“An exciting and impelling EP all throughout, packed with hearty, heavy, spirited punk rock.”
— Music Injection
Satellites’ new track/video ‘Thank you is out now and their cracking new EP ‘Black Dog’, produced by Troy Brady, is out this Friday September 29. ‘Thank You’ premiered on the radio last Wednesday night on triple j’s Short Fast Loud and Hysteria premiered the video on Friday.
On the EP, Hysteria says “Satellites have well and truly mastered the ‘loud’ dynamic on Black Dog, but when music like this acts as such a therapeutic outlet, maybe that’s what makes it truly organic. Black Dog avoids over complicating things, acting more as a disc that is perfect to blast when things seem to be going south throughout the week. This EP couldn’t be timed better, both socially and musically.”
Satellites started in late 2013. After a handful of tours and local Brisbane shows the band went through a slow patch with multiple member changes, most importantly a change in singer, where Mitch Chamberlain stepped up from guitar to vocals.
After taking some time to work on ‘Black Dog’ with their friend and producer Troy Brady, it became apparent that rushing into it would only lead to coming up short. Instead, they’ve given it some love and managed to created something they’re all extremely proud of. Coming off the back of a recent headline tour with New Zealand legends, Braves and Melbourne’s resident sad boys, Bukowski, with the anticipation of new music looming closely behind, “Black Dog” is finally their way to show that Satellites’ trials of the past have not been in vain.
The “Black Dog” EP was produced, recorded and mixed by Troy Brady. He was also responsible for “Glass Jaw” way back when now vocalist Mitch Chamberlain first took over on vocal duties. Like “Glass Jaw’ the record was also mastered by Gareth Hargreaves.
“Black Dog” will be available in iTunes/Spotify/all good outlets Friday September 29th. For more information, go to facebook.com/SatellitesBand.