Propulsive rhythms, a modern spin on kiwi-pop and a weird combination of dark punk, noise rock and flower pop perfect for outsiders, weirdos, loners and sweethearts.
Consisting of Michele Tellarini (vocals, guitars) and Cecilia Corapi (vocals, keyboard) who are both from Bologna in Italy, plus Irishman Danny Smartt (bass, clarinet) and the USA’s Christian Billard (drums & percussion).
Qlowski translates the restlessness of their thoughts into a full blown musical manifesto where early post-punk nuances are heightened by an extremely poetic and compelling vision encapsulating words, imagery, and noise.
Q & A.
FOR THOSE THAT HAVEN’T HEARD OF YOU BEFORE, DESCRIBE YOUR BAND IN ONE SENTENCE:
Driven by anxiety towards international socialism.
70s/80s punk and post punk scene, in particular The Cure, Crass, Wire, Joy Division, Television Personalities, Wipers, the Go-Go’s, Siouxsie and the Banshees, X Ray-Spex, The Slits, Blondie, Swell Maps, The Sound, CCCP and many more.
SHARE WITH US AN INTERESTING ANECDOTE ABOUT ONE OF YOUR SONGS:
It’s not a funny one, but two of our songs are about our beloved grandmas who left us in 2017.
YOUR FAVOURITE MUSIC VENUE IN THE UK:
Cece: Moth Club
Mickey: Shacklewell Arms
YOU ARE SENT TO OUTER SPACE AND CAN ONLY TAKE ONE RECORD. WHICH ONE?
Cece: The Slits – Cut
Mickey: Wire – 154
WE ARE PROUDLY SUBCULTURE INSPIRED. HOW ABOUT YOU ?
Cece: We simply wouldn’t exist without the punk and the riot grrrl subculture.
Mickey: If it wasn’t for the DIY punk culture I probably wouldn’t have never felt entitled to pick up and instrument and start playing.