CMU Approved

Approved: Doomsquad

By | Published on Thursday 21 February 2019

Doomsquad

Sibling trio Doomsquad have announced that they will release their third album, ‘Let Yourself Be Seen’, through Bella Union in May. Drawing on a wide range of music, from acid house to art rock, the record sees the band channel their weary thoughts on the modern world through infectious dance beats.

That approach is not entirely new. However, the band say they felt that much of the “message and meaning” of their last album – 2016’s ‘Total Time’ – was lost among those beats. So, this time around they started out attempting to “crystallise what Doomsquad is and what it means to us”.

“What we always knew but put at the forefront of this record is that Doomsquad is a project of protest, catharsis and emotional and spiritual reconnection through music and, especially, through dance-music culture”, they say. “It’s about activating the body on the most fundamental level, into states of change, release and reunion”.

The result sees them more energised both lyrically and musically. All of which is apparent in lead single ‘General Hum’. You can catch the band live at The Victoria in London on 23 May or at SXSW if that’s your thing. Meanwhile, watch the video for ‘General Hum’ here…

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