Category Archives: Preoccupations

Preoccupations share new video ‘Memory’


Preoccupations are closing out 2016 with a video of epic proportions, unleashing the visual accompaniment for “Memory.” The song, which features Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade, is the cornerstone track from their recently released critically acclaimed self-titled album. “Memory” is over 11 minutes of sonic excellence, a track which the New York Times wrote is “…a suitelike excursion through bewilderment, disillusion, alienation and entropy” while Consequence of Sound described it as “a swirling mass of moving parts” split “equally between mechanical clanging and buzzing, fuzzed out guitar work and soaring heart-on-sleeve indie piano runs.” Stereogum simply say, “Memory” is “an 11-minute gracefully unspooling meditation.” Continue reading

Preoccupations share new single “Degraded”

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Preoccupations have been making waves since the news of their self-titled release coming to the world September this year, and have since shared the first single off the new offering called “Anxiety“. Now, the enigmatic fourpiece share a new piece of ear candy called “Degraded” which sees the band taking on more traditional song structures and a chorus that carries pop sensibilities. Continue reading

Preoccupations share first new single ‘Anxiety’ off new self-titled album, coming Sept 16 on Jagjaguwar!

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Canadian post-punk quartet Preoccupations have announced a new self-titled album, and released a video for the album’s first single “Anxiety”. The band is set to release the new album on September 16th through Jagjaguwar / Rhythmethod. The album has been described by the band as “a singular, bracing collection that proves what’s punishing can also be soothing, everything can change without disrupting your compass”. Continue reading