Anika Artist Profile | AAE Music
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160.4KListeners

There are currently two artists named Anika1. Anika Henderson, post-punk/avant garde/dub"Political Journalist" isn't a credential we usually have in musician's bios, but this is exactly what Anika was doing while living between Berlin and Bristol earlier this year when she met Geoff Barrow.

The producer was looking for a new singer to work with his band Beak>, and it was immediately clear they shared the same musical vision, including a love of punk, dub and 60s girl groups. Just a week later Anika and Beak> (Barrow, Billy Fuller and Matt Williams) went into the studio to begin recording material.

The resulting album was recorded in twelve days, live, with the four together in one room. Dub with no overdubs. The collaboration is political, trashy, dub, punk, funk … a cohesive sound, and and experience in uneasy listening.

In the tradition of short-lived but deeply influential 99 Records and the NYC's 80s No Wave nexus, the nine songs on Anika run the gamut from experimental rock ("Yang Yang", "Officer Officer") to covers of folk ("Masters of War") and pop songs ("Terry", "I Go to Sleep"), while showcasing reverb-drenched ancient drum machine rhythms.

The album will be released by Beak's label Invada in Europe, and in USA & Japan by Stones Throw.http://www.stonesthrow.com/anika2. Anika Auwiler, a German pop-folk artist out of Bonn (http://anika-musik.

de/)

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Anika performs electronic, experimental, lo-fi music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Anika for your event, Please Contact. Anika has more than 160.4K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are   . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Anika for an upcoming event.

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