Dublin Garage Psych band Thee UFO release their new single ‘Transparent Seed’ on Thursday July 21st on the band’s own label, Gelatinous Records. This is the third single to be taken from their upcoming album ‘Ponderous Fug’ set for release on Friday September 16th. The album will also be released on the band’s own label on CD, Cassette and all digital platforms, while Irish Psych label, Fuzzed Up & Astromoon Records handling the vinyl issue with a date yet to be confirmed. All formats are available on the band’s Bandcamp page.
Thee UFO will also be playing live at Electric Avenue, Waterford on Saturday, August 13th, alongside Chrome Yellow, and Sun Mahshene, and an official album launch show at The Thomas House, Dublin on Friday, September 23rd.
This Album was written and recorded by Thee U.F.O at the Orc’s Lair studio, spring of 2022. Darragh and Beth are joined by Nathan Downey who plays bass on ‘Fraud On The Court’, ‘Transparent Seed’ and ‘Ponderous Fug’. Violcel and Violin were played by guests Clara Webster and Lily Hayes on ‘Ponderous Fug’. The Recording of this album was blended between a Tascam 424 and Logic Pro.
Inspired by the joy of playing live again and fresh air. All songs are based on facts that have been completely fictionalized.
THEE U.F.O are a Psychedelic Garage band, formed in Dublin and fronted by songwriter Darragh Hansard. Inspired by the music of bands like the Oh Sees, King Gizzard, The Doors and The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band and Setting up a small studio at home, Hansard began recording his own songs while playing all the instruments himself during the recording process.
Releasing the results in the form of numerous EP’S and singles, while eventually adding new musicians to the line-up to play these
songs live. which, in 2018 saw them evolve into a noise mongering live act who’s shows consist of long jams and “catchy tunes” reminiscent of a classic 60s sound. Playing shows in popular venues across Dublin city like The Sound House, Thomas House, ANSEO, Whelans and many more throughout 2018 and 2019.
Their debut album was released in May of 2020, ‘The Singles Collection – Vol 1’ which consisted of all their singles up to that point, since then the band have been playing live regularly and have released numerous records including two limited edition 7″ singles on Fuzzed Up & Astromoon Records which sold out on the day of release.