Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Kraken Quartet - percussion-driven band (drums, marimba, vibes, glockenspiel, synths) - share first track from upcoming album

Austin, Texas band The Kraken Quartet share "Chance the Dog (the song)“, the first track from their forthcoming album Separate | Migrate today via Bandcamp Weekly stream HERE and Heavy Blog is Heavy post HERE. Direct Soundcloud HERE

To really appreciate the band's subtle artistry, watch this live multi-camera studio performance of "Chance the Dog" on YouTube

A massive force of percussion and electronics, The Kraken Quartet is a genre-crossing group known for its highly energetic and engaging performances. Since their formation in 2012, the Austin-based group has been heralded for merging elements of math rock, minimalism, indie, post-rock, electronica, and the avant-garde. 

The Kraken Quartet has been featured on festivals and broadcasts including Fast Forward Austin, Audiotree Live, Austin Instrumental Music Festival, WNYC, KUTX, SoundSpace, and more. Their debut full-length album, Separate | Migrate, will be released on April 28th. 

The Kraken Quartet is Chris Demetriou, Andrew Dobos, Taylor Eddinger, and Sean Harvey. The group is proud to use Vic Firth sticks and mallets, and Grover Pro Percussion and Hammerax instruments.

03/28 Ithaca, NY @ Ford Hall, Ithaca College
03/30 New York, NY @ Brooklyn Bound (presented by So Percussion)
03/31 Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt
04/01 Ithaca, NY @ Community School of Music & Arts
04/22 Denton, TX @ Courthouse Square
05/04 Austin, TX @ Cheer Up Charlie's

Artist: The Kraken Quartet
Album: Separate | Migrate
Release Date: April 28th, 2017
Record Label: self-released

01. Chance the Dog (the song)
02. House 11
03. The Gates
04. Interlude One
05. Ox
06. Clover
07. Interlude Two
08. Amethyst
09. Giant Battle Robot's Day Off
10. Separate | Migrate

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