LATEST WORK AND NEWS
‘Hook Ups’ is a cartoon based on an old Coco Solid comic-strip for Volume Magazine.
A short web animation series created with Fumes TV, the talented Skyranch collective (Simon Ward, Don Brooker, Luke ‘Disasteradio’ Rowell, Kenny Smith, Richard Pilkington) there is even a Hook Ups music-making app made by Tim Checkley and Daniel Too. Jessica Hansell aka Coco writes the episodes, does the voice of Kowhai and shares in the musical duties. Episodes are broadcast by the New Zealand Herald for 10 weeks and it was made possible by NZ on Air. Watch the trailer below and click on the Hook Ups tab to see weekly episodes!
“Twins Kowhai and Monty Hook are the aspiring ‘futuristic sound duo’ Hook Ups, trying to make it big in the cut-throat suburb of Aroha Bridge”
Tokyo Dawn Records present ‘The Boogie 3′ featuring Coco Solid! Check it out here
Hardcopies of this zine have sold out. Digital copies of Issue 1 (Brain Map of a Pacific Misfit) and Issue 2 (Draculas & Chakras) are now available to buy online
Düsseldorf don Lorenz Rhode collabs with Coco Solid on their new track ‘Superficial Robots’. Signed to German label Exploited Records, Rhode uses laser drums, 808 snares and Herbie-ish chord riffs while Coco sings a searing tribute to the droids running our world. Get the track and the Jimmy Edgar remix here. Video by Lisa Dunn.