Alcuna Wilds is a British/Dutch band based in the Netherlands. The band creates ambient trip hop music, combining atmospheric soundscapes, driving beats and strong melodic riffs, with rich, melancholic vocals. Formed of members from both sides of the North Sea, their diverse influences contribute to their distinctive sound.Alcuna Wilds’ first single, ‘Suburban Noir’, reached 89 in the 2015 Dutch ‘Free 40’ Indie Chart. Their second EP, ‘Murmuration Season’ was released in October 2016, and will be followed by a debut studio album in September 2017.
PERFORMING & TOURING
In little more than a year, Alcuna Wilds have chalked up some 50 shows throughout the Netherlands. These have included performances at some of the country’s top music venues such as, The Sugarfactory (Amsterdam), Hedon (Zwolle), and Patronaat (Haarlem), and at festivals such as the Bevrijdingsfestival Amsterdam (Liberation Day Festival), and Surfana Festival (Bloemendaal). The band have supported both national and international acts such as Dralms (CA), and Bells of Youth (NL). In the coming months, the band will be bringing their live show to Germany, Belgium and the UK, before hitting the festival circuit in 2017.
“Alcuna Wilds will put you in a dreamy state of mind.” – Surfana Festival
“…reminiscent of Portishead and Daughter.” – Zinesters
“…a unique and mature sound…exciting use of soundscapes and vocals promises a lot for the future.” – Bevrijdingsfestival Amsterdam (Liberation Day Festival)