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Tuesday, Sep. 04, 2018

Andrew W.K.

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In 1993, when he was 14, Andrew W.K. joined the band Slam, later to be called Reverse Polarity. Over the next 5 years he was in many different bands in Michigan. In 1994 he also started a group called Ancient Art Of Boar, later making it a solo project titled AAB, which ended in 1998, when Andrew moved from Ypsilanti to New York City. Later in 1998, his first official solo release as Andrew Wilkes-Krier, titled Room To Breathe, was released on the Brighton (later Ann Arbor) noise/experimental label Hanson Records.

Andrew W.K.released his first album on Island, I Get Wet , in 2001. This featured the track "Party Hard". In February 2009, Andrew formed the record label Skyscraper Music Maker, based in London, England and Manhattan, New York City. The second release on the label was Andrew's album of "spontaneous solo piano improvisations", entitled 55 Cadillac. This tour has Andrew W.K. performing with a full band supporting the release of his new album: You're Not Alone. Tickets available online and at STINKWEEDS.


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