December 13, 2013

10 pieces - 5th anniversary reissue

Keiki: catch them all!

We will probably never outdo Frank Zappa, but Keiki has already released several records: 3 albums and one EP. Only one of these wasn't put out by Cheap Satanism Records and it has now almost sold out. To celebrate the record's 5th anniversary, it made sense to make it available to a wider audience through a digital release.

In 2006, Keiki sees the light as a trio: vocals, guitar, bass, with a drum machine and a theremin. Within months the band was recording its debut album, 10 pieces. The sleeve, made in pure DIY style, was put together using a piece of gauze and two colours: black and white. Initially destined to be released on the trio's own Puppy Farm Records, the album fell into the hands of Glock Music, a small UK-based label. There were talks of a release in Great-Britain. Sadly, shortly after, Glock Music imploded and a first batch of 10 pieces was hanging in limbo somewhere in England. Keiki kept the faith and sold most of its albums at gigs. 

You can now re-discover Keiki's minimalist, melodic, eccentric electro-rock and vaguely pop style of its early days. Their basic ingredients - twisted guitars, compromise-free female vocals, quirky lyrics, wild theremin, melodic bass lines, no frills drum machine - are bound to seduce those who like to colour outside the lines. Vice Magazine gave it a 7/10 rating and Penny Rimbaud from Crass became a fan.

The digital album is available here through Cheap Satanism Records - who put out the band's subsequent albums Waltham Holy Cross and Popcorn from the Grave
or, direct, via our brand new Bandcamp:

November 7, 2013

Getting ready to rock hard abroad

We'll be playing a show in Besançon (Ze Music All Bar) and in Düsseldorf (Brause) later this month.

Here's a clip from our last show in Brussels on October 24th (at Café Central):

September 27, 2013

Let's go to Utrecht

We are playing at the ACU in Utrecht with Vitas Guerulaïtis and Baby Fire.
They've made a great flyer that sums well the spirit of it.

September 5, 2013

Fulmar 1913

Cécile aka SEESAYLE (left) and Manu from BUFFLE will be playing alongside Keiki on the Fulmar in Brussels, on September 14th 2013 at 5:30 pm, to celebrate the boat's centenary. With special guests.
Join us!!!!

More info (in french):

July 5, 2013

Keiki and a big baby

We played in La Louvière (Taverne du Théâtre) with Electric)noise(Machine

The baby didn't like it...

They have cool public art in La Louvière.

April 29, 2013

Fridge and Pentagrams

Some people have very cool fridges... (ah ah, stupid jokes are stupid)

That one is from someone in Flanders:

...with self-made magnets :-o

April 10, 2013

Fresh Blood

This is the Fresh Blood festival and, although we are vegetarians, we are happy to be one of the 9 finalists who will be playing at Jeugdhuis XL in Herk-de-Stad, on April 20th.

Amongst the 9 bands playing that night, two will win a gig at the infamous Rock Herk Alternative Music Festival (12 and 13th of July). One band will be chosen by a professional jury and the second one by the audience. So, if you are around, come and support us and discover a bunch of other bands (hey, we all have been selected amongst 140 bands... so, there should be quality involved).

More info: Fresh Blood website

On the bill (order TBC):

30000 MONKIES - rock/stoner/noise
ACROSS THE OCEAN - posthardcore

AN OCEAN TIDE - posthardcore

CARDBOARD TOWNS - rock/postrock
KEIKI - electronic/pop/rock
LONGLOST - alternative rock
RHINOS ARE PEOPLE TOO - indie/postrock
THE GREATEST HANDSHAKE - rock/punk/noise
THE LITESCRIBES - experimental/shoegaze

Fresh Blood
Sat. 20/04/2013
@ Jeugdhuis XL, Ridderstraat 6, Herk-de-Stad

Kassa: 5 euro
Deuren: 18u

Eerste band: 19u

April 7, 2013

The Killing Cure - see it live...

By the way, this is the live version of The Killing Cure on the rare occasion we could play it with Eugene Robinson (from Oxbow).
This was at the wonderful Magasin 4.


March 6, 2013

The Killing Cure - see the video...


We posted it on YouTube some times ago, but I think we forgot to tell you... and we don't want you to miss some beautiful underwater, claustrophobic scenes.

So, this is The Killing Cure, featuring Eugene Robinson (from Oxbow).
The song is on our last album Popcorn from the Grave, out on Cheap Satanism Records.


January 20, 2013

Popcorn from the Grave lyrics

You asked it, we did it!
We have added the lyrics from Popcorn from the Grave to this blog.

To keep the layout sober and give the most space to the beautiful artwork, we didn't include the lyrics in the LP/CD sleeve. But, don't feel frustrated. You can now find them on the rightmost tab of this blog... which is just here.

January 1, 2013

Happy new year 2013 \m/

More music, more fun, more revolutions...

((((( Bonne année 2013 ! )))))

photo by Jörg Brüggemann