Brendan Huntley shares new music from 3 Eddy Current Suppression Ring members + Mikey Young solo track
April 27th 2017
- Brendan Huntley (Eddy Current Suppression Ring) :: Interview on Dusty Fingers (26.3.17)
Last night, Brendan Huntley joined Marty Doyle on Dusty Fingers to talk music, art and life between both worlds.
When he’s not gripping the mic as front-man for Eddy Current Suppression Ring and Boomgates, Brendan makes visual art. Over two hours, he gave an in-depth and candid interview about his creative process and where he sources his inspiration from.
Halfway through the show, Brendan surprised us by premiering a new track from a yet-to-be-named project featuring himself on vocals, Mikey Young on guitar and Rob Solid on bass – i.e. three out of four members from Eddy Current Suppression Ring. This is the first time the trio have recorded anything together since their acclaimed album from 2010, Rush To Relax. The track is potentially titled ‘Human Race’ (or ‘Pigeonhole’), and it’s pretty damn fresh – with Brendan admitting: “It’s only a couple of days ago that I heard this.”
He then followed it up by sharing a track from Mikey Young’s forthcoming solo record, Your Move, due for release this June on Chicago based label Moniker Records. It’s a sprawling, ambient piece entitled ‘Cairns’.
Hear both these new tracks plus a discussion of Brendan’s artistic inspirations in the excerpt above (skip to 4:20 and 23:40 for the songs).
Want more? Hear the full two-hour program with tracks curated by Brendan here.
For the art lovers, Brendan left us with a list of local artists to check out: Steph Hughes, Tim McMonagle, Ben Armstrong, Moya McKenna, Katherine Huang and Douglas Lance Gibson. Check out his new exhibition, Sincerely Yours, in Sydney – details below.
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WHAT: Sincerely Yours – exhibition by Brendan Huntley
WHERE: Martin Browne Contemporary, 15 Hampden St, Paddington
WHEN: 27 April – 21 May 2017
MORE INFO: Gallery website