Video Premiere: e4444e’s ‘Golden Highways/Plovers’

August 23rd 2018

Photo: Lazybones

e4444e is a Newcastle-based experimental sonic collage project absorbed in nature, trading in layered guitar and synth textures and looping melodies.

e4’s music doesn’t so much reflect the natural world as takes its place in it – breathing, growing, interacting with the elements and then decaying. Think the airborne exhilaration of Animal Collective mixed with the grinding organics of mid 2000’s beatmakers like Dilla and Madlib.

‘Golden Highways/Plovers’ off the Mr Dover and the Endless Rovers EP, is emblematic of e4’s approach, blending the synthetic and the organic into something that moves and breaths. The video, animated and directed by Nicholas Griffith (with additional filming by Lane Pittman), picks up on this by coarsely layering OK Computer-era animated narrative elements with footage of ocean and bush.

You can catch e4444e live at FBi Turns 15 in November or on one of his EP tour dates below.

OK enough talk, check. It. Out 👇

 

‘Mr Dover and the Endless Rovers’ EP Tour
24 Aug – Strawberry Boogie 3rd B‘day – Wollongong, NSW
08 Sep – Hamilton Station Hotel – Newcastle, NSW
14 Sep – Beatdisc Records (w/ ARSE + Party Dozen) – Parramatta, NSW
15 Sep – Sydney Launch – Golden Age Cinema – Sydney, NSW
16 Sep – Secret show – Coledale, NSW
22 Sep – Melbourne Launch – Polyester Records – Fitzroy, VIC
28 Sep – Art School Ball – ANU – Canberra, ACT
30 Sep – Lass Is More – The Lass O’Gowrie – Newcastle, NSW
…and on Nov 3 at FBi Turns 15. Get your tickets HERE.

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