The Herd – Future Shade

It is the most complete realisation of the band’s vision, and their most carefully produced record to date. From a love of ‘90s hip hop (Red Queen Theory) to Eastern European soul (Grandma’s Song); from a Sufjan influence (My Sister’s Palace) to the incomparable (Signs of Life), Future Shade is underpinned by hip hop, but is not contained by any genre. At their essence, The Herd have always explored the personal and the political: but the fury of a song like 77% has given way to the subtlety of a song like Shihaba, detailing a family member’s encounter with racist … Continue reading The Herd – Future Shade

The Herd – Signs Of Life (2nd single from upcoming album ‘Future Shade’)

The Herd are set to unveil their fifth album, Future Shade, with a national run of dates this August and September. The news comes as the second single from the record, Signs of Life, got its first airing on triple j this afternoon. Support at the shows will come from new Darwin duo Sietta. Details below: Sat 6 Aug | Station Hotel, Jindabyne, NSW Sun 21 Aug | Darwin Festival, Darwin, NT Fri 26 Aug | UniBar, Hobart, TAS Sat 27 Aug | The Gov, Adelaide, SA Thu 1 Sep | Great Northern Hotel, Byron Bay, NSW Fri 2 Sep … Continue reading The Herd – Signs Of Life (2nd single from upcoming album ‘Future Shade’)