Tunng are an experimental folk band from the United Kingdom. The band is often associated with the Folktronica genre due to the electronic influences evident in some of their work.
[audio:DontLookDownOrBack.mp3] Tunng are often noted for their use of strange instruments, including sea shells. They supported Doves on dates at the end of their 2005 tour. Member Becky Jacobs is the younger sister of musician Max Tundra.
Besides releasing three albums and numerous singles since 2004, Tunng have covered Bloc Party’s song “The Pioneers”. Both the original and cover were featured in the 3rd season of The O.C. (“The Man of the Year”, Episode 24). They also covered Tim Buckley’s “No Man Can Find The War” for the 2005 tribute album Dream Brother: The Songs of Tim and Jeff Buckley.
Tunng / Hustle / official video
Directed by James Moore / Produced by Spicer and Moore
Their song “Bullets” was played during the end credits of the Weeds season 4 episode “Till We Meet Again” in September 2008. “Jenny Again” from the 2006 Comments of the Inner Chorus LP was used as the soundtrack for the TV ad from the NSPCC to launch the NSPCC Child’s Voice Appeal.
In March 2009, Tunng played together with a trio from the Tuareg desert blues band Tinariwen on a UK tour, and they also played together at Glastonbury in June 2009. Their next album “…And Then We Saw Land” was announced to be released on March 1st, 2010.
Friday / 23.04.2010
Festsaal Kreuzberg / Skalitzerstr. 130 / 10999 Berlin/Kreuzberg