× Ancient Shapes released "Silent Rave" and tours Europe in October and November

Ancient Shapes released "Silent Rave" and tours Europe in October and November


The heart-like form in the cracked muddy ground. The faces turned away from the fire. The unwanted flowers of spring – Ancient Shapes celebrate and shake with the supernatural under-dogs, they sing abrasively as the bottom feeders, no-eyed from years of pitch darkness. In this, they bring a new source of light; with an urgency that can only be described as “punk”.

Daniel Romano (writer, producer, performer, engineer, mixer, mastering engineer, artist) of the group Ancient Shapes is also known for his rock and roll and sometimes folk and sometimes country and western act that wears his birth moniker. Romano has been a highly prolific and independent force in today’s un-garbaged musical and lyrical output for the last 15 years. He is reluctantly awarded and renowned. Some say genius others say trash-boy.

Ancient Shapes, now supporting their sophomore long player Silent Rave are shifting the language of punk. Silent Rave is a collection of raw, lucid poems, exploring various crevasses of love, the natural world, and also more love. Romano shrieks with immediacy (as he never has in his other endeavours) over the bubble gum power pop landscape he creates for these recordings. 

Punks and the punk-less together find common ground in these electric folk-tales of smeared foliage. See them live to understand. Listen to the record and fill in the gaps in your creative brain. You’re good at it! Silent Rave is bringing Ancient Shapes over for an extensive tour through The Netherlands, Germany, UK, Norway, Sweden and Belgium:

10 - OCT: Groningen (NL) - Vera 
12 - OCT: Mannheim (DE) - Altes Volksbad 
13 - OCT: Hengelo (NL) - Beerland 
15 - OCT: Oxford (UK) - The Library 
16 - OCT: Newport (UK) - Le Pub 
17- OCT: Bristol (UK) - Mothers Ruin 
18 - OCT: Lewes (UK) - The Con Club 
19 - OCT: Coventry (UK) - Tin Music & Arts 
20 - OCT: Glasgow (UK) - Broadcast 
21 - OCT: Newcastle (UK) - The Head of Steam  
22 - OCT: London (UK) - Waiting Room 
24 - OCT: Eindhoven (NL) - Dutch Design Week Music 
26 - OCT: Amsterdam (NL) - London Calling 
27 - OCT: Bremen (DE) - Lila Eule 
28 - OCT: Halden (NO) - Siste Reis 
29 - OCT: Trondheim (NO) - Moskus -SOLD OUT
30 - OCT: Oslo (NO) - Mono 
31 - OCT: Stockholm (SWE) - Nalen Klubb 
01 - NOV: Ostersund (SWE) - Captain Cook 
02 - NOV: Karlstad (SWE) - Bar Teatral 
03 - NOV: Goteborg (SWE) - Pustervik 
04 - NOV: Kristianstad (SWE) - Kulturkvarteret 
05 - NOV: Malmo (SWE) - Plan B 
07 - NOV: Hamburg (DE) - Nochtwache 
08 - NOV: Berlin (DE) - Wild At Heart 
09 - NOV: Antwerp (BE) - Antwerp Music City 
11- NOV: Utrecht (NL) - Le Guess Who? 

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