In just 2 years Yoko-Zuna have established themselves as one of NZ’s most exciting bands.
With their combination of unique electronic/hip-hop compositions and a live show which is rarely bettered, Yoko-Zuna is an act with talent to burn. A collection of supremely talented musicians with years of experience in many different acts and jazz-school training, Yoko-Zuna are four of the scene's most talented musicians.
With the release of their debut album, This Place Here, in 2015, Yoko-Zuna announced themselves to the greater music scene with an album showcasing a sound which hasn’t been previously seen in NZ – sub-electronic frequencies, melodic moments, and immense bass-synth-fuelled drops. The album combined Yoko-Zuna’s unique instrumental sound with some of the country’s most talented vocalists including David Dallas, Bailey Wiley and Team Dynamite.
Not willing to rest on their laurels, May 2016 saw Yoko-Zuna release the Luminols EP, 5 tracks which not only continued to fulfil the promise of their amazing live shows, but also showed new depth and versatility to the band’s song-writing abilities. Featuring some of NZ’s biggest vocalists in P-Digsss, Laughton Kora & Tom Scott, along with the fresh talents of Lukan Raisey, HEAVY & Larzranda, the EP shows a band infusing electronic/hip-hop with their own inimitable sound.