HTRK

live + visuals   -   blast first petite, ghostly international / melbourne, australia

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One of Australia's most esteemed bands, HTRK formed in Melbourne in 2003 as the trio of vocalist Jonnine Standish, bassist Sean Stewart (d.2010) and guitarist Nigel Yang. Their early live shows caught the attention of ex-Birthday Party guitarist Rowland S. Howard who went on to produce their now classic debut "Marry Me Tonight". In 2006 the band relocated to Europe, toured widely and signed with electronic labels blastfirstpetite and Ghostly International. Stewart's suicide in 2010 left Standish and Yang reeling, yet they continued to record and released the intense, texture-laden "Work (work, work)" in 2011 to critical acclaim. After returning to Australia in 2012, Standish and Yang decamped to the deserts of New Mexico to produce their third and latest album "Psychic 9-5 Club" (2014), a dub-wise meditation on altered states and "inner peace" that struck deep with critics and fans the world over.
HTRK are currently in Melbourne at work on a fourth studio album.



Out soon :

HTRK - Drama EP - Ghostly International, release July 6th, 2018
The new single was recorded by band members Jonnine Standish and Nigel Yang at Standish's home in the Dandenong Ranges near Melbourne. It sees the duo reflecting on a period of instability.
Standish explores a lack of physical intimacy in the social media age (on 'Mentions') and tries to coax back someone who's given up (on 'More to Enjoy'), while Yang's guitar lines curl slowly through the air.

The single precedes a new HTRK full-length album currently in production.




Links :

www.yourcomicbookfantasy.com
htrk.tumblr.com



HTRK booking contact for Europe : MO[AT]MEDIA-LOCA.COM
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  • December Dates with MEDIA LOCA : Charlemagne Palestine : Sat, 02. Dec 2017 Mühlheim an der Ruhr (DE) Shiny Toys Festival Electric Indigo : Fri, 01. Dec 2017 Linz (AT) UNTEN, DJ Set Fri, 08. Dec 2017 Rome (IT) Largo, 5 1 1 5 9 3 live Fri, 29. Dec 2017 Tel Aviv-Jaffa (IL) Alphabet, DJ
  • Summer break is over! Full September for Media Loca artists : ELECTRIC INDIGO Sat, 02. Sep 2017 Hamburg (DE) Resonanzraum, Big Data Weekend Fri, 08. Sep 2017 Eupen (BE) Meakusma Festival, 5 1 1 5 9 3 live [stereo version] Sat, 23. Sep 2017 Schwaz / Innsbruck (AT) Klangspuren Festival, 109.47 degrees Live + DJ S
  • Coming up in June : June 14th ELECTRIC INDIGO – „Ableton User Group“ presentation @ Panke, DE-Berlin June 15th – 18th ACID MARIA – „Remix Regenedered“ workshop @ Rheinische Fachhochschule, DE-Cologne June 16th PATRICK PULSINGER live w/ Irl @ Grelle Forelle, AT-Vienna Ju
  • Rafael Anton Irisarri w/ Carsten Nicolai and Riuichi Sakamoto : Only a few days ago Rafael Anton Irisarri has been working w/ Ryuichi Sakamoto 坂本龍一 & alva not @ Phillip Johnson Glass House, engineering for a very intimate concert.