SHE’S SO RAD ‘Breakout’

Written by on June 17, 2013


Until now, She’s So Rad have been synonymous with post/punk, shoegaze music. With the ‘Last Dance E.P.’ producer Jeremy Toy has dug deep in his knowledge of disco and boogie to create a ‘special disco version’ release for the band. The result is a 6 track E.P. full of disco/boogie heat.

Last Dance E.P. has been created entirely with analog synths, live instruments and 1980’s era specific drum machines all performed by Jeremy Toy, recorded in his studio beneath a rundown cinema in his hometown of Auckland, New Zealand. There is no use of soft-synths or software based samplers as Toy wanted to deliver a record that was made “like they used to make records” with real musicians playing real instruments. The heart of this record is a Moog synthesizer, DMX and Drumtraks drum machines. Vocals are performed by Anji Sami and Jeremy Toy in unison to create their unique vocal sound.

The E.P. has guest appearances from Recloose (saxophone on ‘Disco Star’) and Steph Brown aka Lips (Sequential Circuits Pro-One synth wobbles on ‘Live Via Camloops’). No stranger to a large variety of genres of music, Jeremy Toy is a past participant at the Red Bull Music Academy and has produced records for Opensouls, Tyra Hammond & The Tornadoes, Ladi6, Lips, Hollie Smith and The Sami Sisters as well as appearing on records by Julien Dyne, Liam Finn, Electric Wire Hustle, Homebrew, David Dallas and Mark De Clive-Lowe.

She’s So Rad – Last Dance E.P. (WN12030) released July 2013


She’s So Rad – Last Dance E.P. (WN12030) *Digest Mix by wonderfulnoise

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