RedHook Discusses Cathartic Debut Album ‘Postcard From A Dwelling Hell’

The debut album of RedHook, a fast-rising band from Sydney, is greatest described as chaotic because it oscillates between alt-pop, nu-metal, punk, and electronicore with none respite, taking listeners on a rollercoaster trip of sounds and feelings. The album is a direct reflection of the band’s unapologetically fierce and susceptible ethos, with frontwoman Emmy Mack declaring that eccentricity lies on the core of their music.

The band deliberately goals to keep away from being pigeonholed, and this staunch individuality is hard-earned for Mack, who has struggled together with her identification, notably as a femme artist taking part in heavy music. She explains that she is “chaotic and multifaceted” and needs to discover each facet of that in her music. In RedHook’s album ‘Postcard,’ Mack discusses her personal identification with a painstaking eye for element and confronts years of trauma, some inflicted on her by colleagues within the music world.

The album contains the observe ‘Jabberwocky,’ which pulls on Mack’s private expertise of being sexually assaulted on RedHook’s first worldwide tour (to the UK in 2019) and the way she had to deal with it. Mack leans on her profound perception that “music is essentially the most highly effective type of remedy” and her writing course of included mining years of trauma and being extraordinarily cathartic. One other observe, ‘Imposter,’ was developed from a searing breakup anthem, and Mack used it to place her expertise behind her and keep away from re-entering the inferno.

Regardless of exorcising a lot of her demons on ‘Postcard,’ Mack assures followers that RedHook received’t be getting any softer on future releases. She believes that crucial story she is going to ever write hasn’t been written but and plans to put in writing a tune about it quickly, however she is terrified to take action.

The band’s album ‘Postcard From a Dwelling Hell’ is out now, and they’ll tour Australia in Could.


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