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NEW RELEASE. The Shacks EP

Publicat in: 26.09.2016, 06:38AM
Autor: Richard Constantinidi
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Etichete: Big Crown Records, Max Shrager, Shannon Wise, The Shacks, The Shacks Ep
NEW RELEASE. The Shacks EP
Artist: The Shacks
Title: The Shacks EP
Label: Big Crown Records 
Genre: Rock/Psyche/Indie
Format: 10" Vinyl/CD/Digital
Release Date: 28th October 2016


When you listen to The Shacks you might imagine that Shannon Wise and Max Shrager are much older than their respective 18 and 20 years. But when Shannon’s whisper-vocals breeze through the speakers, you hear the youthfulness of their sound which then in turn explains the fearlessness of their songwriting.

Both vaguely familiar and completely fresh, The Shacks are one of the most interesting NYC bands to surface in a minute. Since the release of their first single, 'Strange Boy' which they recorded with El Michels AffairThe Shacks have been compared to 90’s indie icons like Mazzy Star, Jesus and Mary Chain and Broadcast. As good as those bands are, you wouldn’t find a single one of their records in Max and Shannon’s music collection. All these bands are drinking from the same well, just 20 years apart.

Other highlights from The Shacks EP include a cover of the Ray Davies-penned ‘This Strange Effect’, which Shannon sings as if it were written for her, giving the song an unnerving edge that’s way more interesting than Dave Berry’s tepid original. Also included on the EP is ‘Orchids’, a truly original piece of music that showcases The Shacks’ adventurousness in the studio and one of Leon Michels and Max Shrager's first co-productions, recorded at the legendary Diamond Mine. ‘Left It With the Moon’ is a lo-fi lullaby written by Shannon and recorded to 4 track cassette at Max’s home studio in Princeton, NJ. Finally, ‘Hands In Your Pockets’ features the Frightnrs rhythm section laying down a pitch-perfect rocksteady backing track behindShannon’s deadpan delivery a la Jane Birkin. 

The Shacks EP will be available as 10" vinyl and the digital and CD versions will include two bonus tracks. Shacks' full-length LP is due early 2017 on Big Crown Records.  Stay tuned for more. 

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