Psycho Goulash is the second album from London based four piece band AGASKODO TELIVEREK. Sounding like a motorway pileup involving DEERHOOF, GOGOL BORDELLO and CAPTAIN BEEFHEART, AGASKODO produce a unique mashed-up style of guitar based music which combines heavy guitar & keytar riffage with manic beats and schizoid vocals. AGASKODO TELIVEREK s line-up features the Hungarian guitar playing duo of Miki Kemecsi and Tamas Szabo, Japanese vocalist & keytar player Hiroe Takei, as well as ex-NOISETTES & occasional SEB ROCHFORD stand-in Pharoah S. Russell on drums. AGASKODO have extensively toured the UK & Europe playing alongside acts like Lightning Bolt, Max Tundra, The Mae Shi, Kap Bambino, Trencher and Les Georges Leningrad, and recently performed at the BBC Electric Proms for last years John Peel memorial concert. AGASKODO have recorded several radio sessions for BBC and Channel 4. The music video for Gay Hussar has been playlisted on MTV2. Videos of live performances & interviews have also been broadcast on ARTE in France, and on MTV (Hungarian National Television). Psycho Goulash features guest appearances from INFANTS Thomas K. Fuglesang on drums and Vezio Bacci from BIG LINDA on bass. Psycho Goulash was produced by G.P.ees & Agaskodo and mixed by Gigi Piscitelli.
"AGASKODO TELIVEREK are weird, they make frantic, electronic guitar concoctions, wear matching body hugging football uniforms... all of these things, however, somehow combine to create a super cool of-the-wall dream team of fun."
DAZED & CONFUSED
"Their self-titled debut attains a level of self conscious wrongness so wholly woven into it's own fabric it resembles a gourmet meal in the shape of a flesh-eating virus." PLAN B
"A band who completely blew our socks off, so much that we vowed never to go to anything that wasnt a gig ever again. Music. F**king brilliant. Agaskodo Teliverek, a name meaning Rearing Stallions in their native Hungarian, had us smitten within a few squelches of their guitars. Everything fit, the all too revealing shorts, the bad haircuts, the tight fitting t-shirts, the insane childish electro-punk rock they were playing as they wandered around the crowd, making friends." ROCK FEEDBACK
released January 30, 2009
All music composed by miki kemecsi except mousy + basterd cabbage + satyricana by: kemecsi & szabo, tamyasi ege + perrrgo by szabo. All vocals + keytar + lyrics: hiroe takei. Photo - graph by kristian zana. Drums by p.s.russell except 1,4,5,6,9,10,11,12 by thomas k fuglesang. Bass guitar on tracks 2,4,5,7,8,9 by vezio bacci. Cover art & calligraph by emma rendel.