Parabolabandit

Sequoyah Tiger. Parabolabandit

Released by Morr Music
Distributed by Morr Music Distribution GmbH
morr 157-cd - CD/Digital/LP

Release Dates
Worldwide: Oct 27, 2017
USA: Nov 03, 2017


Sequoyah Tiger is the brainchild of Leila Gharib, songwriter and singer with a constantly shapeshifting voice from Verona, Italy. Following last year’s Ta-Ta-Ta-Time EP, Sequoyah Tiger’s debut album Parabolabandit expands Leila’s distinct musical language, dragging us deep into her dark, twisted and sparkling fantasy. read more...

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"If you are looking for something different, or are interested to see what’s going on with the music scene in Verona these days, Parabolabandit is definitely worthwhile. Gharib’s unusual approach to stitching things together, just like her retro jacket, will sound both familiar somehow and also fully of its own design. She’s doing her own thing without regard for being current and that’s worth a toast in and of itself."

Soundlab.com - USA

"Mit etwas mehr Willen zum Minimalismus wäre PARABOLABANDIT ein furchtbar elegantes Stück Kunstpop. So „over the top“ aber klingt Gharib umso charmanter."

Musik Express - DE

"Ein Geheimtipp aus der Panda-Bear-Schule des Avant-Pop: Sequoyah Tigers Debüt schimmert verführerisch und fremdartig."

Intro - DE

"På nysläppta albumet Parabolabandit hittar vi Punta Otok som låter som en mer tyglad Dan Deacon. Nåt för dig som är lite kär i Animal Collective."

Gaffa Mag - SE

"Electro, rock, pop, punk... Sequoyah Tiger passe tout ça à la moulinette pour en extraire la fameuse substantifique moelle!"

gbhmusic.com - FR

"Zwischen verdrehtem DreamPop, seltsamen DIY-Folktronics und kunterbunten Animal Collective Reminiszenzen schillert Sequoyah Tiger´s Parabolabandit"

Westzeit - DE

"Beautifully trippy, the debut album by Laila Gharib mixes pop and electronica to create a record which nestles in the mind like some half remembered dream."

Title Mag- UK





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27.10.2017
Sequoyah Tiger 'Parabolabandit' Release Day!

Finally the world can hear 'Parabolabandit', Sequoyah Tiger's debut album! 

While exploring the limits and hubs of pop traditions, weird sound studies and vocal experiments, she comes up with bewilderingly beautiful songs in which vintage rock ’n’ roll and present-day avant pop happily clash with electronic and acoustic elements, jagged beats and subtle rhythms, otherworldly shouts and confessional words.

You can order the record on anost.net, or take a listen via Spotify or iTunes.

25.10.2017
Sequoyah Tiger Playlist

In preparation for this Friday's release of Sequoyah Tiger's debut album 'Parabolabandit', you can now check out her new Spotify playlist: Mordi il tuono. There are plenty of new favorites to be discovered! 

Shows

2017-12-15 Verona (IT)
Colorificio Kroen
2017-12-16 Florence (IT)
Glue
2017-12-22 Bresci (IT)
Lio Bar
2017-12-23 Ravenna (IT)
Bronson
2018-01-19 Bologna (IT)
Covo Club
2018-01-20 Jesi (Ancona) (IT)
TNT

All releases by Sequoyah Tiger:

Parabolabandit Parabolabandit
by Sequoyah Tiger Morr Music
CD/Digital/Promo/LP - Oct 27, 2017
Awayaway / Weaver's Cave Remixes Awayaway / Weaver's Cave Remixes
by Sequoyah Tiger vs. Saroos A Number Of Small Things
7”/Digital - Nov 18, 2016
Ta-Ta-Ta-Time Ta-Ta-Ta-Time
by Sequoyah Tiger Morr Music
EP/Digital - Apr 01, 2016

Sequoyah Tiger. Parabolabandit

Morr Music - morr 157-cd

Sequoyah Tiger is the brainchild of Leila Gharib, songwriter and singer with a constantly shapeshifting voice from Verona, Italy. Following last year’s Ta-Ta-Ta-Time EP, Sequoyah Tiger’s debut album Parabolabandit expands Leila’s distinct musical language, dragging us deep into her dark, twisted and sparkling fantasy. While exploring the limits and hubs of pop traditions, weird sound studies and vocal experiments, she comes up with bewilderingly beautiful songs in which vintage rock ’n’ roll and present-day avant pop happily clash with electronic and acoustic elements, jagged beats and subtle rhythms, otherworldly shouts and confessional words.
 
Matching the customized vibe of her music, Leila likes to create compelling word combinations as shown by those of her alias and release titles. „Parabolabandit is a graft between two words that emerged during the writing process of the songs“, she explains. „Inside this imaginary word I found roots, trunk and leaves of the entire album.“ The concepts triggered by this neologism inspired not only new music, but also videos, artworks and future live performances, for which Leila will share the stage with dancer Sonia Brunelli. A „parabola“ can mean a dynamic, geometric shape, but also refers to a storytelling technique. A „bandit“ on the other hand represents something mysterious, an uncanny figure. You can easily spot all those contexts in Sequoyah Tiger’s music. 

Since Leila has always been involved with collaborative projects like the performance art duo Barokthegreat“ or the indie rock outfit Bikini The Cat, this album presented a chance to handle the whole process on her own, from writing to mixing. The album was recorded in Leila’s basement studio „Vampa Club“, where she follows a kind of trial-and-error approach, discovering new possibilities by solving problems. Every input is welcome: acoustic drums mixed with drum machines, processed guitars and synthesizers, field recordings and animal calls. But „singing is the main point and the cause for this project“, Leila stresses. From the intimate crooning of album opener „Another World Around Me“ to the Chipmunk outro of „Brilliant One“, Leila passes through a wide array of vocal effects, tuning her voice to the mood of the songs. Although she shut out external influences, you can still hear echoing Joe Meek. The harmonies of The Everly Brothers shine through in songs like „Sissi“, and „Where Am I?“ has the sentimental air of a Ronettes classic. Still, you get dragged into the present again and again: The synth arpeggios of „Punta Otok“ confirm that Leila shares the DIY-pop attitude of Visions-era Grimes, while „Brother Brother“ inhabits the same weird world as Panda Bear. From beginning to end, Parabolabandit is a unique and sincere sketch of modern pop music, full of enthusiasm and inventiveness.

Cat.no.: morr 157-cd
Format: CD/Digital/Promo/LP

Tracklisting

1
1. Another World Around Me
2. Punta Otok
3. Where am I?
4. Kill The Robber
5. Sissi
6. A Place Where People Disappear
7. Cassius
8. Lemur Catta
9. Brother/Brother
10. Brilliant One

Release Dates:
Oct 27, 2017 (Worldwide)
Nov 03, 2017 (USA)