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After a short hiatus, Joburg-based group Go The Rodeo is back with a new single and line-up. Joining Robert Mitchley (bass guitar, backing vocals, keyboard) and Corne van Niekerk (vocals, guitar) is Craig Atkinson on drums, also the drummer for post hardcore band Bombs and Issues.
A curious mixture of alternative and rock influences, underpinned by subtle electronic elements, their new single ‘Sea Dog’ is reminiscent of Twenty One Pilots circa “Blurryface”, lyrically steeped in ocean-based metaphors.
The accompanying video, which viewers with photosensitive epilepsy should avoid, opens with a soothing bird’s eye view of an ocean and is overlaid sporadically with a geometric heart and dog’s head.
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Listen to ‘Go The Rodeo’ below.