Gilk is from Central Otago, in the South Island of New Zealand, and plays skewed rock, country, folk. Gilk utilises acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, keyboards and loops and effects.
Gilk has been in several bands, including Dunedin (NZ) acts Luxury Ocean Liner, Cynthia Should and the Groovy Bros.
Have played many gigs...all are special for one reason or another. Just getting your music out there is reason enough.
Influences are wide and varied, from (in no particular order) Elliott Smith, Beck, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Iron and Wine, Calexico, Wilco, Beatles, Nick Cave, Johnny Cash, Radiohead, Nick Drake, Lou Reed, SJD, Liam Finn, Rolling Stones, Paul McLaney.
Maton guitars, Godin bass, Vox AC-15 amp, Rode NT-1A mic, Logic, Pro Tools, midi controller/keyboard.