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Choir of Young Believers to Release Rhine Gold on March 20; US Tour Planned

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Choir of Young Believers, led by intense singer Jannis Noya Makrigiannis, spin an intoxicating mix of choral harmonies and modern new wave on songs like “Patricia’s Thirst” from their upcoming second album, Rhine Gold, out March 20 on Ghostly International.

3 Feb 2012 | More

Teresa’s Top 10s of 2010: Warpaint, Oh No Ono, Sherlock’s Daughter, The Joy Formidable

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As the year comes to a close, it’s time once again for the dreaded look-backs, but the one that I look forward to is the reflection on the year in music, and 2010 was an incredible year for it.

21 Dec 2010 | More

Choir of Young Believers: Spiritualized, Without the Religion

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One of my favorite releases in 2009 was This Is For The White In Your Eyes (packaged in the U.S. with the Burn The Flag EP as a bonus) by Danish band Choir of Young Believers. The band has been charming audiences and critics alike ever since making their U.S. debut in 2009, getting rave reviews, both for the album and for live performances here.

15 Apr 2010 | More

Oh No Ono: Surreal Landscapes… of Sound

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Danish quintet Oh No Ono has at last made a splash on this side of the Atlantic with the recent worldwide release of their sophomore album, Eggs. The band debuted live in the U.S. in January, opening a sold-out show for Bear In Heaven at New York’s Mercury Lounge while selling out their own headline gig …

15 Apr 2010 | 2 comments | More

Ghost Society Single Out Today, Brief Tour Begins Next Week

From Scandinavia comes yet another delight for the shoegaze and dream-pop sets. With shimmery songs that bear the influence of My Bloody Valentine and The Pixies (and even a cover of The Swirlies) and an ethereal mix of synths and guitars with male and female vocals…

15 Mar 2010 | 3 comments | More

Choir of Young Believers at Pianos, 03.11.10

Choir of Young Believers captivated the crowd with an incredible performance at Pianos on Thursday night. The band, from Copenhagen, Denmark, was in top form as they breezed through a 10-song set of gorgeous, epic indie-rock tunes that blended folk and orchestral leanings.

12 Mar 2010 | More

The International Set Hits NYC: Choir of Young Believers, Via Tania, Warpaint, Mi-gu and Adam Testa, CMJ Day 3, 10.22.09

The Thursday line-up at Le Poisson Rouge included four great, very different bands. First on the bill was Choir of …Read the Rest

23 Oct 2009 | 1 comment | More