Like we mentioned earlier, our new album Status Seeking will be released on September 4! Saskia screen-printed the sleeves herself and it will be available in a numbered edition of 350 copies. You can pre-order the LP right now at our store and on Bandcamp, where you can listen to False Flag, another new song.… Read more
Matthew Barlow – The Typescript
New single + Gigantic bicycle festival
Today we released Dark Dream, the first single off our new album. It’s available for free on Bandcamp. Check it out! The album itself will finally be released on September 4 (more news about that soon).
On August 1 the premiere took place of us doing a live set for the Gigantic Bicycle Festival (you can still watch it on YouTube or in our video section).
Marcel Ozymantra – Zone 5300 magazine
Crowdfunding + upcoming (radio)shows
Yesterday we’ve started our campaign at Voor de Kunst to raise funds to release our new album, Status Seeking. If you want to help us out, just follow this link. Thanks in advance!
In the meantime we’ll be doing some shows in Amsterdam and Wormerveer; the first time we play as a full band since November 2015!… Read more
Back in the studio
Last Friday we have been recording The Clash song Deny with producer/engineer Ryan Hadlock for the forthcoming compilation Hearts & Minds & Crooked Beats. Old friend and multi-instrumentalist Wim Elzinga joined us on banjo for the occassion.
It was great to work with Ryan and we are very proud of the results!
Benefiting the International Rescue Committee, Hearts & Minds & Crooked Beats will feature bands and visual artists who created work inspired by The Clash and celebrating their music and human rights message.… Read more
Release party + other upcoming gigs
This Saturday there will be a Changing Lights release party at De Nieuwe Anita in Amsterdam. The line-up also features The Howl Ensemble and Mankes, while DJ Viso will be spinning some records. A splendid time is guaranteed for all.
Next week we’re playing at Vessel 11 (Rotterdam) with Laura Palmer. And after that, we’ll do a short tour through France and Belgium in October (see agenda for more info).… Read more
Changing Lights – Out now!
Our new album, Changing Lights, has been released today!
The LP is pressed on transparent blue vinyl and includes a download card (it’s also available as a separate digital download).
You can buy a copy here – or you can go to the ‘store’ page on this site.
UPDATE: The whole album can be streamed at the VPRO/3voor12 Luisterpaal.
LP: Presto Chango Records PCR 008-1 (on transparent blue vinyl)
Released: May 18, 2015
1. Spiral Song
2. My Instincts
4. On the Beach
6. Changing Lights
8. Leave of Absence
11. Cold Water
12. Into the Wide
Saskia van der Giessen – vocals, guitar, violin, viola
Arne Wolfswinkel – guitar, bass, keys
Bas Snabilie – drums
Sarah Malpass – backing vocals (here and there)
Corno Zwetsloot – percussion on track 3
Recorded at the Next to Jaap Studio, Voorhout, June 7-9, 2014
Recorded & mixed by Corno Zwetsloot
Mastered by Tammo Kersbergen
Cover design by Arne Wolfswinkel
Note: Circles is a song by Pete Townshend / The Who
Listen to this album in our store.
Changing Lights & Corno
On May 18 we will release our fourth full-length album, titled Changing Lights (the last part in our ‘light’ trilogy, if you like). It will be available on blue vinyl and as a digital download – yes we know, if we were really modern it would have been available on cassette as well. You can listen to the the song Head in the music player, a video of the title track was made by Pim Christian.… Read more