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Interview: Tash Parker

Gifted visual artist, songwriter and musician PARKER, has released her iridescent new single Can’t Keep Waiting.It is transcendental, meditative; at times it feels almost ambient, with heavy, industrial percussion and repetitive synth patterns.  But one thing that pulls the track into a truly close, emotive space is PARKER’s soft, intimate yet commanding voice.  Evocative of Massive Attack and the lyrical and vocal prowess of Lana Del Rey, Can’t Keep Waiting is epic and overflows with the power of primal human emotion. We caught up with Tash to discuss the song and her many different projects and artistic endeavors

PARKER has also announced a cinematic video clip to accompany the track, made in collaboration with director and technology artist Jaymis Loveday (Emma Louise, Ball Park Music) and sculptor Briony Law.  Already receiving multiple accolades, including Best Concept at Clipped Music Video Festival in Sydney, Best Music Video at the Los Angeles Film Awards, New York Film Awards and Top Shorts, not to mention selection for screening at the Austria International Film Festival, the clip for Can’t Keep Waiting is a triumph of a true marriage between sound, visual art, and cinema.Watch: CAN’T KEEP WAITING

PARKER has just completed an artist residency at Sawtooth ARI gallery alongside drawer and sculptor Jo Lane, in order to prepare their upcoming exhibition You, Me and that Other Thing, an exploration into human connection.  The official opening of You, Me and that Other Thing was on Friday October 4 at Sawtooth ARI in Tasmania, runs for one month, and will include a screening of the Can’t Keep Waiting video clip.

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