Merge Records’ latest signing Sneaks is streaming “Red”. The track is taken from the forthcoming reissue of her debut album Gymnastics. Clocking in at just a minute long, “Red” typifies Gymnastics’ minimalist post-punk leanings, with its repetitive bass guitar and drum machine instrumentation and Eva Moolchan’s distinct vocals.
Based in Washington DC, Eva has quickly made a unique niche for herself within the local scene, catching the attention of Merge Records with her debut Danger Records release. Despite the sparse instrumentation, there’s a playful and diverse range of influences spread across Gymnastics’ ten tracks, which flit between fizzing urgency and effortless cool.
Sneaks is currently recording the follow-up to Gymnastics, which is due for release on Merge in early 2017. She will play her first UK show at London’s Hyper Local Festival on September 24.
Sept 8 Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Festival
Sept 24 London, UK – Hyper Local Festival in London