Hatchling is a synthpunk threesome with a reputation for scorching, energetic (and borderline insane) live performances and a love for catchy, adrenaline-fueled pop, harsh synths and a tongue-in-cheek attitude. Hatchling proves you don’t need guitars to tear the place down.
Hatchling’s new EP ‘ALPHA’ is here, oozing with adrenaline and catchy as f*ck. Clocking in with six tracks at 16 minutes, this fast and furious synthpunk romp is brimming with filthy synthesizer hooks, shout-along-pop and sci-fi extravanagza. ‘ALPHA’ is angry but hopeful, frustrated but witty. It’s Doctor Who, Aliens, Akira and Spaceballs all in one.
This limited cd-version contains the previous download-only single "Holly" as an extra bonus track. Enjoy.
music, words & production by Simon Mahieu
mixing, mastering & additional production by Anton Clijmans
mixing & mastering by Davy Habets at Centipede Music ("Holly")
artwork by Saida Tilkin
Simon Mahieu - vocals, synths, sound design, programming, arrangement
Indira Paping - vocals, backing vocals
Saida Tilkin - backing vocals
Fien Descheemaeker - backing vocals
Gaëlle de Craene - backing vocals
Tim 'Bear' Callebaut, Daimy Van Caudenberg, Io 'Bübbel' Cooman, Tobias De Win, Davy Habets, Diederik Van den Broeck, Roel Verscheure, Mara Deknudt, Anne-Sophie Ooghe, Marlies Van Wemmel, Kinky Star Ghent, our friends & families and all the other wonderful people who supported us throughout these years.
Roosje Strobbe, for all the hard work and great times.
© Hatchling 2018
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