The Weepikes came to life in the late 90’s in Helsinki, Finland playing a unique form of music that has become known as pronk (progressive / punk). The band was active for 3 years or so and called it quits at the 10th Anniversary party for record label Bad Vagum. A handful of well received releases, and on with life. Or so it seemed. In late 2010 the band received an email from Kramer (famous producer of Galaxie 500, not Jerry Seinfeld’s odd friend) indicating that he loved the early EP’s and would be interested in working with them. The band regrouped and recorded / released a Kramer produced self titled EP in 2012. we are weepikes is the sophomore release from The Weepikes Mach II, and it is an impressive mini LP that delivers noise & beauty in equal measures.