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L'Point

L'Point

L'Point


Point (lately referred as L'Point) rose from the ashes of botanic gardens, parking slots and video rentals and stormed the stages with a wave of peculiar smooth noise and dreamlike vibrations securely controlled by the devil inside. The extreme wall of eclectic guitar style created by cosmic brothers duo brings ambient but popy sound which torns the band in the two faces of hellish and clinging indie act. Sometimes soporific but sometimes hardly stinging Read more on Last.fm
Point (lately referred as L'Point) rose from the ashes of botanic gardens, parking slots and video rentals and stormed the stages with a wave of peculiar smooth noise and dreamlike vibrations securely controlled by the devil inside. The extreme wall of eclectic guitar style created by cosmic brothers duo brings ambient but popy sound which torns the band in the two faces of hellish and clinging indie act. Sometimes soporific but sometimes hardly stinging vocal and distinctive lyrics along with frequently mood changing rhythmical combo harmonize the bands final product into very unique Czech article. Debut full-lenght album Aquila Bert produced by Seattle based Kip Beelman (Unwound, Sleater Kinney) hailed exellent reviews and the song Kriegswichtig was eventually broadcasted on John Peel's show on Radio BBC 1. Not so many, if any, Czech bands achieved this honour before.

Point's music is influenced (or seem to be) by bands like Sonic Youth, Beat Happening, Juno, Jane's Addiction, Seam, Shiner, Jets To Brazil, Screaming Trees, the Fall, the Pixies, the Cure, Joy Division, Pavement or the Make-Up but is surrounded with it's own conception of the universe. The band fell into permanent touring hiatus in the summer 2004. The current or ex members are presently focused on their other projects - ciTyk, Lvmen, Toolbox, Nauqei Manou or Bukkake Karaoke. Official biography: Drum kit: Tom Pinton Guitar 1: Dan Satar Bass guitar: Dada Ocalan Vocal: Jan Krejca Guitar 1 *1:Tom Satar L'Point, the indie-rock minimalists from Prague, left port heading towards new horizons with their 2001 debut "Aquila Bert"on Silver Rocket/Minority Records (SRR14/MIN11).They surprised themselves with the intensity yet dreaminess of their contribution to the ongoing history of punk rock. Members hail from such signature Czech bands as Tom is My Sugar, Ember, Lvmen, Interrogation Point and Toxicka Psychoza. With these deverse elements combined L'Point has found itself on a similar path as groundbreaking bands from 4AD and Dischord. Though inspired by 90's sounds L'Point is not engaging on a sentimental journey but rather cutting a new swath with an extraordinary balance between English fragility and American intensity.

L'Point has passed many milestones in the last two years. A split single with Day After recording artists Anyway released on Silver Rocket and recorded by Ondrej Jezek of OTK found Rock and Pop magazine nominating them for best new artist for 2000.L'Point decided to continue recording with Ondrej Jezek who has worked with the influential Jonathan Burnside (Melvins, Nirvana, Consolidated, Depeche Mode). L'Point and Jezek teamed up with American producer Kip Beelman (Unwound, Built to Spill, Sleater-Kinney) to produce the emphatic sound of the full length debut "Aquila Bert". In support of the new release L'Point has played the Czech Republic's two biggest outdoor festivals Rock for People and Trutnov Open Air as well as touring Austria,Poland,Czech Republic and Hungary.The single "Kriegswichtig"has recieved play on the legendary John Peel Show on BBC.

L'Point has supported such acts as A Drastic Measure, Chokebore (Punk in My Vitamins), Juno (De Soto), and Pleasure Forever (Sub Pop). Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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