Teksti-TV 666: The sound of Neu! playing Ramones with five guitarists

J.N. January 14, 2020

Far up in the north of Europe Finland has become famous for its export of epic goth rock and symphonic metal acts. Everyone knows bands as Nightwish, Apocalyptica, HIM or why not the band which opened people’s eyes for Finnish music, Hanoi Rocks. However, in the shadow of the metal scene it’s also a country that has produced lots of high quality indie pop and indie rock. At Messed!Up we have been huge fans of bands as French Films, The Crash and Satellite Stories (please restart!), and last year we just happened to came across shoegazing kraut-punk seven-piece, including four guitarists (at times even five), Teksti-TV 666.

The band describes themselves as “As Neu! playing The Ramones” and  have already toured with Kvelertak across Scandinavia, and have released three EP’s and the amazing mini-album “Aidattu Tulevaisuus”. Today, they’re one of the most in-demand live acts at home turf, and performances abroad have caused a bit of a storm, earning them quite a well-deserved live reputation.

When they play Gothenburg at the end of January, Messed!Up will sit down with the band and chat about their future plans of conquering Europe.

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Music researcher with an unhealthy passion for music and music festivals. Former studio owner, semi-functional drummer and with a fairly good collection of old analogue synthesizers from the 70's. Indie rock, post rock, electronic/industrial and drum & bass (kind of a mix, yeah?) are usual stuff in my playlists but everything that sounds good will fit in.