Images Du Futur
Release Date:  4th March 2013 
Label: Secretly Canadian
Formats: LP/ CD/ DL

For Fans Of: Trans Am, Parts & Labor, Comets on Fire,  Suicide, Slowdive, Autolux

Tracklisting: 
01. Powers of Ten
02. 2020
03. Minor Work
04. Mirror Mirror
06. Sunspot
07. Bambi
08. Holocene City
09. Images Du Futur
10. Music Won't Save You

LINKS
VIDEO: "Edie's Dream"
VIDEO: "2020"
 
 
CONTACT
 
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SUUNS
Share New Video "2010"
New Album Images Du Futur for 4th March
Available for pre-order now via Secretly Canadian
 
Suuns - who release their second full-length , Images Du Futur on 4th March
via Secretly Canadian - have shared the video for their first single, '2020'. 
Directed by artist Sabrina Ratté, the black and white set piece is a dazzling combination of shifting geometric shapes and patterns mixed with the band's dissected live performance.
 
The band says, "Sabrina is a good friend and an amazing video artist. We've wanted to work with her for some time and this video was the ideal project. We shot some shots and she did her thing. What a trip." Like a desaturated trip to the Black Lodge, the video strobes to the woozy and vaguely sinister sound of "2020." 
"Striking" Mojo 

"brilliant" Time Out
 
"The gentle psychedelia of Suuns is perfectly suited to the placid, unsettling visions that vocalist Ben Shemie is singing about here." - Pitchfork

"Suuns is clearly still making music that grabs your insides first and then engages your brain after, just on this one effort, they are doing it in a gentler, more restrained way—like the stroke of a lion’s paw before it unfurls its claws and tears your heart out." - Noisey
 
 
 
13-May UK Brighton The Haunt
14-May UK London XOYO
15-May UK Leeds Brudenell Social Club
16-May IE Dublin The Grand Social
17-May UK Liverpool Kazimier
18-May UK Bristol The Exchange
 
 
 
After touring North America and Europe extensively throughout 2011, the band spent the winter and spring of 2012 writing & recording in their hometown, Montreal. Their sessions were concurrent with the Quebec student protests that started in February of 2012 and continued through September of this year. Set against a backdrop lead singer Ben Shemie calls "a climate of excitement, hope and frustration," Suuns aimed for an expansion of the musical ideas on their critically acclaimed first record, Zeroes, QC.
 
The first single, "Edie's Dream," starts with a single repetitive bass line from which layers build & rise - first drums, then a wash of white noise; echoes of guitar, then chanted vocals. The song's clever shifts are jazz-touched and delicate, almost subliminal. It all makes for a stark, skeletal boogie — more an astral projection than a song, "Edie's Dream" shows us where Suuns are headed.
 
Produced once again by Jace Lasek from Besnard Lakes, Images Du Futur blasts out of the gate with "Powers of Ten," laying out a sort of manifesto for the record in the very first lines: "Got it together/I read in the paper/all of theses strangers/stranger and stranger.../No, no, no, no, how you try and remember/how all of these pieces/all fit together." Shemie says of the process, "As a band we were trying to look at our music from further and further away, seeing more details in the picture as we expanded the landscape." 
 
Suuns will be appearing in Austin this March for SXSW. The band will also be doing an extensive tour through Europe this spring, as well as a tour throughout the US and Canada, with a stop at Canadian Music Fest's Buzzfactor Series. 
 
 
 
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