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Melbourne, Australia "heat beat" icons No Zu regroup after the passing of vocalistDaphne Camf, to release their first new original music since 2016.No Zu have played Barcelona's Primavera Festival, performed live on Frenchtelevision, and toured Australia with no wave icons ESG and James Chance. Led bythe magnetic, tireless Nicolaas Oogjes, No Zu's multi-limbed, mutant punk funk hasevolvedover the last decade to make them one of Australia's most distinctive anddebauched groups.Daphne's passing in 2021 left a huge hole in the band, and they fell into a long silence.Now they return with an EP featuring her final recordings with the group.Heat Beat, named after the band's own trademarked genre, is classic No Zu. Dark andplayful, layered with cryptic allusions and implausibly danceable, the EP shows NOZU at their restless, exploratory best.2016 second album Afterlife took No Zu to Europe as well as US shows where theycollaborated with members of Liquid Liquid. 2017 remix EP BODY2BODY2BODY sawAfterlife tracks reworked by 80s idols A Certain Ratio and Jonny Sender of Konk.In 2020 they released a double A-side single covering Hunters & Collectors' TalkingTo A Stranger and Bryan Ferry's Sensation, and played their last live show in Feb 2020.Now No Zu return with a joyful, celebratory EP of their final recordings withbeloved vocalist Daphne Camf.
Melbourne, Australia "heat beat" icons No Zu regroup after the passing of vocalistDaphne Camf, to release their first new original music since 2016.No Zu have played Barcelona's Primavera Festival, performed live on Frenchtelevision, and toured Australia with no wave icons ESG and James Chance. Led bythe magnetic, tireless Nicolaas Oogjes, No Zu's multi-limbed, mutant punk funk hasevolvedover the last decade to make them one of Australia's most distinctive anddebauched groups.Daphne's passing in 2021 left a huge hole in the band, and they fell into a long silence.Now they return with an EP featuring her final recordings with the group.Heat Beat, named after the band's own trademarked genre, is classic No Zu. Dark andplayful, layered with cryptic allusions and implausibly danceable, the EP shows NOZU at their restless, exploratory best.2016 second album Afterlife took No Zu to Europe as well as US shows where theycollaborated with members of Liquid Liquid. 2017 remix EP BODY2BODY2BODY sawAfterlife tracks reworked by 80s idols A Certain Ratio and Jonny Sender of Konk.In 2020 they released a double A-side single covering Hunters & Collectors' TalkingTo A Stranger and Bryan Ferry's Sensation, and played their last live show in Feb 2020.Now No Zu return with a joyful, celebratory EP of their final recordings withbeloved vocalist Daphne Camf.
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Melbourne, Australia "heat beat" icons No Zu regroup after the passing of vocalistDaphne Camf, to release their first new original music since 2016.No Zu have played Barcelona's Primavera Festival, performed live on Frenchtelevision, and toured Australia with no wave icons ESG and James Chance. Led bythe magnetic, tireless Nicolaas Oogjes, No Zu's multi-limbed, mutant punk funk hasevolvedover the last decade to make them one of Australia's most distinctive anddebauched groups.Daphne's passing in 2021 left a huge hole in the band, and they fell into a long silence.Now they return with an EP featuring her final recordings with the group.Heat Beat, named after the band's own trademarked genre, is classic No Zu. Dark andplayful, layered with cryptic allusions and implausibly danceable, the EP shows NOZU at their restless, exploratory best.2016 second album Afterlife took No Zu to Europe as well as US shows where theycollaborated with members of Liquid Liquid. 2017 remix EP BODY2BODY2BODY sawAfterlife tracks reworked by 80s idols A Certain Ratio and Jonny Sender of Konk.In 2020 they released a double A-side single covering Hunters & Collectors' TalkingTo A Stranger and Bryan Ferry's Sensation, and played their last live show in Feb 2020.Now No Zu return with a joyful, celebratory EP of their final recordings withbeloved vocalist Daphne Camf.
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