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This track, called “Voyager 1: Etchings of Yesterday” will appear on the forthcoming Seaside Holiday albumĀ Grand Tours. Below, PG takes a moment to ask the band’s founder and primary vocalist Cara McQuate a few questions about the single, writing music, and just a few grab-bag items for good measure.

1. How long has Seaside Holiday been a band?

We began working on what became the self-titled debut somewhere around 2008.

2. Who is in the band?
Sister/brother duo: Cara McQuate and Morgan McQuate. For our live performances, our hired guns are Connor Thompson on drums and Phil Neiswander on bass.

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Morgan McQuate

3. What do you see as your goal/direction/influence in this upcoming album?
The new LP is more rooted in an electronic influence. It’s more ambient and ethereal, with a an overall darker sound. I’d liken it to Editors, Ladytron, and Wild Nothing, as far as influences. Continue reading “Taking on [a] Seaside Holiday”