Jinja Safari co-frontman and Central Coast musician, Pepa Knight, has been developing an impressive amount of buzz since launching his own solo venture in early 2014. After accumulating a notable degree of praise for his debut single release – the emphatic ‘Rahh!’ – Knight is proud to announce the release of his follow-up track ‘Clams’.
‘Rahh!’ was embraced by worldwide tastemakers and music lovers alike after its release in April, with rave reviews arriving from the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and even India – via an in-depth interview between Pepa and Rolling Stone India about the writing and recording process behind his debut collection of songs titled Hypnotized (due late-2014).
‘Clams’ is a continuation of Pepa’s soulful and affecting sound – an anthemic and stirring variety of dream-pop, which is as worldly as it is uniquely Australian.
Pepa Knight’s forthcoming single ‘Clams’ will be officially released via iTunes on Wednesday July 2.
SUPPORT FOR DEBUT SINGLE ‘RAHH!’
“Combining Avey Tare’s brand of Animal Collectivism with a touchof Local Natives thrown in for good measure, he’s perfected his own style of highly original tipi pop” – Neon Gold (USA)
“The percussion, instrumentation, and live samples all contain that worldly touch, and this gives it an incredibly fantastical vibe.” – Indie Shuffle (USA)
“Smoothly produced sitar harmonies and layers of tribal rhythms elevate to match Knight’s soaring vocal melodies.” – The Wild Honey Pie (USA)
“Full of organic energy and loveliness…with its distinctive ‘world’ feel it gives off the warmth of home.” – Repeat Button (AUS)
“���[Pepa Knight’s] vocals are showcased front and center, because they’re absolutely compelling.” Chad Hillard – Hilly Dilly (CAN)
“With hypnotic percussion and tropical instrumentation, Knight’s joyous mixture of worldy-inspired dream-pop arrives just in time…” Stereo Fox (GER)
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