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Friday, March 22, 2013

Balladur: Balladur

Balladur cover art
Balladur is a french shoegaze band that has just released their debut self-titled EP.  Dark, brooding and atmospheric, the seven tracks have the vibe of a smokey basement club on some Parisian back street. Heavy and lush, with very tasty reverb laden guitar licks, haunting vocals and minimalist beats, Balladur evoke a retro post-punk sound harking back to Joy Division and Gang of Four. This is an EP that will be playing in heavy rotation. Stream and buy Balladur at the link below.