Mermaidens embark on the first two dates of their fleeting NZ tour today, celebrating their new split single You Maintain the Stain / Cut It Open, out today digitally (7” vinyl arrives next week!). Pre-order your limited edition press here.Read More
Mermaidens announce four New Zealand tour dates in celebration of their 7” split single You Maintain the Stain / Cut It Open, due out Friday April 5.Read More
New Zealand band Mermaidens share the new video for their single “Satsuma”, taken from the forthcoming album Perfect Body, which is due out on 4 August via Flying Nun. Mixing eye-popping colours and stunning visuals with an enjoyably retro aesthetic, the video features band members Gussie Larkin and Lily West in a fantasy world, where everything is just a little off-kilter – from the toxic greens to taxidermy on the walls and a real life rabbit. The song is dark and brooding and a little sinister, about the struggle of an aging relationship. Drawing inspiration from bands like Warpaint, Fugazi, Exploded View and Sleater-Kinney, Mermaidens’ sound offers a mesmerising dip into the realms of post-punk and psych.Read More
Mermaidens are a three-piece outfit from Wellington, New Zealand, who are renowned for their intricate and unique songwriting, boldly raw but increasingly refined studio production, and a hypnotic live synergy that leaves audiences enchanted. Their sound offers a mesmerising dip into the realms of post-punk and psych, while the voices of Gussie Larkin and Lily West embrace warm harmonies and dreamy, hypnotic lyrics, entwined with dark and moody riff-based melodies, underpinned by Abe Hollingsworth's fluid and dynamic percussion. Their new album Perfect Body is due out on 4th of August via Flying Nun.
Listen to the single below.Read More