Jambinai share ‘Sun.Tears.Red’

With the release of their new album ONDA less than two weeks away, Jambinai have debuted yet another enthralling single, titled ‘Sun.Tears.Red’, showcasing their extra-ordinary fusion of metal, post-rock and noise. Of the track, band spokesperson Lee Il-woo explains that, “Most people expect Asian traditional music to make something smooth for yoga or meditation. We wanted to break all of that.”

Early acclaim for Jambinai’s upcoming new album ONDA

“A triumph… Countless bands can switch from quiet to loud effectively; few do it with such overwhelming power as Jambinai.” MOJO – 4 stars ****

“Fusing traditional Korean music with post–rock, ONDA is their heaviest yet… ’Sawtooth’ starts as an ambient wash of dulcimers and oboes that mutates into a piece of grindcore, while ‘Sun.Tears.Red’ is a riot of overlapping zithers and post–punk beats… Clever and thrilling in equal measure.” Uncut – 8/10

“With soaring melody lines, ONDA is a seismic return… Especially striking is Sun Tears Red. Culminating in a cascade of bittersweet, melancholy arpeggios, wailing haegeum, pounding geomungo and screaming vocals that wash over like ocean waves, it’s one of Jambinai’s most emotive tracks to date.” Record Collector – 4 stars ****

Jambinai have announced a number of international festival appearances and headline shows, with further dates to be added soon. Tour dates + ONDA album artwork below:

31st May – Hilvarenbeek – Best Kept Secret Festival

5th June – Brussels – AB Club

6th June – London – The Garage

7th June – Porto – NOS Primavera Sound Festival

5th July – Belfort – Eurokeennes De Belfort

13th July – Monts – Festival Terres du Son

8th – 10th August – Incheon – Pentaport Rock Festival

20th September – Clonakity – Clonakilty

22nd September – Monthey – Route Du Pont Rouge

24th September – Quasimodo – Berlin

25th September – Dresden – Beatpol

26th September – Prague – Palac Akropolis

27th September – Linz – Stadtwekstratt

28th September – Kulfstein – Kultur Quartier Kulfstein

2nd October – Brighton – Green Door Store

4th October – Canterbury – University of Kent

6th October – Manchester – The Night People

7th October – Leeds – Lending Room

8th October – Birmingham – The Flapper

10th October – Arnhem – Luxor Live

11th October – Tilburg – 013

12th October – Rotterdam – Grounds

13th October – Utrecht – De Helling

16th October – Gronigen – Vera

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  • 20 Sep 2019 Clonakilty at Clonakilty
  • 22 Sep 2019 Monthey at Route du Pont Rouge
  • 24 Sep 2019 Berlin at Quasimodo
  • 25 Sep 2019 Dresden at Beatpol
  • 26 Sep 2019 Prague at Palác Akropolis
  • 27 Sep 2019 Linz at Stadtwekstratt
  • 28 Sep 2019 Kulfstein at Kultur Quartier Kulfstein
  • 02 Oct 2019 Brighton at Green Door Store
  • 03 Oct 2019 London at Purcell Rooms
  • 04 Oct 2019 Canterbury at University of Kent
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