Brighton’s Demob Happy immortalise the cut-throat garage-rock of their forthcoming single across rich kaleidoscopic-hues in a mind-altering new music video for ‘Wash It Down’. Set for release on August 14th via SO Recordings as the first cut to feature on the band’s debut album, due later this year.
With lyrical ideals rooted in the firm rejection of, “trust fund rockers who don’t wanna upset daddy’s profits” churning out “lowest common denominator weekend-lifestyle yolo garbage pop”, the music video sees Demob Happy venturing to new-fangled and mind-mulching psychedelic territories.
“It’s about some cosmic lizard wizards brewing up Dream Soda syrup as the televisual sex machine sedates our frontal lobes,” frontman Matt Marcantonio explains.
Watch ‘Wash It Down’ BELOW:
Produced by the band and their long-time studio aide Christoph Skirl, ‘Wash It Down’ was recorded in A=432hz for maximum auditory gratification and vibratory entrainment, before turning to Anthony Theaker (Pulled Apart By Horses, The Horrors, Toy) for mixing duties. The music video was filmed, directed and lysergically-soaked by Katia Ganfield.
Following a recent stint through Europe supporting Death From Above 1979, Demob Happy will soon announce a UK headline tour for December 2015. Until then, catch them live on the dates below.
August 15th – Platzhirsch Festival, Duisburg, Germany
September 5th – The Clapham Grand, London w/ UNKLE (Eddie Temple Morris’ Psychedelia Smithsonian)
September 23rd – Loppen, Copenhagen, Denmark
October 22nd – Stroomhuis, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
October 24th – Let’s Get Lost Festival, Zwolle, Netherlands