There are at least four artists under this name. 1) neko — Japanese word for “cat” loaded with multiple though not always controlled connotations. Finds entry into the columns of French magazines (Rocksound, Presto!...) in 2003, from then on designating a trio whose instrumental rock music starts circulating with the homemade demo Explicit Lyrics. The band first hits the stage in bars in and around Lille, France, in May 2004.