ECCA VANDAL RELEASES ‘END OF TIME’ VIDEO AND ANNOUNCES NATIONAL TOUR

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Ecca Vandal drops hypnotic new video for ‘End Of Time’ and announces national headline tour for 2016, proudly supported by triple j. The seven-date tour kicks off Saturday February 20, in Perth and takes in Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, Newcastle and Sydney. Ecca Vandal will be showcasing new material off her forthcoming debut LP which is set to be released in early 2016 via Dew Process / UMA.

The ‘End Of Time’ video was directed by Matt Chuang, best known for his strong cinematic approach to storytelling, Chuang creates work that is visually striking and emotionally engaging. Ecca says of the video “I decided to collab with a different director to flip it for this track. Matt Chuang has a beautiful eye and captures great raw emotion. He created an interesting and simple visual translation of the energy of End Of Time – there’s a raw, unsettling feeling in this piece and we decided to hold shots way longer than expected to linger in the intensity and vulnerability of the performance. Matt was also shooting, so there was a nice unpredictability between performance and camera-motion as neither of us knew what each other were going to do! I dig that organic free flow, and most of that appears in this clip – we kept it in, warts n all”Ecca’s stand-out performance at Splendour In The Grass earlier this year had fans and music industry alike raving about her energetic and genre defying sound, with the likes of The Guardian declaring “This rapping riot girl won’t be warming up for bigger acts in a year or two.” Of her September ‘Father Hu$$la’ headline show at Sydney’s Goodgod, The Music stated “Each track that Vandal belts out is epitomised by the pure intensity of her delivery… her live performances are developing into the stuff of legend… The boundless energy from the frontwoman is matched by an equally enthusiastic band. Pounding drums, ruthless guitars and thick bass/MPC sounds lay a solid baseline…we can’t afford to let Ecca Vandal out of sight. She’s on fire and here to stay.”New single ‘End of Time’ was premiered on triple j and added straight to the playlist. The track re-illustrates Ecca’s anti-genre persona, positioning her at the very cusp of a new chapter for Australian women in music. ‘End Of Time’ co-produced by Ecca in collaboration with co-writer and producer Kidnot, is the first single that does not feature a distorted guitar, instead it’s injected with gritty, pulsing danceable beats interlaced with Ecca’s soaring melodies against dark, pop, shoegazer synths. ‘End Of Time’ is a sonic shift from previous singles ‘Battle Royal’ and ‘Father Hu$$la’, an exciting reminder of just how difficult it is to pigeonhole her as an artist. The track was premiered online via The Line Of Best Fit who declared “Vandal’s ceaseless charisma and fascinating experiments force you to hang on every beat…This one’s hook-rich and poised to infect the airwaves – it’s pure pop brilliance.”Joining Ecca Vandal on the road for all shows (ex. Perth) are Brisbane punk-infused rockers WAAX. With an “utterly terrifying” front-person in Marie DeVita, WAAX have been quickly thrust onto the local punk scene and have supported the likes of fellow Aussies Kingswood, The Delta Riggs, Emperors and Stonefield as well as international acts such as Japanese punk legends Guitarwolf, UPSET (ex- Vivian Girls, Best Coast and Hole members) and Canadian upcoming punk buddies White Lung. WAAX showcased at this years’ BIGSOUND and mowed down every room they inhabited along the east coast.

 


 

SAT 20 FEB, JACK RABBIT SLIM, PERTH

HEADLINE SHOW W/ SPECIAL GUESTS

Tickets: http://www.jackrabbitslims.net/

THU FEB 25, THE FOUNDRY, BRISBANE

HEADLINE SHOW W/ SPECIAL GUESTS WAAX

Tickets: http://www.oztix.com.au/

 

FRI FEB 26, ROCKET BAR, ADELAIDE

HEADLINE SHOW W/ SPECIAL GUESTS WAAX

Tickets: http://tickets.crippenplace.com/

 

SAT FEB 27, HOWLER, MELBOURNE

HEADLINE SHOW W/ SPECIAL GUESTS WAAX

Tickets: http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/

 

THU MAR 3, THE SMALL BALLROOM, NEWCASTLE

HEADLINE SHOW W/ SPECIAL GUESTS WAAX

Tickets: http://www.oztix.com.au/

 

FRI MAR 4, NEWTOWN SOCIAL, SYDNEY

HEADLINE SHOW W/ SPECIAL GUESTS WAAX

Tickets: https://newtownsc.ticketscout.com.au/

ECCA VANDAL SUMMER TOUR DATES 

FRI 11 – SAT 12 DEC, FESTIVAL OF THE SUN, PORT MACQUARIE

TUES 5 JAN, OXFORD ART FACTORY, SYDNEY, NSW (SUPPORTING YOUNG FATHERS)

THUR 7 JAN, THE CORNER HOTEL, MELBOURNE (SUPPORTING YOUNG FATHERS)

FRI 19 FEB, PARTY IN THE PADDOCK, BURNSCREEK

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‘End of Time’ is available now via Dew Process / UMA

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