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by IKS

Our debut EP is the result of two and half years of spilling drinks while bursting out in laughter, moaning after a good lick, rapping along with Rapper’s Delight and traveling through beautiful Estonian landscapes with a private lecture about its history, while driving into the night....



IKS combines their jazz-roots with their love for Pop and R&B. With the uncommon set up of three completely different voices that blend wonderfully together, accompanied by a grooving rhythm section consisting of bass and guitar, they have a unique sound in their arrangements and original music. Without the expected drum set, they’re able to create an intimate atmosphere as well as gospel like explosions whenever the music needs it

Although based in Amsterdam, the five band members are from all over Europe. They started out in November 2015 with a cover of D'Angelo's Higher and have been creating music together since. The three singers are: Isla Van HoutBahghi Yemane and Sarah Zeleznik. Mikael Ásmundsson on guitar and Robert Rebane on bass guitar and loopstation.

In 2016 IKS released a series of live-videos of a living room session. They were guests in the radio program CoLive! of NPO Soul & Jazz and reviewed in the Jazzism. In May 2017 they were on tour in Estonia. This spring the band released their debut EP and will do their EP release tour in Estonia.