Melbourne musician Boats, also known as Blake Paterson has just released his debut EP Release. Largely inspired by travels through Barcelona, Helsinki and beyond, his unique brand of emotive, ambient tunes have really swept us up and away.
In fact, you can stream the whole thing right here:
There’s a myriad influences and styles felt throughout the EP, and we wanted to delve a little more into it. SO we asked Boats a few questions about some of his favourite music to listen to:
My favourite track to wake up to is… Nick Cave, Higgs Boson Blues
The best track for cooking is… RRR (Stream here)
My favourite love song is… Lower Dens, I Get Nervous
The best track for sweet love makin’ is… Inc., Angel
My favourite song to sing in the shower is… I whistle random melodies in between eating an apple mostly.
I love going to sleep listening to… Rat & Co
I can’t stop dancing when I hear… Lower Dens, Rosie
Boats is celebrating the EP release on May 1 at Shebeen in Melbourne! Tickets available here.