In lesser hands, this would sound like a hodge podge of ideas loosely thrown together in an attempt to assimilate wildly disparate components pulled from the band’s admirably eclectic record collections. But Kaukolampi keeps his hand firmly on the tiller throughout, making sure there are enough common threads to sculpt a basic K-X-P aesthetic that gives the group a singular identity but also allows them to turn it inside out whenever they want. »
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kxp is a drums, bass and synth trio from helsinki, finland, born out of the fire and ashes of the seminal op:l bastards and the lefthanded, both of which were led by timo kaukolampi. the band is comprised of timo kaukolampi (electronics, vocals), tuomo puranen (bass and keyboards) and rotating drummers anssi nykanen and tomi leppanen. the band mixes electronics, krautrock, noise, and even rockabilly into a hypnotic and minimal motorik groove inspired by raymond scott, moondog and martin rev, and remindful of spacemen 3, this heat, 23 skidoo, suicide and neu!.
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