Keep Shelly In Athens shares haunting new single, “Dark Light” — new album Philokalia due Sept. 29
The ethereal and swirling sounds of Greece’s Keep Shelly in Athens capture the transient feelings of city life and the inevitable passing of time. With lush melodic beats and dreamy vocals Keep Shelly’s production is an accessible and lighthearted entry into the world of down-tempo electronica.
With previous releases on labels including Forest Family Records, Transparent Records, Planet Mu, Cascine and Friends of Friends, the duo have already transported their whimsical arrangements and soothing productions across the globe, including performances at Coachella Festival, Parklife Festival, Brighton’s The Great Escape Festival and Austin’s Fun Fun Fun.
In addition to their own releases they have also done official remixes for Tycho (Ghostly International), Blood Diamonds (4AD), Steve Mason (Domino) and many more…
Their third LP, Philokalia, is coming out on September 29, 2017 via their own record label Athenian Aura Recordings with the Aussie award-winning novelist/poet Jessica Bell as their new singer.
What the press has said in the past:
“They’ll make you happy to feel sad.” -The Guardian
“Keep Shelly in Athens are never anything less than enthralling.” -Clash Music
“…downtempo, Balearic-tinged sounds that sound like what would happen if someone tried to remake Air’s Moon Safari to correspond with the present day’s fashions…” -Pitchfork
“…soothes and spooks in equal measure…blissful.” -Dazed and Confused
Keep Shelly In Athens
(Athenian Aura Recordings)
Street Date: Sept. 29, 2017
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