The new “Sudden Radiance and Fantastic Collapse” release to aussie shoegazers The Fakes will be released on November 1, 2011.
The long awaited second album from dreampop/electro band the Fakes is a sparkling new album of melancholic; cinematic pop that pulls the listener into it’s smokey; nicotine drenched haze of introspection. Almost three years in the making, “Sudden Radiance….” shows the band shaking off their major influences to create what may become one of the most compelling local releases of the year. The album features special guest performances by Anna Eklund (Sad Day for Puppets) on the single “Dreams Burn Down”; Chloe Hall; and Anna-Lynn Williams of Trespassers William.
The Fakes originally formed whilst working at a summer camp in Connecticut; the fakes spent their free time recording demos heavily influenced by bands such as Mazzy Star and My Bloody Valentine. Relocating back to Melbourne in 2004; the fakes hooked up with producer Robbie Rowlands and recorded a new demo which helped secure a Music for the future grant. Their Ep “Storm in a Teacup” was released to positive reviews and the fakes were featured as triple’s J’ radios’ Exposed band of the week.
Spending the next year working on their live show and expanding their sound; the fakes released their follow-up Ep “Little Deaths,” which highlighted a sonic leap forward. In 2008 the fakes released their debut album “I Know you are Smiling Because You are Asleep” which was released in Japan in 2009 through Happy Prince Records. “Sudden Radiance and Fantastic Collapse is the next chapter……..
Below you’ll find plays and stats (% up or down compared to previous week) on most popular tracks in our catalog of great artists and music. Further below by popularity (where our music is actually being played) by country.
We are attending Roskilde Festival on Saturday 25/6 and we will be available for meetings throughout the whole period between 25 June – 3 July. Contact us by visiting our “About” page here on the site.
We are constantly looking for great music to release !
Please submit your music to our current interaction following the link below. The music we are looking for must be edgy not necessarily beautiful but unique (that’s what we all are looking for right . It can be alternative/indie pop, rock, world, dance…
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO VACATIONS WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING DEMO’S THROUGHOUT 4 JULY – 4 AUGUST 2010.