NYC based 7 piece ECCE SHNAK (pronounced Eh-kay Sh-knock) rocks your house. Yes. Rocks it. When you’re out shopping for groceries, the ECCE SHNAK comes in and has a party. Not an ‘Animal House’ like fraternity party, but an indie-rock meets Bowie meets alt-rock-Weezer, during a rainy night’s calm stroll around Central Park. The song is charming, to say the least. And when the guitars come in with background licks, the song shines as it was meant to be.
On April 5th, their new EP ‘Joke Oso’ will drop. And ‘Larry, Sleepover Friend’ is a sweet taste of the honey that can be expected from the upcoming imprint.
David Roush is the head school-master of this large and in-charge indie-rock back from the city, and the humor and the tongue-in-cheek has a very poetic vibe to the deal. It lavishes our senses with dictatorial and precise instrumentals, but engages us with the light and slight rhetorical menagerie of sights and sounds, both virtual and literal.
Oh, and this particular song is about a fictional thought prospect when the imaginary friend (‘Larry’) of the band has a sleepover while some interesting and whimsical situations occur.
A pair of friends who have stresses and want to share scars, is what you can deem from this fabulous single.
‘Joke Oso’ was recorded and produced by Philadelphia-based engineer Jeff Lucci of Mo Lowda & The Humble, remixed by Bryce Goggin (Pavement, The Apples in Stereo, Luna, Swans, Antony and the Johnsons) with Fred Kevorkian (The White Stripes, Iggy Pop, The National, Phish, The Walkmen) mastering.
ECCE SHNAK is on the road, now ready to hit the April tour dates with gusto.
Apr 05 – New York, NY @ Pianos
Apr 06 – Boston, MA @ Democracy Center
Apr 07 – Portland, ME @ Port City Blue
May 02 – New York, NY @ Coney Island Baby *
May 03 – Philadelphia, PA @ Milkboy *
May 10 – Fayetteville, WV @ The Grove
May 11 – Richmond, VA @ Lucy Lane
* w/ Hey Guy