Dork Radio
Now playing:
In the mag...
Featuring Sigrid, Drenge, Sundara Karma, Indoor Pets and more.
Order a copy
March 2019
Banger

King Nun - Chinese Medicine

There’s a muscle to King Nun that feels more robust than ever before, but a glint in the eye that tells us it’s not so simple.
Now playing on Dork Radio. Tune in now! Keep up with the latest tracks with our Brand New Bangers playlist on Spotify here.
King Nun - Chinese Medicine
Published: 7:20 pm, July 15, 2018Words: Stephen Ackroyd.

You put a band on the cover of a magazine, and what do they do? We’ll be honest, Dear Reader, we were starting to get a bit anxious about King Nun’s absence from 2018’s musical tapestry. As the second half of the year came around, we’d had promises of something fresh - a new EP built on a period of growth and levelled up ambition - but we know what bands are like. All talk, no action, right?

Not where this lot are concerned. ‘Chinese Medicine’ isn’t so much a return for King Nun, as an evolution and revolution rolled into one unstoppable boulder. Rattling down indie rock’s steepest incline, it sparkles in a way few dared hope. More concentrated, more direct - as the first taster of King Nun mk. 2, it’s enough to start measuring up the trophy cabinet and fitting the red carpet. 

A steely backbone keeps a lineage drawn from modern indie icons firmly upright. There’s a muscle to King Nun that feels more robust than ever before, but a glint in the eye that tells us it’s not so simple. It’s great to have them back.

Give all this a try

“We missed so many deadlines…” - Drenge's third album is finally about to arrive
Feature

“We missed so many deadlines…” - Drenge's third album is finally about to arrive

Thankfully, ‘Strange Creatures’ is worth the wait.
Get Out - your weekly live music update, featuring Sigrid, Lewis Capaldi, Maggie Rogers and more
On tour

Get Out - your weekly live music update, featuring Sigrid, Lewis Capaldi, Maggie Rogers and more

Keep up with the latest show and festival announcements, tour news, ticket updates and more.
Like this? Subscribe to Dork and get every issue delivered direct to your door anywhere on the planet.
CONTACT PRIVACY ADVERTISE

© 2018 The Bunker Publishing