Hollow Everdaze shares “Catastrophe” off upcoming album ‘Cartoons’
‘Cartoons’ due May 12 on Deaf Ambitions
Listen : ‘Catastrophe
Photo Credit : James J. Robinson
Hollow Everdaze have thrust back into gear for 2017 with new single “Catastrophe“, an infectious slice of psychedelic-pop carved from their forthcoming album Cartoons (due for release later this year via Deaf Ambitions). Featuring a rollicking, garage-indebted hook, “Catastrophe” trades swirls of violin present in previous single “Still Ticking” for flourishes of keys and guitar-fuzz — at times recalling moments of Dutch shoegazer Jacco Gardner.
Drenched in reverbed lushness, Hollow Everdaze have been reimagining psychedelic pop since they began in 2007 by lead vocalist, Dan Baulch and bassist, Jackson Kay in their small town hometown of Bacchus Marsh in Western Victoria.
Having spent the last year working on the release of their debut full length album, recorded by rising Melbourne producer, John Lee (known for his work with Beaches, Lost Animal, The Ocean Party), mastered by David Walker (NUN, Beaches, GOAT, Jen Cloher) at Stepford Audio, and with video and art collaborations from James Thomson, Niv Bavarsky and Micheal Olivo, the band are set to unveil their newest work to the world.
Debut single, “Still Ticking” is soaked in woozy twang and Myles Anderson’s signature swooning violin. It perfectly captures the Australian indie rock ensemble’s delicate melodic layering, while it reintroduces frontman Daniel Baulch’s raspy romanticism and Sixties style craftsmanship.
Hollow Everdaze capture the urgency of a band who have traced their own weird, divergent path through the haunted backwoods of songwriting. It shows through in their stunning debut EP, released in 2013 which received rave reviews from Australia’s most highly respected journalists and earned them support spots for international artists including The War On Drugs (US), Unknown Mortal Orchestra (NZ), and Wavves (US), plus saw them join American Football (US) on their East Coast tour of Australia in 2015.
“Hazy, romantic guitar pop… finds the band as sonic descendants of Aussie groups like The Triffids”
– Bill Pearis, BrooklynVegan
Street Date: May 12, 2016
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