Australian project N.Y.C.K. is driven by a very real sense of chemistry.
The Melbourne duo - Dominique Garrard and Nicholas Acquroff - thrive on effervescent pop, but build this around intriguing lyricism, an exotic aural palette used to daub highly personal questions.
Spending the bulk of the past 12 months in the studio, N.Y.C.K. are ready to escape with their debut album, the aptly titled 'Wild Streak'.
Set to land on October 18th, it was constructed by the rising duo, working ceaselessly to match their creative instincts.
"'Wild Streak' is like opening someone’s sketch book. Some days you’re happy. Some days you’re sad. Sometimes you’re numb and alone and some days you’re celebrating wildly."
"It’s about waking up to yourself and taking responsibility for your own happiness. Becoming yourself again. Basically it’s about the realisation that life is throwing a storm at you either way, so you’re far better off walking steadfast into it."
New single 'Alive' leads the way, a potent dose of life-affirming pop that puts us in mind of Oh Wonder, say. Nick Acquroff adds:
“Somehow, sometimes, when you think you're going to curl up and die, you find something quite miraculous inside. You fight, you kick back at the world, you tell the world that it can have you for all you care.”
Following on from potent pop documents 'Wild Streak' and 'LXE', new single 'Alive' comes equipped with a lavish narrative-led video steered by director Wildebeest.
N.Y.C.K. take a starring role - tune in now.
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