Trailer Trash Tracys | 06/14/17

Image: TTTs press shot - photo credit Amanda Fordyce


Five years after their debut album Ester, Trailer Trash Tracys are happy to announce Althaea, a new full-length record that marks their return to the spotlight. Along with the announcement, Trailer Trash Tracys have shared song 'Eden Machine', watch the video below. Althaea will be out August 11, 2017 via Domino imprint Double Six.

Over the course of their lush, strange album “Althaea”, London duo Trailer Trash Tracys condense a number of disparate styles into music that thrillingly broaches the void between figuration and abstraction. While undeniably beautiful and quite often infectious in parts, this is certainly not pop music by any traditional definition; rather, it appeals to the more intuitive of mind and wild at heart. More than simply becoming a philosophical exercise however, the result is their most ambitious and idiosyncratic body of work to date, one which operates at the very limits of what pop music can be.

Their debut, “Ester”, released in 2012, manifested the band’s approach to making music as a fine balance between chaos and order, laying out a dense and dreamlike ecosystem of Sufi poetry, Solfeggio scales and, floating above it all, Susanne Aztoria’s otherworldly yet emotionally charged vocals. Early singles such as “Strangling Good Guys” and “You Wish You Were Red” proved to be outliers – rather than simply making lo-fi dream pop, the band were instead aiming for something far more subconscious and esoteric. 

With “Althaea”, the band continue their investigations into the farther flung reaches of pop music, with stunning results. Spanning 10 deeply esoteric tracks, “Althaea” sees the band drift further afield from traditional song structures to create a new aural lexicon of their own, one as influenced by Filipino carnival music and Latin rhythms as it was by Japanese tropical music from the 80s. Even at their most outwardly pop – the pristine “Eden Machine” for instance, or the swooning “Kalesa”, there is a baroque splendour, and heightened sensuality. The interplay of light and dark, the foreign and the familiar, brings forth an album with manifold pleasures, one which rewards repeated listening and further exploration.

Watch the video for new single “Eden Machine” below aalongside the trailer for the short film of Althaea - as premiered last week at the Whirled Cinema in Brixton.

Althaea Tracklisting:

01 Smoked Silver          
02 Eden Machine          
03 Gong Gardens          
04 Siebenkäs                
05 Money For Moondogs  
06 Betty's Cavatina        
07 Casadora  
08 Singdrome                
09 Kalesa                      
10 100 Aspects Of The Moon  

Althaea Pre-order:

Althaea is available to pre-order now on limited heavyweight green vinyl, CD, and digital download.

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Trailer Trash Tracys 2017 Tour Dates:

09/11 Manchester, UK - Soup Kitchen
09/19 Glasgow, UK - Hug & Pint
09/20 Newcastle, UK - Think Tank
09/21 Leeds, UK - Brudenell Games Room
09/22 Birmingham, UK - Actress & Bishop
09/23 Brighton, UK - The Hope
09/24 Bristol, UK - Louisiana
09/26 Paris, France - Point Ephemere
10/01 Rotterdam, Netherlands - V11
10/02 Amsterdam, Netherlands - U/S Melkweg
10/03 Antwerp, Belgium - Trix Bar
10/04 Cologne, Germany - Blue Shell
10/05 Hamburg, Germany - Nochwache
10/06 Copenhagen, Denmark - Ideal Bar
10/07 Berlin, Germany - Auster Club
10/09 Munich, Germany - Milla
10/10 Vienna, Austria - Chelsea
10/18 London, UK - Camden Assembly
10/27 Rome, Italy - Monk
10/28 Bologna, Italy - Covo