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How Long Does It Take / 12"
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How Long Does It Take / 12"

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Mildlife 'How Long Does It Take' / 12" Vinyl EP

Limited Edition 12" Vinyl of How Long Does It Take.
Limited to 500 copies
Pressed independently in Melbourne Australia 


Mildlife return with a brand new 12" Single entitled How Long Does It Take? The track will come as a welcome surprise to die-hard fans, as it has been used as the high energy closer for the band’s live shows over the past year. 

How Long? is a pulsing dark-matter-powered locomotive plowing through the upper atmosphere. In it’s early moments, Rhodes and flute paint an optimistic horizon of glistening stars that transforms into pulsating bass, drum & vocal groove as tight as the vacuum of space. As the train pushes beyond the atmosphere, its structure & sonic makeup transforms and adapts ensuring momentum is never lost. In it’s closing moments you wave goodbye as it ventures far beyond the horizon wondering if one day it will return to near earth orbit. 

The B-side of the 12" comes with not one, but two remixes direct from the originator of Cosmic Disco Daniele Baldelli and his partner in crime Marco Dionigi. The band met Baldelli on tour in Sicily where they had been invited by Giles Peterson to play at his Ricci Weekender on the outskirts of Catania. They bonded over a mutual sound and Baldelli jumped at the opportunity to remix the song. The first remix twists a song already primed for the dance floor and pushes into the territory of a late night burner, Whereas the...  more


released April 12, 2019 

Mildlife are James Donald, Adam Halliwell, Kevin McDowell, Tomas Shanahan. 

Recorded on December 28, 2018 at Head Gap studio in Preston, Victoria, Australia. 
James Donald - Drums 
Adam Halliwell - Guitar/Flute 
Kevin McDowel - Rhodes/Synthesisers 
Tomas Shanahan - Bass 
Craig Shanahan - Congas & Shaker 
Engineer - Rohan Sforcina 
Mixing - Steven Schram 
Mastering - Joseph Carra 
Artwork - Confetti Studio 

Written by Dale Bordin, James Donald, Adam Halliwell, Kevin McDowell & Tomas Shanahan. 

Additional Production on Tracks 2 & 3 by Daniele Baldelli & Marco Dionigi