AUDIO: First Listen - Hollow & Akimbo's 'Solar Plexus'
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Hollow & Akimbo construct a peculiar brand of cerebral electronic pop. With gritty textures layered over intricate arrangements, combined with a special blend of looped rhythms, the duo - Jon Visger & Brian Konicek - have created a collection that is difficult to categorize. Hollow & Akimbo's debut EP, Pseudoscience, will be released October 1 on Quite Scientific Records.
Recording together at home in basements, bedrooms, attics, and closets, Hollow & Akimbo have amassed an ever-evolving archive of musical snippets, song fragments and a fair share of noisy four track experiments. EP opener "Fever Dreams" is a cinematic cut of moody guitars and punchy drums, churning with an aggressive hip hop swing.
Melancholic vocal harmonies tear through driving guitar and propulsive electronic percussion on "Solar Plexus". Download the "Solar Plexus" MP3 where it premiered with Earmilk and get a first listen below!
Written, recorded, mixed and mastered entirely by the band, Pseudoscience is a shining example of Hollow & Akimbo's ability to create distinct, intellectual pop. The 4-track EP seamlessly melds soaring emotive vocals over irresistible beats and wiry guitars, all peppered with surprising electronic flourishes.