by Andrew Frisicano

Efterklang @ (old) Knitting Factory in May 2008 (more by Zach Dilgard)

"Modern Drift," a new song from Danish Efterklang that's posted above, catches the band caught between its chamber pop and post-rock leanings. It's off the group's forthcoming, third album, Magic Chairs, due February 23rd on 4AD (their first for the label).

In October, Leaf Label put out a live DVD+CD documenting Efterklang's "Performing Parades" show on September 28th, 2008, with the Danish National Chamber Orchestra. Just like it sounds, the show featured the band playing their 2007 album, Parades, in full. They're curently touring Europe. Tracklists for those two records (and new album artwork) and a video of the group doing the song "Caravan" with the Danish National. Chamber Orchestra are below...

Magic Chairs


Efterklang - Magic Chairs tracklist
1. Modern Drift
2. Alike
3. I Was Playing Drums
4. Raincoats
5. Harmonics
6. Full Moon
7. The Soft Beating
8. Scandinavian Love
9. Mirror Mirror
10. Natural Tune


'Performing Parades' tracklist
Him Poe Poe
Horseback Tenors
Frida Found A Friend
Maison de Reflexion
Blowing Lungs Like Bubbles
Cuttin Ice To Snow
35 minute concert documentary
55 minute live concert film
7 videos from Parades including "Cutting Ice To Snow" and "Mirador"

Efterklang - 2009 Tour Dates
Dec 1 - Rote Fabrik Zurich
Dec 2 - La Casa 139 Milano
Dec 3 - 1. Stock Basel
Dec 4 - Flösserplatz / w. Black Heart Procession Aarau
Dec 5 - Treibhaus Luzern

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