Our good friends at Random Static have finally gotten around to offering all previous Vostok Lake albums (and Daphne's pre-VL solo albums) for download, both in MP3 and glorious lossless FLAC format. Stay tuned for announcements about a major Vostok Lake gig in early 2020; and for news about the long awaited second album, Comics and Stories. The short version is: 7 songs are in the can. How can you help us finish it???
Colour photography by Cindy Mannion
B&W photography by Chris Double
Auckland lesbian electropop duo VOSTOK LAKE will be performing a special Valentine's Day set at the Dog's Bollix, just off K' Road in Auckland.
VOSTOK LAKE is Tricia Hall (vocals) and Daphne Lawless (keyboards) - a married couple as well as a musical duo - who have been bringing their combination of synth-pop, progressive rock, performance poetry and queer cabaret to Auckland audiences since 2018.
So I just manually imported most of the good stuff from the old, deprecated Wordpress blog, for the historical record.The even older stuff from the MySpace blog appears to have hit the bitbucket.
Tricia takes lead vocals on Army of Light
Vostok Lake was more or less on hiatus for 4 years. We seemed to have reached the limits of what we could do as a one-woman band. We started recording for Comics and Stories with Tricia in mid-2015, and Tricia's pregnancy and subsequent birth of our daughter took up most of our attention for the next couple of years. Finally, the time had come to unleash the Vostok Lake Expanded Edition...