Alea Clark is responsible for the delicate vocals and Jeremiah Ackermann the complex drumming of the New West art-rock trio Douse, which creates esoteric and emotive guitar-driven tracks that you can sample here.

Favourite party memory (Alea): “On Halloween a few years ago, Jeremiah and I were too lazy to figure out costumes, so we dressed up as our bandmate Patrick [Farrugia]. We painted on facial hair, slicked back our hair badly, and threw on matching sweaters. When we showed up to Patrick’s house party with our corresponding moustache/sideburn combo, everyone at the party broke out in laughter except Patrick himself. He was less than amused. It was probably our best group costume to date.”

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