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Latest news: Mon, Oct 02 2017, SYLVAINE

Latest release: "Wistful"

Release date: Fri, May 13 2016, US Fri, May 13 2016

SYLVAINE has announced a final string of lives dates for 2017 in support of her latest release 'Wistful'. The Norwegian multi-instrumentalist will bring her black-gaze magic to Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and France in October by joining Austrian post-metal act HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY and doomsters SHORES OF NULL for a selected number of shows.

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SYLVAINE + HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY + SHORES OF NULL
13 Oct 17 Helvete (DE) Oberhausen (+Foscor)
14 Oct 17 Jeugdhuis Asgaard (BE) Gent
15 Oct 17 Willemeen (NL) Arnhem
16 Oct 17 Le Klub (FR) Paris
17 Oct 17 Le Ferrailleur (FR) Nantes

SYLVAINE comments on her forthcoming tour: "We are super excited to announce the final dates of our first mini-tour in Europe, alongside HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY and SHORES OF NULL! This tour even brings us to Paris, our hometown, for the very first time, which will be a very special event. We also truly can't wait to play in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and France and hope to see as many people as possible along the way!"

SYLVAINE will be touring in support if her latest album 'Wistful'. Artwork ad track list can be viewed below.

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  1. Delusions
  2. Earthbound
  3. A Ghost Trapped In Limbo
  4. Saudade
  5. In The Wake Of Moments Passed By
  6. Like A Moth To A Flame
  7. Wistful

'Wistful' can still be ordered in various formats from the Season of Mist shop

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Biography

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With her sophomore album 'Wistful', multi-instrumentalist SYLVAINE is delving deeper into her characteristic ambient wall-of-sound landscapes that are painted by beautiful melodies, lingering guitar riffs, and atmospheres, which are all underlined by a solid groove.

The Norwegian is not just another blonde driven by obvious BURZUM worship, but has developed her own sound that owes more to the shoegaze of ALCEST for example, which she supported in South America in September 2014.

SYLVAINE's music and lyrics are inspired by life seen as a constant conflict with oneself, haunted by numerous emotions that seemingly will never be laid to rest. Melancholic tones colour the auditory side as well as the visual side of the project, revealing the eternal longing for something more residing within the music.

For SYLVAINE it was never a question of what she wanted to do in life. Music was always a fundamental part of her, something she could not live without, which made her choice of path clear. In 2013, the multi-instrumentalist Scandinavian finally decided that it was the perfect time to start a new chapter of her musical journey, something that eventually led to the release of her first album 'Silent Chamber, Noisy Heart' the following year. Serving as the composer, recording engineer, producer and musician of all instruments herself, SYLVAINE created that critically acclaimed debut only with the aid of British mixing engineer Nick Terry and Ray Staff for mastering at Air Studios.

The recordings for 'Wistful' were completed in renowned French Drudenhaus Studios in spring 2015. It was mixed and mastered by the same team as her first full-length during autumn and winter of 2015. The album features contributions by Stephen Shepard and Stéphane "Neige" Paut as session drummers as well as violinist Coralie Louarnika and cellist Thibault Guichard.

Get ready to devote some time to SYLVAINE and get drawn deeper into the magic of 'Wistful' with each spin.

Line-up

Name Instrument
Sylvaine vocals, synthesizers, guitars, bass, drums, percussion

Releases Season of Mist

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Wistful

General information
: Fri, May 13 2016
: Fri, May 13 2016
: Ambient Post-Metal
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: available

Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Sat, Feb 03 2018 BE Antwerpen Augustinus Muziekcentrum +Clouds +Funeral
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