– SHARE NEW SONG ‘SYMPATHY FOR THE AUTO INDUSTRY’
– NEW ELECTRONIC VENTURE FROM MEMBERS OF LAMBCHOP
– DEBUT ALBUM ‘THE DIET’ DUE SEPT 18TH
After recently announcing news of their debut album, HeCTA (the new electronic project of Lambchop members) unveil new single ‘Sympathy For The Auto Industry’. The upcoming album, ‘The Diet’, is due Sept 18th via City Slang.
‘Sympathy For The Auto Industry’ is HeCTA’s unique interpretation on the pop-song format. Inviting laid-back techno sounds & bubbling synths provide a fresh foundation to Kurt Wagner’s instantly recognizable voice, offering a further glimpse of what to expect from the forthcoming record.
HeCTA is Kurt Wagner (voice, keyboards, programming, editing), Scott Martin (drums, percussion, piano, synths, programming, editing) and Ryan Norris (synthesizers, vocoder, electric guitar, electric bass, synth bass, programming, editing).
Kurt offered these words to describe the HeCTA concept:
“As HeCTA, we take our approach seriously and are respectfully aware of the great electronic music created throughout its history continuing into the present—so much so that when it came time to mix these recordings, we reached out to some of the central figures of the genre. Such greats as Morgan Geist, John McEntire, and Q all had a hand in shaping the refined sound we present to you. With invaluable creativity and engineering by Jeremy Ferguson at Battle Tapes in Nashville, we together created what we consider to be a collection of songs that move and move through you, from the dashboard to the dance floor, from Decatur to Dornburg, from Dorchester to Detroit.
Suck it up, hippies. This music is our attempt to extend the boundaries of our expression and have some fun. It’s not Americana, house, techno, trap, juke, or blaze. Why would it be? And like any good diet, it will be reviled then ultimately loved by all who give it a chance to work its way into their lives.
We love you for trying, and we’re trying to love you back.”
Aug 15 Bochum, DE – Ritournelle at Ruhrtriennale (w/Caribou & The Notwist)
Sep 11 Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival
Sep 18 Nashville, TN – Grimey’s
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Amazon Pre-Order: smarturl.it/HeCTAAmazon
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