Datarock to tour North America
The Norwegian band Datarock, which recently released their new album Red, will be returning to North America to play in 26 cities starting in Montreal and ending in Seattle.
“Many moons ago, atop one of seven mountains surrounding a picturesque Norwegian countryside, two scruffy-faced individuals – Fredrik Saroea and the man known simply as Ket-Ill – made a pact to alter the face of contemporary music as we know it by single-handedly transforming themselves into what they called the peak of pop evolution…”
Datarock is a Norwegian electro rock band from the southwest coast of Bergen, already home to indie-pop luminaries like the Kings of Convenience, Röyksopp, Annie, Ralph Myerz, and Even Johansen of Magnet. DIY punk rockers by nature, but heavily influenced by the distinctive style and stage presence of groups like Talking Heads and Devo, the boys decided to ditch the thrash guitars in favor of the simple yet versatile Casio MT-64 keyboard and a Roland Groovebox. Toss in matching red track suits, a penchant for Transformers and John Hughes flicks, and two pairs of vintage Porsche wraparound sunglasses and you’ve got a little something called DATAROCK.
For a complete list of dates visit Datarockmusic.com.