Slow Moving Clouds announce their second album

Slow Moving Clouds

Dublin-based band Slow Moving Clouds combine roots in the Irish and Nordic folk traditions with post-punk drones, baroque strings, and soaring falsetto vocals – creating an immersive, atmospheric sound, unlike anything you’ve heard before.

Building on the success of their 2015 debut album Os, the group will release their highly anticipated second album, Starfall, on Friday 21st September, and perform a number of shows in the UK and Ireland. With the announcement comes a new video for their single ‘Trin’:

The critically acclaimed 2015 debut album, Os, drew comparisons to Icelandic post-rock legends Sigur Ros and Irish traditional supergroup The Gloaming. Os was hailed as ‘rich, intriguing and accomplished’ Jim Carroll (The Irish Times); and ‘emotive, euphoric and unique music’ Steve Hunt (fRoots).

Starfall will see Slow Moving Clouds’ folk roots merge with indie and experimental influences, expanding the sonic palette and power of their earlier work. The album is set to be released on the new Berlin-based PEOPLE music platform, led by Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Aaron and Bryce Dessner (The National).

Recent highlights for the group include an ongoing collaborations with Bryce Dessner of The National, collaborations with performances at the 3Arena, Dublin (with Ludovico Einaudi), Sydney Opera House (with Teac Damsa’s Swan Loch / Loch na hEala), and at legendary Irish fiddle player Martin Hayes’ Masters of Tradition festival.

Experience their new album live at the inaugural Quiet Lights festival in Cork, Saturday 8th September, and at Whelan’s, Dublin, Sunday 23rd September. Tickets for both shows are available now at: https://www.quietlights.net/
http://www.whelanslive.com/

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Artists’ website: https://slowmovingclouds.com/

Live Dates

9pm, Saturday 8th September 2018
The Chapel at Griffith College, Cork :: As part of Quiet Lights Festival 2018
Tickets €12 available from www.quietlights.net

8pm, Sunday 23rd September 2018
Whelan’s, Dublin
Tickets €15 available from www.whelanslive.com/index.php/slow-moving-clouds/ / 1890 200 078

Saturday 20th October 2018
Howard Assembly Room, Leeds, UK
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Saturday 21st October 2018
Philharmonic Music Room, Liverpool UK
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Monday 22nd October 2018
Band of the Wall, Manchester, UK
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Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK
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Wednesday 31st October 2018
Purcell Room, London, UK
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