Tired Cossack unveils his unique sonic realm in the latest album ‘I Know, I Guess’

I Know, I Guess is a compelling compilation of tunes masterfully navigating an introspective journey across genres, reflecting a world brimming with a blend of angst and joy.
15 October 2023

Ukrainian-Canadian singer-songwriter, Tired Cossack, reached its pinnacle with a compelling live performance in 2021. This marked the commencement of a flourishing career that has seen sold-out local headline shows and noteworthy appearances at major festivals, including the prestigious Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg, MB.

Known fondly as TC, Tired Cossack weaves a musical tapestry that defies conventions, merging post-punk, shoegaze-inspired indie rock, and a touch of alt-country twang. It’s a genre-bending expedition embracing simplicity and exuberance, navigating themes of joy and melancholy, all set against the backdrop of cold industrial rhythms intertwined with nods to Ukrainian folklore.

With his brand new album, I Know, I Guess, TC‘s trajectory takes yet another leap forward. The standout singles, Upper and Cowboy, have already become magnets for local, national, and international attention, securing coveted spots on playlists and radio waves.

I Know, I Guess is a compelling compilation of tunes masterfully navigating an introspective journey across genres, reflecting a world brimming with a blend of angst and joy.

A true testament to his evolution as a songwriter, this album marks a significant milestone in Tired Cossack‘s career. The artistic maturity is palpable, evident in the seamless fusion of bedroom-style self-tracking and expertly engineered recordings from Winnipeg-based House of Wonders studio. The result is a beautiful paradox within the songs, effortlessly swinging from frantic to thoughtful.

I Know, I Guess unmistakably signals that Tired Cossack‘s artistic voyage is just starting, offering audiences a captivating fusion of chaos and harmony, fear and joy—a journey into the beautiful paradoxes that shape Tired Cossack‘s distinctive sonic realm.

Continuing to engross audiences, TC‘s music functions as a vibrant soundtrack to the unfolding chapters of his burgeoning career, gradually etching an lasting mark on the musical landscape—one song at a time.

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Photos by K. Doer and R. Knaggs