CMU Approved

Approved: Sacred Paws

By | Published on Wednesday 21 September 2016

Sacred Paws

Split between London and Glasgow, Sacred Paws’ output to date has not been prolific. An EP was released in March last year, and now they’re due to follow that up with a new double A-side single, ‘Everyday/Rest’, on 21 Oct.

A large part of that slow work rate is down to the distance between the duo. The project was started by former Golden Grrrls members Rachel Aggs and Eilidh Rodgers as a reason to continue hanging out together after that band split up.

As such, they avoid emailing files back and forth in favour of, well, hanging out. And while that may mean more Megabus rides than any of us would care to take, the results show that it’s a strategy that’s paying off.

Aggs is better known for leading Trash Kit and Shopping, and her distinct highlife guitar riffs from those bands make it into Sacred Paws’ songs too. However, the addition of Rodgers’ more indie-pop songwriting style into the mix gives this a very different sound to those other two bands.

Listen to ‘Everyday’ here:

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