Yunioshi are a four piece electro rock band formed in Nottingham, UK. Selected by BBC Introducing as an emerging talent to watch out for, they have been well supported by the likes of Tom Robinson on his BBC6 Music show.
Some things that you should know about Yunioshi
Yunioshi are a four piece electro rock band based in Nottingham UK. We’re made up of Rob Yunioshi, Anna Suzuki Yunioshi , James Yunioshi san and Hakushi Yunioshi san.
Yunioshi sounds like
“the exact place where found sounds and breakbeats merge with left of centre indie pop; all lilting Beck-style rhythms and hummable hooks” (TuneTribe.com)
“Think Beck dry humping the Flaming Lips with the robot from Lost In Space looking on and filming all the action for his own personal collection. The perfect pop band. They’re as catchy as hell.” (Leftlion Magazine)
Yunioshi have been selected by BBC Introducing as a band to look out for
Yunioshi have recorded sessions at BBC Maida Vale studios and performed on various BBC Introducing festival stages in the UK.
Yunioshi have appeared live on Tom Robinson’s BBC6 Music show as studio guests, as well as received airplay on Steve Lamacq, Huw Stephen and local BBC radio shows. There was even a quiz about us on Stephen Merchant’s BBC 6music show.
You may recognise our music from off the telly ?
Thunderbird was used to advertise the recent new season of South Park on Comedy Central and has been used numerous times by Sky Sports and Setanta Sports. Mymo was used by Kia to advertise their Carens car and Leisure Rules was used as part of Vauxhall Astra’s campaign. Recently they have been used on adverts for ITVs Celebrity Juice commercials.
Yunioshi have a growing international fan base
Thanks to having international music festivals under our belts – Iceland Airwaves in Reykjavik 2010 and 2011 alongside an Icelandic tour and Canadian Music Week 2011 in Toronto. Yunioshi have also played a number of UK Festivals from Summer Sundae, Dot to Dot, Y-Not, Macmillans Big Mix to various BBC Introducing stages.
Yunioshi have passion for caketronica
The Yunioshi Catering Corporation frequently bake mid-gig snacks for all who attend the live shows. Delicious cakes are handed out by the band to the crowd during sets – so the performances really are a feast for all the senses!
Download their 2011 Electronic Press Pack. Yunioshi-EPK2011.pdf