Dream On Dreamer last week released their new album ‘Songs Of Soulitude‘ in stores and online, now the Melbourne band are out on tour to launch it live.

Catch them tonight at The Metro Lair in Sydney on and Max Watt’s in Melbourne on Saturday night.

Next weekend they’ll be in Brisbane, followed by Adelaide and Perth in December.

Joining them on all shows will be Polaris. Tickets are available for all shows, grab links [Here].

To find out more about the album, the band answered our On The Record questions this week. Hit play below and listen while you read about it.


Tell us about the artwork.
Marcel actually does all the artwork for Dreamer which is cool. The theme of the artwork follows the album vibe of solitude and soul searching, from the darkness into the light (the centrefold of the album booklet is breathtaking)

What format/s will it be released on and how will it be packaged?
It has been released in jewel-case which you can pick up at JB Hi-Fi and any other good retailer. We’ll be printing a limited run of vinyl really soon, with a few sneaky surprises for that run too. It is available worldwide on iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp etc too 🙂

Who will it be released through, and when?
We self funded the whole process this time around, from the trip to Atlanta, Georgia and working with some of our favourite producers from across the US, so it has been an absolute roller coast ride for us. It came out on Friday the 13th and to watch it sit so high in the charts was a really proud moment for us after so much sacrifice and hard work on the project from beginning to end.

Tell us about the studio and why you chose to record there?
Glow In The Dark Studios. Hmmmm where do I start? This is the place where dreams come true and records with a LOT of soul get cut. It’s situated in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia and this city alone has a musical vibe that you can feel EVERYWHERE. The studio was no different. Steeped in history, glow in the dark has been home to bands like Copeland, Underoath, Norma Jean, The Chariot and many, many more.

Tell us about the producer / engineer and why you chose to record with them?
Matt Goldman has produced most of my favourite records even from back in my christian music days. It was an honour to work with him so closely on making a record that has literally been my dream since i was 12.

Did you go into the writing process with a clear direction in mind?
Yes and No. Thats a hard question because I think no matter how much of a clear direction you THINK you have, shits gonna change. The trick is to be open to change and ready to make the best track possible X 10 and i think we were able to do that on this record. So i guess in answering the question, the vision was clear but our minds were open enough to do what needed to be done musically.

Were you listening to anything in particular during the writing / recording process that influenced the songs at all?
We were pumping Twenty One Pilots album sitting out the back in a loading bay smoking some pretty great herbal remedies most afternoons. That and ALOT of The National for me. I take influence from most things i listen to in music and I’m sure the other guys are the same. All the things I’ve picked up sonically and technically over the years have definitely been put into every record I’ve made but it’s hard to put an exact finger on each influence.

Were there any albums you were referencing in the studio to aim for a certain type of sound production wise?
I think Matt Goldman has a certain way to his production. We went there knowing full well that he would be able to guide our sound into that pocket where everything is really real and in your face. We didn’t over-produce this album. What you hear on this record is how it was played and how we sang it. So anything Goldman has done in the past definitely would have been an influence.

How long did you spend in the studio recording?
5 weeks all up. Got to really enjoy Atlanta. It is such a beautiful city and I got to visit Nashville and a few other cool spots while we were there so that was epic.

Tell us a little about the recording process the band used?
Pretty straight forward. We just tracked a whole bunch of drums then started to layer it all out starting with guitars. We did plenty of cool days working with sounds and techniques we haven’t used before on guitar and some keys we played with a lot on the record too.

Was this any different to previous processes you have used?
The process as a whole was just much more organic. It wasn’t a whole lot different but it had a feel to it and we knew the end product was going to be very rewarding after all the long hours and hard work.

Any guests involved? if so, who.. and what did they do?
Deny Agosto played drums on the record and ABSOLUTELY played it! You should check out his latest work in POLYENSO or some heavier jams in his Oceana on the Birtheater album.

Any particular equipment outside your usual live gear used in the process?
Not really, just a few different techniques on the usual suspects. Again though, some cool sounds with keys.

Any memorable studio moments?
Atlanta is famous for a lot of things and The Claremont Lounge is definitely high on the list. Chris and I would go to Karaoke nights with our buddy Tyler and go ham until the early hours every Tuesday night. I was singing MJ at the top of my lungs and look over to see a lovely elderly woman staring at me from the top of the other bar with her tits on fire….that shit happened. She was chill about it too.

Any additional tracks recorded that didn’t make the cut but may see the light of day sometime?
Yeh theres three or four tracks that we might press in the future. People aren’t gonna know what’s hit them with S.O.S. so we’ll have to wait a while to be fair 😉

What track/s are you most looking forward to playing live?
A good mix from over the years with a predominant mix from Songs of Solitude and Loveless

How would you compare the final product to previous releases?
Songs of Solitude has a lot more imagination and freedom about it. The expression really shows and the honesty and emotion make for a journey that draws the listener in further and further from ‘Souls on Fire’ until ‘Violent Pictures’ brings you down to earth again.

Anything else you want to say or about the release?
Go pick it up NOWWWWWWWWWWWW and come hang out at a show over the next two weeks, tickets available from www.dreamondreamer.com LOVE YOU ALLLLL.


With guests POLARIS
20th – Metro Lair, Sydney [Lic/AA] * Note venue change, tickets for Factory Theatre remain valid.
21st – Max Watt’s, Melbourne [18+]
28th – The Brightside, Brisbane [18+]
17th – Fowlers Live, Adelaide [Lic/AA]
18th – Rosemount Hotel, Perth [18+]
—> Tickets available now.
—> For more information, visit [Here].


1 Souls on Fire 4:54
2 Vertigo 3:32
3 Society to Anxiety 3:36
4 Malice 3:05
5 Snowpiercer 5:15
6 Innocence 2:27
7 Delirium 3:47
8 Open Sun 4:25
9 Pariah 3:45
10 Violent Pictures 3:52