Overmono release soaring new single ‘Calling Out’

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UK duo Overmono (AKA Tom Russell and Ed Russell) have today (February 22) released a new single ‘Calling Out’, via XL Recordings.

It’s taken from their upcoming debut studio album ‘Good Lies’, which is due to drop on May 12.

Featuring vocal samples from CASISDEAD and Slowthai, the song is a builder with dramatic trancey synths set over a two-step beat.

Explaining the process of making the track, the brothers said: “We’ve had these chords written for quite a while now and could never find quite the right context for them.

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“One night we were procrastinating in the studio, mostly just drinking and slamming some CASISDEAD and Slowthai tracks,” they continued.

“We’d been listening to them a lot as they have an incredible way of consistently delivering unexpected music and we find that approach really inspiring.

“Then we had a bit of a eureka moment and realised it might have been the type of sound we were looking to go with alongside that chord progression so we stayed up all night and finally got it done.”

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‘Calling Out’ is the third single that Overmono have released from ‘Good Lies’, following ‘Is U’ and ‘Walk Thru Water’.

Hinting at the track’s release on Monday (Feb 20), the brothers released a video teasing the track with longtime collaborator Rollo Jackson. Watch it here.

Beginning next month (March 2022), Overmono will also be heading out on a world tour, taking them to Australasia for the very first time, North America and Europe in the summer, where they will play a slate of festivals including at GALA, AVA Festival and Primavera Sound.

To see the full list of dates and to purchase tickets, head to Overmono’s official website.

Listen to ‘Calling Out’ below.

Isaac Muk is Mixmag’s Digital Intern, follow him on Twitter

Written by: Tim Hopkins

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