Cleveland post-hardcore/emo act Morning in May has signed to Manic Kat Records.
The solo act of Jake Bartolic has also unveiled a brand new single, “A “You Up” Text From Death”, honing his throwback emo style with a blistering post-hardcore spine on the new track.
With touring on the back burner for the duration of 2020, Bartolic has found new mediums through which to channel the indelible energy of Morning in May. In addition to partnering with Craig Mabbitt for “Orpheus in Retrospect”, a duo of huge covers ensured the Ohio native stayed busy in a challenging year; a breathy cover of Halsey’s “Without Me” and a blistering festive rendition of Fall Out Boy’s, “Yule Shoot Your Eye Out.” blazing a path for new original music in 2021.
Bartolic spoke exclusively to Outburn, to discuss Morning in May’s new record label, and the first new release on Manic Kat Records.