Pets With Pets
Pets With Pets say.. “Australia is a very ancient land. A wise old man man who on occasion loses control of his bladder, in a purely geological sense. It is an isolated land in the antipodes, when Europeans first came here they discovered all sorts of bizarre creatures and strange sounds coming from the land.. They were often very confused, but intrigued none the less. Nothing has changed in those thousands of years. Pets With Pets hold a true testament to the bizarre and ancient nature of Australia. Conceived in 2006 and slowly evolving throughout the last 6 years. Starting as an ambient solo project by Zayd Thring and slowly crawling out of this sea of tranquility and trying to walk on a very unstable land of unfamiliar rock, adding different instruments and band members like limbs through the years. Pets With Pets have outgrown all of their genre tagging labels such as Kraut-rock and have evolved through a cacophonous cyclone of releases and live shows through the years that has gained them the reputation of having one of the best live shows around today. With constantly changing lineups and sounds, they find themselves as the apex beast they are today, ready to survive the apocalypse and making the soundtrack to it”.
Starting in late 2006, with a home recorded EP, Zayd took on the moniker Pets With Pets soon thereafter. In 2007 he took on a drummer, the first of many that define the group over the years, and started playing shows as a band. From the start, Pets With Pets have garnered attention from the likes of NME, and have gained a cult following.
Last year saw the band releasing Saturday Aquatic Pixie Acid, released on Sensory Projects, to critical acclaim.
Alongside Zayd is bassist Ash Buscombe from Witch Hats, Will Macfarlane on synthesizer from The Shocking Pinks (who were signed to DFA Records) and Alex MacFarlane on drums.