Grok Photography

Photos and words by Petter Senften

They’re Not Human

S.P.O.C.K. is a synthpop-band, as well as slightly legendary in at least Sweden. I wouldn’t call myself a fan but I’ve been enjoying their scifi-tinged and very lighthearted synthpop since the mid-1990’s. I first discovered them through a really crappy soundfile of “Never Trust A Klingon” downloaded when I first got access to the internet back around 1995-ish.

Formed in 1988 they were originally called Mr Spock but when Paramount (Owners of the Star Trek-franchise) began harrumphing loudly they changed their name to Star Pilot On Channel K, which incidentally acronyms as S.P.O.C.K.

Almost twenty years after I first heard them it was fun finally seeing them live, and to shoot the event as well!

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3 Comments

  1. Richard 2014/10/04

    Åh fan, finns de fortfarande?

    • Petter 2014/10/13 — Post Author

      De finns! Eller ja, de har inte släppt en skiva sen 2001 tror jag, men de verkar turnera i nån form och det är ju roligt 🙂

  2. Richard 2014/10/04

    Sköna bilder f.ö.

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