LISTEN UP! Red Aces ‘The End’

Red Aces - the end is nigh

With ‘The End’ Melbourne foursome RED ACES have crafted a drum and guitar heavy track that soaring and swells, reminding us of the fact that modern rockability can still exist without the addition of electronica at every step.

Made up of four brothers, Red Aces are the kind of band with a back story littered with shows in Melbourne’s grimy clubs and family gatherings alike. However, those early days were short-lived thanks to their soaring rock songs and authentic approach to lyrics and music, allowing the a level of recognition, which quickly moved the group onto playing some of Melbourne’s major league clubs like The Espy, The Tote, Cherry Bar, Ding Dong and the Workers Club.

The aforementioned ‘The End’ is Red Aces’ lead single off their double A-Side which also features ‘No Love Here’, both of which will appear on the Red Aces EP when it is released in the next few months.

Working to create a power pop track with substance, in the track there is a tumbling sense to the music. Here the ideas of loss and grief amalgamate together mimicking the sense of being overcome, which is a feeling that occurs as the instruments soar when the vocals are pulled away. This is a move that makes the listener more aware of the bodily movements, as these ideas and emotions that are attached to grief are less about the mind and more about a pure intangible bodily reaction.

Words by Luke Letourneau