They Called Him Zone Set to Release Their New Album ‘Crow Swan Wolf’ in February This Year


They Called Him Zone are set to release their new mini album ‘Crow Swan Wolf‘ it will be the duo’s first release for 2017 and is a sonically darker follow-up to 2016’s acclaimed ‘Miami ‘ EP. ‘Crow Swan Wolf’ will be the latest edition to the duo’s self-produced discography. They Call Him Zone are Bradford, UK based and are a darkwave/electro/indie outfit that combines the sultry electronica sounds with chewed-up, modulated guitars evoking rain-drenched, neon-daubed streets, proscribed chemicals, and black-clad malcontents wearing mirror shades after dark. And it’s always dark where they come from.


TCHZ Album Cover

New Album – Crow Swan Wolf


They Called Him Zone formed in 2016; the band members include Mik Davis (vocals, programming) and Steve Maloney (guitar, programming, vocals). When playing live gigs, they are joined on stage by John Bradford who plays keyboards and percussion. You can tell that have a love of the abrasiveness post-punk and when it’s combined with electronic experimentation you get this dark mix of music goodness. ‘Crow Swan Wolf ‘ will be a six track mini-album and will drop on the 20th of February 2017 and will have darker tones, and from what I have listened to so far it makes me incredibly excited for the upcoming release. The band’s highly acclaimed debut EP “Miami” is also worth checking out

James Fleming of Modern Retro Magazine had this to say about They Call Him Zone “… a band creating stunning work whereby they have taken the choice cuts of the past and welded them to the present…”

I cannot recommend them highly enough. They deserve a spot in your playlist, even if you don’t usually listen to this style of music, it has a way of bringing you in, I think it’s the haunting, mysterious sound that lures you to it. In the lead-up to the album’s official release the experimentalists have made both singles ‘Just Fall ‘ and ‘Devil Dying ‘ as a ‘name your price‘ offer so dig deep folk’s and show your support for this talented band.


TCHZ Miami Album Art

2016 Album – Miami


The Called Him Zone are currently working on new material and live shows around the UK and Europe, so make sure you head over to their Facebook page to find out when they have upcoming shows. You can also follow the band on Soundcloud and Twitter, and you will find all the links below.

Here is a little taste of what you can expect from the forthcoming album ‘Crow Swan Wolf.’


They Called Him Zone: Bandcamp Page

They Called Him Zone: Facebook Page

They Called Him Zone: Twitter Account

They Called Him Zone: SoundCloud

The Good
  • They Called Him Zone's sound is hauntingly mysterious and refreshingly different with the post-punk sounds blending seamlessly with the experimental electronic sounds.
The Bad
  • As you will learn, I don't believe in going bad reviews, and that is because of artist's, bands, and actors, pour their blood sweat and tears into their work. I much rather give constructive criticism, I was brought up on the saying if you don't have anything nice to say, then don't say anything at all. My only con is that the album wasn't long enough, I didn't want it to end.
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