Dark. Filmic. 80’s tinged, electronic pop. Musically and lyrically, VOKXEN draw influences on Irish folklore, feminism and cult film.
'As seen on' BBC TWO, NI, (TV Series, I Lár an Aonaigh, December 18’).
Listed as ‘one to watch’ for 2019 by Dublin’s The Last Mixed Tape.
Single ‘Running’ [Feb 2018] received blog features (Clash, Hot Press) & a commercial radio playlist spot on, Cool FM. VOKXEN then released ‘bewitching’ single, ‘Crystal Eyes’ [Nov 2018] which was inspired by the writings of Film critic, Laura Mulvey; Feminist theory, ‘The Male Gaze’, lyrics based on the 80’s cult film classic ‘The Dark Crystal’.
VOKXEN were a ‘Scratch’ Act in 2016 with Oh Yeah Music Centre & have performed at top NI festivals and showcases such as Output Belfast, Stendhal Festival, ‘Women’s Work’ festival as well as international performances in vibrant music cities such as Berlin.
*Band Fun Fact: Synth player, Beccy Henderson features as the character, Aisling in Channel 4’s hit comedy series, ‘Derry Girls’. Catch her again in season 2 out 5/3/19) *