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Seismic State - Single Review: Since We Last Spoke

19 Aug 2019 // A review by Axl Scott

Wellington is no stranger to the world of rock, and with a slick intro that captivates you from the beginning, Seismic State's new single Since We Last Spoke is nothing short of exceptional.

The catchy lyrics and outstanding instrumentals make this one tune that I could listen to over and over again. I constantly found something new in each playback which kept it lively and interesting. I believe Since We Last Spoke could easily become a fan favourite, especially when performed live.

Indicative of the likes of other local Wellington acts Merrin and Curlys Jewels, the vocals in this song are absolutely stunning and Seismic State wouldn't be out of place supporting some of the larger acts that NZ has on offer.

I'm definitely looking forward to hearing more from Seismic State, they have a bright future ahead of them.

If you’re in Wellington on the 20th September, you can check them out at Caroline. All the details can be found here.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )

About Seismic State

Formed in early 2018 by former members of Auckland band Dirty Riot; Sai Soe (guitar) and Liam Wright (bass) were joined by Matthijs van Dijk (drums) and Nicole Hardie (vocals & guitar) and they immediately got to work writing and gigging in and around Wellington.

Their style mixes rock with elements of funk, progressive and alternative as they combine riff-oriented guitar with melodic basslines and driving drum rhythms forming a foundation for creative vocal melodies and thought-provoking lyrics. The result is an accessible and sonically pleasing brand of rock music.

Seismic; Adjective, of enormous proportions or effect.

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