Secrecy Out Now via DATAROCK’s YAP Records, Stream the Full Album HERE
“…a propulsive, proggy cut…” — Stereogum
“…one part Beach Boys (you’ve got to admit there’s a beachy, reckless abandon feel to their vocals…), one part psychedelic (the tribal drums, man, the tribal drums!) and two parts rock.” – MTV Iggy
Having played together for nearly a decade, Norwegian rockers Ungdomskulen released their fourth studio album, Secrecy, on DATAROCK’s YAP Records last month. Blending the experimental flare of the avant-garde genre with fundamental punk, rock and dance sensibilities, the album is available on iTunes and is streaming in full HERE. Today, the band shares their video for album track “Kafka On Ice,” a slow jam twisting and turning with hazy, distorted guitars and reverberating vocals.
Inspired by the bond built from weeks spent on the road together, Secrecy was recorded in a studio built by the band itself. Album single “Askefast” is a blitz of a song with rapid-fire percussion and an irregular beat that will keep you on your toes. “Facemask” features booming bass and drums beneath melodic vocals, while “Young Hearts” is a melodic track that allows lead singer Kristian Stockhaus’ vocals to take center stage, backed by harmonies and a dense instrumental foundation. DD&D put their touch on the track with bright synths and an infectious beat, and you can grab a free download of the “Young Hearts” (DD&D remix) HERE.
With surprises at every turn, be sure to grab a copy of Secrecy, and stay tuned for more from Ungdomskulen!