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Featuring four multi-instrumentalists & vocalists fluid in their roles, they're driven by the inevitable harmony and discordance that comes from the sibling creative rivalry at the helm.

Belfast's Junk Drawer's intuitively loose and idiosyncratic brand of indie rock mines anthems from their crate-digging tendencies.

Incorporating the imprint of Krautrock, post-punk, slowcore and psychedelia

'Year of the Sofa' (described as a 'slo-mo guitar pop jewel' by CLASH) won Best Single at the NI Music Prize 2019, making Junk Drawer the first DIY band to take home a prize at the annual ceremony. Junk Drawer have been played by the likes of BBC Radio 1, 6Music, RTÉ 2fm and featured in The Line of Best Fit, So Young, CLASH Magazine, PopMatters, Nialler9, Hot Press,and more. They have supported acts like Built To Spill, Mclusky & Temples, and played Other Voices, Hard Working Class Heroes & Belfast Output. Following the self-released 'Their Self-Loathing Debut' and 'For The Cult Fat Guy' EPs, the band spearheaded the grassroots Irish music community with their part in DIY vinyl compilation A Litany of Failures - the third volume of which comes out in Summer 2020.

“Junk Drawer transition from slacker to punk and on to doom psych with astonishing ease. A debut brimming with colossal post-punk bangers” - 8/10 on Gigwise

“Mixing the influence of Pavement with kraut and post-punk à-la Fat White Family, Junk Drawer show how to move on in style from neo-psych, with ethereal and lysergic vibes. Try to picture Oh Sees or King Gizzard going down Squid’s route.” - So Young Magazine

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