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Sounds: Boy Harsher // Face the Fire

Noise techno duo Boy Harsher have created some of the best underground dance tracks over the past three years, while gaining a reputation for their impressive live shows. The Massachusetts-based group meld together noise influences with sensuous lyrics of longing and rhythmic synth tracks. Today, Jae Matthews (vox) and August Muller (instrumentation) have announced the release of their second full-length Careful. They’ve also shared the video for first single “Face the Fire”, a mesmerizing track on lust. “Face the fire, it makes me wild”, whispers Matthews as nostalgic drum machines stoke a craving hunger for love. The video was self-directed by the group which features an 80’s home movie look as it takes us through a woman’s twilight journey from a beach to a darkened hotel room, while shots of a city’s red light district at night are spliced between. Its an irresistible track that’ll leave you strewn across the dance floor, as you search in vain for a lost love.

“…an album that has followed me through super dark shit and profoundly wonderful moments. Life is funny, ’cause you’re both ecstatic and devestated in the same moment. We tried to capture some of that emotion within these recordings.” – Jae Matthews

Careful is out on February 1st, 2018 via Nude Club Records

 

LIVE DATES 2018/19

Nov 10th – Los Angeles, CA @ Cloak & Dagger Festival

Dec 8th – Mexico City, Mexico @ Cloak & Dagger Festival CDMX 2018

Feb 1st – New Haven, CT @ State House*

Feb 2nd – Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere*

Feb 3rd – Philadelpha, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s*

Feb 4th – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter*

Feb 5th – Raleigh, NC @ Kings*

Feb 6th – Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery*

Feb 7th – Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class*

Feb 8th – Chicago, Ill @ Empty Bottle*

Feb 9th – Minneapolis, MN @ Loring*

Feb 11th – Detroit, MI @ El Club*

Feb 12th – Toronto, ON @ The Garrison*

Feb 13th – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz*

Feb 21st – Hamburg, DE @ Turmzimmer #

Feb 22nd – Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg #

Feb 23rd – St. Malo, FR @ Route De Rock

Feb 24th – Bristol, UK @ Lanes #

Feb 25th – Leeds, UK @ Wharf Chambers #

Feb 26th – Manchester, UK @ Soup Kitchen #

Feb 27th – London, UK @ Electroworkz #

Feb 28th – Lille, FR @ L’Aerenof #

Mar 1st – Nancy, FR @ L’Autre Canal #

Mar 2nd – Paris, FR @ Babadoum #

Mar 3rd – Lyon, FR @ Le Soucre

Mar 4th – Heidelberg, DE @ Karlstorbahnhof #

Mar 5th – Berlin, DE @ Berghain #

Mar 6th – Leipzeig, DE @ UT Connewitz #

Mar 7th – Augsburg, DE @ Kantine

Mar 8th – Cologne, DE @ Artheater #

Mar 9th – Brussels, BE @ Botanique #

* w. NGHTCRWLR

#w. Kontravoid

 

 

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