Electric octopus doesn`t sound very good, but the band Electric Octopus sounds on the contrary very good, and yes this is very great music! St. Patrick’s Cough is the new album from this great band and Interstellar Smoke Records support the band. Says, «Started life in Belfast. Musical meanderings and improvised sessions are our business. Welcome along for the ride!».
«Over the last few years, Belfast-based trio Electric Octopus have emerged as something of a sonic law unto themselves. Equal parts intuitive and boundlessly inspired, their ever-changing explorations of the psychedelic unknown is something that inspired many on our scene».
«Thank you to everyone for the support over the years. The majority of this album was recorded in Holywell, nestled in-between the mountains of county Fermanagh and county Leitrim. A short walk from St Patrick’s holy well. The water is reputed to be the coldest in Ireland, and is a site of pilgrimage for local people. The upwelling has a yield of about 600 gallons per minute and flows off into two streams, each flowing in a different direction. A magical place and the namesake of this album».
«We spent a time playing sporadically during the pandemic, split across continents and then landmasses. Here we have brought together the different elements we each gathered on our respective journeys. Rather than releasing quickly, we took the time, worked on the mixes and got the best audio aesthetics possible. This is a constant learning experience, and thank you for coming for the ride. We are now all living on the same landmass again, watch this space. Thanks a million, Electric Octopus».