more from
Milk! Records

Murray's Lullaby

by Hachiku

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $1.50 AUD  or more

     

about

Hachiku is the brainchild of 24 year old German songwriter and producer Anika Ostendorf, who records her home-made dream pop from whichever bedroom she is currently inhabiting.

Since the release of Hachiku’s self-titled debut EP in 2017 through Milk! Records, Ostendorf found a home and 4 piece band in Melbourne. A residency at the Tote last year saw their dance card fill up in 2017, playing shows with Japanese Breakfast, Camp Cope and Fazerdaze as well as their first national tour with Saskwatch. In February Hachiku will open for Aldous Harding in Melbourne and join Jen Cloher on her UK and European tour.

‘Murray’s Lullaby’ was written and recorded in regional Queensland while Ostendorf was completing 3 months of farm work - a requirement for her Australian visa. While it was a busy creative time, it was a difficult one personally, “The song deals with the isolation of a long-distance relationship”, Ostendorf explains, “longing to be close to that person while living in the fear that you’ll forget the memories you made together.”

‘Murray’s Lullaby’ marks the first time Ostendorf has collaborated with a mix engineer, enlisting the talents of Tim Shiel (Double J, Gotye). She describes the experience as “the perfect collaboration. Tim made some bold choices that brought something new to the mix and made the song the best it could be.”

credits

released January 17, 2018
Recorded and Produced by Anika Ostendorf.
Mixed by Tim Shiel.

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Hachiku Melbourne, Australia

Hachiku, a.k.a Anika Ostendorf, 26, writes and produces dream pop with an avant garde twist from whichever bedroom she is currently inhabiting.

contact / help

Contact Hachiku

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this track or account

If you like Hachiku, you may also like: