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Methyl Ethel - New Track 'Scream Whole', Tour Dates Announced
Methyl Ethel : New Track 'Scream Whole', Tour Dates Announced
26th September 2018

Today Methyl Ethel share ‘Scream Whole’; the first new music from the Perth act since their second record Everything Is Forgotten was released in March 2017.

Premiered yesterday on Australia radio station triple j’s Drive with Veronica & Lewis show, ‘Scream Whole’ is a nimble art-rock cut which Jake Webb describes as, “That cold sweat.  That swollen throat.  That sick feeling bubbling up from your guts.  When midday moves dredge suppressed memories that scream for closure.  What to do?”

The video was premiered via Consequence Of Sound - "“What’s the point/ Undo, undo again,” Webb wails against crystalline synths that electrify the senses and, upon disappearing, conjure a sense of chilly, awestruck isolation. Each word feels careful and deliberate, emerging with a concentrated effort from Webb’s mouth, which, fittingly, serves as the centerpiece of “Scream Whole”‘s accompanying video. By the time the song descends into its woozy, drunken bridge, it’s stained in dirt and restrained with rope."  Read the full piece, and interview with Jake, here.

You can listen to the track on streaming services here, or watch the official video below.

To celebrate the release of ‘Scream Whole’ Methyl Ethel have announced a handful of Australian, UK and North American tour dates.  Tickets for London and North America go on sale this Friday, 28th September at 9AM local.  Tickets for Sydney and Melbourne shows will be available on Monday 1st October at 10AM AEST.  Visit methylethel.com for more details.

Methyl Ethel is the musical project of Jake Webb with a five-piece live band that includes Thom Stewart, Chris Wright, Lyndon Blue and Jacob Diamond.  Methyl Ethel has enjoyed phenomenal success in its native Australia in recent years.  ‘Ubu’ became an ARIA Accredited Gold single after landing at #4 in triple j’s 2017 Hottest 100, and also topped the Australian Independent Singles Chart (AIR) along with fellow Everything Is Forgotten single ‘Drink Wine’.  Methyl Ethel also won in the Best Album and Best Pop Act categories in 2017 WAM Awards and they have played sold-out tours throughout the country and the UK since 2016.

31st - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, Australia

1st - Howler, Melbourne, Australia

March 2019
14th - Heaven, London, UK
19th - The Echo, Los Angeles CA, US [TICKETS]
20th - Café Du Nord, San Francisco CA, US [TICKETS]
22nd - Mississippi Studios, Portland OR, US [TICKETS]
23rd - Barboza, Seattle WA, US [TICKETS]
25th - Schubas, Chicago IL, US [TICKETS]
27th - The Garrison, Toronto ON, Canada [TICKETS]
29th - Elsewhere, Brooklyn NY, US [TICKETS]
30th - DC9, Washington DC, US [TICKETS]