Mon 28 Jun 2010 to Sun 4 Jul 2010

by Urban Junior

Guitar! Synth! Drums! Megaphone! Urban Junior and Voodoo Rhythm Records unite for Junior's New Record Two Headed Demon. It's about the Good and the Bad, the Nice and the Ugly, Night and Day, Black and White, Love and Hate. You know what we're talkin about.

Urban Junior played his first show in 2003. He started off as a jukebox hero. Name a song and he’ll play it. Two years later his first Longplayer Music for the Asses was a wild blues-trash-garage-punk stomper. He played Guerillashows behind bars or on public toilets. On the other hand he was supporting acts like Iggy and the Stooges, G. Love and Special Sauce, Test Icicles or the Monsters.

From his second Release E-B.O.M.B. on, he started to create his very own sound. A Clash of warm fuzzy guitarsounds and distorted synth basslines. Some Folks called it Cyber-Blues, others Electrobilly. WELL, LET'S CALL IT SWISS-SPANKIN-ELECTRO-TRASH-GARAGE-BOOGIE-DISCO-BLUES-PUNK!

Shows all over Europe were following. Including a small tour with John Schooley and shows together with Acts like Quit your Dayjob, Bondage Fairies, Reverend Beatman, King Automatic or The Masonics.

Well, on his new Album Two Headed Demon, 80s Child Urban Junior easily combines Beastie Boys early-days Garage Punk with the stoic Sound of European New Wave Heroes like Daf or Grauzone. The Coverversion of Kleenex's "Hedi's Head" (Rough Trade, 1978, the first Swiss Song ever played on a John Peel Session) is just a very nice example how comfortably Junior’s sitting between the style.

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