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Manchester, UK based electronic newcomers Overrider are pleased to reveal details of their debut mini-album, cyc|er, set for release on 15th May 2020. Featuring the talents of members of Cleft, Alpha Male Tea Party, and Giraffes? Giraffes!, cyc|er is an urgent, modern, and timely record which examines defiance in the face of depression and hopelessness, intensely relevant for the times we’re living through.

Taking influence from Oceansize, NIN, and Curve, the record is “supposed to sound like a transmission from deep space," say the band, "garbled and messed up”—as such, crushed voices, dark layers of noise, and a sinister atmosphere pervade throughout. Of the tracks on the record, 'The Left Hand', 'Possibility Sword', and 'Black Hatch' are perhaps the most electronic-leaning, often using manipulated textures and samples.

In bringing cyc|er—and its companion-piece, the tongue-in-cheek b-sides collection re|cycler—to life, the band enlisted their friends, drummer John Simm (formerly of 'turbo-prog' heroes Cleft), and producer Tom Peters (Alpha Male Tea Party). For the re-working of single 'Possibility Sword' on 're|cycler', Joe Andreoli, the guitarist of cult math-rockers Giraffes? Giraffes! recorded all-new guitar takes.