NZ indie-rockers Mako Road soar with their psychedelic new single, ‘Helicopter’

NZ indie-rockers Mako Road soar with their psychedelic new single, ‘Helicopter’

The hazy new track will have you longing for summer music festival moshpits.

Christchurch four-piece Mako Road are back with a new single, ‘Helicopter’, marking another success for the indie-rockers.

Since hitting the ground running full pelt in 2018 with the release of two EPs, The Green Superintendent and Local Safari, the NZ outfit have gained a loyal following with their blend of hazy, psych-rock.

‘Helicopter’ is the perfect summer soundtrack, wielding a hypnotic beat, dreamy riffs and an instantly catchy chorus. And just when they know they’ve got you in the palm of their hand, the track breaks into a kaleidoscopic guitar solo that’ll have you daydreaming of stinking hot days in festival moshpits with a warm tinnie in hand.

Having built a reputation for their electric live sets through appearances at the likes of Splendour In The Grass and Electric Avenue as well their own sold-out headline tours, the ‘Helicopter’ film clip captures the spirit of their intoxicating stage presence.

Documenting their recent sold-out show at Auckland’s Powerstation, the video sees the band totally in their element as they have the whole room hanging on every note.

It’s a safe bet you’ll be hearing this tune a lot over this summer season.

Watch the film clip for ‘Helicopter’ below.

‘Helicopter’ is out now. For more from Mako Road, check them out on Spotify

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