A humdrum star
GoGo Penguin Chris Illingworth  (piano) Nick Blacka  (contrabas) Rob Turner  (drums)
Decca, 2018
1 cd + boekje
Playing time
0602567164319 0602567176732
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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About GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin are an English band from Manchester, England, featuring pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka, and drummer Rob Turner.

Music style

The band's music features break-beats, minimalist piano melodies, powerful basslines, drums inspired from electronica and anthemic riffs. They compose and perform as a unit. Their music incorporates elements of electronica, trip-hop, jazz, rock and classical music.

Critics have described GoGo Penguin's music with references to Esbjörn Svensson Trio, Aphex Twin, Squarepusher, Massive Attack, Brian Eno, modern classical composers Shostakovich and Debussy, or contemporary minimal music composers like Philip Glass.

Critical reception

The band received positive reviews as they released their debut album Fanfares in 2012 and their follow-up album v2.0 in 2014. In September 2014, …Read more on Wikipedia