Sex on Toast are:
There really, REALLY isn't anyone quite like the formidably talented, performatively irrepressible 10-piece that is Sex On Toast. They're fervidly dedicated to their craft. They're unconditionally vivacious. They're virtuosos of the tongue-in-cheek. And they're 'Ready' to unleash the goods once more.
It's a rare band that has the savvy to successfully combine retro production, tight 70s/60s inspired instrumentation, and lyrical commentary that bites harder than your Aunt's rabid chihuahua. And you'll want to listen again.
But Sex On Toast aren't content to leave it at that. Outrageous videos are fast becoming a band trademark - as anyone who's seen the clip for 'Oh Loretta!', featuring Molly Meldrum, can attest. The Tanzer-directed video for 'Doubt', with its use of soft-focus lens, Caddyshack-inspired mise en scene, and screwball exploration of male bravado, is every bit as waggish & winking as you'd expect.
'Ready' is the first EP but second release for Sex On Toast, who put out their self-titled debut LP in 2014. Produced by the band's frontman Angus Leslie & drummer Gareth Thomson and recorded at Tonay Studios the EP is a triumph of sleek pop savior faire, driven by the band's uncontainable effervescence.
released April 1, 2016
(C) 2015 Tonay Records
Distribution by Kudos Records & Equinox Recordings
Produced by Angus Leslie and Gareth Thomson
Recorded by Jean-Paul Fung at Black Pearl Studios
Overdubs by Angus Leslie at Tonay Studios, and Stekki Studios
Additional Recording by Angus Arnold and Jordan Dempster
Editing by: Gareth Thomson, Angus Leslie & Jean-Paul Fung
Orchestral Percussion and Grand Piano recorded by Alex Beck at VCA Studios
Lead and background vocals recorded by Jean-Paul Fung at Albert's
Mixing and Additional Production by Jean-Paul Fung at Albert's
Additional Horn Arranging on Hold My Love (Part 2) by Nick Piestch
Mastered by Adam Dempsey at Jack the Bear’s Deluxe Mastering
Stephen Brooks, Mojo Juju, the Vaudeville Smash, Tanzer, The Cactus Channel, Astro Travellers, Hiatus Kaiyote, Paul Bender, Simon Mavin, Ian Pidd, Rose Pidd, Sue Giles, Cosi Jaala, Emma Watson, Si Jay Gould, Stu Hamm, Marcus Miller, Sarah O'Flaherty, Alex Beck, Luke, Madoo Jevons, Lewis Coleman, Ben Panucci, Christian Hemara, Andrew Bruce, The Elephant in the Room, A1 Bakery, Mr Truong's Vietnamese, Loretta Wilde, Cedar's Bakery, Nick Herrera, Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Original Cast of Phantom, Simon Rickard, Nathan Sherri, Killer Pythons, Hugh Ponnuthurai, Lee Porter, Chinners, Tony Trangs, Kevin Simmonds, Bili Jenkins and Brisbane crew,
and finally, all the dep musicians. who suffered through our bullshit in-jokes in rehearsals and on the road.
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