Tokolosh Release – A Great Wave

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

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“Laced with Liam’s distinctive vocals and evocative lyricism, the band’s darkly magical sound combines soul, R&B and tribal rhythms underscored by Nathan’s driving bass” Skiddle

“Matching a sensitive use of electronics to crunching riffs” Clash Music

A product of Manchester’s collaborative music scene, Tokolosh are a 5-piece collective featuring members of The Whip and The Earlies alongside solo artist Liam Frost.

Named after a mischievous Zulu water sprite, the band blend aggressive drumming with darkly sexual lyrics, creating a unique and addictive sound. Featured in The Guardian and Clash Music, and championed by Marc Riley(6Music), Gideon Coe (6 Music), Tom Ravenscroft (6 Music) and John Kennedy (XFM), Shock of the New Jo Good (XFM), Shell Zenner (AMAZING) and Michelle Hussey BBC MCR Intro Tokolosh’s debut LP, Stay Strong, promises to cause a ripple in their native north west of England.

Tokolosh have supported the likes of I am Kloot, King Creosote and Cherry Ghost and will be announcing some tour dates later in the summer.

Debut album, Stay Strong will be released on 4th August on Jack to Phono Records. It features the singles ‘Bloodlines’, ‘Shapeshifter’ and ‘A Great Wave’

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