No matter who you are, stumbling across a good slab of no-bullshit, pretension-free rock n’ roll is always an incredibly refreshing feeling. And Brisbane-based outfit The Rockefeller Frequency are bonafide purveyors of such music.
With the release of their new single The Sheep and The Wolf, the group continue to build their blistering brand of indie-rock. If you’re not already listening to this band, we strongly recommend you change that.
On their new single The Sheep and The Wolf, Brisbane-based outfit The Rockefeller Frequency deliver a searing slice of indie-rock brilliance.
Throughout the new single, The Rockefeller Frequency—made up of vocalist Joshua Eckersley, drummer Jacob Mann, guitarist Tim Corcoran, and bassist Michael Russell—stomp through a hard-hitting concoction of punk, indie, and straight-up rock to deliver something uniquely their own. With layers of searing guitars, bone-rattling percussion, and truly memorable vocal hooks, The Sheep and The Wolf is bursting at the seams with pure sonic energy.
Across its punchy three-and-a-half-minute run-time, the track seems to navigate myriad sonic territories—it never sits in one place for too long. That, however, is the song’s most endearing quality. One moment you’ll be getting slapped across the head by unrelenting riffs, and the next you’ll be hypnotised intricate, carefully-constructed melodies.
By the time the track reaches its conclusion, you’ll have been roped in completely by The Rockefeller Frequency’s brilliant take on rock n’ roll.
“Our new song ‘Sheep and The Wolf’ is about the complex nature of inter-personal relationships and how perilous they can be when the wrong organisms connect. The song tells the tale of what can happen when two very different people come together, resulting in one being figuratively eaten alive by the other, once their true natures are exposed/revealed,” Eckersley says of the track.
“The song is also about compromise, about accepting who you are, and trying to stay alive when faced with the worst aspects of modern society. It all sounds a bit dark but there are sparks of positive life affirming stuff in the mix too. It’s not all bad, and as long as you are alive, you’re still in with a chance.”
The Sheep and The Wolf is the latest in a string of consistently great releases from this Brissy band, and judging by the quality of everything we’ve heard so far, I think we can safely expect plenty more great tunes.
In the meantime, do yourself a favour and listen to the new single above.