MKAI

Live Act Rock Electro Rock Rock Electronic Indie Indie
MKAI - Rock Electro Rock Rock Electronic Indie Indie Live Act in Cork

MKAI Short Info

MKAI – A band of four brothers from Cork, made their debut appearance with an explosive performance at Electric Picnic, Ireland.

Their debut EP ‘Waiting’ was launched to a sold out show in the Crane Lane Theatre Cork in November 2014 and shot up to #3 in the Irish iTunes Album Charts, receiving extensive local and national airplay. The four track EP was produced and mixed by Rob Kirwan (Hozier, Bell X1, U2, Depeche Mode) and mastered by Ray Staff, (Muse, Led Zeppelin) at Air Studios, London. The band is featured in Hot Press Magazine's 'Hot For 2015.'

Since their youth, the brothers have been immersed in an array of musical genres and they acquired an insatiable thirst for exploring the unconventional realms of music. Together, MKAI have evolved and developed their innovative sound to produce guitar, piano and electronic driven rock. Their melodic and experimental tone offers an eclectic and thrilling experience unlike any other.

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MKAI – A band of four brothers from Cork, made their debut appearance with an explosive performance at Electric Picnic, Ireland.

Their debut EP ‘Waiting’ was launched to a sold out show in the Crane Lane Theatre Cork in November 2014 and shot up to #3 in the Irish iTunes Album Charts, receiving extensive local and national airplay. The four track EP was produced and mixed by Rob Kirwan (Hozier, Bell X1, U2, Depeche Mode) and mastered by Ray Staff, (Muse, Led Zeppelin) at Air Studios, London. The band is featured in Hot Press Magazine's 'Hot For 2015.'

Since their youth, the brothers have been immersed in an array of musical genres and th...

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Past Gigs MKAI

  • 12 | 2014 Cyprus Avenue, Cork MKAI Headline Show
  • 12 | 2014 Cyprus Avenue, Cork The Riptide Movement (Support)
  • 11 | 2014 Old Oak, Cork MTV Crashes Cork
  • 11 | 2014 Crane Lane, Cork MKAI Waiting EP Launch (SOLD OUT)
  • 10 | 2014 Douglas, Cork Guinness Amplify
  • 10 | 2014 The Grand Social, Dublin Hard Working Class Heroes 2014
  • 09 | 2014 Dublin, Ireland Whelans with Sideproject
  • 08 | 2014 Stradbally, Co. Laois, Ireland Electric Picnic
  • 08 | 2014 Killyon Manor, Co. Meath Another Love Story
  • 06 | 2014 The Pavilion, Cork MKAI Headline Show
  • 06 | 2014 The Button Factory, Dublin MKAI Support Half Of Me at the Launch of their EP '99'
  • 02 | 2014 Cyprus Avenue, Cork MKAI Headline Show
  • 08 | 2013 Stradbally, Co. Laois, Ireland Electric Picnic

Media

  • Sound Waiting
  • Sound Loop
  • Sound Evening’s End
  • Sound Breathe
  • Video MKAI - Waiting

Origin

  • Cork IE

Founded

  • 2013

Members

  • Cian MacSweeny Lead Vocals, Guitar, Sax, Piano, Synths
  • Conor MacSweeny Drums, Backing Vocals
  • Eoghan MacSweeny Guitar, Keys, Backing Vocals
  • Colm MacSweeny Bass Guitar, Trumpet, Backing Vocals