver Wilde)
Disc 2:
  • TV Bra™️
  • See Damage (зона)
  • Election Day
  • DREAD./TKOE (feat. BELLS)
  • [When We Go, We're Taking You All With Us!]
  • Slow Joe
  • The Black Swell

Additional Details


Genre: Alternative/Punk

Language: English

Run Time: 00:01 mins

Region: 0

Release Date: 01/07/22

UPC: 5053760076377

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