Australian three-piece Panama show no sign of slowing down. They will re-release the Always EP in the States (out March 4th via 300 Entertainment), the deluxe package will include bonus track “Strange Feeling,” which was premiered earlier today. Having just finished a series of shows and festivals across their home soil, Panama will play SXSW this March. The band plans to announce More U.S. tour dates later this year.
The Always EP leads with the title track “Always,” recorded in San Francisco with and produced by Eric Broucek (!!!, Classixx, Holy Ghost!, Hercules & Love Affair). Fronted by Perth-born songwriter and classically-trained pianist, Jarrah McCleary, the self-produced second track, “How We Feel” was recorded at McCleary’s home studio and explores Panama’s unique brand of hopeful house music. The EP closes out with the Drive soundtrack-inspired dark horse,“Destroyer,” also recorded in the sessions with Broucek.
PANAMA’s SXSW SCHEDULE:
Fri. March 14 – Austin, TX @ Waller Creek Boathouse (Soundcloud Party, 11pm)
Sat. March 15 – Austin, TX @ Madison (Future Classic Official Showcase, 9pm)