Based in Margate, Avantpop shoegazers Sisyphes deliver a dreamlike pop song with a new tune Samara, and added just a touch of synth-wave to give it a kick. Lyrically their poetic influences shine – gone are the days when shoegaze lyrics were just a conduit for vocal textures.
The band explain new tune Samsara “Saṃsāra is a Sanskrit word that means “wandering” or “world”, with the connotation of cyclic, circuitous change. In short, it is the cycle of death and rebirth.”
Sisyphes’ name is taken from Greek mythology – the deceitful character who has been doomed to push a boulder to the top of a hill for eternity. While perhaps music and art could be categorized as similarly futile, these are the things that get us up in the morning to push our own personal rock once again.