Biography

Born of the industrial north of England, raised in working-class towns with the burden of aspirations, four friends who have, together in some form or another, been making noise and messes (and excesses) for over a decade. Geek were a gang from the start, and continue to be so: brothers bonding over a shared love of volume, expression, exhilaration and the tinnitus that follows; a bond formed in the cold heat of rigorous rehearsal regimes and formative experience; in the hard knocks of shared bruises and losses, whilst the girls and the money may come and go, Geek remains(!), our only constant in an uncertain world. A vague agreement to meet up on a weekly basis becomes the most committed thing you ever did in your life. The essence of a band…? Held together as much by fear as hope, a crew of misfits sailing a stolen boat to some unknown destination. The only Zen insight you ever achieve creating your own nirvana; losing yourself in a moment that never ends.

Geek specialise in fantasy, distortion, bullshit and avoidance. It’s a wonder we get anything done, but nonetheless we are always working on something new; if you dig our shit and you’d like to work with us, please email us, we love it when we get emails that aren’t about penis enlargement.

Edited by andrewlaycock on 25 Jan 2011, 22:47

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