How Many Padmes Hum?


"Thankfully, someone out there discovered drugs. Or, rather, they borrowed a load of their dad's psychedelic records. Now, fronted by Tame Impala, the lo-fi, kaleidoscopic scene out in Australasia is booming. Zen Mantra, the project of 17-year-old bedroom producer, Sam Perry, is the latest enrollment into the continents already stella alumni" - Noisey (UK)

"The bedroom project of 17-year-old New Zealander Sam Perry brings to mind everything that made Gross Magic so exciting a few years back. His songs are riff-laden beasts packed with anthemic choruses" - NME

"Much like its name would lead you to believe, 'La La La La La' will entrance you from the get-go, providing a melody that seems familiar and will cause increasingly enthusiastic hum-a-longs with each listen." -Earmilk

"With How Many Padmes Hum?, Perry has produced an impressive set of songs, cohesive and creative. It’s refreshing when the content of a bedroom-produced LP can outshine commercial efforts..." -Under the Radar