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Trailer Trash Tracys share Video For ‘Siebenkas’

New Album Althaea Out August 11th on Double Six

Last month, Trailer Trash Tracys broke their five-year silence with the announcement of their sophomore album Althaea, which will arrive August 11th via Domino imprint Double Six. Today, the London duo are happy to share the albums second preview ‘Siebenkäs,’ which you can listen to below.

Building on from where lead single ‘Eden Machine’ left off, ‘Siebenkäs’ continues the exploration of Asian tonal scales and Latin percussion and showcases singer Susanne Aztoria’s signature dreamy vocals. 


Trailer Trash Tracys’ Jimmy Lee on the video:

The narration for the video was supposed to be a rivalry between people who represent the moon, and people representing the 'tiger', which features prominently in Philippine folklore. The video, however, has parallel meanings. Not to give too much away, we kept the narrative loose. The moon in the video could metaphorically represent knowledge (represented by the illumination) or something more spiritual. In fact, I liked the idea of the moon falling to earth, and people passing it around like a toy.

I was initially influenced by a scene in Woody Allen's Sleeper film in which a group of hedonists enjoy a futuristic drug shaped like a ball. I wanted to echo some of the political issues surrounding the death penalty for drug users in the Philippines as well.

The video was shot in various locations around Manila - a lake, a cave, rural roadsides and remote areas - and features various artists I befriended - the Hernandez Brothers, Nika Dizon, Keren Oo, Juluis Valledor, Cenon III and Mavs.

Althaea is available to pre-order now on limited heavyweight green vinyl, CD, and digital download.

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Althaea tracklisting:

01 Smoked Silver

02 Eden Machine

03 Gong Gardens

04 Siebenkäs

05 Money For Moondogs

06 Betty's Cavatina

07 Casadora
08 Singdrome

09 Kalesa

10 100 Aspects Of The Moon

Upcoming live dates:

 

MON      18-Sep-17             UK                             MANCHESTER SOUP KITCHEN TICKETS

TUE        19-Sep-17             UK                             GLASGOW           HUG & PINT TICKETS

WED      20-Sep-17             UK                             NEWCASTLE     THINK TANK TICKETS

THU       21-Sep-17             UK                             LEEDS   BRUDENELL GAMES ROOM TICKETS

FRI          22-Sep-17             UK                             BIRMINGHAM ACTRESS & BISHOP TICKETS

SAT         23-Sep-17             UK                             BRIGHTON         THE HOPE TICKETS

SUN        24-Sep-17             UK                             BRISTOL               LOUISIANA TICKETS

TUE        26-Sep-17             FR                              PARIS    POINT EPHEMERE           TICKETS

SUN        01-Oct-17             NL                             ROTTERDAM    V11 TICKETS

MON      02-Oct-17             NL                             AMSTERDAM    U/S MELKWEG TICKETS

TUE        03-Oct-17             BELGIUM              ANTWERP          TRIX BAR TICKETS

WED      04-Oct-17             GERMANY           COLOGNE             BLUE SHELL TICKETS

THU       05-Oct-17             GERMANY           HAMBURG          NOCHTWACHE TICKETS

FRI          06-Oct-17             DENMARK           DENMARK           IDEAL BAR TICKETS

SAT         07-Oct-17             GERMANY           BERLIN                  AUSTER CLUB TICKETS

MON      09-Oct-17             GERMANY           MUNICH                MILLA TICKETS

TUE        10-Oct-17             AUSTRIA               VIENNA                 CHELSEA TICKETS

THU       27-Oct-17             ITALY                      ROME                      MONK TICKETS

FRI          28-Oct-17             ITALY                      BOLOGNA            COVO     TICKETS

WED      18-Oct-17             UK                             LONDON               CAMDEN ASSEMBLY TICKETS

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