Amplifier who are set to release their latest album ‘Mystoria’ on the 8th September 2014 through Superball Music have announced their only UK live dates for the rest of 2014.
Last seen at this year’s Beyond The Redshift Festival in May, the band will play 2 shows this November in Manchester and London with the returning Kerbdog meaning this will be the only chance to hear tracks from ‘Mystoria’ live before the year is out.
Short by Amplifier’s standards at eleven songs and 45 minutes, the band have focused their dexterities into brief bursts of genre-spinning sound. “Mystoria doesn’t aspire to emulate any of its predecessors, ” Balamir says, “but I suppose like Echo Street the approach to making it is a lot simpler – it’s just about the songs, pure and simple. We’d gone back to just trying to write great songs and melodies, and that’s where we’ve decided to stay.”
With a career that spans almost 1000 gigs of every conceivable size over 14 years and 8 releases, including the behemoth double album The Octopus, which has come to be regarded as a modern classic, Amplifier have by this point progressed past being simply a band and have become a zen-like state of being.
Continents come and go.
Amplifier will still exist.
Amplifier will still melt your face.
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15 Manchester, The Ritz w/ Kerbdog, Nine Black Alps, Hawk Eyes, Hey You Guys!
16 London, The Forum w/ Kerbdog, Hawk Eyes, Hey You Guys!
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