A lot of people ask us about the name Fecking Bahamas, and also the podcast name ‘Room Temperature Suite’. Pundits of classic 90’s math rock will be quick to point out that these are references to the eminent math rock act Don Caballero.
If you've been to a Hikes show, you know Nay Wilkins. You know his onstage charisma, his vocal range that knows no bounds. You probably also know guitarist Claire Puckett, also of Mother Falcon, who joined the band last year. You know a lot. But did you know they have a side new project?
According to Kassei, Geraardsbergen is one of the country’s sleepiest provincial towns. An exemplary slice of the great Belgian pastoral. It was in Geraardsbergen that the band's four musicians started bouncing material off each other in a garden shed. 'Kassei' is the Belgian word for 'cobblestone', it sounds rather fitting given the bucolic nature of the band's early days.
Late last year, crazy Nordic loop rockers Aiming For Enrikeexploded into mine and many other’s ears, the beastly warped grooves of the duo’s third LP, Las Napalmas, making waves across the wierdo rock community.
If you don't know anything about Estonia, you need to. It boasts the lowest population density in Europe. It is a country with exceptional credentials in the sport of competitive wife-carrying, despite there being more women than men. Public transport is free. The p2p file sharing software Kazaa was invented there.