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Gengahr Heading to SXSW

Gengahr Premiere 'Haunter' On Consequence Of Sound

Listen To 'Haunter' Here

 She's A Witch EP Out Tomorrow Via Transgressive Records


"A curious folk/synthpop/art rock hybrid, it's at once soothing and eerie, controlled yet seemingly always teetering on the brink of chaos. (Think Unknown Mortal Orchestra mixed with a total MGMT acid trip.) The lone common thread that holds this compelling textile together? Snaking falsetto vocals so crystalline their luster nearly outshines every other instrument." –Consequence Of Sound

"'She's A Witch,' the title track from the band's new EP, operates in that same post-MGMT realm, but it's got a dancey skip in its step to go along with the translucent guitar leads, groovy Modest Mouse bass gallops, and fluttering falsetto vocals."—Stereogum

Watch The Video For 'She's A Witch' Here

SXSW Showcases

17-Mar, 10PM – Buffalo Billiards - SXSW Transgressive/Rockfeedback showcase

18-Mar, 9PM – Latitude 30 – BBC Introducing and PRS For Music Foundation Showcase

Gloriously drenched in fog from the outset, Gengahr's 'She's A Witch' EP is truly spellbinding. Out March 10th via Transgressive Records, it's the perfect take of their hazy melodic guitar-pop, and teases at the band's upcoming and highly anticipated debut album.

A breakthrough 2014 saw Gengahr establish themselves as one of the most exciting new groups around today with debut single 'Powder'/'Bathed In Light' earning support from the likes of Huw Stephens, NME, The Guardian and Blogotheque; whilst both tracks were playlisted at BBC 6Music and XFM, as well as hitting the blog-aggregating Hype Machine charts.

It was a year that also found the band taking on festival stages across the globe, with Glastonbury, Latitude and MIDI among those subject to their smoky and catchy performances. Subsequent tours with fellow underground heroes Wolf Alice and Superfood slotted perfectly alongside the larger stages they shared with Dry The River, Jungle and The Maccabees; sculpting their sound to a perfect point. And 2015 shows no sign of this slowing - after "queue round the block"' performances at Eurosonic, the band are set to support Alt-J at the O2 arena before heading off with them on their European tour and then returning for their own headline dates in Manchester and London.

While they bashfully describe their successes to dates as "happy accidents", there's clearly something greater at work behind Gengahr's rise. A timelessness and effortless professionalism that has captured the hearts of all they've come into contact with – last year's signing to indie super-label Transgressive and the upcoming release of their as-yet-untitled debut album in May are just the start. Comparisons to Radiohead are anything but reductive; there is sure to be a similarly twisting and enormous path ahead of this hypnotic North London quartet.

The band are set to head to the US for SXSW next week.

 - Read the full story at UnRatedMagazine.com

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