Say Psych: Premiere, The Sentient by Dreamtime

It’s been a big year for Dreamtime releases this year. The first two albums, ‘Dreamtime‘ and ‘Sun‘, were re-released by Cardinal Fuzz/ Captcha Records back in January and sold out pretty damn quickly. Now hot (really hot) on their heels comes the Brisbane band’s third album ‘Strange Pleasures’ which is now up for pre-order from labels Cardinal Fuzz (Europe), Sky Lantern Records (North America) and TYM Records (Australia), for December release.


‘The Sentient’ is the first track to be released from the album and it is an absolute nailed on banger! Beginning like an eerie soundtrack to a seventies sci-fi horror flick the pulsating sounds are gradually ramped up until you know that something explosive is going to happen. Nothing, though, prepares you for the tsunami of sound that comes out of the speakers as that total guitar attack hits you clean between the eyes. Once you’ve recovered from that you begin to appreciate the intricacies of the music which, while a full on assault contain many subtleties that draw on influences from the last forty years of great rock music, with some great electronica swirling through the track.

Check it out here, you won’t regret it!

On this evidence ‘Strangle Pleasures’ is going to be an absolute monster, it is a double after all; so it’s probably a good idea not to hang about with that pre-order.

Look out for a full review shortly.

Dreamtime is: Zac Anderson, Cat Maddin, Tara Wardrop and Fergus Smith.


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