"Two people at ease with their strangeness but not consumed by it." TINY MIXTAPES
"If it became a trend I would curse it, but I would champion the first and most innovative few bands that combine the sexuality of Serge Gainsbourg's Historie de Melody Nelson with the menacing cool of a Badalamenti score. The first band to cross the threshold is Hey Mother Death." IMPOSE MAGAZINE
"It has a clear toeholds in music history…" EXCLAIM!
“Strelka's Parisian accent makes everything sexy, even hell... It's like the Book of Revelations narrated by
Catherine Deneuve.” THE COAST
"The scratching and scrawling guitar carries as much emotional heft as the vocals" MR ATAVIST
"A masterpiece of ambient music..." NEXUS NEWSPAPER
"An unclassifiable sound-cloud of spoken word, sleaze-guitar and haunted Hohner spectres.” WEIRD CANADA
"This is the sound of jazz-bar at the end of the world... Hypnotic, entrancing and haunting…” SPACE GIRAFFE
released 08 April 2012
MUSIC VIDEO: vimeo.com/54980373
HEY MOTHER DEATH is:
Laurence Strelka: Text, Voice, Piano, Hohner Organ, SP 1200
Denma Peisinger: Guitars, Mellotron, Producer, Engineer
Recorded spontaneously in October 2011 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Mixed with Diego Medina at the Confidence Lodge.
Thanks to Jerry Granelli and many others who made this possible