Friday Drive

by Vessel

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  • Compact Disc (CD)

    Hey, some people just like to have stuff. We do too ... so we've hand-crafted a cd version of Friday Drive so that it's easy to well... actually put on in your car on a Friday. Comes with carboard sleeve lovingly pieced together by Elmo Strauss, Louis Bo Charles IV, and Last Libretto dignitaries, with some great artwork by Louis' cousin Alan Drummond. Comes in red or cardboard colours.

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"Screeching onto to your stereos comes Vessel. The Auckland based trio is here with their debut EP Friday Drive, and it’s a kick ass piece of garage rock." - Liam Golds, Keeping Up With NZ.

"... a fresh, unpretentious, killer-riff sound that ought to impress you and creep under your skin within seconds." - Eva Jostakova, Music Gets Me By (UK)


released July 11, 2013

Elmo Strauss - Guitar & Vox
Louie Bo Charles IV - Bass
Alfons Peeters - Drums

Recording - Mike Clarkin
Mastering - Michelle Klaessens-Rawstron

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Looming shadow cats of frequency molestation, the mighty Vessel drag the best bits of a rock ‘n’ roll omnibus into a super furious riff chucking three piece that's been knitting funky ear cardigans for audiences all over Auckland, New Zealand.

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