BOY AZOOGA - HEAVENLEY 1, 2 KUNG FU
LTD EDITION PINK VINYL - INC FREE DOWNLOAD - UNIQUE MIX OF FUNK SYNTH & INDIE GROOVES FROM WELSH WIZARDS - BOY AZOOGA, THE SHAPE-SHIFTING MUSICAL MYSTERY TOUR PILOTED BY CARDIFF’S DAVEY NEWINGTON HAVE ANNOUNCED DETAILS OF THE RELEASE OF THEIR DEBUT ALBUM, 1,2 KUNG FU!, ON HEAVENLY RECORDINGS.
A PRODIGOUS MUSICAL TALENT, DAVEY NEWINGTON IS A YOUNG MAN WITH A RICH MUSICAL HERITAGE. ONE OF HIS GRANDDADS WAS A JAZZER WHO PLAYED DRUMS FOR THE ROYAL MARINES. DAVEY’S DAD (VIOLIN) AND HIS MUM (CLARINET) BOTH PLAYED, AND MET, IN THE BBC NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF WALES. DAVEY HIMSELF TOOK UP DRUMS AT THE AGE OF SIX AND ALSO ENJOYED ORCHESTRAL ENGAGEMENT, PLAYING IN VARIOUS WELSH ORCHESTRA’S AND JAZZ BANDS AS A TEENAGER AS WELL AT LATTERLY FINDING GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT PLAYING DRUMS AS PART OF CHARLOTTE CHURCH’S LATE NIGHT POP DUNGEON.
INSPIRED BY HIS ART TEACHER AT SCHOOL WHO SENT HIM OFF TO TOWN TO BUY CAN’S EGE BAMYASI, TAKING MUSICAL CUES FROM THE LIKES OF SLY & THE FAMILY STONE, CARIBOU, BLACK SABBATH, OUTKAST, VA
- NEW RELEASE
Ltd Edition Pink Vinyl - Inc Free Download - Unique Mix Of Funk Synth & Indie Grooves From Welsh Wizards - Boy Azooga, the shape-shifting musical mystery tour piloted by Cardiff’s Davey Newington have announced details of the release of their debut album, 1,2 Kung Fu!, on Heavenly Recordings.
A prodigous musical talent, Davey Newington is a young man with a rich musical heritage. One of his granddads was a jazzer who played drums for the Royal Marines. Davey’s dad (violin) and his mum (clarinet) both played, and met, in the BBC National Orchestra Of Wales. Davey himself took up drums at the age of six and also enjoyed orchestral engagement, playing in various Welsh Orchestra’s and Jazz bands as a teenager as well at latterly finding gainful employment playing drums as part of Charlotte Church’s Late Night Pop Dungeon.
Inspired by his art teacher at school who sent him off to town to buy Can’s Ege Bamyasi, taking musical cues from the likes of Sly & The Family Stone, Caribou, Black Sabbath, Outkast, Va
Click to listen - add to playlist or download mp3 sample.
Face Behind Her Cigarette
Sitting On The First Rock From The Sun
Last FM Information on Boy Azooga
Please note the information is done on a artist keyword match and data is provided by LastFM.
Boy Azooga is Welsh musician Davey Newington. He is based in Cardiff. Read more on Last.fm
. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.