The Bonk and Soft Focus // QBP 2020
Quarter Block Party presents
The Bonk & Soft Focus
Friday 7th February, 8.30pm
Tickets €14 + booking fee
Bundle Tickets €25 + booking fee (3 Shows at Quarter Block Party)
The Bonk is a musical project based around compositions by Waterford musician and songwriter, Philip Christie . Gathering influences from 60’s garage, jazz and experimental pop, recursive rhythms and improvised melodies are brought together in loose minimalist song forms.
The groups first collection of recordings, The Bonk Seems To Be A Verb, was released as a limited edition cassette via Drogheda label thirtythree-45 in October 2017. In the time since, the band has been recording new material for a planned release in 2020. May Feign, the latest single from this new clump is available as a digital download from Bandcamp.
Soft Focus are a group from Cork playing a mix of drone and krautrock informed equally by psychedelia and experimental minimalism.
Spearheaded by the writing partnership of Jack Horgan and Mark Waldron-Hyden (The Sunshine Factory, Sunshine Cult Records), and also consisting of Cork alumni Elaine Malone (Mantua, Land Crabs), Ruairi Dale (Elastic Sleep), Jack Corrigan (Actualacid) and Ciaran Corcoran (Mikron, Perish) they are currently preparing to enter the studio to record their debut to be released in 2020.
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