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Ilk throw the kitchen sink at their fine debut


"Y U"

Release date: 11 August 2017
Ilk YU
10 August 2017, 15:42 Written by Slavko Bucifal
The debut album from Ilk showcases great depth and is a truly an excellent artistic pop experience.

Y U is part noise experimentation and part sampled math nerdiness wrapped in a tightly choreographed pop production.

A seemingly endless amount of percussion and samples dominate a record on which every track is a new experience in sound, yet the 4/4 time signature and pop structure is comforting.

Despite the glitchy percussion samples featuring items you might find at a hardware store or the off kilter detuned harmonies played on homemade thumb pianos (or whatever other source has been sampled over Ilk’s four year period of composition), Y U is entirely friendly and catchy.

At their first attempt, Ilk have created an artistic trumph sonically, all the while being profoundly bizarre lyrically.

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