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Fri 28 Jun 17:05 - 17:40

Yonaka

Heavy riffs and imposing walls of sound. Yonaka makes the noise that Royal Blood and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs also excel at. They decided to call their genre ‘Dark alt pop’. The British foursome adds that it is only a question of time before they will be headlining at Glastonbury, the British version of Rock Werchter. A forceful statement, even by British standards. But the band has something to offer in return. Yonaka operates on an interesting intersection between pop, rock and punk. Their references are Amy Winehouse, the Arctic Monkeys and Led Zeppelin. Their secret weapon the golden voice of singer Theresa Jarvis. ‘An unpolished Siouxsie Sioux and a less girly sounding Gwen Stefani’, according to De Standaard. Loud does it!

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