Members of Subsonic Eye form new band Carpet Golf, release debut EP

‘Not As Good A Fisherman As Brock Lesnar Is A Man’ is out now

Carpet Golf, a new Singaporean band featuring members of Subsonic Eye and Charm, have released their debut EP ‘Not As Good A Fisherman As Brock Lesnar Is A Man’.

The six-track EP, out today (September 22), features the single ‘Brock Lesnar’, which got a tongue-in-cheek music video earlier this week. It’s a multi-act saga that, as you’d expect from a single named after a professional wrestler, features gym workouts and lots of tussling.

Watch the video for ‘Brock Lesnar’ below.

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The video takes lighthearted jabs at “stoic manhood”, a theme that came to vocalist Nathaniel Soh after his time in the Singaporean army, where “you were expected to be a certain way, being a dependable person even though you did not always want to be”, according to a press statement.

Besides ‘Brock Lesnar’, ‘Not As Good A Fisherman As Brock Lesnar Is A Man’ features  tracks like ‘Brotherhood Soup’ and ‘Terror Hamster’. Stream it below:

Carpet Golf are made up of hardcore band Charm’s Nathaniel Soh and Jordan Fernandes Khoo, alongside Subsonic Eye’s Spencer Tan (who’s also a member of Charm) and Daniel Borces.

Charm released their debut EP ‘Pleaser’ in 2019, followed by a cover of Mediocre Haircut Crew’s ‘Zelda Is The Princess’ for Tired Records’ 2020 compilation album, ‘Pick Of The Lot!’.

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Subsonic Eye released their third album ‘Nature Of Things’ in January. The album received a glowing four-star review from NME’s Adrian Yap, who called it “a record by a band at the height of their creative prowess”.

Subsonic Eye are set to release an EP sung entirely in Malay. It will feature ‘Dijangka’, which the band debuted in a set for Seattle public radio station KEXP last week.

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