Three years after Semicircles, Brighton based band The Go! Team have announced the release of a new album called Get Up Sequences Part One which will be out on July 2nd via Memphis Industries. According to the press release, on this album they have created a musical world distinctly of their own making. A place where routine is outlawed and perfection is the enemy. Where Ennio Morricone meets the Monkees armed with flutes, glockenspiels, steel drums and a badass analogue attitude. We’re talking widescreen, four-track, channel hopping sounds that are instantly recognisable.

The recording of the album was a tough process for main man Ian Parton as he elaborates: I lost hearing in my right ear halfway during the making of this record.  I woke up one Thursday in October 2019 and my hearing was different in some way – it fluctuated over a few weeks and at one point everything sounded like a Dalek.  I seem to remember listening to music was bordering on unbearable.  Over time it settled into just a tiny bit of hi end being audible on my right side.   I thought the hearing loss was from playing music too loud over the years but it turns out I was just unlucky and it was a rare condition called Menieres.  It was traumatic to keep listening to songs i knew well but which suddenly sounded different and it was an odd juxtaposition to listen to upbeat music when I was on such a downer.  The trauma of losing my hearing gave the music a different dimension for me and It transformed the album into more of a life raft.”

Check the new excerpt “Pow“.