Concerts 2019

coming up…

KING CHAMPION SOUNDS
19   15-05   Utrecht (NL) – dB’s
20   16-05   Charleroi (B) – Le Vecteur
21   17-05   Brighton (ENG) – Hope & Ruin
22   18-05   Newcastle (ENG) – The Cluny 2
23   19-05   Glasgow (SCO) – The Old Hairdresser’s
24   20-05   Leeds (ENG) – Wharf Chambers
25   21-05   Manchester (ENG) – The Castle
26   22-05   London (ENG) – Aces And Eights Saloon Bar
27   23-05   Bristol (ENG) – The Crofters
28   24-05   Hastings (ENG) – Marina Fountain
29   25-05   Amsterdam (NL) – Occii

L&S
30 30-05 Amsterdam (NL) – De Ruimte

KING CHAMPION SOUNDS
31 29-06 Wormerveer (NL) – De Groote Weiver

1-16 August… ACTION BEAT > Westcoast USA

SURPLUS 1980 COLLECTIV ENSEMBL
32 23-08 Oakland, CA (USA) – The Utown
33 24-08 San Francisco, CA (USA) – Bottom of the Hill

October/November… Oiseaux-Tempête > France, Europe, o.a.
25-10 Biarritz (F)- Atabal
30-10 Paris (F)- Maroquineri

so far in 2019 . . .

ANTHONY LAGUERRE & G.W. SOK
1  08-02   Maubec (F) – Gare de Coustellet
OMA
2   16-02   Lissabon (POR) – Damas
3   17-02   Aveiro (POR) – Mercado Negro
4   18-02   Pontevedra (ESP) – Liceo Mutante
5   19-02   Oviedo (ESP) – Lata de Zinc
6   20-02   Bilbao (ESP) – Muelle Bar
7   21-02   Tolosa (ESP) – Bonberenea
8   22-02   Barcelona (ESP) – Magia Roja HQ
9   23-02   Zaragoza (ESP) – Arrebato
G.W. SOK (solo)
10   06-03   Toulouse (F) – DAda
CODDIWOMPLE + THE AND
11/12   04-04   Albi (F) – Campus Albi
KING CHAMPION SOUNDS
13   13-04   Groningen (NL) – Vera
THE AND
14   16-04   Toulouse (F) – Metronum
15   17-04   Avignon (F)- Les Hauts Plateaux
16   18-04   Menglon (F) – Une Île
17   19-04   Nîmes (F) – Galerie CMCT
18   20-04   Najac (F) – Hors-Loge



Concerts 2018

OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE
01   12-01   Rotterdam (NL) – Worm (Haperende Mens festival)
02   13-01   Tournai (B) – Water Moulin
03   14-01   Amsterdam (NL) – Occii
SENGA ETNA
04   20-01   Den Bosch (NL) – Kruithuis
OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE
05   03-02   St. Pierre-des-Corps (F) – Festival Allo Tropiques
SENGA ETNA
06   18-02   Haarlem (NL) – Vishal (expo Rik van Iersel)
G.W. SOK (solo) + KANIPCHEN-FIT
07   14-03   Lille (F) – CCL
08   15-03   Dijon (F) – Les Tanneries
09   16-03   Marseille (F) – L’Embobineuse
10   17-03   Barcelona (ESP) – Café Marula
11   18-03   Rodez (F) – Sousto Social Club
12   20-03   Tarbes (F) – Celtic Pub
13   22-03   Rennes (F) – Le Terminus
14   23-03   Caen (F) – L’Atelier de l’Odon
15   24-03   Rotterdam (NL) – Koffie & Ambacht
OISEAUX-TEMPÈTE
16   05-04   Beirut (LEB) – Irtijal Festival
G.W. SOK
17   05-04   Amsterdam (NL) – Occii (Booklaunch Cor Gout)
CODDIWOMPLE
18   26-04   Biarritz (F) – L’Attabal
19   27-04   Tarbes (F) – Celtic Pub
SENGA ETNA
20/21   11-08   Venlo (NL) – Zomerparkfeest
22/23   12-08   Venlo (NL) – Zomerparkfeest
THE AND
24   06-09   Bordeaux (F) – Il Teatro
THE AND / CODDIWOMPLE
25/26   07-09   Montaigu-de-Quercy (F) – L’Enclos
27/28   08-09   Salvagnac (F) – Le Galetas
29/30   09-09   Toulouse (F) – Amanita Muscaria
CODDIWOMPLE
31   13-09   Jurançon (F) – La Ferronnerie
32   14-09   Mont-de-Marsan (F) – Librairie Caractères
OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE
33   04-10   Paris (F) – FGO Barbara
34   05-10   Dunkerque (F) – 4 Ecluses
SENGA ETNA
35   06-10   Dordrecht (NL) – Ketel 1/Energiehuis
OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE
36   20-10   Maubec (F) – Gare de Coustellet
OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE
37   24-10   Lyon (F) – Le Periscope
38   25-10   Fontaine (F) – La Source
39   26-10   Charleroi (B) – Festival Livresse
40   27-10   Forest (B) – CC Le Brass
KING CHAMPION SOUNDS
41   03-11   Utrecht (NL) – Moira
42   09-11   Utrecht (NL) – Le Guess Who festival
43   10-11   Tournai (B) – Water Moulin
44   11-11   Wormerveer(NL) – De Groote Weiver
45   12-11   Köln (D) – Gebäude 9
46   13-11   Hamburg (D) – Honigfabrik
47   14-11   Eschede (NL) – Tankstation
48   15-11   Freiburg (D) – Slow Club
49   16-11   Schaffhausen (CH) – Club Cardinal
50   17-11   Düdingen (CH) – Bad Bonn
51   18-11   Zürich (CH) – Helsinki Club
52   19-11   Lausanne (CH) – Le Romandie
53   20-11   Paris (F) – Le Klub
54   21-11   Strasbourg (F) – La Maison Bleue
55   22-11   Antwerpen (B) – Het Bos
56   23-11   Rotterdam (NL)V11
57   24-11   Amsterdam (NL) – Cinetol
OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE

58   06-12   Besançon (F) – L’Antonnoir
59   07-12   Bulle (CH) – CC Ebullition
60   08-12   Martigny (CH) – Caves du Manoir
G.W. SOK w/ HGU
61   22-12   Liège (B) – Eglise Sainte Cathérine

 

Autumn (Octobrrr)

Coming up
• new  album by King Champion Sounds – For A Lark (November)
• new  7″ by King Champion Sounds – 3 Songs EP (November)
• new  split 7″ by King Champion Sounds/Surplus 1980 (2019)
• 2x vocals + lyrics w/ Howie Reeve new album (2019)
• 4x vocals + lyrics w/ Surplus 1980 Ensembl Collectiv new album (2019)
• new studio album by Oiseaux-Tempête (2019)

NEW THIS YEAR
• w/ Cactus Club – 5 (LP, October 2018)
0 2x guest-vocals”: “Rue de Seine” + “Extrémophile”
Oiseaux-Tempête – TARAB (live, LP/CD, June 2018)
• w/ Christian Olivier – AFTER AVANT (CD, June 2018)
0 1x guest-vocals + lyrics: “Shoot”
• w/ Come Holy Spirit – ASTERS & DISASTERS (LP, May 2018)
0 2x guest-vocals + lyrics: “Essayons” + “Elephantine”
• w/ Oma – OMA (cassette, March, 2018)
0 2x guest-vocals: “Aberfan” + “Hospital”

Concerts 2017

GRIEVING PROCESS & G.W. SOK
01   06-01   Nantes (F) – Les Ateliers de Bitche
OISEAUX-TEMPÈTE
02   13-01   Paris (F) – FGO Barbara
SENGA ETNA
03   28-01   Assen (NL) – KunstSalon
SOK & LAGUERRE
04   22-02   Dôle (F) – Les Caves (masterclass)
KING CHAMPION SOUNDS
05   24-02   Utrecht (NL) – dB’s
06   25-02   Amsterdam (NL) – Paradiso
07   26-02   Rotterdam (NL) – Worm
08   27-02   Hastings (UK) – The Printworks
09   28-02   Brighton (UK) – Prince Albert
10   01-03   London (UK) – The Islington
11   02-03   Newcastle (UK) – Cluny 2
12   03-03   Preston (UK) – The Continental (Vernal Equinox festival)
13   04-03   Manchester (UK) – Fallow Café
OISEAUX-TEMPÈTE
14   24-04   Nancy (F) – L’Autre Canal (Action Culturelle)
15   25-04   Nancy (F) – L’Autre Canal (Action Culturelle)
16   27-04   Amiens (F) – Lune des Pirates
17   28-04   Lille (F) – Maison Folie Moulins (Festival PZZLE)
OISEAUX-TEMPÈTE
18   03-05    Arlon (B) – Entrepôt (Festival Aralunaires)
19   05-05    Quimper (F) – Novomax
20   10-05    Nancy (F) – Autre Canal
21   11-05    Paris (F) – Trabendo
22   12-05    Lyon (F) – Marche Gare
G.W. SOK w/ PERU
23   20-05   Warsaw (POL) – Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej
OISEAUX-TEMPÈTE
24   02-06   Brussels (B) – Ateliers 210
25   09-06   Paris/Pantin (F) – Ciné 104 (Festival Côté Court)
ACTION BEAT + G.W. SOK
26   19-08   Manchester (ENG) – Islington Mill
27   20-08   Liverpool (UK) – Drop The Dumbulls
28   21-08   Bradford (UK) – Fuse Art Space
29   22-08   Milton Keynes (UK) – The Craufurd Arms
30   23-08   Bristol (UK) – The Crofters Rights
31   24-08   London (UK) – Café Oto
32   25-08   Brighton (UK) – Cowley Club
SENGA ETNA
33   01-09   Eindhoven (NL) – TAC (Conductor Tales)
34   03-09   Eindhoven (NL) – TAC (Conductor Tales)
OISEAUX-TEMPÈTE
35   08-09   Toulouse (F) – Quai des Savoirs (Electro Alternativ)
SENGA ETNA
36   17-09   Eindhoven (NL) – TAC (Conductor Tales)
TWO PIN DIN & G.W. SOK
37   20-09   Amsterdam (NL) – Occii
38   22-09   Rotterdam (NL) – Koffie & Ambacht
39   23-09   Tournai (B) – Water  Moulin
40   24-09   Eindhoven (NL) – TAC (Conductor Tales)
SENGA ETNA
41   24-09   Eindhoven (NL) – TAC (Conductor Tales)
THE AND
42   05-10   Toulouse (F) – Le Metronum
OISEAUX-TEMPÈTE
43   18-10   La Roche sur Yon (F) – Fuzz Yon  w/ Jerusalem In My H.
44   19-10    Orléans (F) – Astrolab  w/ Jerusalem In My Heart
00   21-10   Marseille (F) – CANCELLED
45   28-10    Paris (F) – FGO Barbara  w/ Jerusalem In My Heart
46   09-11   Utrecht (NL) – Le Guess Who
47   13-11   Brussels (B) – Magasin 4  w/ Jerusalem In My Heart
ACTION BEAT + G.W. SOK
48   18-11   Brest (F) – La Carène (Festival Invisible)
OISEAUX-TEMPÈTE
49   23-11   Montreal (CAN) – Sala Rossa
50   24-11   Toronto (CAN) – Long Boat Hall
51   14-12   Paris (F) – Le Bal (set 1)
52   14-12   Paris (F) – Le Bal (set 2)
53   15-12   Massy (F) – Paul B

Why can’t we all be happy…

WHY CAN’T WE ALL BE HAPPY ALL THE TIME is the brand new song-lyrics book by G.W. SOK …
RISO print, 144 pages, out at the end of September 2017 …
72 lyrics (2011-2016) written for bands such as King Champion Sounds, Action Beat, Filiamotsa, Cannibales & Vahinés, Gran Kino, and lots more!

Available via Ex Mailorder

Discography 2009 – . . .

SINGLES + ALBUMS
coming up…
GRAN KINO – album t.b.a.
KING CHAMPION SOUNDS – album t.b.a.
SURPLUS 1980 -album  t.b.a.

2018
Oiseaux-Tempête – Tarab (2xLP/CD, live)
2017
Action Beat – The world is fucked but I feel fine (LP)
King Champion Sounds – Fool throttle/Debby one day (7″)
Action Beat/Silent Front – Lucky her (split 7”)
2016
King Champion Sounds – To awake in that heaven of freedom (2xLP)
G.W. Sok – Listen to the painters (CD)
2015
The And – Straw/Town of stone (7″)
The And – s.t. (10″)
Cannibales & Vahinés – Songs for a free body (CD/LP)
Filiamotsa – Like it is (CD/LP)
The Ex – At Bimhuis 1991-2015 (2CD)
Gran Kino + Sarasvati – Ballades (CD)
Cannibales & Vahinés – Mirror man/November night (7″)
Two Pin Din & G.W. Sok – Gifts, milk and things (2×7″)
King Champion Sounds – Songs for the golden hour (10″)
2014
Action Beat + G.W. Sok – A remarkable machine (2×10″)
2013
King Champion Sounds – Different drummer (LP)
2012
Cannibales & Vahinés – N.o.w.h.e.r.e (CD)
2011
Zoikle – Illusies 1+2 (7″)
2009
Detective Instinct – #3 (7″)

GUEST-APPEARANCES
2018

Christian Olivier – After avant (CD)
0>   Shoot   +   Putain putain
Come Holy Spirit – Asters and disasters (LP)
0>   Essayons   +   Elephantine
Oma – s.t. (KZ)
0>   Aberfan   +   Hospital
2017
Luca Sigurtà – Grunge (CD)
0>   Sewed up
Oiseaux-Tempête – Unworks & rarities (LP/CD)
0>   The strangest creature on earth
2015
L’Etrangleuse – Memories to come (LP/CD)
0>   Caged bird
Oromocto Diamond – Opononi (CD)
0>   Osorio
Oiseaux-Tempête – Ütopiya? (LP/CD)
0>   Ütopiya/On living
2014
Detective Instinct – Black floral (LP)
0>   ABC & she   +   Crack attack
2013
Surplus 1980 – Arterial ends here (10″LP/CD)
0>   The world’s still here
Filiamotsa – Sentier de roches (LP/CD)
0>   4QSO
Chapi Chapo & les Petites Musiques de Pluie – Robotank-Z (CD)
0>   Alonalonalone   +   What is
2012   Year of Birds  – Record store day 2012 c60 (v/a, KZ)
0>   Yir of Beards
G.W. Sok & the 3talians – Record store day 2012 c60 (v/a, KZ)
0>   Dew
Detective Instinct – History of headaches/American novels (LP)
0>   The lore of the lamb   +   Gangrene
G.W. Sok – ECT at Christmas (v/a, KZ)
0>   Goof king W
Gran Kino – 1989 (CD)
0>   Bericht uit Beijing
L’Etrangleuse – s.t. (LP/CD)
0>   Writer’s blog   +   Dead bodies under Christmas trees
Filiamotsa – Rosemary K’s diaries Volume 3 (10″)
0>   4QSO
2011
The Bent Moustache – Pastures new seasons turn (LP)
0>   The sound of sirens
2009
Detective Instinct – Africantapes/Sickroom Records (v/a, KZ)
0>   2-2-3 fridges
Chapi Chapo & les Petites Musiques de Pluie – Chuchumuchu (CD)
0>   Here we go again

f u c k e d . . h a p p y . . l i v e . .

THE WORLD IS FUCKED BUT I FEEL FINE is the title of the brand new vinyl album by ACTION BEAT + G.W. SOK … 10 explosive tracks, recorded at Machines With Magnets in Providence, RI, USA … out on Psych.KG …
Now available via Ex Mailorder > exmailorder.nl/shop/sok

ACTION BEAT + GW SOK live in August in the UK
> see the concerts- page

WHY CAN’T WE ALL BE HAPPY ALL THE TIME is the title of the brand new song-lyrics book by G.W. SOK … RISO print, 144 pages, out at end of August … 72 lyrics (2011-2016) written for bands such as King Champion Sounds, Action Beat, Filiamotsa, Cannibales & Vahinés, Gran Kino, and lots more!
Pre-ordering possible > via Ex Mailorder.

Ear we go again

Out now . . .
• two track 7″ single FOOL THROTTLE/DEBBY ONE DAY with King 0 Champion Sounds (June), out on Tractor Notown (NOT 09)
Coming up in 2017 . . .
• vocals on Through The Speech Of Stars for the forthcoming
0 album AL-‘AN by Oiseaux-Tempête (April)
• new album THE WORLD IS FUCKED BUT I FEEL FINE with Action
0 Beat (Summer)
• lyrics book WHY CAN’T WE ALL BE HAPPY ALL THE TIME
0
in English  (June)
• new album with Gran Kino (Autumn)