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Melbourne exploratory synth-pop adventurers Pikelet announce launch dates for third album Calluses, due for release on Chapter Music on 16 August 2013. The follow-up to 2010’s Australian Music Prize-shortlisted Stem. Calluses is a darker, denser beast than its predecessors, recorded, mixed and mastered with John Lee (Lost Animal, Mountains In the Sky). From the post-apocalyptic eeriness of Pressure Cooker, to the 60s Euro space-jazz of Forward Motion, to the frenetic introspection of first single Combo, the album is bold, ambitious and layered, a record that rewards repeated listens with subtle details and hypnotic depths.
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By Pikelet Released August 2013
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Melbourne exploratory synth-pop four-piece Pikelet return with third album Calluses, the follow-up to 2010’s Australian Music Prize-shortlisted Stem.
Recorded with John Lee (Lost Animal, Mountains In the Sky), Callusesis a darker, denser beast than its predecessors. The celebrated Stem can now be seen as a transitional record, bridging the gap between [...]
By Pikelet Released April 2010
Stem is the second album by Evelyn Morris, aka Melbourne folk-psych wunderkind Pikelet, whose recent tours with the likes of Dirty Projectors, Devendra Banhart, Sufjan Stevens and Goldfrapp have won her scads of fans around the nation. A split release with Love+Mercy Records, Stem builds on the heady, swirling loops of her 2007 self-titled debut, [...]
Stem Album of the Week at 3RRR, 2SER, 6RTR, EDGE FM, SYN FM
‘Weakest Link’ single playlisted at JJJ
“She’s an astronaut” The Age EG
“The palette of Pikelet is so wide and expressive, and it’s the thing that makes listening to the entirety of Stem such a joy” Dom Alessio, Mess & Noise
“Bewitching. Sumptuous, somersaulting summer music” 4/5 Herald Sun
**** (four stars) Sydney Morning [...]
Pikelet is Evelyn Morris, a musical wunderkind raised in the outer suburbs of Melbourne who first ventured onto local stages as a hardcore-obsessed drummer, serving on sticks in such heavy-hitting Melbourne institutions as Baseball and True Radical Miracle. But a few years ago, something tickled Evelyn’s brain in a funny way and she felt compelled [...]
By Pikelet Released May 2007
Engineered and produced by US uber-producer Casey Rice (Tortoise, Sea & Cake, Ben Lee and countless others), Pikelet’s debut self-titled album is a gorgeous, multi-tiered work of swirling and shifting melody, layered harmonies and charming story-telling, almost entirely performed by Evelyn herself. A uniquely assured and distinctive debut.