The Victorian Peninsula is an isolated and off the beaten track for most
touring and releasing bands, but Minetta are putting the Peninsula on
the map and are today bringing their evocative and passionate filmclip
for single ‘&’ to the world.
The new single will see it’s release online into all good online stores
on Tuesday August 14. The EP is available now.
Drawing influence from the likes of Touché Amore, Balance and Composure
and many others falling around their genres, Separation & Growth
progresses further along the line of where their previous release
“Backyards” just couldn’t quite reach. Produced by Sam Toebelman at
DeBasment studios, the band stayed true to their raw and honest sound,
opting to record for the second time in the south eastern suburban
garage/retro fitted studio.
Minetta’s most recent EP release “Separation & Growth” was a labour of
love for the band and the resulting play on triple j’s Short Fast Loud
and the sold-out headline launch show was a dream realised for the band.
The video follows the story of a man living in squalor and regret.
Flashbacks to his youth throughout the video help to elaborate on why
his life is a dismal mess – and he reflects on his choices and ponders
if it’s not too late for amends.
Vocalist for the band Ricky McCandlish, said that the new single is
drawn from his personal experiences about growing up in the Peninsula.
“”&” is about the people that I once looked up to, whom now look to me
for guidance as they have remained idle while I grew into myself. I find
it frustrating and tiring seeing some of the most beautiful and dearest
wasting their potential and succumbing to the very vices that they
portray to despise.”
Minetta’s new single ‘&’ will be available as a single on Tuesday August
14 in all good online stores and streaming outlets.