[April 4, 2017]
alternative, experimental, math rock, post-rock
Base: Correggio, Italy
Label / Booking: TO LOSE LA TRACK (IT)/ Magic Bullet Records (US) / Subsuburban (DK) / Cavity Records (US) / Small Pond (UK)
Stefano Villani: guitars, electronics, vocals
David Ferretti: drums
Francesco Giovanetti: baritone guitar, synths
bio / about
Nights’ is a record that showcases Valerian Swing’s sublime technique and speed but unlike previous albums the aim was to focus more on the melodic construction of their songs and less on the extreme. The result is an album that explores more expansive post-rock, rhythmic and cinematic sounds.
At certain points throughout ‘Nights’ especially with the added vocal elements, some tracks verge into experimental pop territory, an area the band were unafraid to visit. The influence of new baritone guitarist F. Giovanetti (and synths) on Valerian Swing is evident. His place in the band allowed guitarist/vocalist Stefano Villani to lead them in a more free way allowing for experimentation with computers, electronics, processed vocals and devices different from the guitar.
Having played all over the world, including the SXSW, and having shared stages with bands of the caliber of Russian Circles, Boris and This Town Needs Guns, Valerian Swing will bring their eclectic ’Nights’ in concert, first in Europe from the end of April – including a slot at Colossal Weekend in Copenhagen with Deafheaven, Oxbox and many others.
A1. A Leaf | B1. Five Walls
A2. Two Ships | B2. Six Feet
A3. Three Keys | B3. Seven Cliffs
A4. Four Horses | B4. Eight Dawns
… “Five Walls”
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