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Halaska / Press

"Loose time signatures are birthed by the fusing of demented squelches, fraught guitars and taut jazz impressions in what is a messily articulate progressive post-punk marvel."

““Halaska’s music is fast, complicated, and compelling in the same way that thunderstorms make my pupils dilate. The spot on drumming was locked in with quick turning bass grooves. Meanwhile the guitar work shifted the songs into different heady avenues before the whole rapid outfit grabbed the audiences by our collective chins and swung us in new directions.””

“Their music is instrumental mostly, except sometimes when they play live they will let someone who can freestyle up on stage and rap while they play which is so fun to watch. I love their music and I love all of the guys who make up all the magic.”

““Holy sh**! Where did that just come from?!” That’s what I find myself thinking when I listen to Halaska. It’s like they pull these crazy riffs out of thin air, but they’re tight as a bolt, smooth as butter. This is an excited and playful group of dudes, and they express is wonderfully through their music. Epic long jams laced with meticulously crafted little hooks that sprawl outward into back onto themselves to form yet another catchy little phrase… Within a single song they might snap from spacey art-rock to garage surf, to some sort of middle-eastern sounding thing, then right into some incredible math-rock like breakdown and then slide right into an alt-country fade out. It’s a fun ride, that’s for sure.””

Gregg Gunner Cornish - gunnermusic.com