PETE MAC PARADOX performs the song "NOTHING LASTS" for BalconyTV.
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PRESENTED BY JOANNE COLLINS
PRODUCED BY JOHN HOUGH & JOANNE COLLINS
Paradox are an Alternative Rock/Grunge Outfit from Cork, Ireland. Formed in 1996 by brothers Pete Mac and Mike Mac the early Paradox sound was heavily influenced by the Grunge Era of the 90's.
In 2009 Pete Mac recorded and released his first solo album titled 'In Limbo' followed by a solo tour of Germany.
By 2010 Pete and Mike were back rehearsing for a new Paradox album. Entitled 'Corporate Pollution' the album was recorded July 2010 at a secluded studio in Co. Kerry, Ireland and released in 2011.
'Mr. Bureaucracy' was chosen to be the first single with it's fast pulsing riffs and melodic vocal refrains. The band also shot a music video for 'Mr. Bureaucracy' in 2012 which was nominated for best song at the Berlin Music Video Awards, Dublin International short film and music awards the Portobello Film Festival London in 2013.In 2012 the 'Corporate Pollution' track 'Repress Excess' was used on the soundtrack for Canadian horror movie 'Truth' which screened at the Cannes Film Festival and won the Canada International Film Festival's Royal Reel Award.
Paradox have toured both Europe and the US as well as playing support to the likes of Therapy?, Kerbdog and Shonen Knife in 2013. 2014 saw Paradox back in the studio recording their 4th album to date at Wavefield Recording Studios in Bantry, West Cork. Titled 'Chapters' the new album combines a variety of new sounds some of which have not yet been heard on any previous Paradox album.
Paradox drummer Mike Mac joined his brother Pete in the studio for a session in May 2014 after dropping back from his Canadian travels to drum on 4 tracks on the album. The album was released in January 2015.
CREDITS / SPONSORS
JO COLL PRODUCTIONS, ELIZABETH FORT CORK
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