Aussie three-piece outfit DMA’s return with the follow-up to their hugely successful album Hills End.

The DMA’s latest offering was recorded in its entirety at the band’s home studio above the Lady Hampshire Hotel in Camperdown. Later in the recording process, the band brought in producer Kim Moyes where they collaborated at The Grove in Somersby, New South Wales to put the finishing touches to their stunning new album.

The record itself features a melting pot of sounds and influences. The colossal opening/title track “For Now” with its huge sonic landscape, and it’s fuzz-fueled guitar riffs has an air about it which is reminiscent of the Definitely Maybe era Oasis. The song grabs your attention in the same way that “Columbia” did back during the group’s heyday of the late 90s. This track could well be a future classic in the making.

For Now traverses a lot of ground musically. The band harness the baggy Manchester sound characterised by bands like the Stone Roses and the Happy Mondays with incredible tracks such as “Dawning”, “Warsaw” and “Lazy Love”. On the other hand mellower heartfelt ballads such as the DMA’s emotive recent single “In The Air” and “Health” showcase the group’s vast musical palette and the continuing evolution of their sound.

The musical styles on the album ebb and flows throughout from dark synth-pop tracks like “The End”, through to the epic psychedelic number “Emily Whyte” and euphoric indie anthems such as “Break Me”. The latter of which being one of the stand out tracks on the album, and will inevitably be a fan favourite when performed live on the band’s current UK tour.

The DMA’s continue to go from strength to strength whilst simultaneously growing their already stellar following. It’s fair to say that Sydney based trio are presently one of the most exciting indie rock outfits on the circuit.

For Now by DMA’s will be released via  I Oh You / Infectious Music on Friday 27 April. The band will be touring the UK extensively throughout April/May in support of their new record.

DMA’s UK Tour Dates:
 
APRIL
 
Fri 27 Nottingham Rock City | Sold Out
Sat 28 Manchester Academy | Sold Out
Sun 29 Newcastle Northumbria University | Sold Out
 
MAY
 
Tue 01 London O2 Forum | Sold Out
Fri 04 Cardiff Tramshed | Sold Out
Sat 05 Liverpool Sound City Festival
Mon 07 Cambridge Junction | Sold Out
Tue 08 Norwich Waterfront | Sold Out
Wed 09 Leeds Becketts University | Sold Out
Thu 10 Oxford O2 Academy | Sold Out
Mon 21 Bristol O2 Academy | Sold Out
Tue 22 Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom | Sold Out
Wed 23 Dunfermline Alhambra Theatre | Sold Out
Fri 25 Birmingham O2 Institute | Sold Out
Sat 26 Sheffield Plug | Sold Out
Sun 27 Warrington Neighbourhood Weekender Festival
JUNE
 
Fri 29 London Finsbury Park | with Liam Gallagher
 
AUGUST
 
Fri 24 Leeds Festival
Sun 26 Reading Festival

 
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Adam Kennedy is an experienced music photographer based in northeast England. He has been shooting concerts for several years, predominantly with the band Vintage Trouble. In 2013, he was one of their tour photographers, covering the UK and Ireland tour including the headline shows and as opening act for The Who. As an accomplished concert photographer, Adam's work has been featured in print such as, Classic Rock Blues Magazine, Guitarist Magazine, Blues in Britain magazine, broadcast on the MDA Telethon on ABC Television in the US, used in billboard advertising for Renaissance Hotels in the US, and featured online via music blogs such as Uber Rock and Guitar Planet. He is also the official photographer at Newcastle Rock and Blues Club.

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