Ōtautahi’s Violet French and bandmates The Terrible may possibly assert to be ‘Too Occupied Crying’, but the torrent of tears guaranteed hasn’t interfered with their capability to produce a stellar new history. Their eponymous EP drops today by means of Melted Ice Product — a regular and energetic assortment of guitar driven ability-ballads, such as a raucous reimagining of French’s 2020 fuzzy, lo-fi, bed room banger ‘I Want The Sky To be Crying’.
Reminiscent of ’90s / ’00s alternative rock icons these types of as Gap or PJ Harvey and backlit by the legacy of Aotearoa legends Fur Patrol, French and friends have concocted an angsty collection of songs that wouldn’t come to feel out of area on the Lollapalooza ’99 phase. Which is not to say it is a file with no range. Adhering to the playful waltz of ‘Too Significantly Waltz’ songwriting takes a a little bit a lot more macabre flip with the submit-punk tinged ‘Unchecked Bagged’ which evokes the spectre of 80’s goth progenitors TSOL. You can stream Violent French and The Horrible’s self-titled EP listed here and / or major streaming platforms — get you an 8″ Johnny Electric powered lathe-cut polycarbonate record Listed here and capture them at House Academy on 19th August…
Violet French And The Terrible EP Release
Friday 19th August – Area Academy, Christchurch
Tickets offered Listed here by using UTR