Don’t forget…

Last April the new album of Moe Staiano’s SURPLUS 1980 COLLECTIV ENSEMBL was released on Musique à la Coque… “Forget All This” features vocals and lyrics by yours truly.
In August we will play two shows in California USA: on the 23rd at The Uptown in Oakland, and on the on the 24th at Bottom Of The Hill in San Francisco.

In August, from the 1st till the 18th, ACTION BEAT and I will be touring the Westcoast of the USA.

I recorded two songs together with Howie Reeve for his new vinyl album “Cracks”. The songs, “When I Hear/Alina Ann Elena” are also available as a digital download single on Tractor Notown (cat.no. OWN 01) via gwsok.bandcamp.com.

In September I will be recording a new album with Nicolas Lafourest (guitar) and Olivier Mellano (guitar) as CODDIWOMPLE.

In October OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE will release their new album “From Somewhere Invisible, followed by a tour in October/November. Special gusest are Radwan Ghazi Moumneh (Jerusalem In My Heart) and Jessica Moss (Thee Silver Mt. Zion Orchestra).

NOT 10

NOT 10 • King Champions Sounds/Surplus 1980 – International static split (7″, 2019)

Side A: Cerebrum bum (King Champion Sounds)
Side B: We don’t understand the words (Surplus 1980)

G.W. Sok – vocals
Ajay Saggar – guitar, electronics
Oli Heffernan– bass
Mees Siderius – drums

> back to Catalogue

Discography 2009-Now

SINGLES + ALBUMS
coming up…
OMA – album t.b.a.

2020
ZoikleZoikle (LP)
Coddiwomple
The walk & other stories (LP)
2019

Oiseaux-Tempête – From somewhere invisible (LP/CD)
Howie Reeve & G.W. Sok
– When I hear/Alina Ann Elena (digital 7″)
Surplus 1980 Collectiv Ensembl – Forget all this (CD)
King Champion Sounds/Surplus 1980 – International static split (7″)
2018
King Champion SoundsFor a lark(LP)
Oiseaux-Tempête
– Tarab (2xLP/CD, live)
2017
Action Beat – The world is fucked but I feel fine (LP)
King Champion Sounds – Fool throttle/Debby one day (7″)
Action Beat/Silent Front – Lucky her (split 7”)
2016
King Champion Sounds – To awake in that heaven of freedom (2xLP)
G.W. Sok – Listen to the painters (CD)
2015
The And – Straw/Town of stone (7″)
The And – s.t. (10″)
Cannibales & Vahinés – Songs for a free body (CD/LP)
Filiamotsa – Like it is (CD/LP)
The Ex – At Bimhuis 1991-2015 (2CD)
Gran Kino + Sarasvati – Ballades (CD)
Cannibales & Vahinés – Mirror man/November night (7″)
Two Pin Din & G.W. Sok – Gifts, milk and things (2×7″)
King Champion Sounds – Songs for the golden hour (10″)
2014
Action Beat + G.W. Sok – A remarkable machine (2×10″)
2013
King Champion Sounds – Different drummer (LP)
2012
Cannibales & Vahinés – N.o.w.h.e.r.e (CD)
2011
Zoikle – Illusies 1+2 (7″)
2009
The Ex – 30 (2LP/2CD)
Detective Instinct
– #3 (7″)

GUEST-APPEARANCES
2019
Howie Reeve
– Cracks (LP)
0>   When I hear   +   Alina Ann Elena
2018
Club Cactus – 5 (LP)
0>   Extrêmophile   +   Rue de Seine
Christian Olivier – After avant (CD)
0>   Shoot   +   Putain putain
Come Holy Spirit – Asters and disasters (LP)
0>   Essayons   +   Elephantine
Oma – s.t. (KZ)
0>   Aberfan   +   Hospital
2017
Luca Sigurtà – Grunge (CD)
0>   Sewed up
Oiseaux-Tempête – Unworks & rarities (LP/CD)
0>   The strangest creature on earth
2015
L’Etrangleuse – Memories to come (LP/CD)
0>   Caged bird
Oromocto Diamond – Opononi (CD)
0>   Osorio
Oiseaux-Tempête – Ütopiya? (LP/CD)
0>   Ütopiya/On living
2014
Detective Instinct – Black floral (LP)
0>   ABC & she   +   Crack attack
2013
Surplus 1980 – Arterial ends here (10″LP/CD)
0>   The world’s still here
Filiamotsa – Sentier de roches (LP/CD)
0>   4QSO
Chapi Chapo & les Petites Musiques de Pluie – Robotank-Z (CD)
0>   Alonalonalone   +   What is
2012
Year of Birds  – Record store day 2012 c60 (v/a, KZ)
0>   Yir of Beards
G.W. Sok & the 3talians – Record store day 2012 c60 (v/a, KZ)
0>   Dew
Detective Instinct – History of headaches/American novels (LP)
0>   The lore of the lamb   +   Gangrene
G.W. Sok – ECT at Christmas (v/a, KZ)
0>   Goof king W
Gran Kino – 1989 (CD)
0>   Bericht uit Beijing
L’Etrangleuse – s.t. (LP/CD)
0>   Writer’s blog   +   Dead bodies under Christmas trees
Filiamotsa – Rosemary K’s diaries Volume 3 (10″)
0>   4QSO
2011
The Bent Moustache – Pastures new seasons turn (LP)
0>   The sound of sirens
2009
Detective Instinct – Africantapes/Sickroom Records (v/a, CD)
0>   2-2-3 fridges
Chapi Chapo & les Petites Musiques de Pluie – Chuchumuchu (CD)
0>   Here we go again

Tractor Notown Catalogue

NOT 01   Zoikle – Illusies 1+2
0000000• 2011 • 7″
NOT 02   Cannibales & Vahinés – N.O.W.H.E.R.E
0000000• 2012 • CD
NOT 03   Two Pin Din & G.W. Sok – Gifts, milk and things 
0000000• 2014 • 2×7″
NOT 04   Cannibales & Vahinés – Mirror man / November night
0000000• 2015 • 7″
NOT 05   The And – The And
0000000• 2015 • 10″
NOT 06   The And – Straw / Town of stone
0000000• 2015 • 7″
NOT 07   Cannibales & Vahinés – Songs for a free body
0000000• 2015 • LP (CD-version > Mr Morezon 012)
NOT 08   G.W. Sok – Listen to the painters
0000000• 2016 • CD (compilation)
NOT 09   King Champion Sounds – Fool throttle / Debby one day
0000000• 2017 • 7″
NOT 10   King Champion Sounds/Surplus 1980 – International 0000000static split (split 7″)
0000000
• 2019 • 7″
NOT 11   Zoikle – Zoikle
0000000• 2020 • LP

Tractor Notown Digital Only

OWN 01 Howie Reeve & G.W. Sok – When I hear / Alina Ann Elena
0000000• 2019 • single

 

boekenlijst booklist

DRUXAT UITGAVEN   > Ex Mailorder

G.W. Sok  Why can’t we all be happy all the time
•••
09-2017 • lyrics 2010-2016 (EN), 144 p.
Johannes v/d Weert  Red Rat deel 13 & 14
•••10-2010 • comics (NL) > www.rondos.nl
G.W. Sok  Een klein zwartwit vechtbek manifest
•••
05-2009 • 8 vertalingen/hertalingen van Rondosteksten (NL)
Erik Christenhusz  Doka
•••04-2009 • De Kift in foto’s > www.dekift.nl
Rondos  A black & white statement
•••04-2009 • box with 2 cd’s + 4 books (biography, lyrics, Red Rat
•••comics, photos) (EN) > www.rondos.nl
Kleij & Roest  Pantkrand 25
•••09-2008 • de zin & onzin van een Amsterdams woonwerkpand:
•••poëzie, verhalen, interviews van G.W. Sok en Friso Roest (NL)
G.W. Sok  Into the gravy
•••05-2002 • music essay (EN, sold out)
De Kift  Koper
•••11-2001 • het grote Kiftplaatjesverzamelboek > www.dekift.nl (op!)
IJsbrand Koudvuur i.o.  Beschuit met puistjes
•••06-2002 • G.W. Sok’s puberpoëzie 1975-1976 (NL, oplage 1: op!)

Goeroe Overflakkee  Van god los
•••11-2000 • G.W. Sok’s columns voor het muziektijdschrift Opscene
Oli4  Een gat in de onzinlaag
•••11-1999 • cartoons (NL) > www.oli4rijcken.nl (op!)
G.W. Sok  Ex-rated
•••08-1997 • 69 song-lyrics of The Ex (EN, sold out)

PLUS

G.W. Sok  A/B/C & she
•••published by Half Letter Press, USA
•••01-2014 • postcard poem (EN)
G.W. Sok   A mix of bricks & valentines
•••published by PM Press, USA
•••09-2011 • lyrics 1979-2009 (EN), 384 p.
G.W. Sok  Livre un: Le début d’une belle frénésie
•••published by Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, CH
•••01-2011 • 26 lyrics translated into French (EN/FR), 68 p.

Concerts 2018

OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE
01   12-01   Rotterdam (NL) – Worm (Haperende Mens festival)
02   13-01   Tournai (B) – Water Moulin
03   14-01   Amsterdam (NL) – Occii
SENGA ETNA
04   20-01   Den Bosch (NL) – Kruithuis
OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE
05   03-02   St. Pierre-des-Corps (F) – Festival Allo Tropiques
SENGA ETNA
06   18-02   Haarlem (NL) – Vishal (expo Rik van Iersel)
G.W. SOK (solo) + KANIPCHEN-FIT
07   14-03   Lille (F) – CCL
08   15-03   Dijon (F) – Les Tanneries
09   16-03   Marseille (F) – L’Embobineuse
10   17-03   Barcelona (ESP) – Café Marula
11   18-03   Rodez (F) – Sousto Social Club
12   20-03   Tarbes (F) – Celtic Pub
13   22-03   Rennes (F) – Le Terminus
14   23-03   Caen (F) – L’Atelier de l’Odon
15   24-03   Rotterdam (NL) – Koffie & Ambacht
OISEAUX-TEMPÈTE
16   05-04   Beirut (LEB) – Irtijal Festival
G.W. SOK
17   05-04   Amsterdam (NL) – Occii (Booklaunch Cor Gout)
CODDIWOMPLE
18   26-04   Biarritz (F) – L’Attabal
19   27-04   Tarbes (F) – Celtic Pub
SENGA ETNA
20/21   11-08   Venlo (NL) – Zomerparkfeest
22/23   12-08   Venlo (NL) – Zomerparkfeest
THE AND
24   06-09   Bordeaux (F) – Il Teatro
THE AND / CODDIWOMPLE
25/26   07-09   Montaigu-de-Quercy (F) – L’Enclos
27/28   08-09   Salvagnac (F) – Le Galetas
29/30   09-09   Toulouse (F) – Amanita Muscaria
CODDIWOMPLE
31   13-09   Jurançon (F) – La Ferronnerie
32   14-09   Mont-de-Marsan (F) – Librairie Caractères
OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE
33   04-10   Paris (F) – FGO Barbara
34   05-10   Dunkerque (F) – 4 Ecluses
SENGA ETNA
35   06-10   Dordrecht (NL) – Ketel 1/Energiehuis
OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE
36   20-10   Maubec (F) – Gare de Coustellet
OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE
37   24-10   Lyon (F) – Le Periscope
38   25-10   Fontaine (F) – La Source
39   26-10   Charleroi (B) – Festival Livresse
40   27-10   Forest (B) – CC Le Brass
KING CHAMPION SOUNDS
41   03-11   Utrecht (NL) – Moira
42   09-11   Utrecht (NL) – Le Guess Who festival
43   10-11   Tournai (B) – Water Moulin
44   11-11   Wormerveer(NL) – De Groote Weiver
45   12-11   Köln (D) – Gebäude 9
46   13-11   Hamburg (D) – Honigfabrik
47   14-11   Eschede (NL) – Tankstation
48   15-11   Freiburg (D) – Slow Club
49   16-11   Schaffhausen (CH) – Club Cardinal
50   17-11   Düdingen (CH) – Bad Bonn
51   18-11   Zürich (CH) – Helsinki Club
52   19-11   Lausanne (CH) – Le Romandie
53   20-11   Paris (F) – Le Klub
54   21-11   Strasbourg (F) – La Maison Bleue
55   22-11   Antwerpen (B) – Het Bos
56   23-11   Rotterdam (NL)V11
57   24-11   Amsterdam (NL) – Cinetol
OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE

58   06-12   Besançon (F) – L’Antonnoir
59   07-12   Bulle (CH) – CC Ebullition
60   08-12   Martigny (CH) – Caves du Manoir
G.W. SOK w/ HGU
61   22-12   Liège (B) – Eglise Sainte Cathérine

 

Autumn (Octobrrr)

Coming up
• new  album by King Champion Sounds – For A Lark (November)
• new  7″ by King Champion Sounds – 3 Songs EP (November)
• new  split 7″ by King Champion Sounds/Surplus 1980 (2019)
• 2x vocals + lyrics w/ Howie Reeve new album (2019)
• 4x vocals + lyrics w/ Surplus 1980 Ensembl Collectiv new album (2019)
• new studio album by Oiseaux-Tempête (2019)

NEW THIS YEAR
• w/ Cactus Club – 5 (LP, October 2018)
0 2x guest-vocals”: “Rue de Seine” + “Extrémophile”
Oiseaux-Tempête – TARAB (live, LP/CD, June 2018)
• w/ Christian Olivier – AFTER AVANT (CD, June 2018)
0 1x guest-vocals + lyrics: “Shoot”
• w/ Come Holy Spirit – ASTERS & DISASTERS (LP, May 2018)
0 2x guest-vocals + lyrics: “Essayons” + “Elephantine”
• w/ Oma – OMA (cassette, March, 2018)
0 2x guest-vocals: “Aberfan” + “Hospital”