Multi-instrumentalist/frontman Kūkahi composed his first song at the age of seven but became serious about his musical career at the age of fourteen, when he began writing his first album. The singer/songwriter released his self-titled debut album when he was sixteen, and at age seventeen became the youngest solo artist to win a prestigious Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award (Hawai’i’s version of the Grammy’s.)
He followed this LP by churning out a poppy “coffee shop” album (Human) and a dance album (Jam). His fourth album, inspired by XXXTentation, Daft Punk, Stevie Wonder, Grimes, and Die Antwoord is due to be released this summer. However, Kūkahi and The Love Machine will perform 6 of their new tracks during their CMW performance, along with tracks from his 2018 release,”JAM”.
Bands Queen, Jackson 5, Selena Y Los Dinos, Prince and the Revolution, and Israel Kamakawiwo’ole heavily influence this mostly self-taught Gen Z pop group, this is no ordinary band, and as they say, “This is one to watch!”.
Lead Vocals & Guitar/ Kūkahi (19)
Rhythm Guitar / Mālie (10)
Drums / Alana (12)
Bass / Monica (15)
Keys / Keli’i (14)
Background Vocals / Maka (Mom)
|May 10, 2019 9:00 pm||Supermarket, Friday May 10th|