Van Panther is an experimental indie-rock band melding shoegaze and post-punk based in Limerick City, Ireland.
To date, the vicarious pop underlings have released three commercially available extended plays:
'Café Van Hemel' in 2016, 'Hark!' in 2017 & 'Overcast' in 2019.
They also released two singles in 2020, 'To Live & Die' and 'Home'.
Van Panther released the first single off of their upcoming album, 'Compos Mentis' on the 24th of March, 2023. They then released their second single, 'A History of Violence' on the 28th of July, 2023. Following the release of their third single, the band is planning on releasing their debut album independently in late-2023.
"Van Panther's unique fusion of experimental pop, post-punk and nostalgia-heavy indie-rock has marked them as one of the most compelling alternative acts in the country." - Hot Press
"There is something special about this band. The vibrant unique instrumental brakes and perfect blends of electronic, alternative, pop and indie will leave you gobsmacked." - Indie Buddie, writing on Overcast EP
“There's an infectious quality to the groove carried between the bass and drum parts. The vocals and guitars are delivered like so much of the NY indie music of the 2000s, the synths, whirling leads ensure the track has more than enough character to land itself on this week's list." - Luke Sharkey, Nialler 9, writing on single 'The Cutters' taken from Overcast EP
“Really infectious song; quirky keys, atmospheric, and it all just carries you the whole way through... Loads of character, it's hook, after hook, after hook. Definitely one to watch." - Gemma Bradley, BBC Radio Ulster, speaking about the song 'No Seasons' taken from Overcast EP
"The single is a strange concoction of genres that – on paper– shouldn't compliment each other. Somehow, though, the band have made 'To Live and Die' a cohesive, infectious track. Using rock and post-punk as a springboard from which to jump into other genres, the group marry electronic-infused pop production with alternative instrumentation." - Hot Press writing on single 'To Live & Die'