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Interview: Sunken Seas

Interview: Sunken Seas

Tuesday 13th October, 2015 11:32AM

Following on from their intense, dissonant debut album Null Hour, and the brooding EP Cataclysm, shoegaze group Sunken Seas are back with their second full-length album, Glass. The nine-track record continues the band’s ongoing themes of disenchantment, with claustrophobic guitars, propulsive rhythms and ominous vocals nestled into dark, foreboding soundscapes. However, this new offering sees them delve into deeper territory thanks to the catalytic cabin fever generated by writing in a freezing lodge located in the middle of nowhere. After which, they headed to Wellington’s Munki Studios to put the songs to tape with help from producer James Goldsmith.

To support the release of Glass, the band  have lined up a four-date national tour that kicks off this weekend. But despite their hectic rehearsal schedule, they kindly took the time to talk with UnderTheRadar about life as Sunken Seas, including the merits of frozen isolation, cabin fever creativity, and their competitive “sad-offs”...


Click here to read the interview, and stream Glass in its entirety below...



Sunken Seas are kicking off their album release tour this weekend, head over here for more information and to buy tickets.





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