_ Main Venue _
Whelans, 8th April
Tickets on sale Wed 4th Mar, 9am, €13 inclusive of booking fee
Brand new EP, entitled ‘Sea Creature’, due 30th March on limited 12” coloured vinyl
Listen to lead single ‘Sea Creature’, here:
‘They do dark, and they also do dynamics: the interplay between drummer, bassist and guitarist is theatrical in its intensity…’ The Guardian
‘SPIES are a new name, yet their music will no doubt burn its way onto your retina soon.’ Clash
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Amassing recognition via spins on Zane Lowe’s Radio One show and shout outs from the likes of NME and The Guardian, SPIES looked to build on recent acclaimed releases with news of their new EP, entitled Sea Creature, due March, which will be available on a limited run of 12” coloured vinyl.
The title and opening track ‘Sea Creature’ is slanted as the lead single, opening the EP in a noticeable, signature SPIES dynamic; Michael Broderick’s vocals soar as the song meanders, heightening its way into its Echo and the Bunnymen-esque crescendo.
This comes before the dreamlike tones of ‘Quincy Morris’ goes on to display SPIES’ uncanny ability to widen their sound in a big, brash anthemic manner; yet lower it with the intimate and personal approach when delivering their more poignant musical messages.
The announce of the EP, recorded by Rian Trench in The Meadow Studios (Delgany), mixed by Jake Miller and mastered by Robin Schmidt at 24-96, will be accompanied by the live dates listed below, along with a slew of soon to be confirmed, additional shows.
Sea Creature EP Track Listing:
1. Sea Creature
2. The Holidays of Jed Bartlett
3. Quincy Morris
5. November Sky
SPIES are: Michael Broderick (vocals), Conor Cusack (lead guitar), Neil Dexter (rhythm guitar), Hugh O’Dwyer (bass) and Jeffrey Courtney (drums).
ON SALE WED 4th MAR, 9am: €13 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-8pm M-F, 4-8pm Sat)
– 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or creditcard bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.
Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Silent Disco from 10:30pm – 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best [Free Entry] plus Late Bar.