New Hammock record
2013-05-11 by Raul Stanciu STAFF | 50 Comments

Post rock act Hammock have announced a new album has been already recorded and is currently being mixed. Entitled Oblivious Hymns, it will be the band's most orchestrated work to date. Its' tentative release date is sometime in October.

The band has also compiled a record consisting of several songs that were never available on any LPs and released them under the title EPs, Singles and Remixes. It contains three previously unreleased tracks, several rare singles, three key EPs, and a number of collaborations with artists such as Steve Kilbey and timEbandit Powles from The Church. Included is North West East South, an EP that was previously only available as the soundtrack for the Hammock - Thomas Petillo photobook the band released in 2010. It can be purchased in digital form through the band's Bandcamp page here - http://hammock.bandcamp.com/album/hammock-eps-singles-and-remixes

Also, a new video for the song 'Tornado Warning' off their latest effort, Departure Songs, has surfaced today. Watch it here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsv9nUmSyrI&feature=youtu.be

More info regarding the video, new merchandise, Departure Songs video contest, the remastered version of Maybe They Will Sing For Us Tomorrow and a deluxe package for Chasing After Shadows...Living with the Ghosts available here - http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=54c237d8a9cbe771b7b2d3906&id=37f7c6a7ba

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Scoot
May 11th 2013

17494 Comments


these guys are machines, they just released departure songs last year

East Hastings
May 11th 2013

4391 Comments


yaaaaaasss

Keyblade
May 11th 2013

13298 Comments


are you fucking kidding me 2013?

Digging: Nmesh - Dream Sequins

CrackeTheSkull
May 11th 2013

718 Comments


Good album but the new Hammerkill is better

baldymort
May 11th 2013

661 Comments


these guys are machines, they just released departure songs last year
[2]
holy fuck

ViralOblivion
May 11th 2013

7679 Comments


Sweet but goddamn that was fast

Dodecahedron
May 11th 2013

970 Comments


Wow that was quick.

breakingthefragile
May 11th 2013

2935 Comments


Already done with a new album after just making a double album less than a year ago?! Damn, after all this work these guys are gonna want to take a break and...........LOUNGE IN A HAMMOCK. EH? EH?

Digging: Adrian Younge - Black Dynamite (Original Motion Picture Score)

YouGotLucky
May 11th 2013

943 Comments


I like this band. Haven't checked out their recent material though, I don't even know when their last album was, or if it was good.

Artuma
May 11th 2013

8482 Comments


are you fucking kidding me 2013? [2]

gonna be a 4 probs

Digging: Nails - Abandon All Life

Drummerboy123
May 11th 2013

2174 Comments


How the hell do these guys pump out albums this quick?

"gonna be a 4 probs" [2].

Can't wait!

geasoftime
May 11th 2013

1139 Comments


2013 is the best year ever.

Tyrael
May 11th 2013

20442 Comments


ALREADY?

GhettoHmbrglr
May 11th 2013

533 Comments


shift+1

Motiv3
May 11th 2013

8442 Comments


Still need to listen to this band.

CK
May 11th 2013

4560 Comments


It's going to be their most orchestrated album yet, so I probably won't dig this as much. I am, however, excited for the remastered MTWSFUT and some of the other things that they are doing

theshelfmaster
May 11th 2013

221 Comments


pls be shorter than departure songs

Xenophanes
Emeritus
May 11th 2013

10556 Comments


Departure Songs was really lame. I hope this is better

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DegausserGuernica24
May 11th 2013

1134 Comments


Departure Songs was really lame.
Departure Songs really lame.
Departure Songs lame.
Departure Songs
lame



zxlkho
May 11th 2013

3427 Comments


Departure Songs was awesome wtf

alachlahol
May 11th 2013

7425 Comments


it wasnt actually maybe its time you gained some standards

Oddsen
May 11th 2013

1127 Comments


just more of 45 layers of guitar and distortion...

KillingForGood
May 11th 2013

6 Comments


So much material in such a rate... Hoping for some new ideas to freshen the sound.

tragic.details
May 11th 2013

622 Comments


Cool, cool.

CK
May 11th 2013

4560 Comments


They're never going to top Chasing After Shadows

alachlahol
May 11th 2013

7425 Comments


chasing after shadows was weak does anyone listen to the good albums from this band

CK
May 11th 2013

4560 Comments


Everything they put out except for Asleep in the Downlight rules hard

Artuma
May 11th 2013

8482 Comments


Trying to Stop an Echo >

Dodecahedron
May 11th 2013

970 Comments


Trying to Stop an Echo > [2]

zaruyache
May 11th 2013

4860 Comments


OH MY YES.

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MrKitesMusical
May 11th 2013

3 Comments


They must have entered some kind of creative streak

sinisterplague
May 11th 2013

148 Comments


I don't get the hype for this band. Departure Songs just seemed like bloated mediocrity.

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BigPleb
May 11th 2013

28914 Comments


Are you fucking kidding me 2013 [12478]

Digging: Killer Be Killed - Killer Be Killed

omik1116
May 11th 2013

517 Comments


Great news

CrimsonLies
May 11th 2013

1709 Comments


These guys work too hard, awesome

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zaruyache
May 12th 2013

4860 Comments


I don't get the hype for this band. Departure Songs just seemed like bloated mediocrity.

You shut your whore mouth.

JS19
May 12th 2013

3685 Comments


This made my day yesterday when the email came in. Plus if you say Hammock are bad I will find you
and
hurt you.

Music video is amazing, but not as good as their previous David Albotelli ones.

Not sure
what i think about the Maybe They Will Sing remaster, but I bought it straight away and gave it a
listen and it sounds different, but I can't quite put my finger on what it is they've changed.

New Chasing the Shadows format makes it as long as Departure Songs, wow. It sounds great.

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Artuma
May 12th 2013

8482 Comments


"I don't get the hype for this band. Departure Songs just seemed like bloated mediocrity."

try harder next time

jmnewcomer18
May 12th 2013

3409 Comments


Departure songs was fucking great. if you disagree then you can go die in a meth lab explosion

minty901
May 13th 2013

1915 Comments


anyone got a DL link for the maybe remaster?

jmnewcomer18
May 13th 2013

3409 Comments


YES!
wait for Maybe They Will Sing Tomorrow ?

minty901
May 14th 2013

1915 Comments


yes

osmark86
May 14th 2013

3031 Comments


sweet, productive bastard

Digging: Forss - Ecclesia

BigPleb
May 14th 2013

28914 Comments


This is gonna transcend hard.

minty901
May 14th 2013

1915 Comments


is it? or is it gonna be floaty ambience with simple guitar lines floating ontop of that, with the occasional simplistic, reverb-drenched lyric floating on top of that?

JS19
May 14th 2013

3685 Comments


Who gives a crap about how 'simple' it is if I enjoy it?

minty901
May 14th 2013

1915 Comments


nobody. you enjoy it. i enjoy it too. but it isnt gonna "transcend".

JS19
May 14th 2013

3685 Comments


It does make me laugh when people go all damp eyed in the comment sections of Hammock videos I have to admit. The music does have some serious emotional power, but save it, you just sound silly.

minty901
May 15th 2013

1915 Comments


their music is incredibly beautiful so i can understand it. but they all sound the same to
me. possibly the samiest band ive ever heard. maybe they will sing for us tomorrow is a rare gem because its so different

Drummerboy123
June 12th 2013

2174 Comments


It's "Oblivion Hymns"

Not

"Oblivious Hymns" btw.

Can't wait for this! 2013 officially best year evar!



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