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Sweat, the South London band who built and coded their own Virtual Reality venue ‘SweatNet’ from scratch during lockdown, today release their new single ‘Director’ featuring Kurdish superstar, artist and activist Dashni Morad. The track is the first new music from Sweat since ‘What Men Want’, which saw support from BBC Radio 1NMEDazedNownessDIYThe Line of Best Fit, Clash and Gigwise to name a few.  
Both tracks feature on the band’s upcoming ‘Sentimental Sunset’ EP, a four-track collection which will be released on 4th December, with a special Virtual Reality show at SweatNet following on Monday 7th.
Self-produced and with a self-made video (which cost just £1 until someone crashed a drone), ‘Director’, with its experimental sonic palette and irresistibly huge chorus, firmly marks Sweat out as one of the most unique and creative bands around. Always ones to push boundaries and incorporate sounds from outside the western popular music canon, they reached out to Dashni Morad to feature on the track, after a chance meeting at Corsica Studios. Getting in the studio together bought a whole new dimension to the track, as frontman Dante Traynor explains;
“The groove was driven by our love for middle eastern pop, so to work with Dashni Morad was a dream come true.  Her voice perfectly conveys the mythical power of the Director as she rises from success to success.  Once we’d recorded the chorus together, Dashni wanted to try some vocals in the Kurdish mountain singing style. We all just sat with our eyes closed while she did a freeform take all the way through the song – it was one of the most powerful emotional experiences we’ve had in the studio.”
Treading an intriguing line between the digital and physical worlds, with both their music and aesthetic, Sweat are fast proving a force to be reckoned with and with the release of ‘Director’ and the ‘Sentimental Sunset’ EP are firmly set to make their mark as one of the most unique, creative and exciting bands around.