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Hope y’all are having a bangin‘ weekend. Happy Mother’s Day to all you Mama’s out there. You’re the best

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Who’s heard the track from our new album? You know the rippin‘ organ jam in the middle? It’s all this guy, the maestro: George Kochbeck. ­čÖî If you haven’t heard it, you need to. ­čĄ»­čśÁ­čą┤

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It’s finally here!!!! Very happy to say that our debut album is AVAILABLE NOW on @warnermusic.de + @cloudshillmusic ! Get it right here (link in bio) or wherever you find cool music

It’s finally here!!!! Very happy to say that our debut album is AVAILABLE NOW on @warnermusic.de + @cloudshillmusic! Get it right here (link in bio) or wherever you find cool music

Music

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Hi, We Are The Kiez

Album
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Lover

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Ghost

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We Play

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Take Me Higher

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Videos

Live

Sep12
Club Stereo
N├╝rnberg
Sep15
Milla
M├╝nchen
Sep16
Brotfabrik
Frankfurt
Sep17
Ostpol
Dresden
Sep18
Zakk
D├╝sseldorf
Sep19
tba
Hamburg
Sep20
Badehaus
Berlin
Sep21
Kleine Freiheit
Osnabr├╝ck

For booking request: booking@target-concerts.de

Biography

A duo based out of two continents, garage rockers The Kiez (pronounced Keetz) blend fuzzed out atmospheric rock with reverb laden soul and four on the floor dance bangers. Strangers introduced by mutual friends, Hamburg, Germany based producer and drummer Lucas Kochbeck and Lincoln, USA based ex Eagle Seagull frontman Eli Mardock hit it off right from the start.
The two quickly got to work sending demos and song ideas back and forth like a game of telephone played over the internet, and produced a collection of song demos that would eventually become their debut EP “ We PlayÔÇŁ which was released on Hamburg, Germany label Clouds Hill on 2nd of February 2018, and their debut album „Hi, we are The Kiez“ which will be released via Warner Music Germany in 2019. Influences are worn on the sleeve, from artists as diverse as Iggy Pop, The Cure, Lou Reed, The Clash, Bowie, The Rolling Stones, even Peter Bjorn and John. But these RIYL tags are too easy, too lazy. The reality is The Kiez are worth a listen because they have qualities and sound uniquely their own.
Yes, they loosely define themselves as garage rock, but the band is perhaps more „musical“ than your typical garage rock while still full of the same swagger and dare I say sass.
The first songs from The Kiez came out of the blue.
„Well, I felt like that something wants to come out,“ says Lucas Kochbeck.
„This was just a chance to let it all out,“
Mardock says. „I bottle things up and stay pretty stoic usually. I open in songs. If I didn’t, I think I’d implode under the weight of everything.“ The songs quickly
morphed into more than angry breakup songs. „From basically the start, this band has never been about… hey, let’s make this insanely difficult, challenging album,etc.“ says Eli Mardock.
„This band is all about what comes naturally. We’re not trying too hard, not forcing anything. It’s all about what comes out sort of organically…everything is kind of in our sweet spot, in a way, because it’s not ruined by overthinking. We’re just going with what’s visceral, intuitive, our gut feelings, in all these songs.“ That confidence bleeds through every track of the band’s
full length “ Hi, we are The Kiez“, with the band assured enough to layer in shades of different influences from Spaghetti westerns to Lou Reed and Bowie. The duo recently spent 3 weeks at Clouds Hill Studio with Hamburg based producer Marcus Brosch tweaking and recording the tracks that would become their debut EP and LP

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Clouds Hill GmbH & Co KG
Billwerder Neuer Deich 72
20539 Hamburg, Germany
+49 (0) 40 9826 0501
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