Aksak Maboul

Aksak Maboul

Aksak Maboul (b)

Aksak Maboul (also spelled Aqsak Maboul for a while[nb 1]) are a Belgian avant-rock band founded in 1977 by Marc Hollander and Vincent Kenis. They first made two studio albums, Onze Danses Pour Combattre la Migraine (1977) and Un Peu de l'Âme des Bandits (1980), the latter with ex-Henry Cowmembers Chris Cutler and Fred Frith. They were also active in the Rock in Opposition movement in 1979.[1][2]

Around the mid-1980s, Aksak Maboul went into a 30-year hiatus, during which Marc Hollander fully devoted himself to his Crammed Discs label, before resuming his activities as a musician in 2014 by working on an unfinished album, Ex-Futur Album (by Véronique Vincent & Aksak Maboul), that had been written and recorded between 1980 and 1983. The album came out in October 2014. Aksak Maboul started touring again in 2015, with a new line-up. In May 2020, they have released a brand-new double album entitled Figures.