Playing tracks by
Toru Takemitsu, Fred Frith, Strength NIA, The Swan Silvertones, Sun City Girls and more.
This show was 49th in the global blues chart.
The Bonk is a project based around compositions by Philip Christie (O Emperor). Gathering influences from 60’s garage, jazz and experimental pop, recursive rhythms and improvised melodies are brought together in loose minimalist song forms.
Having launched debut single, Ancestor, at Quarter Block Party 2016 in Cork, two further online releases have followed. Cipher,the group's third single to date was released in April 2017 and saw the band undertake its first comprehensive string of live shows.
Their debut album, The Bonk Seems To Be A Verb will be available as a limited edition cassette release on thirtythree-45 from October 6th 2017 with live dates to follow.