Ben Mark Smith of Sketchy Record Reviews has written some tremendously nice things about Yakobo’s latest EP Maybe The Land Was Just a Dream. Things like “The wide ambient sounds of Yakobo’s 3rd E.P seem to embrace the listener.” Other local acts Isaac Thawley and Jigsaw Man also received high[…]
Yakobo will be returning to play at the award-winning Y Not Festival this year. Busy as ever, there will be not one but two Yakobo sets on the Sunday of the festival. First will be a solo acoustic set at the Creative Intentions Café at 4pm,[…]
Yakobo popped up at Glastonbury Festival for a surprise solo show at the Croissant Neuf Bandstand. The unplugged set was Yakobo’s first appearance at the festival, and all the hits Goldmine, Plans In My Head and Dawn Is Here got played along with some fun-time covers. Needless to say, Yakobo[…]
Yakobo will be playing at some great gigs, festivals and events throughout the summer. The list includes Y Not Festival and Whitwell Festival, both of which will feature the full Yakobo band. Expect more announcements soon!
Derby music and culture magazine IN has featured Yakobo in their special issue of “local music you need to hear.” They said some very nice things, read the full article below.
Yakobo has been announced for the Nottingham leg of this year’s Dot To Dot Festival. It will be Yakobo’s 4th consecutive appearance at the festival which takes over music venues all across the city centre. The Nottingham action happens on Sunday 28th May, with Yakobo performing on the Pepper Rocks[…]
Yakobo T shirts are now available online through Bandcamp. The shirts were designed by Richard Walker and come in a range of sizes with male and female fit options available. Order yours here.
Maybe The Land Was Just a Dream – the final part of Yakobo’s EP trilogy – is out now on all major digital outlets. Team Yakobo are rather excited. “Soaring voice and honest lyrics” – Storge Music Spotify: http://tinyurl.com/lfr7bak iTunes: http://tinyurl.com/m3bvdkb Physical CD: http://tinyurl.com/mwymv2y
Brand new Yakobo T shirts will be available at the EP launch show on Friday 7th April for £10. They will be available to buy online soon in a wide range of sizes and male or female fit.
Yakobo and the band visited ROFL Audio in Nottingham and recorded their take on Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding’s banger ‘Outside’. It’s a slow burner at the start and gets pretty heavy at the end. The cover was filmed as part or ROFL’s YouTube series in which several artists performed[…]