Track of the Day

TRACK OF THE DAY: Slingshot Dakota – ‘Paycheck’

Fuzzy and moody, ‘Paycheck’ is the first cut we can hear from Slingshot Dakota’s forthcoming album ‘Break’.  The Pennsylvania two-piece are made up of drummer Tom Patterson and vocalist/keyboardist Carly Commando. The fact that this band uses no guitars is a surprise, owing to the driving textural sounds of the keyboards which provide a great backdrop for Commando’s commanding vocal delivery, which are reminiscent of Kagoule.

The dark and brooding verse sections make a perfect foil for the light uplifting choruses. Sound-wise that is, the howled refrain of ‘we’re working from paycheck to paycheck’ probably not meant to be the most uplifting of lines…

Either way, this is a great garage-indie discovery that you can check out below.

Second album ‘Break’ is out on 11th March, via Topshelf Records.

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