home
shop
artists
news
gigs
videos
info
Taxi Taxi!
All Hail Taxi Taxi!
12th August 2009
Share: Artist Profile
We are exceedingly pleased to announce that Swedish desolation angels Taxi Taxi! are joining the panda fold for the release of their heart-rending debut album 'Still Standing At Your Back Door' on October 12th. Fans of Belle & Sebastian and perilously stripped down folk pop should most certainly not avoid looking at the press release here...

**Still Standing At Your Back Door is the debut album by Taxi Taxi! It consists of ten hauntingly upbeat and sweetly vulnerable songs composed and played almost entirely by twin sisters Johanna and Miriam Eriksson Berhan, who were born in Lulea, Northern Sweden, on January 16th 1990. This means they were roughly four years, one month and eight days old when fierce panda released its first ever single.

** By this point the sisters musician father and children-bookstore-keeper mother had moved to Stockholm. At the age of 9 they began to play music together for the fun of it. By the time they were fifteen they had two songs up on myspace and national airplay in Sweden. Aged 17 they released the six-track Taxi Taxi! EP ‚ produced by Bjorn Yttling of Peter, himself and John infamy ‚ and earlier this year Taxi Taxi!s Step Out Into The Light EP saw the download light of day.

** Throw in the odd breathlessly received festival appearances at Roskilde and Hultsfred and it becomes apparent that Johanna and Miriam have squeezed an alarming amount into their nineteen years. Add in the fact that the aforementioned Step Out Into The Light EP featured their take on Daniel Johnstons True Love Will Find You In The End and it becomes apparent that we arent talking about getting your average teenage kicks here.

** Which brings us neatly back to Still Standing At Your Back Door and its ten tracks of heartbreaking simplicity and searing melodic honesty. Taxi Taxi! have already been described as ?ìmesmeric¬ù, ?ìghostly¬ù and ?ìbittersweet¬ù and for sure here are two people lurking at the dark folk end of the street, fragile of voice, gentle of guitar, sombre of mood and minimalist in structure. Expect a hushed kind of magic when Taxi Taxi! hit the road later this year¬¶

www.myspace.com/taxitaximusic

www.fiercepanda.co.uk

Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 |
Newer Stories Older Stories
Desperate Journalist Desperate Journalist Have A Shack Attack!
27th January 2015
Read the full story »
Longfellow Longfellow Borderline Bill Confirmed!
27th January 2015
Read the full story »
Dalton Dalton Prepares To Launch ' Dalton '!
8th January 2015
Read the full story »
Terror Pigeon Terror Pigeon Yuck Up!
6th January 2015
Read the full story »
Fake Laugh Fake Laugh Bring Back The Singles!
5th January 2015
Read the full story »
Helsinki Helsinki Get High!
4th January 2015
Read the full story »
Desperate Journalist Desperate Journalist Panic On!
3rd January 2015
Read the full story »
Desperate Journalist Oh My Rampant Puddings It's...pandamonium '15!!!
3rd January 2015
Read the full story »
Desperate Journalist Desperate Journalist 'control' The Lexington!
3rd January 2015
Read the full story »
Fierce Panda Ningle Bells Album Ahoy!!!
2nd December 2014
Read the full story »
The Crookes It's Crooooooookesmas!!!
1st December 2014
Read the full story »
Dalton Dalton Shares 'only Names' With In Stereo Records
1st December 2014
Read the full story »
Longfellow Longfellow Call The Doctor!
11th November 2014
Read the full story »
Longfellow Oh My Rampant Puddings It's...pandamonium '15!!!
11th November 2014
Read the full story »
Longfellow 'the Panda Is Still 'endangered'!
3rd November 2014
Read the full story »
The Crookes Howl For The Crookes!
3rd October 2014
Read the full story »
Terror Pigeon Terror Pigeon Take Flight!
30th September 2014
Read the full story »
Longfellow Longfellow Hit London & Nyc!
29th September 2014
Read the full story »
Longfellow Longfellow: Lexi Beasts!
29th September 2014
Read the full story »
Tom Hickox Tom Hickox Sails On!
4th September 2014
Read the full story »
Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 |
Newer Stories Older Stories
Desperate Journalist Have A Shack Attack! »
Longfellow Borderline Bill Confirmed! »
Dalton Prepares To Launch ' Dalton '! »
Terror Pigeon Yuck Up! »
Fake Laugh Bring Back The Singles! »
Helsinki Get High! »
Desperate Journalist Panic On! »
Oh My Rampant Puddings It's...pandamonium '15!!! »
Desperate Journalist 'control' The Lexington! »
Ningle Bells Album Ahoy!!! »
To keep up to date with all things fierce panda sign up to our newsletter here:
31
Jan
Fake Laugh
@ Old Blue Last , London
3
Feb
Longfellow
@ The Social, London
5
Feb
Desperate Journalist
@ Oakford Social Club, Reading
ning standard #64 » (Jan 2015)
ning standard 63 » (Jan 2015)
ning standard 62 » (Jan 2015)
ning standard xmas edition » (Dec 2014)
ning standard #60 » (Dec 2014)
Longfellow - Medic »
Melanie Pain - Black Widow »
Ultrasound - Between Two Rivers »
Hawk Eyes - Witchhunt »
Hawk Eyes - You Deserve A Medal »