9 Oct 2015
Gnoomes single Roadhouse (Edit) is released today!!
Roadhouse (Edit) is a shorter version of the first track off their debut album Ngan! which is released next Friday (16th).
You can buy the single here and all other main digital music sites
Plus preorder the album Ngan! from here
Listen to the track below:
Hotel Radio are going to be streaming Hey Colossus album launch tonight at the Electrowerkz.
You can listen to a great and exclusive Hey Colossus playlist at the moment then sit back and enjoy the show tonight here: Hotel radio
And there are some tickets left, so if you are in London, come and see one of the UK's best bands on top or their game live!! Tickets here: Baba Yaga Hut
7 Oct 2015
To celebrate the release of Gnoomes debut album Ngan! the band are heading into Europe for some shows, the dates and cities confirmed are:
20/10 RU - MOSCOW
21/10 RU - ST.PETE
22/10 EE - TALLINN
23/10 EE - TARTU
24/10 LV - RIGA
25/10 PL - WROCLAW
26/10 DE - DRESDEN
28/10 DE - HALLE
29/10 CZ - CHEB
30/10 DE - LEIPZIG (Annihilate Gathering Festival w/ Lay Llamas)
31/10 CZ - PRAGUE
(Check local press for venue and ticket info)
The band will then be heading into western Europe for shows in 2016
Preorder Ngan! here: Bandcamp
And listen to the single Roadhouse (Edit) below:
Mamuthones – Symphony For The Devil
The art of musical bastardry is a delicate one. Mamuthones cover the Rolling Stones track 'Sympathy for the Devil' from Beggars Banquet and the question is, do they have something relevant to contribute to the song's legacy? Well, if you to cover a song that sits so prominently in the public consciousness, then make it your own, stamp some personality on it, lest it be seen as some kind of commercially advantageous gesture.
Having said that, there is a kind of symmetry about Mamuthones covering a song about the devil and his malevolent deeds, given the group are steeped in the Italian occult. They take their name from the death-masked pre-Christian processions in Sardinia over 2000 years ago, a tradition that is honoured in Sardinia to this day...
Read the rest of the review here
6 Oct 2015
JOSEFIN ÖHRN + THE LIBERATION
Swedish band Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation – fronted by stunning singer Josefin Öhrn and Fredrik Joelson – share ‘Take My Beyond’, released via Rocket Recordings on 30 October. The track is a hypnotically dreamy taste of their “Sky gazing” psychedelic pop…
“It’s a continuum that flows beyond here and now, and psychedelic music seems to be a really powerful way to unveil those deeper oceans of being that are our true home.” explains Josefin. Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation release their debut album ‘Horse Dance’ on 6 November via Rocket Recordings.Catch the band play their first ever UK show at London’s Shacklewell Arms on 18 November. Tickets HERE
Se the full piece here: Fame Magazine
And preorder their debut album Horse Dance here
Website The Five Ws have asked Gnoomes some questions...
WHO are they?
“We are Gnoomes, Russian band from Perm, Urals. The line-up consists of Alex (bass & vox), Pasha (drums & percussion) and Dima (guitar). We (Alex and Pasha) played in another Russian garage band ‘Powlers’ about 5 years ago, but we wanted to make something more melodic without the groove loss. Besides, we had to work as event cover musicians in restaurants, local pubs and so on. It gave us lots of experience and mostly the will not to be involved in this sphere anymore. Have you ever seen Russian weddings? Ha-ha! You have to watch it on YouTube! So we started Gnoomes in early 2014 with another guitarist, then Dima came in and the Gnoomes story began.”
“During 2014 we rehearsed a lot and produced our first EP It’s moonbow-time, boy. This work was heavily influenced by classical and modern Shoegaze and Dream-pop bands like Slowdive, Cocteau Twins, Lotus Plaza etc. For example the last track Night Queen on the album was influenced by Axel Willner projects (Hands, The Field). At that time appeared the idea of ‘stargaze’: music that will never do harm to your ears, music for lying on the grass at night.”
“Pasha is a big fan of shoegaze scene, Alex is more keen on German krautrock and Dima loves traditional American music. We think about our track Roadhouse as a great symbiosis of what we’re all listening to.”...
Read the rest of the interview here
And preorder their debut album Ngan! here
5 Oct 2015
Take me Beyond is the first single from Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation's debut album Horse Dance and is released as a digital single on 30 October.
The single has already gained airplay on BBC 6Music – Lauren Laverne said she couldn't stop playing it, The Guardian's Alexis Petridis has been bigging it up in the paper, even Andy Bell from Ride/Oasis was singing the tracks praises on twitter.
See what Beats magazine says about the track here: Beats
And tickets for the bands FIRST EVER UK show, at the Shacklewell Arms on 18 November can be bought from here: Baba Yaga Hut
JOSEFIN ÖHRN + THE LIBERATION – TAKE ME BEYOND
Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation create a sonic kaleidoscope of dreamy altered state psychedelia with an hypnotic motorik drive.
The bands ever-expanding sound has a pop aesthetic bubbling under its surface and befitting their Nordic roots, but one that’s elevated skyward with a prismatic experimentation of kraurock-tinged repetition, dub echo and analogue curlicues. It’s a sound as biting as it is beatific, recalling in parts the work of Broadcast, Electrelane, Laika, Cat’s Eyes, The Creatures, Portishead and United States of America.
Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation is a Swedish band, fronted by Josefin Öhrn alongside Fredrik Joelson who heads up a collection of musicians called The Liberation. In the last twelve months, they have experienced a dramatic rise to prominence with their debut EP Diamond Waves leading to shows in their homeland with Goat and Les Big Byrd, a nomination for Best Newcomer at the Swedish Grammy and rapturously received appearances at festivals like Roskilde.
On 6th November, Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation release their debut album Horse Dance. The album is preceded by the single Take Me Beyond, which is released digitally on 30th October. Both are released via Rocket Recordings.
And listen to the track here: