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New Design!

December 28, 2009 by Rasmus

A new year will soon arrive and in this new year a new Efterklang album will arrive.
To embrace these nice and future events Efterklang.net has just been giving a new design by Hvass&Hannibal.

We hope you like the new design and will like 2010 and our forthcoming album!
- Efterklang

Posted in Efterklang, Magic Chairs

MAGIC CHAIRS TOUR! – USA, UK, France and Barcelona!

December 15, 2009 by Rasmus

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Hello Sweet Friends!!!!

February 22nd (23rd in the US) 2010 we release our third album Magic Chairs and we can´t wait!!! (free download and album details can be found here)

But lets talk about concerts now! We can announce 24 new concerts today!! We will go on tour with our new 7-piece live band consisting of yours truly (Mads, Casper, Thomas and Rasmus) and then with the addition of Heather W. Broderick, her brother Peter Broderick and long time friend Frederik Teige. These three people also play an important part on our new album btw.

February 2010
19th – By:Larm Festival, Oslo Norway (info)
20th – By:Larm Festival, Oslo Norway (info)

March
2nd – First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia PA USA, support: Balmorhea
3rd – Le Poisson Rouge, New York NY USA, support: Balmorhea
4th – TT The Bears, Boston MA USA, support: Balmorhea
5th – La Sala Rosa, Montreal PQ Canada, support: Balmorhea
6th – El Mocambo, Toronto ONT Canada, support: Balmorhea
7th – The Pike Room, Detroit MI USA, support: Balmorhea
8th – Lincoln Hall, Chicago IL USA, support: Balmorhea
11th – The Triple Door, Seattle WA USA, support: Balmorhea
12th – Biltmore, Vancouver BC Canada, support: Balmorhea
13th – Doug Fir, Portland OR USA, support: Balmorhea
15th – Bottom Of The Hill, San Francisco CA USA, support: Balmorhea
16th – Spaceland, Los Angeles CA USA, support: Balmorhea

April
20th – Concorde 2, Brighton UK (£10 advance /£12 door – ticket info)
21st – Shepherds Bush Empire, London UK (£15 – ticket info)
22nd – O2 Academy, Oxford UK (£10 advance /£12 door – ticket info)
23rd – Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh UK (£10 advance – ticket info)
24th – Black Box, Belfast UK (£10 advance – ticket info)
25th – Whelan’s, Dublin IE (€17.50 advance – ticket info)
27th – Metropolis, Bristol UK (£8 advance – ticket info)
28th – Nouveau Casino, Paris France
29th – Grand Mix, Tourcoing (Lille) France
30th – VIP, Saint Nazaire (Nantes) France

May
1st – Centrifugeuse, Pau France
2nd – La [2] de Apolo, Barcelona Spain (€15/18 – ticket info)

More to come…


photo by Colin Quinn, Manchester 2009

Posted in Concerts, Efterklang, Magic Chairs

Slaraffenklang returns for 2 Danish concerts

December 8, 2009 by Rasmus

About a year ago we played a concert together with our good friends in Slaraffenland. We morphed our bands together, called it Slaraffenklang and played each other songs in new versions as a 12 piece rock band. You can still download a free live EP, recorded at that concert, over at rumraket.com/shop/freedownloads.html

Now the mutant band returns! Slaraffenklang will come back to do two concerts and then it will go back to sleep in its monster hideout. Here are the dates:

23.01 – Aarhus, DK – Slaraffenklang Concert! @ Voxhalltickets
24.01 – Copenhagen, DK – Slaraffenklang Concert! @ Skuespilshusettickets

Slaraffenklang

Posted in Concerts, Efterklang, Rumraket, Slaraffenklang

Performing Parades Tour – it ends in Lucerne tonight!

December 6, 2009 by Rasmus

it started 5,5 weeks ago in London with the Performing Parades concert with Britten Sinfonia and then we continued as a 7 piece and tonight we are playing concert number 30 of the tour and then it is over!

Tonight is also the last concert for Katrine who has substituted for Heather on this tour. We will get to play with her again sooner than later but we will miss her, she has been so nice to have with on tour!

Thanks to all that came out for the shows. We thoroughly enjoyed playing for you and we are bringing so many nice memories with us home (and cheese – just bought some more nice cheese in Switzerland today!).

Very soon we can start letting you know about our whereabouts for 2010. The new record is out February 22nd so we will be “out” shortly after.

If you would like to see more pictures go to our flickr page – flickr.com/photos/efterklang-recordings/

Posted in Efterklang

Magic Chairs – our new album! – listen to new song!

November 19, 2009 by Rasmus

Today we can announce the release date, tracklist, artwork and title of our new album! We are also happy to tell you that you can download the opening song for free right now!

February 22nd 2010 we will release our third full length album and we are exited! We’re calling this new baby for Magic Chairs and we are curious to find out how you will like it as it definitely introduces a new Efterklang sound.

We have been working on the album since January 2009 and we have played and tested several of the new songs on the road throughout the year on our different tours. We recorded the album in Feedback Recording studio in Århus and in Black Tornado, STC Studio and our own studio (all three) in Copenhagen. The record is mixed by our new friend Gareth Jones (Depeche Mode, Nick Cave & Grizzly Bear) and I think we dare to say that we are very proud of it!

Magic Chairs is our first album on our new home 4AD. This fine and legendary label will release Magic Chairs across the globe except for Scandinavia where we will release the album on our own Rumraket label.

Tracklist:
01: Modern Drift
02: Alike
03: I Was Playing Drums
04: Raincoats
05: Harmonics
06: Full Moon
07: The Soft Beating
08: Scandinavian Love
09: Mirror Mirror
10: Natural Tune

Magic Chairs is out February 22nd 2010 – we hope you will like it!

As usual Hvass&Hannibal have made the artwork for the new album and we totally love what they came up with!

xoxoxox
Mads, Casper, Thomas and Rasmus

Posted in Efterklang, Magic Chairs

German Tour – Starts This Week in Berlin

November 16, 2009 by Barnabas

Lieben Deutschen
We’re coming your way this week, and we’re very excited. It’s always been a pleasure playing in your country!

This time around, there’s a nice blend of good oldies, and exotic newbies on the map. On Wednesday (18/11) we’re starting out in Berlin. After that we’ll be heading towards Austria, Turkey, Switzerland & Italy. See the full plan below.

Hope to see you and your friends!
Much love from all of us

Germany:
18.11 – Berlin, DE / Festsaal Kreuzberg / w. Sandy Bird / tickets
19.11 – Köln, DE / Kulturbunker Mülheim / tickets
20.11 – Bochum, DE / Bahnhoof Langendreer / w. Eagle and Talon / tickets
21.11 – Hannover, DE / Junges Schauspiel
22.11 – Osnabrueck, DE / Glanz und Gloria / w. Sandy Bird / tickets
24.11 – Hamburg, DE / Knust / tickets
25.11 – Leipzig, DE / UT Connewitz / w. Early Day Miners & Jersey / tickets
26.11 – Dresden, DE / BeatPol / w. Bored man over Board / tickets

Austria:
27.11 – Ebensee, AT / Kino
28.11 – Vienna, AT / Fluc Wanne

Turkey:
29.11 – Istanbul, Turkey / Indigo / Address / Hosted by Bant NO:21

Switzerland & Italy:
01.12 – Zurich, CH / Rote Fabrik / tickets
02.12 – Milan, IT / Casa 139 / tickets
03.12 – Basel, CH / 1. Stock / Supp. Ladina Robert / tickets
04.12 – Aarau, CH / Flösserplatz / w. The Black Heart Procession / tickets
05.12 – Luzern, CH / Treibhaus / tickets

Posted in Concerts, Efterklang, Tour

Watch the Recreating Parades documentary online now

November 11, 2009 by Rasmus

Soundvenue.com is hosting the documentary on their site for a week.
Recreating Parades takes you behind the scene of the Performing Parades Concert we did last year with The Danish National Chamber Orchestra.

The documentary can also be found on our newest release Performing Parades and it is made by Ralf Christensen and Anders Bøtter.

WATCH THE DOCUMENTARY HERE (please note this version is without subtitles)

Posted in Efterklang, Film

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