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Video Premiere: "Storm Cellar" by Elysian Fields

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3 August 2018

Elysian Fields – Photo Credit: Michael Lavine

NYC-based critically acclaimed veteran alternative/dream-pop/art-rock band Elysian Fields are set to release their latest album, Pink Air, on September 21st via Ojet Records.

Oren Bloedow and Jennifer Charles have a diverse wealth of experiences in the underground art world (Tzadik Records) to big-time projects (Du Yun’s Angel’s Bones), and their latest record cements their status of creating mesmerizing music with a message. Bloedow and Charles are joined by Simon Hanes (Tredici Bacci, Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Shimmer) on bass, who consistently and significantly notches up the energy on any given project he’s a part of.

Elysian Fields know climate change is real, and for “Storm Cellar,” the first single from Pink Air, they channel retro- wave low-budget performance videos down in their fictional storm cellar/rehearsal basement (filmed at The Owl Music Parlor in Brooklyn). That is where they find shelter from the storm, rocking out while the world above them is washed away by heavy weather. “I’ve got roots, I’ve got wine, a dirty sheep skin rug / Lay you down and keep you snug / Climb down/climb down…”

Tour Dates

09-16-2018 Brooklyn Steel Brooklyn, NY supporting The The
09-21-2018 Nublu New York, NY Pink Air record release
10-04-2018 L’Epicerie Moderne Feyzin, France
10-05-2018 Le Brise Glace Annecy, France
10-06-2018 La Roche de Palmer Bordeaux, France
10-08-2018 Le Phare Limoges, France
10-10-2018 Rockstore Montpellier, France w/ Franklin
10-11-2018 La Cordonnerie, Cité de la Musique Romans sur Isère, France w/ Joe Bel
10-12-2018 La Moba Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France w/ Joe Bel
10-13-2018 Des Lendemains Qui Chantent Tulle, France
10-14-2018 Le Chato’do Blois, France
10-19-2018 Milla Club Munich, Germany
10-22-2018 Roter Salon der Volksbühne Berlin, Germany w/ Paul Wallfisch
10-23-2018 Kulturfabrik (KuFa) Krefeld, Germany
10-24-2018 Theater Dortmund Dortmund, Germany w/ Paul Wallfisch
10-26-2018 Le Noumatrouff Mulhouse, France
11-01-2018 La Maroquinerie Paris, France

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