This week sees 4AD release inc.’s full-length debut, no world. A soulful opening statement, the eleven-track album provides a calm, inviting, smoke-filled place where voices carry, drums crack through an empty room, and deep lows envelope the air. Angelic and personal, no world is at once declarative and quietly poetic.
no world was written, recorded and mixed by Andrew and Daniel Aged in the winter of 2011. Inspired by their long-standing love for R&B and soul music, it’s also rooted in the brothers’ experiences with the many notable musical figures who they’ve worked closely with in the past. Andrew’s ardent, poignant vocals and nuanced guitar are prominent throughout, while Daniel’s defining contribution is in his expressive bass playing, considered production,
and deep rhythmic awareness.
Today Efterklang have presented the new video for 'The Living Layer', the fifth song on their fourth album, Piramida.
Made by Malthe Fischer & Eleanor Bock Lund, the video features the dancers Karis Zidore, Olivia Riviere, Nanna Stigsdatter and Meleat Fredrikson. Collages of roadside snow and modern Copenhagen architecture provide the setting for a 'cosmic journey' through the song.
Watch the video below. Efterklang tour throughout the year. All dates here.
In 2010, Yoko Ono performed several shows with the Plastic Ono Band and special guests at the Orpheum in Los Angeles. Among the guests of Iggy Pop, Mike Watt, Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Perry Farrell, RZA, Lady Gaga, Carrie Fisher and Joseph Gordon-Levitt performing songs from throughout Yoko’s career were tUnE-yArDs, an act she had recently fallen in love with.
Their update of the 1972 lyrics of Yoko's ’We're All Water’ was to prove a highlight and shortly afterwards, Yoko...
Having recently announced the new album, Ghost on Ghost, Iron & Wine are ready to announce their first shows in Europe for nearly two years.
Starting in late-May, Sam Beam has hand picked the following tour of seven shows in six countries...
29th - Olympia Theatre, Dublin
30th - Opera House, Manchester
31st - The Barbican, London
1st - La Cigalle, Paris
2nd - Vrendenburg, Utrecht
3rd - Cirque Royal, Brussels
5th - Admiralspalast, Berlin
George Lewis Jr. aka Twin Shadow, is pleased to confirm he has plans to head out on the road for yet another lengthy tour in support of his most recent album, Confess.
In keeping with a precedent set by the 'Hair Cut' and 'Ton Up' tours, this next stretch of dates will adhere to a theme, and it is with this in mind that we present you with the list of upcoming 'True Story' tour dates, and some words about them from George himself:
"You know when someone tells a story and says “crazier...