Ogikubo Station - The Moonshine Sessions

By Gigantic Tickets

Posted on Thursday 18th July 2019 at 10:30

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Welcome to the Moonshine Sessions! Gigantic is passionate about music and, together with our partners Alchemistic Records, we bring you live performances from the world’s most exciting acts.

The Moonshine Sessions are recorded live in the heart of Nottingham, well known for its fertile creative soil producing a wonderfully diverse music scene rich in homegrown talent whilst also attracting the very best performing acts from near and far.

We invite our artists whilst on tour to come to ROFL Audio for special one-off shows, plus showcase the very best local musicians to take advantage of the state-of-the-art facilities, to capture an intimate and revealing performances which shows just what makes them so unique and impressive.

North Californian duo Ogikubo Station are Asian Man Records founder Mike Park and Maura Weaver of Ohio punk band Mixtapes. Stripping back to the basics, a raw honesty is revealed through simple melodies allowing space for a huge amount of heart.

Following the release of their debut EP ‘S/T’ in 2017 which became somewhat of an underground classic, the pair returned with their first full length album titled ‘We Can Pretend Like’ which was released late last year. Recorded at District Recording Studio in San Jose with the aid of engineer Ryan Perras and producer Mike Park, their LP allowed the pair to really develop their song writing which as shown across eleven truly endearing tracks.

This year, Maura came to the UK to tour Ogikubo Station’s music here for the first time and the pair celebrated with a limited run of their new EP ‘Okinawan Love Songs’ on 7” including their songs ‘Would I Break My Heart Enough For You’, ‘Spend Some Time With Me’ plus a cover of They Might Be Giants’ ‘Dr Worm’.

 

Dr Worm (They Might Be Giants cover)

 

The World Will Break Your Heart

 

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