Album cover artwork for I'll Probably Be Asleep by HachikuI’ll Probably be Asleep is the debut from Melbourne-based Hachiku, led by songwriter Anika Ostendorf. It’s an extraordinary album, filled with poignant, playful, and powerful songs.

Contrary to the title, we find Hachiku wide awake and deeply focused on exploring the endless potential of pop music as a medium for expression and exchange. As we travel through the tracklist, Hachiku connects a variety of sounds and ideas, from textural electronic pop to atmospheric guitar-led gems.

Hachiku reflects on travel and return, finding community and home, as well as love, loss, freedom and oppression.

I’ll Probably be Asleep was recorded in numerous locations in Australia, Germany and beyond, with bandmates Georgia Smith, Jessie L. Warren, and Simon Reynolds. The result is a meticulously recorded and pieced-together portrait of an artist as a fearless navigator.

I’ll Probably Be Asleep by Hachiku is out November 13 via Milk! Records.

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