Kovak

“Echoes of vintage Blondie disco.”
The Times
“Irresistible grooves and dancefloor fillers from start to finish.”
Record Collector

Music

Album Modern Lovers out now – get your digital or limited edition physical version here.

Kovak Modern Lovers

 

Or visit the Kovak iTunes store to buy singles Swing Song, Radiate, Living the Dream and Killer Boots, as well as Kovak’s debut album Heroes & High Heels.

 

 

About KOVAK

Kovak

KOVAK are Annelies Van de Velde (Vocals), Karl Bray (Guitars) and Darren Bray (Drums)

Ostensibly Britain’s answer to the Scissor Sisters (STAR magazine), Brighton-based electro-rock band Kovak are part of a rare breed to be playlisted on Radio 2 with their first single Killer Boots. The band’s single Radiate was also picked up and championed by leading Radio 2 presenter Steve Wright. Having teased a packed out BBC Club, made it onto VEVO with their second single, Living the Dream and winning ‘Band of the Year’ at the Brighton Music Awards, Kovak do their best to fill the pop-rock band-shaped gap in the UK with their catchy, self-crafted tunes.

But it’s not just the UK that love their energetic pop. The band have performed several times at Toronto’s NXNE festival and were voted ‘Top 10 Critics Choice’ of NXNE by ‘Now’ magazine as well as appearing live on CP24’s ‘Noon Show’ in front of 1.4 million viewers. Their acoustic ‘Kitchen Sessions’ covers racked up YouTube fans, with their version of Sia’s Chandelier hitting over 230,000 views and the band’s newest single ‘Swing Song’ was playlisted on LA’s KROQ.

Amidst all this Kovak recorded their highly anticipated album Modern Lovers with BAFTA nominated producer Dom Beken (The Orb, KLF, High Frequency Bandwidth) at legendary producer Youth’s studios in Andalusia, Spain. They also worked with dance producer Andy Gray (Hard Fi, Gary Numan, Paul Oakenfold) making use of his museum’s worth of vintage synths at his haunted 15th century manor on the Isle of Wight. Released in September 2015, Modern Lovers was hailed in the music press, racking up comparisons to Blondie, Chrissy Hynde and Duran Duran.

 


Photos

For more LIVE shots, visit KOVAK’s Facebook gallery.

For high res press images, please email andy@74promotions.com.

Videos

KOVAK – NEW SINGLE Swing Song


Directed & filmed by Ben Simon at Media Brighton

KOVAK – Radiate Music Video


Directed & filmed by Ben Simon at Media Brighton

KOVAK – I Love the Dancefloor at Meadowlands Festival


By Giacomo Cannata

KOVAK – The story so far


Directed & filmed by Ben Simon at Media Brighton

KOVAK – Sia Chandelier Acoustic Cover


Filmed by Ben Simon at Media Brighton

KOVAK – Radiate Live & Unplugged in Spain


Filmed at Space Mountain Studios in Andalusia, Spain.

KOVAK – Killer Boots Music Video


Directed & filmed by Ben Simon at Media Brighton
Styling, hair & make up by Renee Beach.

KOVAK – Living the Dream Video


Directed & filmed by Ben Simon at Media Brighton
Styling, hair & make up by Renee Beach.

Live interview with KOVAK on Canada’s CP24 during North by North East


To see more KOVAK videos, visit the official KOVAK YouTube channel.

Gigs

Kovak gigs

Sat 17.11.18 – Latest Music Bar – Brighton

SOCK feat.Vince Venus and a reformed Kovak, bring you the sights, the sounds, the smells, of a classic Brighton party night. It’s a double headline slot from two of the hottest bands in town, under one roof, with Pop Up DJ keeping those dancing shoes glued to a sticky floor in between bands. All proceeds will be going to Gig Buddies, who support people with special needs to have a more fulfilling social life. It will be a night to remember.

Tickets £6.50 + booking fee: https://bit.ly/2DjadTv or on the door
Latest Music Bar, 14 – 17 Manchester Street, BN2 1TF, Brighton
Doors at 8pm, on stage at 8:30pm

 

Press

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Rhythm & Booze Radiate Review

Star Magazine Radiate Review

Electric City Club Radiate Review

Absolute Brighton Interview

Record Collector Gig Review

Kovak in The Times

NOW Magazine NXNE Review

Contact

Andy Hollis – Manager

andy@74promotions.com

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