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Portland, Oregon psych sorceress Cat Hoch's new single encompasses two compositions, with "WOYM(What's On Your Mind)" shifting into "Pink Butterflies" without missing a beat, the second piece serving as a kind of majestic, extended coda for the first. This is the first official release to feature the band that came together around Cat last year, although fine tastes of the ensemble have been offered by live footage and the gorgeous sound documented on a video shot at Sean Flora's Rock N Roll BNB outside of Portland. Eric Sabatino, familiar to WTSH readers from Appendixes, plays guitar on "WOYM~ Pink Butterflies" while Theo Craig and Adam Breeden contribute bass and drums respectively. Riley Geare, known in his role as drummer for Unknown Mortal Orchestra, produces the track, as he did Cat's 2015 debut EP Look What You Found.
We're excited to learn that the present single comes from a new full-length record in progress. Another song is almost finished and Cat will be going into the studio through the fall to get more tracked. Riley will continue to track and produce, and the full band will be participating. Cat envisions that the coming release will have "a similar vibe to Look What You Found, but maybe a little more mellow at times."