Studio Diary: Siobhan Cotchin - Miss Reckless EP

Studio Diary: Siobhan Cotchin - Miss Reckless EP

With her new EP out today, we go behind the scenes with the award winning Boorloo/Perth-based singer-songwriter

Image credit: Jarrad Levy

We’ve been big fans of Siobhan Cotchin here at Pilerats for a while, first premiering her 2020 singles Do You Know What I Mean and Just The Way It Is, before catching up with her last year to chat about her debut EP, Highways and Heartbreaks.

Since then, the alt-country and indie-rock fusing singer, songwriter and guitarist has had a huge 12 months, winning three WAM awards, playing BIGSOUND (as well as touring all around the country) being the first triple j Unearthed feature artist of this year and a whole lot more.

Now she’s readied her sophomore EP, Miss Reckless, a collection of five songs that sees Cotchin further honing her craft and injecting her music with more of an alt-rock with big, catchy results.

To celebrate the release of Miss Reckless, Cotchin took us behind the scenes with a photo studio diary - have a listen and get to know!

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Image credit: Michael Tartaglia

Listening intently....

A lot of time in the studio is spent listening back to what you’ve created, which is a little overwhelming but an important part of the process. I know I look angsty as hell but that’s just my concentration face I promise!

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Image credit: Michael Tartaglia

Nap time!

I get soooo tired in the studio and sometimes need a second to just breathe and rest. I try and take a breather whenever I can so I can be more present when I need to do another take or listen to a track.

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Image credit: Michael Tartaglia

Impromptu photoshoot with Michael!

It was so lovely having Michael Tartaglia with us for a day to take some pics, I feel super badass in these shots! This EP has a lot of attitude and guts and wanted to emulate that in these pics

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Walking Children in Nature.

Being so close to the beach was such a blessing. It was a great way to start the day and recharge. It was a great reset to the nervous system too because DAMN it was cold!

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Vocal take with a little assistance....

Don't try this at home kids! I'm not encouraging drinking... But having a shot before a vocal take got the job done! I had to get a little sassy for the song we recorded and Sam Ford said I should have a shot of Jameson (hi please sponsor me thank u). It BURRRRNEEEED but in the best way!

Siobhan Cotchin's new EP Miss Reckless is out now

Siobhan Cotchin Miss Reckless

SIOBHAN COTCHIN AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES
*supporting KINGSWOOD

Wednesday 7 June Sound City Port Lincoln *

Thursday 8 June Sound City Port Lincoln *

Friday 9 June Fat Controller Adelaide *

Saturday 10 June Western Hotel SA *

Sunday 11 June Hotel Victor Victor Harbour *

Thursday 15 June The Royal Bondi

Friday 16 June The Retreat Hotel Melbourne

Sunday, 18 June Bangers On The Green at Bangalow Bowlo Bangalow

Follow Siobhan Cotchin: Instagram / Facebook

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