Hawelka – Der Taucher – Audio

The Stuttgart (Germany) electro-rock trio of Petr Novak (Vocals / Guitar), Jan Georg Plavec (Synth) and Christian Seyffert (Drums), known as Hawelka, release the LP Liebe Oder Hass on the 19th.

Hawelka

Hawelka

Introduced on the video only site back in 2016Liebe Oder Hass (available on bandcamp) has a more pressing and compressed delivery, with the keys giving the songs a muddy resonance as they blur the sides of guitar while percussion pulses the eardrums as the expressive vocal gives the material a gritty texturing.

Der Taucher is the second of the nine tracks on the album.

website

For more release news, join Emerging Indie Bands on Twitter.

Actual Figures – Slave – Audio

The Germany based electronica duo Actual Figures will be releasing the EP Good Wuck Wif Yr Stwuggles on the 1st of November.

Actual Figures

Actual Figures

The duo of Marie Mark Andersen from Denmark and Brandon Davis from the USA bring a wide net of influences to their music which is reflected in the variety of the output, which stretches from ambient to overpowering, yet always of primordial resolution and societal commentary.

The first song to surface from the forthcoming EP is the glitchy-techno track – Slave.

website

Emerging Indie Bands on Facebook is where you will discover more release news.

Valeska Rautenberg – Judas – Audio

The German downtempo creator Valeska Rautenberg released the EP Ariel Minds yesterday.

Valeska Rautenberg

Valeska Rautenberg

Ariel Minds (available on bandcamp) is the first of four EPs, each themed around one of the elements – this exploring the intangible nature of Air with each of the songs approaching the construct from a different musical perspective.

The closer is Judas.

social media page

For more release news, join Emerging Indie Bands on Google+.

Ritzy Park – Mama Earth – Audio

The Germany based alt-rock quintet Ritzy Park are finalising details for their début EP – What We Know.

Ritzy Park - photo by Julian Schwarzenberg

Ritzy Park – photo by Julian Schwarzenberg

The twists and turns of the first song to be revealed from the four track EP Mama Earth, which was itself released as a stand alone single on the 27th, holds the listener in a rested trance.

The primordial hue of the opening harmonised voices and natural percussion seeps deep in to the bone-marrow prior to the track opening up to a trippy-blues number and the music can be felt slowly pulsing through the blood stream with a welcome feeling of taking over the mind and body.

The quintet are able to bring together influences from their earlier years, with blends of South American, Scandinavian, Middle Eastern and Northern European folklore generating a sound which has both an otherworldliness yet simultaneously an absorbing earthiness.

website

Mama Earth – Single – Ritzy Park is available on iTunes.*

Join Emerging Indie Bands on Facebook for more of the best developing bands from around the world.

*Purchases made through the iTunes link will result in Emerging Indie Bands earning a commission.

Tuvaband – Wolfpack – Single Review

The Germany based, Norwegian, etherealwave project centred around Tuva Hellum Marschhäuser who performs as Tuvaband released the single Wolfpack on the 13th.

Tuvaband - Photo by Stefan Roehrich

Tuvaband – Photo by Stefan Roehrich

Originally formed as a duo Wolfpack is the first song to be revealed that reflects of the new Tuvaband reconfiguration.

Rather than layering the song with antonyms of sound the track has a mellowed flow of synonyms that melt one in to the other creating just over four and a half minutes of dreamy ambient harmonised electronica that wraps softly around the spectral voice and leaves the listener becalmed from the daily travails of life.

Continuing to secure gigs across Europe forthcoming appearances in Iceland and Germany can only enhance the reach of a more than capable musician.

website

Wolfpack – Tuvaband is available on iTunes.*

For more release reviews, join Emerging Indie Bands on Twitter.

*Purchases made through the iTunes link will result in Emerging Indie Bands earning a commission.