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Takka Takka is a foursome indie rock band from Brooklyn and Queens. Singer-guitarist-keyboardist Gabe Levine says their name comes from "writing songs about war, and it's a painting about war, with machine guns going, 'TAKKA TAKKA.'" Other band members are Conrad Doucette, Damion Jurrens, and JP Jones. They cite their influences as: the Kinks, Orange Juice (sometimes Orange Julius), Pavement, Lou Reed, Zombies, Johnny Cash, Echo and the Bunnymen, the Magnetic Fields, Brian Eno, REM, Bob Dylan, and OMD.

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  • Avatar for hooray_bianca
    takk takka banda of my friend takka lol this is ridiculous
  • Avatar for vorinc
    gotta see them again
  • Avatar for JudgeD
    great band name! i love that painting :)
  • Avatar for idna
    european release of Migration at Lili is Pi records: http://liliispi.bigcartel.com/product/takka-takka-migration-album
  • Avatar for HarlanL
    Review of Takka Takka from this years CMJ Music Marathon: http://www.examiner.com/x-29589-New-York-Music-Scene-Examiner~y2009m11d11-CMJ-2009-day-2-report
  • Avatar for ephemeridae
    Gosh, I would love to have the album, but they don't sell it in any Finnish stores.. Guess I'll have to buy it from iTunes :/
  • Avatar for meandmysister
    why is Fever still like 10-15 times more popular than the rest of the songs..? Migration is damn beautiful album..
  • Avatar for ZOOSHOP
    Hey... does anyone have link or anything;) for Takka Takka - Last Night, Never Again?
  • Avatar for nikalija123
    come to warsaw :)
  • Avatar for dazedstate
    Fever. definitely one of my favorite tunes. looking forward to hearing more from this band.

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