Tawk Tomahawk

A 10 track neo-soul ep (30m 34s) — released May 6th 2013 on Equinox Recordings

Hiatus Kaiyote are future soul. Based in Melbourne, the four-piece fuses neo-soul, hip-hop and electronic beats along with flavours of Latin, dubstep and opera, all presented with a cinematic sheen.

Equinox Recordings is proud to present the vinyl edition of Tawk Tomahawk, the debut EP which has been getting high praise across the globe.

Album Of The Week - BBC Radio 6 Music (October 13, 2012)

Featured on Brownswood Bubblers Volume 9 Compilation, December 2012 - Gilles Peterson

#1 Selling in Bandcamp Digital 'R&B' Category

Feature Artist - KCRW (Los Angeles)

Album Of The Week - Base FM (NZ)

Album Of The Week - 2BOB FM (NSW)

#1 Selling Electronic Song "Nakamarra" - Triple J Unearthed Charts

Song Of The Day - East Village Radio (New York City)

“Okay. I’m done. In love.” - Erykah Badu

“Oh my gawd, this is DOOOOOOOOOOPE! This coming from a cat who drowns in music everyday…once in a blue moon something moves me so much I’m willing to alienate friends when an UNDENIABLE project comes along. THIS is that project.” - Questlove The Roots

“Oh Yes! I hope they come to Europe soon, because the live show looks amazing.” - Gilles Peterson BBC 6 / Brownswood

“Hiatus Kaiyote is more different than most anything you have ever heard, that’s a definite” - Revivalist

“Soul music mixed with off kilted drums, sound effects, surreal vocals warm and fuzzy rhodes and a wonderful texture.   The vocalist Nai Palm draws you in with her fusion of jazz vocals and harmonies.  It’s very Little Dragon friendly with a tropical twists and dirty beats.” - Anthony Valadez KCRW

You don't hear stuff like this...ever. It's pretty incredible not to mention unique and mind-bending - Dave Ruby Howe Triple J

“This ten-track debut is ambitious, enigmatic and enthralling” - Inpress Magazine

Wow. Hiatus Kaiyote is that ish. Their debut release Tawk Tomahawk dropped just over a week ago and it is mind bendingly good” - Giant Step

“This is def one of my fav acts in the world right now.” - DJ Lefto Worldwide Festival

“Tawk Tomahawk never settles in one style – ranging from soul, experimental beats, jazz and glitch-hop it stuns a listener with almost cinematic style” - Acclaim Magazine

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