[photo by Luca Saini]
Fertile, the second album from dynamic Italian trio, STEARICA, now just a week from its release through UK-based Monotreme Records, is now playing in its glorious entirety alongside an exclusive interview with the band, courtesy of the eclectically-inclined portal, Burning Ambulance.
STEARICA‘s intense sophomore album, Fertile, was heavily inspired by the Arab Spring and uprising of Barcelona’s Indignants, arising against their governing bodies in search of true freedom. Taking the band’s generally instrumental soundscape movements to entirely new levels of creativity, Fertile incorporates several new approaches for the band through life-affirming experiments with instrumentation as well as atypical vocal passages, with guest contributions from Colin Stetson (Tom Waits, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver) and Scott McCloud (Girls Against Boys) and Ryan Patterson (Coliseum). Set to arise alongside new life during this Spring season, Fertile marks not only fresh expansion for STEARICA as a unit, the album is meant to inspire new growth in the hearts and minds of all free-thinking individuals, with a positive vibe meant to bring forth organic and revolutionary change for the betterment of all beings who inhabit this breathing surface we all reside upon. Meshing underground and mainstream artists from virtually every realm of modern music, Burning Ambulance is now playing Fertile in its entirety, the stream joined by an exclusive interview with the band.
Experience the uprising of STEARICA’s Fertile through the Burning Ambulance threshold RIGHT HERE.
Monotreme Records will release Fertile worldwide on April 13th, on CD, digital download, and a deluxe 180-gram 2xLP double-gatefold edition of 500 copies which include a poster and CD — 300 copies on red and black vinyl and 200 copies on black. Physical preorders can be placed HERE and iTunes preorders HERE.
STEARICA will root the seeds of Fertile across the UK in the latter portion of this month, with tour dates in Preson, Blackpool, Brighton and London confirmed. Additional European tours and sporadic performances across the lands are to be announced for the months following the album’s release, and visions of the band taking their works to North American audiences continue to become much more of a realistic objective.
STEARICA Tour Dates:
4/24/2015 The Ferret – Preston UK
4/25/2015 The Blue Room – Blackpool, UK
4/27/2015 The Hope and Ruin – Brighton, UK
4/28/2015 The Old Blue Last – London, UK