South African poprock band Slow Jack has just released their third single ‘Ode to the Future’. The group that was first seen on stage in January 2016, has been rocking the local music scene, with growing international interest in their music.
Listen to the single here: https://soundcloud.com/slowjackmusic/slow-jack-ode-to-the-future and check out the band`s website for free download of the track until 4 May: http://www.slowjackmusic.com/
‘Ode to the Future’ was produced by Slow Jack, recorded by Digital Forrest and mixed and mastered by Grammy winning Los Angeles based John Paterno. Paterno from international acclaimed studio Music Da Foz is known for his attention to detail. He has worked with renowned international artists including Faith Hill, Robbie Williams, Glee Soundtrack, Tim McGraw and Sheryl Crow to name a few.
“I’m really happy to have made the connection with Slow Jack. It was great fun being involved with the mix. There is a great future for this band.” – John Paterno.
The members of Slow Jack are Hannes Muller (vocals and guitar), Jayme van Tonder (vocals and violin), Jeandre Schultz (lead guitar), Andre Skywalker (bass) and Adrian Fowler (percussion).
On the composition of ‘Ode To The Future’ the band says: “Back in October 2015, it was our ‘Ode’ to release the band and be an active part of the South African Music Industry, now 15 months later our ‘Ode’ has progressed so much. We are extremely excited for what the future holds and to reach the next step in our careers and most of all – We cannot wait for you to hear our ‘Ode To The Future’”.
The music video of the single was filmed during the band’s live performance at the new year`s eve concert in Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4jIbzI05H8
The single premiered exclusively on 5FM on 19th April and the video debuted on MNET DSTV Channel 101 on the 20th of April.
In May 2017 Slow Jack will be on tour on their way to STRAB. Keep an eye on the band’s Facebook page or Website for details on the following show dates:
5 May: Road to STRAB: Mercury, Cape Town.
Line Up: Slow Jack, Crimson House and Southern Wild.
19 May 2017 – Road To STRAB: The Goodluck Bar, Johannesburg.
Line Up: Slow Jack, Manouche, The Black Cat Bones, The Shabs, De Wallen and more.
20 May 2017 – Road To STRAB: Klitsgras, Pretoria.
Line Up: Slow Jack, Manouche, The Black Cat Bones, The Shabs, Jonathan Peyper and more.
25 May 2017 – STRAB Festival.
Ponta Malongane, Mozambique.
Line Up: Slow Jack, Southern Wild, Manouche, Ann Jangle, Anton Goosen, Tidal Waves and more.