Premiere: Echotape – “Awakening” (Tokyo Night Mix)

29 Oct

When a band hails from a town called Wallop, it must be tempting to simply announce that they 'pack a real punch' and leave it at that. Who needs to actually listen to the music when you have a lazy zinger like that just waiting to be used? Such slapdashery is frowned upon here at Alphabet Bands and with good reason, packing a punch is not what Echotape are about. On "Awakening", these five guys from the south of England offer a gradual, building assault on the senses.

Already awash with melancholy, this Tokyo Night remix adds another layer of dark intensity to the track, soaring as it does over swirling, shimmering electronica then pitching back down into sombre glitchiness before rising once more to a rousing crescendo. Atmospheric doesn't do it justice.

The double A-side of "Shining" and "Awakening" is out now and available on iTunes. You can catch the band on tour in the coming weeks either on their own or supporting Mumiy Troll, dates are below.

Live Dates:
The Macbeth - London - Sat 29th September
Kasbah - Coventry - Fri 12th October
The Garage - London - Fri 9th November
The Louisiana W/Mumiy Troll - Bristol - Sun 11th November
The Haunt W/Mumiy Troll - Brighton - Tues 13th November
The Waterfront W/Mumiy Troll - Norwich - Weds 14th November
Mello Mello W/Mumiy Troll - Liverpool - Thurs 15th November
Rainbow W/Mumiy Troll - Birmingham - Fri 16th November
Concorde 2 W/Rubylux - Brighton - Sat 24th November

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One Response to “Premiere: Echotape – “Awakening” (Tokyo Night Mix)”

  1. name not supplied November 1, 2012 at 22:39 #

    we like this, swirlyness and plinky in places. he has a high range, impressive!

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