KRAKOW – video premiere
Proudly presents video premiere of
The Release Date
August 31st, 2018
This just might be our most political song to date. And as with our music it just ended up that way. The song is at first glance a visualisation of a wierd world gone sour. If you dig a little furter you will find pointers towards different warning signs about how we are slowly killing the planet.
The music is all about the riff, all about the riff man
Six songs. Nine singers. Three guitarists. Two drummers. One bassist. KRAKOW is back with a new album, summarized in title as minus. The result of laborious and intense work over the course of a year, with two and a half albums’ worth of music chiselled down to one perfected collection of songs, the band is finally ready to reveal details of its upcoming album.
With themes spanning from outer space to the hidden worlds deep below, travelling in time from distant future to nearer past like an inverted space odyssey, we are taken on a journey through stories, as much a reflection of those we tell as a revelation of those we won’t.
Stunning visually, a complete physical design inspired by the music and defined by the patterns that shaped those songs, the vinyl and CD editions promise to be gems as suited to the stereo as to the shelf above it.
And the music, as always stretching towards the outer borders of any attempted genre definition covers the heavy, the subtle, the melodic, the atonal, the groovy, the absolutely ungroovy, the dense, the airy, the naked, and, always, always, that wall of sound where no light can escape before the singer stands there alone with his last story. There are guests, they bring glitz and rock n’ roll as well as a grounding force towards the mountain core. There is beauty, and there is rotten decay, like a lush forested island in a lake of septic water. There are monsters and there are saints, and none of them reveal themselves, we must find those cracks on our own.
It’s a collection of contradictions, is what we’re saying. It’s a KRAKOW album.
29.09.2018 København/Danmark – Pumpehuset
30.09.2018 Poznan/Polen – U Bazyla
01.10.2018 Warsaw/Polen – Proxima
02.10.2018 Leipzig/Tyskland – UT Connewitz
03.10.2018 Esch-sur-alzette/Luxembourg – Kulturfabrik
04.10.2018 Breda/Nederland – Mezz
06.10.2018 Norwich/England, UK – Waterfront
07.10.2018 Sheffield/England, UK – Plug
08.10.2018 Manchester/England, UK – Academy 2
09.10.2018 Dublin/Irland – Tivoli
10.10.2018 Belfast/Northern Ireland, UK – Limelight
12.10.2018 Birmingham/England, UK – Asylum
13.10.2018 Antwerp/Belgia – Desertfest
14.10.2018 Bristol/England, UK – SWX
15.10.2018 London/England, UK – The Dome
16.10.2018 Paris/Frankrike – La Machine du moulin rouge
20.10.2018 Bergen/Norway – Hulen (Only Krakow)
The Track List
1. black wandering sun
3. the stranger
4. from fire, from stone
Video by: Esteban Sebastián Farias
The Line Up
Ask Ty Arctander
Dark Essence Records: www.darkessencerecords.no