“OK” by cleopatrick

"OK" by cleopatrick is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day. The Cobourg, Ontario duo's track is now available via DSPs
"OK" by cleopatrick is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day

Self-produced by the band and mixed by hip hop beat maker/producer/rapper Jonwayne, “OK” was birthed from the back of the cleopatrick’s tour van during the band’s North American tour with Royal Blood and their recent Canadian festival dates. “We wanted this song to sound like it was recorded and produced using a sentient IBM computer from 2002,” shares guitarist/vocalist Luke Gruntz. “We digitally abused this song, chopping, degrading, stretching and looping sections with no regard for the rules.”

On “OK” cleopatrick explores themes of complancy, ignorance and trying to fit into a digital future. “OK is a song about asteroids (specifically referencing 99942 APOPHIS), evil computers, sneaker brands and illusory-worth of our digital personas,” explains Gruntz. “It’s a song about all the shit you have to click “OK” on these days. You do it so much you reach the point where you don’t really think about the meaning or implications of digital consent.”

Coming off an incredible 20 date run as direct support for Royal Blood’s 2022 North American tour, cleopatrick just wrapped up a series of Canadian festival dates including Calgary Stampede, Born & Raised, Ottawa Bluesfest, and their very special sold-out BUMMER Summer Fest in their hometown of Cobourg, ON. The BUMMER Summer Fest marked the band’s first performance at home since 2016. cleopatrick, who are currently on tour in Europe are set to perform a prime slot on the Festival Republic stage at Reading/Leeds in the UK this weekend.

Best friends since the age of 4, Luke Gruntz and Ian Fraser are cleopatrick. And while they are from (and still based) in the tiny town of Cobourg, Ontario. Along with two other like-minded-artists (Zig Mentality and Ready The Prince) cleopatrick formed the loose DIY collective “New Rock Mafia”. Together the artist and fan collective provide location-based info, curated content and organize secret events / shows within the community, all for members only. It has been instrumental in helping the band get the word out while keeping a familial feel and a safe space for fans. The band has performed multiple headline tours across UK, France, Germany, Benelux, & LATAM including a notable support slot for Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes on their EU headline tour.

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