Incase is excited to premiere the newest episode of Room 205 with very special guests Yuck. The UK-based indie guitar mavens open their 3-song series with an epic 10-minute performance of “Rubber” from the eponymous, self-produced debut album Yuck (Fat Possum Records).
Formed just over a year ago, Yuck is a quartet, but sometimes a band of five. Daniel (vocals, guitar) and Max (guitar, vocals) are from London. Mariko (bass) is from Hiroshima. Jonny (drums) is from New Jersey. Daniel’s sister Ilana joins in for harmonies and occasional live shows. Since the March 2010 release of their debut single “Georgia,” Yuck has been on tour, supporting folks like Teenage Fanclub, Modest Mouse, Smith Westerns and Times New Viking.
The vibe of Yuck’s episode is decidedly throwback, with director Michael Reich, editor Forrest Borie and set designer Tamarra Younis mining their deepest inner 90s vibes to transform Room 205 into a quasi-public access TV show, complete with static transmissions, homemade green-screens and the cozy, nostalgic hiss of VHS tape.
In this opening performance of “Rubber”, Yuck is joined by their video muse, Ariela Marin. Reprising her leading role in the official “Rubber” video, she comes to Room 205 as a catatonic, diaper-clad backup dancer. Yep, you’re in for a weird one. Enjoy.