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Analogue Wave Return With ‘Hope’

Analogue Wave is an Irish-based electronic duo, mixing dub and electronica with breakbeats, vocals and synths. After a three-year hiatus, the band have returned to the underground scene with a brand new single ‘Hope’. This is a call to arms in a world spinning wildly out of control, both politically and climatically, with no hope of a positive ending in sight.

“Hope is a sonic reaction to both the political and climatic turmoil currently threatening modern life as we know it,” explains vocalist Del Chaney. “It was written under the shadow of the farcical US presidential elections and the current fallout from Brexit.” 

Formed in 2012, Analogue Wave have been creating glitchy atmospherically charged musical output for almost five years, leaning heavily on influences such as Leftfield, Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, Massive Attack, Dead Can Dance, Portishead, and those lovely late 80’s Manchester vibes.

The duo consists of Del Chaney (vocals/songwriting) & Andy Sneyd (songwriting/production). They have previously released two full studio albums, their debut album N.l.G.w.V in 2013 and their excellent follw-up, Casimir, in 2014. They have also had their music remixed by artists such as Ummagma, InViolet, Grim, Four Point Zero and Temperance, releasing an impressive remix collection ‘Alterations’ in 2015.

‘Hope’ will be officially released on March 24, 2017 digitally via Bandcamp

Track List;

1. Hope

2. Hope (Tuath Remix) 

3. Mezkal (Ummagma Remix)

The Flaming Lips, Mogwai, & Bloc Party Headline Festival No.6

Multi-award winning Festival No.6 (7-10 September) has today announced the headliners for this year’s festival; The Flaming Lips, Mogwai and Bloc Party. Both Bloc Party and Mogwai are UK festival exclusives. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bootleg Beatles present a special 50th anniversary celebration of Sgt. Pepper’s and the Summer of Love. The Cinematic Orchestra, Wild Beasts, Rag’n’Bone Man, Laura Mvula, Kate Tempest, Arab Strap, The Cribs, are all confirmed in first wave, while Goldie and Hercules & Love Affair join the electronic bill.

Australian acid rock dance hybrid Jagwar Ma also feature on the impressive and eclectic bill as does former Beta Band mainstay Steve Mason, psych-shoegazers Toy, Palace, Honeyblood, Cabbage, Vaults, Tash Sultana, Tom Grennan, Superfood, Island, Formation, Pins, The Rhythm Method, Skott, Xamvolo, Ten Tonnes, Aine Cahill, The Lightening Year, Slang, Klangstof, Daniel O Sullivan, Gulp, The Pheromoans, Tom House Smith and Yucatan.

There will be a special Tony Wilson tribute, to mark 10 years since the death of the Factory Records supremo, Delia Derbyshire Day will mark the 80th anniversary of the electronic pioneer and Ros Wynne Jones will talk about retracing George Orwell’s Road to Wigan Pier, 80 years on.

Festival No.6 is an intimate, bespoke banquet of music, arts and culture, taking place over the weekend of the 7-10 September in the magical village of Portmeirion, Wales, home of the cult TV series The Prisoner. With many more music acts a huge arts and cultural line-up, new venues and Michelin starred-chefs yet to be revealed the fifth Festival No.6 is certain to be the most impressive to date.

Acts will perform across the entire site, by the whimsical Italianate architecture of the village, the historic town hall, piazza, Bristol Colonnade, the picturesque Estuary stage, the atmospheric woods and the promenade along the River Dwyryd.

Tickets are available here

 

 

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