This next single from Magic America, ‘Shock Me Sober’ is dark and sprawling; three and a half minutes of swirling gaze which builds in momentum while disembodied vocals float beneath the surface begging for attention.
Check it out along with the brand new clip now:
Magic America playing this July
17 July – The Bearded Lady, Brisbane QLD
with Donny Love | More info
18 July – The Northern, Byron Bay, NSW
with Family Jordan & Sacred Shrines
25 July – The Grace Darling, VIC
Tickets available via the venue or on the door
~ More about Magic America ~
Magic America is a psychedelic rock band consisting of four friends out of Melbourne. Some of which are brothers. Taking their name from Blur’s ‘Magic America’ song and with one hand in the Spacemen 3 bucket and the other in that 90s Brian Jonestown Massacre sound, Magic America stir like mad and come out with their own brand of modern psychedelic rock.
Forming in 2013, Magic America have been honing their hazy blend of folky, psychedelic rock with a combination of steady gigging and studio time. The quartet have recently been flitting between Soundpark Studios and guitarist, Matt Stapleton’s home studio to record their upcoming EP with Dave Turner, which is slated for release in the Spring of 2015.
With their debut EP ready for release later this year, this psych rock imagining of friends shows no sign of slowing down and are strongly determined to keep pursuing their organic blend of old and new sounds to create something authentic and lasting in a world that can sometimes feel lacking in that department…