WE ARE PARASOLS - INERTIA (EPK)

Track Listing >

1. data merge
2. concrete
3. dim
4. in the code
5. scoptophilia
6. the perfect host
7. hush
8. quarantine
9. recoil
10. ss.tab
11. repeater
12. new blood
13. bloodvoice (a violent choir)

* Go To tracks in Bold.

Release Date > 9.15.2017
Format > Cassette • Digital Download
File Under > Alternative, Industrialgaze, Indie-Electronic

RIYL > Curve, Gazelle Twin, Depeche Mode, Bloody Knives

Extras > LyricsCreditsOneSheetPress Release

Stream > Soundcloud
Download > Dropbox

BIO

A throbbing beat. Machines on march. A guitar can be a drill or sing like an angel. A voice like a computer caught in a human throat. A whisper. A howl. Synthesizers; sometimes smooth and glassy, sometimes jagged and bloody. A walk on the shore can easily turn into an apocalyptic landscape depending on your perception.

We Are Parasols started out as a shoegaze band that used electronic production. They released a full-length, Infrastructure, and then an minimal-ambient ep, bite_your_tongue. The idea was that Infrastructure would serve as the structural guide that they would build upon for future releases. That’s not exactly how it worked out. There was a song on Infrastructure,“No Movement”, about an android sex worker. That song, not the rest of the album, was what spawned the musical world of Inertia, the bands sophomore full-length.  

Inertia combines industrial, shoegaze, pop, darkwave, and sci-fi to tell a dystopian, possibly humanist, probably anti-human, story about violence, technology, politics, control, and an android feminist anti-hero known only as a synthetic sexual tasked android body.   

We don’t know exactly how to describe the sound of Inertia but the band lists a range of influences; Bloody Knives, Cocteau Twins, Curve, Depeche Mode, Gazelle Twin, Nine Inch Nails, Skinny Puppy, and Wire.

We Are Parasols //
d // vocals, bass
jerman // guitars, piano, synthesizers, programming, samples
alec eye // drums, programming, synthesizers
 

Promotional Photos

MUSIC VIDEO

We Are Parasols - dim
Directed and Edited by Jeremy Wilkins
Photography by We Are Parasols / Visual Consultation by Daniel Kopton 

 

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