This Feeling

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Track Of The Day :: Pumarosa - Priestess




Words: Ellie Ward

Pumarosa may be a new name to conjure with (though you may have come across them in their previous guise as Ada), but their debut track ‘Priestess’ - out now via Chess Club/ Mom+Pop (US) - is one you won't forget. After premiering on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show, the London five-piece band have since been picking up praise and plays all over.

Produced by Dan Carey (Sexwitch, Bat For Lashes, Toy), the seven-minute long track (which follows the two electronic pop demos ‘Red’ and ‘Dragonfly’ they unveiled earlier in the year) is an impressive and ambitious, building in a strange mix of brooding textures and electronics.

Pumarosa are: Isabel Muñoz-Newsome (vocals/guitar), Tomoya Suzuki (electronics/saxophone), Nicholas Owen (drums), Neville James (guitar), Henry Brown (bass).

Pumarosa support Gengahr on tour next month.

October
06 Brighton Komedia
07 Bristol Exchange
08 London Scala
09 Nottingham Bodega
10 Oxford The Bullingdon
12 Birmingham Hare & Hounds
13 Norwich Arts Centre
14 Cambridge Portland Arms
16 Manchester Deaf Institute
17 Leeds Wardrobe
19 Glasgow King Tuts
20 Newcastle Think Tank
21 Sheffield The Harley

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