Recently back from a six-week US tour opening for Owen Pallett, Snowblink's debut album Long Live, is about to be released on Fire Records this November, in conjunction with a European tour centered around The Sounds Quixotic festival in Vevey Switzerland. Currently a Toronto-based duo comprised of Daniela Gesundheit (Bruce Peninsula) and Dan Goldman, the line-up of Snowblink past has been known to expand to include other extended-community members -- MGMT, Nat Baldwin (Dirty Projectors), Frank Lyon (Keepaway), Caley Monahon-Ward (Extra Life), and fellow Fire artist Ryan Driver among them. Snowblink have quickly joined the ranks of some of Canada's brightest musicians, collaborating and performing alongside Arts & Crafts artists Timber Timbre, The Hidden Cameras, Jason Collette, Broken Social Scene, and Apostle of Hustle, in addition to Owen Pallett, Ron Sexsmith, and others with their live shows gaining high praise by Toronto's NOW magazine. Even in its state of pre-release, Snowblink's Long Live has garnered much acclaim in the US. It was named on several end-of-year best-of lists, including CBC Radio 2, Exclaim Magazine, and WNYC. Songs from the record have been recorded live and aired by WNYC, Daytrotter, and CBC Concerts on Demand. The collaborators and guest appearances on the record include Jay Pellicci (Deerhoof), Thom Monahan (Devendra Banhart,
Vetiver), Nat Baldwin (Dirty Projectors), Frank Lyon (Keepaway), and fellow Fire artist Ryan Driver (The Silt, Deep Dark United). "Snowblink o ers shadowy folk-pop with hints of Animal Collective and old Phil Spector sides." TIME OUT NEW YORK // "Favorite musical discovery of the year" --WNYC (NPR) // RECORDED BY Jay Pellicci (Deerhoof, Erase Errata), David Travers-Smith (Veda Hille, Spiral Beach). MIXED BY Thom Monahan (Devendra Banhart, Vetiver, Brightblack Morning Light).
1. Rut & Nuzzle 2. Ambergris 3. The Tired Bees 4. Stand Where A Fruit Tree Drops.... 5. Membrillo 6. Green to Gone 7. Bulb, For Later 8. Divining Rod 9. Sea Change 10. None 11. Heckling The Afterglow 12. This Is This 13. Go Deep (Fon Frank) 14. The Fish of Little Thoughts 15. The Haunt
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