With the insane amount of bands in our great little city, it’s never truly shocking that I’m finding promising up and coming bands all the time. Somehow I had never really listened to Empire Machines despite seeing their name from time to time on some local bills. After reaching out to me recently, I gave a listen to their new EP and am rather pleased with the discovery. Below you can check out that new EP entitled Animal Skin. Waiting for you within is what might be one of Austin’s best kept secrets in the indie rock scene. You’ll get a bit of heavy distortion, enchanting melodies and one of the better rhythm sections I’ve heard in quite some time. Opening and title track “Animal Skin” hits super hard and will grab your attention as you make your way through an engaging and rocking 3 tracker.
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