Perched on a floral backyard deck, Benny Reed (vocals, guitar) and Toby Cregan (bass) share acoustic versions of ‘Running from Nothing’ and ‘Fade Away’.
Both tracks are taken from the band’s new album ‘Rehearsal’, released last month. The Byron Bay rockers have found a winning formula with their punchy slacker-rock, that’s just as appropriate for sun-kissed dozing as it is for maniacal moshing in sweaty venues – but for their NME Home Sessions they strip things back.
Armed with an acoustic guitar, Benny explains that ‘Running from Nothing’ is “inspired by Aussie music”, while Toby reveals that ‘Fade Away’ is about his dog Blaze – how wholesome.
You can watch the full performance of both ‘Running from Nothing’ and ‘Fade Away’ above.
For more NME Home Sessions, you can check out multi-instrumentalist Ela Minus, Charlatan’s Tim Burgess special session not quite from home, Chloe Moriondo joining us from her bedroom and a performance from the Shed Leopard Studios by Kara Marni.
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