Stockholm, Sweden-based duo I Break Horses reenergize their shoegaze and dream pop influences, adding buzzing synthesizer to layers of distorted guitar and gauzy, majestic vocals. Fredrik Balck (Strip Music), who handles instrumental duties, and singer Maria Lindén (Blackstrap), met in 2008 under unusual circumstances: both self-professed hypochondriacs, they regularly visited the same online medical forum and discovered they shared friends as well as a passion for playing music. For the next three years the pair gathered ideas and recorded their debut record. Hearts, released on Bella Union in 2011, found the duo using their curious origin as inspiration, thematically addressing the fragility of life and sonically incorporating elements such as pulse-like drum beats.

I Break Horses shares video for "You Burn" second album, Chiaroscuro, will be released next week on Bella Union / PIAS. I break Horses play 1/ 23 in London.

I Break Horses Shares Video For “You Burn”

oday Sweden’s I Break Horses shares a new music video for “You Burn” (directed by David Dean Burkhart) in anticipation for its second album, Chiaroscuro, which is due next week via Bella Union / PIAS. Expect a North American tour in late Spring. I BREAK HORSES is the musical project led by Maria Lindén. From her Stockholm base,

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Review of "Chiaroscuro" By 'I Break Horses'. The latest album from the Swedish band comes out January 21 on Bella union + Pias .The First single is "faith".

Review of “Chiaroscuro” By ‘I Break Horses’

Imagine if you will, a sporting event captured in slow motion, be it a last gasp cup winning goal, a photo finish at the Olympics or a multi-car pile-up during NASCAR, such a visual feast will need the appropriate soundtrack. Sonically something epic would have to fit the bill, a soundbite that would bring such a spectacle to life. The aural hum of I Break Horses’ sophomore LP, Chiaroscuro,

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I Break Horses shares full album details for Chiaroscuro, due Jan. 21 on Bella Union / PIAS

I Break Horses shares full album details

I BREAK HORSES is the musical project led by Maria Lindén. From her Stockholm base, the Swedish artist delivered an extraordinary debut album in the shape of Hearts, released by Bella Union in August 2011. Forward two years,

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I BREAK HORSES unveil video for new single 'Faith' - Sigur Ros European support shows next month - New album coming early 2014

I BREAK HORSES Unveil Video For ‘Faith’

With their second album due in early 2014, Maria Lindén aka I BREAK HORSES has just unveiled an incredible video for new single “Faith.” With its hypnotic beats and swirling synths, “Faith” signals the more electronic, dance-oriented direction of I Break Horses’,

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I Break Horses share new single "Desire" available from Bella Union

I Break Horses premieres new single “Denial”

“Denial” and a special remix courtesy of the rather excellent RxGibbs will be released on a highly limited edition white label / white vinyl 12″ vinyl on July 13 for the UK’s Independent Label Market held in London’s Spitalfields Market.

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