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Efterklang Share New Song, 'Apples'

5th September 2012
Efterklang Share New Song, 'Apples'

Danish trio Efterklang have shared a new track from their forthcoming album Piramida, out September 24th. The song, 'Apples' is now available to download for free from www.efterklang.net or the widget below.

"'Apples' was one of the first songs we wrote for the album after our return from the trip to Piramida. Like many of the other songs on the album 'Apples' is inspired by the cycle of human creations - that being creations like an entire city left to decay in the Arctic or the cycles of our interpersonal relationships in life. 'Apples' is mainly a song about letting go of love in the attempt of finding it again." - Efterklang

As with most of Piramida, 'Apples' draws heavily from sound recordings taken from the deserted town, some of which were later processed and synthesized into more traditional musical scales by the band back at their base in Berlin, Germany. Striking spikes protruding from concrete blocks were manipulated into the metallic marimba sounds heard on 'Apples' whilst a micro-sample of the world's northernmost grand piano found standing in Piramida's former concert hall formed the song's core synth sounds.

To coincide with the release of Piramida, Efterklang will perform the album in its entirety with orchestras in concert halls around the globe. The live shows will feature Budgie (Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Creatures) on drums. All other tour dates are listed below.

September
14th – Meeting House Square / ABSOLUT Dublin Fringe, Dublin w/ The Major Lift Orchestra
15th – Cork Opera House, Cork w/ The Major Lift Orchestra
22nd – The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York w/ The Wordless Music Orchestra
October
10th - Konservatoriets Koncertsal (Det Gamle Radiohus), Copenhagen, DK w/ Copenhagen Phil
12th - Kulturværftet, Helsingor, DK w/ Copenhagen Phil
23rd - The Sage, Gateshead w/ Northern Sinfonia
24th - Usher Hall, Edinburgh w/ Northern Sinfonia
27th - Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry w/ Northern Sinfonia
28th - Dome, Brighton w/ Northern Sinfonia
29th - Bridgewater Hall, Manchester w/ Northern Sinfonia
30th - Barbican, London w/ Northern Sinfonia
November
7th - Catharinakerk, Einhoven, NL w/ Sinfonia Rotterdam
8th - AB, Brussels, BE w/ Sinfonia Rotterdam
December – Efterklang & their 7-piece live band
1st - A38, Budapest, HU
2nd - Arena, Vienna, AT
3rd - Centraltheater, Leipzig, DE
4th - Kampnagel, Hamburg, DE
5th - Volksbühne, Berlin, DE
11th - Gebäude 9, Cologne, DE
12th -Laiterie, Stasbourg, FR
13th -Café De La Danse, Paris, FR
14th - Brotfabrik, Frankfurt, DE
15th - Glocksee, Hannover, DE
January 2013
18th - Uppsala Konsert & Kongress (w/ Modern Fantazias), Uppsala, SE

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