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Thursday May 30

Primavera Sound Barcelona

Parc del Fòrum

From the same village and with the same friends since the first year of school, side by side they formed their first gangs and they very probably partied together for the first time at Turnmills and Fabric. Chris and Liam are like the yin and yang:  each of them has something of each other. Just as Taoist concepts are deep-rooted in the ancient rural religions, their intricate and atmospheric music also has something a little rural about it. Swap China for their native Hertfordshire, a county that has the motto “trust and fear not”. Their tracks aim for infinity: they move majestically conquering cities such as New Delhi, Sydney and Lisbon, they play at synthetic electronic music and organic jazz clubs, were recruited by Khruangbin and even seduced the queen Lana Del Rey with a remix. Anything to establish their own kingdom: Maribou State.

Kingdom In Colour (Counter Records / Ninja Tune, 2018)

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