Satellites say Thank You with new video, Black Dog EP out this Friday

 

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Satellites’ new track/video ‘Thank you is out now and their cracking new EP ‘Black Dog’, produced by Troy Brady, is out this Friday September 29. ‘Thank You’ premiered on the radio last Wednesday night on triple j’s Short Fast Loud and Hysteria premiered the video on Friday.

On the EP, Hysteria says “Satellites have well and truly mastered the ‘loud’ dynamic on Black Dog, but when music like this acts as such a therapeutic outlet, maybe that’s what makes it truly organic. Black Dog avoids over complicating things, acting more as a disc that is perfect to blast when things seem to be going south throughout the week. This EP couldn’t be timed better, both socially and musically.

Satellites started in late 2013. After a handful of tours and local Brisbane shows the band went through a slow patch with multiple member changes, most importantly a change in singer, where Mitch Chamberlain stepped up from guitar to vocals.

After taking some time to work on ‘Black Dog’ with their friend and producer Troy Brady, it became apparent that rushing into it would only lead to coming up short. Instead, they’ve given it some love and managed to created something they’re all extremely proud of. Coming off the back of a recent headline tour with New Zealand legends, Braves and Melbourne’s resident sad boys, Bukowski, with the anticipation of new music looming closely behind, “Black Dog” is finally their way to show that Satellites’ trials of the past have not been in vain.

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Artist: Satellites

Title: Black Dog – EP

Release Date: EP – Friday Sep 29

Genre: Rock/Punk

Hometown: Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Mid 2015 saw Satellites test the waters with a new track titled “Glass Jaw” which was received rather well among the Australian scene with features on Triple J and Unearthed. In 2016, following some more unfortunate lineup changes “Sateez” (as they cheekily refer to themselves) released a 2nd track titled “Home Sweet Home” – which again was received favourably by Triple J and the public. These releases were each followed up by a plethora of heavy hitting support slots, such as Neck Deep, The Wonder Years and Knuckle Puck, The Story So Far and Man Overboard, Motion City Soundtrack, Real Friends and many more, which solidified the band’s spot as a definite up-and-coming force in the Australian music scene.

The “Black Dog” EP was produced, recorded and mixed by Troy Brady. He was also responsible for “Glass Jaw” way back when now vocalist Mitch Chamberlain first took over on vocal duties. Like “Glass Jaw’ the record was also mastered by Gareth Hargreaves.

“Black Dog” will be available in iTunes/Spotify/all good outlets Friday September 29th. For more information, go to facebook.com/SatellitesBand

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