Auckland via Texas, psych-wave group Makeshift Parachutes share ‘The Hole’, a compelling episode of synthesized textures and sweeping melodies, accompanied by a haunting, off-kilter video directed by Craig Murray and produced by Stephanie Escalante.

Makeshift Parachutes is Sharif O’Connor (guitar/keys), Daniel O’Connor (bass/vocals), Christian McCollum (vocals/guitar) and Arthur Brewer (drums/keys).

Formed in 2013, in a wine cellar somewhere in the depths of Austin’s City Limits, the psychedelic quartet began piecing together their electric live show and having fun with effects/gear along the way. When the O’Connor brothers returned home to Aotearoa in 2015, McCollum and Brewer followed, and the rest is history. Since then, Makeshift Parachutes have shared a small catalogue of releases online, including ‘King Eeyore’s Xanax Party’, which was released in May 2018.

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