Location: Gainesville, Florida
Genre: Doom rock
Seven inch: Morkkis
Label: Ashtray Monument
Release date: September 17, 2021
Are you guys ready for some of the most exciting and cultivating rock songs of the year? Well look no further because these guys hit the mark with
-Morkkis by Thunderclap!
So this is a duo song set by the band and each song although together share their own unique and eye grabbing differences that make them come together so well!
The first track ‘Morkkis’ feels like the more ‘upbeat’ and ‘emo’ of the two. I know those two words together don’t normally sync but what I mean is this the more catchy and faster of the two tracks while also sharing the same vocal and instrumentation choices you would hear from bands like
-Escape The Fate
-Panic At The Disco
-All Time Low
-Fall Out Boy etc.
It’s infectious and almost hypnotic in the way the track is presented and played!
The final track ‘March Of The Wombat’ is the one that feels closer at hand to the ‘Doom’ aspect of their description. You can hear and feel the heavy, sluggish instrumentation as well as the heavy vibe and aesthetic of the guitar riffs, drums and bass.
The tempo is also a lot slower and more serious in contrast to the former, I feel a strong ‘Black Sabbath’ vibe to this track with the prolonged production and vocal style.
As mentioned above the beauty of the different styles coming together on one EP is delightful and almost presents a ‘Ying and Yang’, ‘Shadow and Light’ scenario to the listener which I think is quite fun and enjoyable!
Please go support this band with the link below and remember if you share this album and recommend others to share then we can start a loop and that will go a long way in helping the band get the attention they deserve! –Corban Skipwith
Todd Rockhill: Guitar, vocals
Ale Gasso: Words, guitar
Salmon Nason: drums
2. March of the Wombats
This review can also be read at Corban Skipwith's Facebook group Relentless Reviews with Corbz. -DW